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Billy Butler

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  • Firing from Cubs worked out fine for Dale Sveum

    Firing from Cubs worked out fine for Dale Sveum
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Worst to first: Royals hitting coach Dale Sveum is enjoying the Series' atmosphere after being fired as Cubs manager one year ago with a year remaining on his three-year contract. "You get fired and end up in the place like...
  • World Series: Royals win Game 2 to even series with Giants

    World Series: Royals win Game 2 to even series with Giants
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Salvador Perez hit a two-run double and Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece....
  • Royals DH Butler set for move to pinch-hit role

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange Royals DH Butler set for move to pinch-hit role KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Manager Ned Yost used an identical Kansas City Royals lineup for the team's first 10 postseason games, but that will change...
  • Royals 7, Giants 2

    Royals 7, Giants 2: Omar Infante capped a five-run sixth inning with a two-run homer as host Kansas City defeated San Francisco to even the World Series at a game apiece. Billy Butler delivered a tiebreaking single in the sixth and Salvador Perez...
  • Royals beat Giants, even World Series at 1-1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The collapse was quick and complete and left the Giants scrambling. Five pitchers took the mound in the sixth inning Wednesday, and the Giants gave up five runs in the frame as the Kansas City Royals turned a tie game into a laugher,...
  • Royals ride five-run inning to Game 2 rout

    Royals ride five-run inning to Game 2 rout KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Thanks to one big rally, the World Series is now a best-of-five. Salvador Perez hit a two-run double and Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City...
  • Five things we know heading into World Series Game 3

    The Sports Xchange By David Smale, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: restores first references in item No. 2 Five things we know heading into World Series Game 3 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A five-run, sixth-inning rally led the Kansas City Royals to a 7-2...
  • Kansas City Royals - PlayerWatch

    RHP Kelvin Herrera, who picked up the victory with 1 2/3 scoreless innings, is 1-0 in eight postseason games. He has allowed one run and six hits in 10 innings while striking out 11 and walking four. 2B Omar Infante hit a two-run homer in the sixth...
  • Preview: Royals at Giants

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Royals at Giants Tim Hudson pitches in a World Series game for the first time in his 16-year-career when the San Francisco Giants host the Kansas City Royals in Game 3 on Friday. The 39-year-old Hudson will attempt to pitch...
  • Mike Moustakas goes all out to help Royals reach the World Series

    The eyes have it. That's what strikes Tom Meusborn, long-time baseball coach at Chatsworth High, as he watches replays of Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas diving into a dugout suite to make a spectacular catch of a foul popup in Game 3 of the...
  • Jake Peavy's mound antics proof he cares

     Jake Peavy's mound antics proof he cares
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Giants Game 2 starter Jake Peavy considers himself a "laid-back" guy, saying he prefers kicking back during the winter "and letting life come to me. " But that doesn't mesh with the Peavy who talks to himself and gets a bit...