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Billy Butler

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  • Omar Infante comes through as Royals streak past Rockies 7-4

    DENVER On the plane ride into Colorado, as Monday evening segued into Tuesday morning, Ned Yost celebrated his 60th birthday. His team arrived at their hotel at 2 a.m. He awoke the next morning still the steward of a first-place club, a manager suddenly...
  • Royals star reliever Wade Davis carries memory of stepbrother on the mound

    He still does not understand the loss, why death would claim the stepbrother he considered his closest friend. Each day at the ballpark, Wade Davis slips into a Royals jersey bearing No. 17, the digits of Dustin Huguley. When Davis toes the rubber, he...
  • Butler thriving since taking over at first base

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH MINNEAPOLIS -- Kansas City first baseman/designated hitter Billy Butler had seemingly settled into a nice career as a DH with the Royals. That is, until late July, when first baseman...
  • Perez exits with knee pain, backup Kratz homers twice in Royals' 6-1 win over Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS The sequence confirmed the blessed fortune shining on the Royals, even as the events hinted at the organization's darkest fear. In the seventh inning of a 6-1 victory over Minnesota, Salvador Perez stood inside the dugout with his shirt...
  • Preview: Royals at Twins

    The Kansas City Royals sit atop the American League Central despite scoring the fewest runs in the division, one of the reasons they swung a deal last week to acquire Josh Willingham from Minnesota. Willingham is paying immediate dividends at the...
  • Royals storm past Twins for 12-6 victory

    MINNEAPOLIS The Royals rocked the Minnesota Twins and out-ran the incoming storms with an 12-6 victory on Sunday afternoon at Target Field. Boosted by a seven-run rally in the second inning, the Royals held their hosts at bay for the rest of a rain-soaked...
  • Guthrie weathers delays as Royals beat Twins

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Guthrie weathers delays as Royals beat Twins MINNEAPOLIS -- When the weather gets tough, the Kansas City Royals have Jeremy Guthrie. At least that's how it always seems. Guthrie (9-10) weathered a...
  • Royals 12, Twins 6

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Royals 12, Twins 6 MINNEAPOLIS -- A seven-run second inning powered the Kansas City Royals to a 12-6 win over the Minnesota Twins in a rain-delayed affair Sunday at Target Field. After a 30-minute...
  • Twins slide past Royals

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Twins slide past Royals MINNEAPOLIS -- Kurt Suzuki's seventh-inning slide backed up right-hander Phil Hughes' outstanding performance on the mound as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City...
  • Twins 4, Royals 1

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Twins 4, Royals 1 MINNEAPOLIS -- Phil Hughes pitched 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball and received some timely offensive support as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Saturday...
  • Yost avoids taxing bullpen in Royals' 4-1 loss to Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS Ned Yost stood nearby on Saturday evening as Yordano Ventura bounded from the Royals dugout and back toward the mound. It was the seventh inning of a one-run game, and Ventura remained part of the proceedings out of necessary. Yost had seen...