Billy Butler

Sports
9:03 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Royals Win Home Opener

The attendance for the sold-out game was 40,073.
Beth Lipoff KCUR

Seven games into their 2013 baseball season, the Kansas City Royals have a winning record for the first time. The home opener against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium took a dramatic turn late in the game.

Unlike last year when the Royals gave up seven runs in the first inning of the home opener, they kept the game close.  Down 1-0 in the eighth, Lorenzo Cain doubled and scored in an inning that produced all the Royals' runs in their 3-1 victory.

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2012 All-Star Game
9:05 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Waiting To Become An All-Star

Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler (16), Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles May 26, 2011.
Keith Allison Flickr-CC

There was a sense of “Finally!” when Billy Butler of the Kansas City Royals was named for the first time to the American League All-Star team.  

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