Billy Butler http://kcur.org en Royals Win Home Opener http://kcur.org/post/royals-win-home-opener <p>Seven games into their 2013 baseball season, the <a href="http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=kc">Kansas City Royals</a> 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.</p><p></p><p>Unlike last year when the Royals gave up seven runs in the first inning of the home opener, they kept the game close. &nbsp;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.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 14:03:31 +0000 Greg Echlin 34776 at http://kcur.org Royals Win Home Opener Waiting To Become An All-Star http://kcur.org/post/waiting-become-all-star <p>There was a sense of &ldquo;Finally!&rdquo; when <a href="http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/team/player.jsp?player_id=456714">Billy Butler</a> of the Kansas City Royals was named for the first time to the American League All-Star team.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 14:05:44 +0000 Greg Echlin 20766 at http://kcur.org Waiting To Become An All-Star