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SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Billy Butler wanted to talk more about Adam Moore's feat than his own stellar performance.
Butler had two hits, drove in three runs and scored twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 16-4 Monday.
But he was most impressed with Moore's at-bat in the fifth. Moore pinch-hit for Butler after Max Ramirez had a pinch-hit grand slam and sent a drive soaring over the left field wall.
"He's definitely got the most power I've seen after hitting that one," Butler said. "That ball was killed. I think that ball hit a car in the parking lot in left as far as that one was.
"It literally might be one of the furthest balls I've seen hit," Butler added. "I didn't see it land, so I don't even have an estimated distance on this one. If you were anywhere in the stadium, you knew that one was gone from the sound."
It was Moore's second home run in his fifth spring at-bat.
"I knew it...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Kansas City Royals have very few “up for grabs” spots in Spring Training. Some players are going to have to really impress to crack the opening day roster this year.
Catcher Adam Moore is making an early attempt at impressing.
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