Should we start worrying about Billy Butler?

Earwigs are weird little bugs. They’re long, they have pincers on their butts and they have these weird little membranous wings they rarely use. Some species of earwigs have been traced back to the Jurassic Era, and they live on pretty much every continent. You know where they don’t live? Anyone’s ears. The term earwig […]
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Royals Stud Billy Butler Unloading His Scottsdale Dump – $2.3 Million

    Here I would have figured Royals DH/1B Billy Butler would’ve lived in a nicer house in Arizona. It’s about time this…
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Grown ass man steamrolls little girl tracking Billy Butler’s non-home run ball (video/GIF)

Sigh. In a bid to track down a home run ball that wasn’t even a home run ball, a man identified as “Allan” absolutely obliterated a young girl during Monday’s Texas Rangers-Kansas City Royals spring training game. Royals designated hitter Billy Butler connected on an offering from Pedro Figueroa during the 7th inning, driving it […] The post Grown ass man steamrolls little...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Little girl trucked by grown man chasing down a ball

YouTube A fully grown adult man was so giddy about the ball hit by Billy Butler Monday that he trucked a small girl also anxiously awaiting the ball. I did the math for you.  A $10 baseball minus the value for it being a spring training game minus more for it being hit by a Royal and subtract even more for smoking the girl in the process amounts to one giant chump. The cherry on...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A Butler bounce back could be key to Royals offense in 2014

It is no secret to Royals fans that 2013 was a down year for Billy Butler. After a career year in 2012, the Kansas City designated hitter saw an extreme drop in his overall numbers, especially the power numbers. The seven-year MLB veteran posted his lowest home run and RBI totals since 2010 and his lowest batting average and OPS since 2008. After a 29 HR and 107 RBI season in 2012...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler on trade rumors: 'I'm still a Kansas City Royal'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals designated hitter Billy Butler didn't get too frazzled in recent weeks when he heard his name pop up in endless trade rumors. "I've been around long enough now that, you know, every year there's rumors about me (being traded)," Butler said Friday at a media gathering at Kauffman Stadium. "Since I've been in the big leagues...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals making the right decisions

The Royals look to bring pack pitcher Ervin Santana in 2014. The Kansas City Royals made two moves in the past 10 days that were exactly what they needed to do. The Royals offered a $14.1 million qualifying offer to pitcher Ervin Santana, and exercised the club option on pitcher James Shields which would schedule him to be paid $13.5 million in 2014. If Santana chooses not to sign...
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Billy Butler, its time to go

Royals DH Billy Butler ( Last week, news broke that the Royals were going to begin trade talks with teams regarding DH Billy Butler. All I could think of when I first heard the news was that it’s about time! Billy Butler has been nothing but a lot of potential that has never produced. Being drafted out of high school, Butler was everything Kansas City fans were looking...
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

What’s happened to Billy Butler’s Power?

by John Viril— For most of his career, Kansas City Royals DH Billy Butler has been an extra-base machine. He’s averaged 64 extra base hits over the last four seasons. He’s topped 40 doubles 3 times, including 50 in 2009. His slugging percentage has exceeded .460 every season since he turned 23. This year he’s on pace for 46 extra base hits and his slugging percentage is ...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals Home Runs Through 49 Games: Billy Butler back on Record Tying Pace

Billy Butler has hit 5 home runs in his last 15 games, bringing his season total to 11, putting him back on pace to tie Steve Balboni's 1985 record of 36.Last time we checked in, at 34 games, no Kansas City Royals hitters was on record pace. Butler's power explosion (for a Royals hitter) over the last 15 games has put him back on record pace, but will it continue? Butler...
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May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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