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Royals | KC had chance to match for Billy Butler

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:23:57 -0800

The Kansas City Royals had a chance to match the three-year, $30 million offer free-agent 1B Billy Butler received from the Oakland Athletics, but the team passed.

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Athletics | Billy Butler agrees in principal

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:28:20 -0800

Free-agent DH Billy Butler (Royals) agreed in principal to sign a three-year, $30 million deal with the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, Nov. 18, according to a high-ranking baseball official with direct knowledge of the situation.

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Royals | Meeting with agent for Billy Butler

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:37:09 -0800

The Kansas City Royals are meeting with the representation for free-agent 1B Billy Butler (Royals) at the general manager meetings Tuesday, Nov. 11.

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Royals | Alex Gordon, Salvador Perez could split time at DH

Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10:36:57 -0800

If the Kansas City Royals do not re-sign free-agent DH Billy Butler, they may consider having OF Alex Gordon and C Salvador Perez split time at the position in an attempt to keep their bats in the lineup while giving them rest defensively.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Kansas City Star - Sam Mellinger

Royals | Would like to keep Billy Butler

Sun, 02 Nov 2014 04:21:06 -0800

Although the Kansas City Royals declined DH Billy Butler's option, Butler has expressed an interest in finishing his career with the team. The Royals would also like to bring him back at a lesser salary.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Kansas City Star - Andy McCullough

Royals | Billy Butler has option declined

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:09:18 -0700

Confirming a previous report, the Kansas City Royals have declined their $12.5 million option on DH Billy Butler for the 2015 season, making him a free agent. He will receive a $1 million buyout.

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Royals | Option expected to be declined on Billy Butler

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:55:08 -0700

Kansas City Royals DH Billy Butler's 2015 team option is expected to be declined by the organization, according to sources. The deadline to make a decision is Saturday, Nov. 1.

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Royals | Unlikely to pick up Bill Butler's option

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:07:56 -0700

Kansas City Royals DH Billy Butler's $12 million option for 2015 is not expected to be picked up.

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Royals | Norichika Aoki, Billy Butler to play

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:17:19 -0700

Kansas City Royals OF Norichika Aoki and DH Billy Butler will be in the starting lineup for Game 6 of the World Series, according to manager Ned Yost.

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Royals | Billy Butler has success off Jake Peavy

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:52:35 -0700

Kansas City Royals DH Billy Butler is 14-for-33 (.424) with three home runs in his career off San Francisco Giants SP Jake Peavy, who will start Game 2 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 22.

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