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Kansas City Royals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
58%34%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
3735.27341390
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014KC10337339102541317000.326.370.273

Player Updates

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Billy Butler slugs fifth home run Saturday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Royals first baseman Billy Butler went 2 for 4 with a two-run home run in his team's 7-5 win over the Indians Saturday.

Butler hit his second home run in as many days Saturday, and he made his fifth appearance at first base over the past week as Eric Hosmer continues to nurse a hand injury. Butler has hit .268/.322/.363 with five home runs and 40 RBI in 369 at-bats.

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Embattled Billy Butler blasts off to play hero in victory
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Royals designated hitter Billy Butler has lost his full-time starting job, so he took out his frustration on a baseball in the eighth inning of a Friday night win against Cleveland.

Butler ripped a John Axford pitch an estimated 455 feet into the left field seats for his fourth home run. The two-run rocket broke a 4-4 tie and proved to be the game-winner. The pinch-hit gave him just four hits in his last 24 at-bats.

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Frequent benchings begin as Billy Butler out of Friday lineup
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Despite the continued absence of injured Eric Hosmer from the Royals lineup Friday against Cleveland, designated hitter Billy Butler is not playing. That indicates how far he has fallen in the eyes of Ned Yost.

Yost has already announced that Butler will be losing playing time. The one-time slugger has just one hit in his last 15 at-bats and owns a stat line of .264/.319/.343 that pales in comparison to those compiled in seasons past.

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Royals announce DH plans for coming days
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Royals manager Ned Yost told reporters that Billy Butler will lose some time as a designated hitter moving forward, the Kansas City Star reports Thursday. Yost is expected to give Danny Valencia and Raul Ibanez some reps at DH in the near future.

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Billy Butler out, Danny Valencia in Wednesday lineup
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Royals have benched designated hitter Billy Butler on Wednesday against the White Sox in favor of Danny Valencia. Butler continues to struggle, particularly in regard to his power numbers. He has just one home run since June 14 and three doubles since June 19. His .267/.320/.347 stat line pales in comparison to those he has compiled in previous seasons.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Designated Hitters 4 5 58.70
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Cleveland40102 .262 .450 .250
vs Salazar (Career)5301.000.667.600
vs RHP280743 .312 .354 .264
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
7/21@CHW3000010
7/22@CHW4110010
7/23@CHW1000000
7/24CLE3000000
7/25CLE1111200
7/26CLE4121200
7/27CLE4130100
Two Week Schedule
JULY /AUGUST
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
20
@Bos
L0-6
21
@CHW
L1-3
22
@CHW
W7-1
23
@CHW
W2-1
24
Cle
W2-1
25
Cle
W6-4
26
Cle
W7-5
27
Cle
L3-10
28
29
Min
8:10 pm
Tickets
30
Min
8:10 pm
Tickets
31
Min
8:10 pm
Tickets
1
@Oak
9:35 pm
Tickets
2
@Oak
4:05 pm
Tickets
Fantasy Points by Week
11

3

12

11

17

7

10

19

11

10

24

22

11

0
15

1

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2007KC923293896852275500 .347 .447 .292
2008KC124443441221155335701 .324 .400 .275
2009KC1596087818321935810310 .362 .492 .301
2010KC158595771891578697800 .388 .469 .318
2011KC159597741741995669521 .361 .461 .291
2012KC16161472192291075411121 .373 .510 .313
2013KC1625826216815827910200 .374 .412 .289
2014KC10337339102541317000 .326 .370 .273
Total 11184141484122612360341767153 .361 .451 .296
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2007KC1B13118979826 .978
2007KCOF6554010 .800
2008KC1B34332442339227 .992
2009KC1B145143124311419210123 .992
2010KC1B12712611041002966101 .995
2011KC1B1111948680101.000
2012KC1B202016514715318 .982
2013KC1B7756560041.000
2014KC1B6537352081.000
Total  3683613037278323024297 .992
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2007KC23214720258
2008KC220177200023
2009KC511299402320
2010KC450279905832
2011KC4402757031516
2012KC321313407920
2013KC2702404031128
2014KC210138802317
Total 265418684002454164
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2004 R-Idaho Falls7426074972231068576350 .488 .596 .373
2005 A-High Desert92379701323022591428000 .419 .636 .348
2005 AA-Wichita2911214359051971800 .353 .527 .313
2006 AA-Wichita119477821583311596416710 .388 .499 .331
2007AAA-Omaha5720340591011346433210 .412 .542 .291
2008AAA-Omaha2610118346151314700 .417 .564 .337
Total 397153229851511087333320426770 .415 .561 .336
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/240
Birthdate:
4/18/1986
Age:
28
Hometown:
Orange Park, FL
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Kansas City Royals
College:
No College
MLB Experience:
8
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