Butler's old team, the Kansas City Royals, handed him his 2015 AL championship ring in a homecoming, but things got a lot more complicated after a questionable slide injured the Royals shortstop and leadoff man.
Chris Sale throws 72 of 98 pitches for strikes in first start after missing time with a broken foot. Miguel Cabrera hits his first two homers leading Tigers to win and 6-0 record, their best start since 1985. Plus the rest of the day in Major League Baseball.
At 6 hours, 49 minutes, it was the longest game by time in Red Sox history. After Chase Headley tied the score with a home run in the bottom of the ninth, Boston went ahead three times in extra innings, taking a lead for the final time on a sacrifice fly by Mookie Betts.