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  1. Sox get LHP Rosenbaum for catcher Butler

    Kyle Brasseur, Special to ESPNBoston.com

    The Boston Red Sox announced Wednesday the acquisition of minor league left-handed pitcher Danny Rosenbaum from the Washington Nationals in exchange for catcher Dan Butler. Rosenbaum, 27, pitched last year at Triple-A Syracuse, serving as the team...

    Blog | January 14, 2015
  2. Luke Hochevar of Kansas City Royals gets 2-year deal

    Right-hander Luke Hochevar and the Kansas City Royals agreed to a $10 million, two-year deal that should give the defending American League champions even more firepower in their bullpen.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  3. Oakland A's acquire Ike Davis from Pittsburgh Pirates to fill 1B ...

    The Oakland Athletics have filled their second key position in five days, acquiring first baseman Ike Davis and international bonus slot 86 from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for international bonus slot 27.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2014
  4. A's take a chance on Billy Butler

    David Schoenfield

    Billy Butler appears to be a hitter in severe deterioration, so why would the Oakland Athletics sign the designated hitter to a three-year, $30 million contract? 1. Yes, Butler's wOBA has slid from a career-high .377 in 2012, when he mashed 29 hom...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  5. Billy Butler agrees to a three-year, $30 million deal with the Oa...

    Free agent designated hitter Billy Butler has agreed to a three-year, $30 million deal with the Oakland Athletics.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2014
  6. 5 more players become free agents

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Five additional players became free agents Saturday through team or player options getting declined: Nick Markakis (BAL) Brett Anderson (COL) Billy Butler (KC) Dustin McGowan (TOR) Brandon Morrow (TOR)...

    Blog | November 01, 2014
  7. Kansas City Royals decline 2015 option on Billy Butler

    The Royals have declined their option for next season on Billy Butler, making the former All-Star designated hitter a free agent for the first time in his eight-year career.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2014
  8. A look at ten potential free agent signings

    Calvin Watkins

    FanGraphs has a contract crowd sourcing project where they rank the top free agents this offseason based on projected contracts. The rankings project how much a particular player should make thanks to a formula they designed. Last year, Shin-S...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  9. MLB - Spirited Royals exit World Series

    Jerry Crasnick

    After taking a tough World Series loss to the Giants in seven games, the Royals have to confront an offseason with questions about whether they can repeat as AL champions, Jerry Crasnick writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  10. Madison Bumgarner of San Francisco Giants could make relief appea...

    San Francisco's Madison Bumgarner, who pitched a four-hit shutout Sunday, says he'll be available to make a relief appearance if needed as the Giants attempt to close out the World Series on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2014
  11. MLB - Royals retreat to familiar territory

    Jerry Crasnick

    After falling behind the Giants three games to two in the World Series, the Royals head back to Kansas City where they hope to rediscover their winning brand of baseball.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2014
  12. Kansas City Royals Royals shift Lorenzo Cain to right field for G...

    Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain will be moved from center field to right for Game 3 of the World Series to boost defense in one of AT&T Park's trickiest positions.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2014
  13. MLB - Kansas City Royals faced with designated problem

    Jayson Stark

    How much will the lack of a DH, namely Billy Butler, hurt the Royals in San Francisco? We're about to find out.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  14. MLB - Billy Butler delivers for Royals in Game 2

    Jerry Crasnick

    Billy Butler, who will sit on the bench in San Francisco, had two key RBI singles in what could be his final home game at Kauffman Stadium, Jerry Crasnick writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  15. Royals use 5-run 6th inning to roar past Giants, even World Serie...

    Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 to even the World Series at one game apiece.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  16. MLB - "Underdog" World Series Showdown

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Royals and Giants prepare for a World Series matchup that none could predict but all can enjoy, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2014