The missing ingredient in the Nelson Cruz Formula
Contract is justifiable. And remember, it’s not just the Mariners. The A’s just invested $30 million in Billy Butler . The Red Sox just invested $95 million in a 245-pound third baseman. If you assume that a “win” is worth seven
Best fan signs of 2014; Cindy Mello is Fox-y
100/The Catch Up" in a new video. HE GOT FLEECED A's outfielder Josh Reddick traded his No. 16 to new teammate Billy Butler for a winch. Truth be told, I had to Google "winch" after seeing this story. ODELL BECKHAM IS ENJOYING THE FAME
Why has right-handed power become so rare?
right side of the plate. There was $88 million for Hanley Ramirez, $57 million for Nelson Cruz, $30 million for Billy Butler , $21 million for Michael Cuddyer, who played in 49 games last season. And $10.5 million for Torii Hunter, whom
No, the A's aren't punting 2015
certainly not what is happening. As Dave Cameron pointed out, would a team that’s starting over commit $30 million to Billy Butler ? Not unless it was a really, really stupid team. An honorific for which the Athletics hardly qualify. So what’s
Making sense of A's trade of All-Star Donaldson to Blue Jays
Game. Beane clearly isn’t conceding — his first move this offseason was to sign free-agent first baseman/DH Billy Butler to a three-year, $30 million contract. But the trade of Donaldson is certain to be unpopular with a segment of fans
Lester, Scherzer stand to benefit from strong free-agent market
contracts thus far – Russell Martin (five years, $82 million); Victor Martinez (four years, $68 million) and Billy Butler (three years, $30 million) all have met or exceeded expectations. So, the chances of Lester commanding at least
Butler, Hosmer on leveling series at 3
Billy Butler and Eric Hosmer discuss their pivotal Game 6 win over the San Francisco Giants.
Butler on falling in Game 7
Billy Butler comments on the Royals' Game 7 World Series loss and how they can improve next year.
Butler talks Game 2 win
Billy Butler speaks with Erin Andrews on the Game 2 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
Butler on KC fans, great play of team
Billy Butler talks about the fantastic fan support the Royals have received throughout the playoffs and more.