Billy Butler Is Gone, and Let’s Hope Tony Peña Jr. Is Next

By CHRIS RASMUSSEN

Swing and a miss.

Jose Guillen’s post-game tirade may have claimed a target.

Today, Billy Butler departs for Omaha. This is a shock, because in April, Butler and Alex Gordon were the two most-promising Royals hitters in the lineup. Butler may or may not have been a target of Guillen’s clubhouse criticism of “babies” who are satisfied with collecting base hits but no victories.

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