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Butler, Gordon relish Royals' postseason success

Butler, Gordon relish Royals' postseason success

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — They endured it together, Billy Butler and Alex Gordon. All those years with 90 losses, the managerial changes and youth movements and empty seats come late September. Empty seats in July and August, too. They were supposed to be the two players who led the Kansas City Royals back to the playoffs. Butler was the standout high school prospect who couldn't run well and struggled with his glove, but my, how he could hit. And Gordon was the best player in college baseball when the Royals plucked him out of Nebraska, a sure-fire All-Star one day. Well, that day has finally arrived. After seven years of building and rebuilding, Butler and Gordon are...

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