|Sep. 29 10:12 AM PT11:12 AM MT12:12 PM CT1:12 PM ET13:12 ET17:12 GMT1:12 CST10:12 AM MST12:12 PM EST12:42 PM VEN21:12 UAE12:12 PM CT-Butler clubbed his 15th home run in a 6-5 loss to the White Sox on Saturday.
Analysis: Butler is hoping to finish well, going 5 for 9 with four RBIs in his last two games.
|Aug. 29 11:55 AM PT12:55 PM MT1:55 PM CT2:55 PM ET14:55 ET18:55 GMT2:55 CST11:55 AM MST1:55 PM EST2:25 PM VEN22:55 UAE1:55 PM CT-Butler was 2 for 5 in Kansas City's 8-1 victory at Minnesota on Wednesday, registering his fifth multihit game in his last six contests.
Analysis: Butler is batting .391 over his last 22 games while hitting safely in 20 of them.
|Aug. 28 11:08 AM PT12:08 PM MT1:08 PM CT2:08 PM ET14:08 ET18:08 GMT2:08 CST11:08 AM MST1:08 PM EST1:38 PM VEN22:08 UAE1:08 PM CT-Butler went 2 for 5 with his 14th home run in Kansas City's 6-1 win at Minnesota on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Butler has homered in back-to-back games and is batting .383 over his last 12 contests.
|Aug. 27 3:45 PM PT4:45 PM MT5:45 PM CT6:45 PM ET18:45 ET22:45 GMT6:45 CST3:45 PM MST5:45 PM EST6:15 PM VEN2:45 UAE (+1)5:45 PM CT-Butler went 3 for 3, homered and drove in three runs in an 11-1 rout of Tampa Bay on Monday.
Analysis: Butler, batting .390 with four homers in his last 20 games, is hitting .407 this season against the Kansas City Royals' next opponent, Minnesota.
|Aug. 13 11:14 AM PT12:14 PM MT1:14 PM CT2:14 PM ET14:14 ET18:14 GMT2:14 CST11:14 AM MST1:14 PM EST1:44 PM VEN22:14 UAE1:14 PM CT-Butler was 2 for 4 with his 11th homer in Kansas City's 6-2 victory over Miami on Monday.
Analysis: Butler is hitting .438 over his last eight contests with four doubles and two home runs.
|Aug. 11 10:21 AM PT11:21 AM MT12:21 PM CT1:21 PM ET13:21 ET17:21 GMT1:21 CST10:21 AM MST12:21 PM EST12:51 PM VEN21:21 UAE12:21 PM CT-Butler went 3 for 5 in a 5-3 loss to Boston on Saturday night.
Analysis: Butler is 7 for 13 in the series, which concludes Sunday.
|Aug. 8 12:39 PM PT1:39 PM MT2:39 PM CT3:39 PM ET15:39 ET19:39 GMT3:39 CST12:39 PM MST2:39 PM EST3:09 PM VEN23:39 UAE2:39 PM CT-Butler went 2 for 4 in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Twins.
Analysis: Butler is 2 for 11 against Boston, the Royals' next foe.
|Aug. 2 2:08 PM PT3:08 PM MT4:08 PM CT5:08 PM ET17:08 ET21:08 GMT5:08 CST2:08 PM MST4:08 PM EST4:38 PM VEN1:08 UAE (+1)4:08 PM CT-Butler went 2 for 5 with two RBIs Thursday in a 7-2 rout of Minnesota.
Analysis: Butler ended a 1-for-13 slide.
|July 28 11:46 AM PT12:46 PM MT1:46 PM CT2:46 PM ET14:46 ET18:46 GMT2:46 CST11:46 AM MST1:46 PM EST2:16 PM VEN22:46 UAE1:46 PM CT-Butler went 2 for 3 with a walk Saturday in a 1-0 win over the ChiSox.
Analysis: Butler has four hits in this series to improve to 8 for 37 against Chicago.
|July 27 1:05 PM PT2:05 PM MT3:05 PM CT4:05 PM ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 CST1:05 PM MST3:05 PM EST3:35 PM VEN0:05 UAE (+1)3:05 PM CT-Butler went 2 for 3 Friday in a 5-1 win over the ChiSox.
Analysis: Butler improved to .176 against the Sox this year.
|July 26 8:17 AM PT9:17 AM MT10:17 AM CT11:17 AM ET11:17 ET15:17 GMT23:17 CST8:17 AM MST10:17 AM EST10:47 AM VEN19:17 UAE10:17 AM CT-Butler went 2 for 3 with a homer in Thursday's 7-1 win over Baltimore.
Analysis: After belting a career-high 29 homers last season, Butler's efforts in 2013 have come as a huge disappointment for fantasy owners. He is hitting .277 with nine long balls and 51 RBIs in 99 games.
|June 29 5:12 PM PT6:12 PM MT7:12 PM CT8:12 PM ET20:12 ET0:12 GMT8:12 CST5:12 PM MST7:12 PM EST7:42 PM VEN4:12 UAE (+1)7:12 PM CT-Butler hit a three-run homer in Friday's 9-3 win over Minnesota.
Analysis: Butler extended his hitting streak to five.
|June 8 2:22 PM PT3:22 PM MT4:22 PM CT5:22 PM ET17:22 ET21:22 GMT5:22 CST2:22 PM MST4:22 PM EST4:52 PM VEN1:22 UAE (+1)4:22 PM CT-Butler had two hits in Friday's 4-2 win over Houston.
Analysis: Butler is surging with eight hits in 19 at-bats.
|June 6 12:05 PM PT1:05 PM MT2:05 PM CT3:05 PM ET15:05 ET19:05 GMT3:05 CST12:05 PM MST2:05 PM EST2:35 PM VEN23:05 UAE2:05 PM CT-Butler went 3 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI in Wednesday's 4-1 win over Minnesota.
Analysis: Butler was hitting just .184 over his previous 13 games. Hopefully Wednesday's effort is a sign of things to come.
|May 22 11:43 AM PT12:43 PM MT1:43 PM CT2:43 PM ET14:43 ET18:43 GMT2:43 CST11:43 AM MST1:43 PM EST2:13 PM VEN22:43 UAE1:43 PM CT-Butler was 2 for 4 in Kansas City's 7-3 win at Houston on Tuesday.
Analysis: Butler is 14 for 32 over his last eight contests, bringing his season average from an uncharacteristic .228 to .274.
|May 15 10:21 AM PT11:21 AM MT12:21 PM CT1:21 PM ET13:21 ET17:21 GMT1:21 CST10:21 AM MST12:21 PM EST12:51 PM VEN21:21 UAE12:21 PM CT-Butler had two hits Tuesday and went yard in a 6-2 loss to the Halos.
Analysis: Butler is up to five homers and needs to pick up the pace for fantasy owners.
|May 14 8:42 AM PT9:42 AM MT10:42 AM CT11:42 AM ET11:42 ET15:42 GMT23:42 CST8:42 AM MST10:42 AM EST11:12 AM VEN19:42 UAE10:42 AM CT-Butler broke out of a severe slump with five hits and five RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals kept Joe Blanton winless in eight starts this season with an 11-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Analysis: Butler's hit total tied his career high, established on July 27, 2009, at Baltimore. The designated hitter has three games with five or more RBIs in the majors - including a franchise record-tying seven on April 7 at Philadelphia, when he hit his first career grand slam. He began the day in a 4-for-35 rut with a .228 average and one RBI in 23 at-bats over his previous six games.
|May 2 12:54 PM PT1:54 PM MT2:54 PM CT3:54 PM ET15:54 ET19:54 GMT3:54 CST12:54 PM MST2:54 PM EST3:24 PM VEN23:54 UAE2:54 PM CT-Butler had three hits and drove in a run in the Royals' 9-8 win over Tampa Bay on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Butler, batting .278, is 10 for 23 (.435) over his last seven games.
|Apr. 26 12:17 PM PT1:17 PM MT2:17 PM CT3:17 PM ET15:17 ET19:17 GMT3:17 CST12:17 PM MST2:17 PM EST2:47 PM VEN23:17 UAE2:17 PM CT-Butler had a season-high three hits in Thursday's 8-3, 10-inning win over Detroit.
Analysis: Butler has an RBI in three straight games.
|Apr. 8 3:49 PM PT4:49 PM MT5:49 PM CT6:49 PM ET18:49 ET22:49 GMT6:49 CST3:49 PM MST5:49 PM EST6:19 PM VEN2:49 UAE (+1)5:49 PM CT-Butler delivered the big blast with a fifth-inning grand slam in a 9-8 win over Philadelphia on Sunday.
Analysis: Butler went 2 for 4 and knocked in seven runs in the victory.