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Royals Losing Again, Trying to Save Twins Season

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The Royals have actually not been terrible against the Twins this year, as Minnesota leads the season series 8-5. (Which makes the Twins 72-68 against everybody else.) Still, after tonight, its hard not to feel like a complete laydown sweep is coming.

St. Willie went 0-5 tonight, batting in the leadoff spot. Considering that Betancourt and Anderson each had two hits, and that Butler went 4-5 hitting in the three hole, you'd have to say that the man, though still a sainted one who is beyond reproach or being held to any kind of rational standard, had a deleterious impact on the team's chances of winning tonight.

And Billy Butler is awesome.