Billy Butler, Alex Gordon Power Royals to Victory in Dramatic Fashion

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Billy Butler, Alex Gordon Power Royals to Victory in Dramatic Fashion
Ed Zurga/Getty Images

The Royals won their fourth consecutive game this afternoon thanks to clutch hitting from Billy Butler and Alex Gordon. Trailing the White Sox 5-3 going into the ninth, the Royals were 18% to win according to FanGraphs win expectancy. It fell as low as 9% when Alcides Escobar flied out to center with runners on first and second for the second out. Butler, though, doubled to right-center, plating his team's fourth and fifth runs to tie the game.

Follow Kansas City Royals from B/R on Facebook

Follow Kansas City Royals from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Kansas City Royals

Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.