Baseball-Highlights of Sunday’s Major League Baseball games (Reuters)

May 5 (SportsDirect) – Highlights of Sunday’s Major League Baseball games – - – Royals 6, White Sox 5 (10) Alex Gordon singled beyond the grasp of Chicago right fielder Alex Rios with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning as host Kansas City notched a dramatic walk-off victory. The Royals were one strike away from losing in the ninth when Billy Butler drilled a tying two-run double into the gap in right-center to tie the score 5-5. Greg Holland (1-1) pitched a scoreless top of the 10th for Kansas City. …

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Butler hits grand slam, drives in 7 for KC in win (The Associated Press)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Billy Butler hit a grand slam that was confirmed by video review and tied a Royals franchise record with seven RBIs, and Kansas City held on for a 9-8 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

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MLB openers feature Strasburg, rivalries, AL vs NL (The Associated Press)

The Kansas City Royals have been absent from the playoffs since the day Billy Butler was born. They’ve barely had a winning season in the last two decades. They’ve often lost 100 games in a year.

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