ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals have place designated
hitter Mike Sweeney on the 15-day disabled list because of a knee
Sweeney is batting .245 with seven home runs and 31 r-b-i's in
The Royals recalled Billy Butler from Triple-A Omaha. The
21-year-old outfielder-first baseman was the team's first-round
pick in 2004.
He's making his second appearance with the Royals this season,
after hitting .243 with two doubles and four r-b-i's the first two
weeks of May.
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