Can't go to lunch with a ballplayer? We'll bring one to you: Kansas City Royals catcher Drew Butera. We sat down with him at Garozzo’s Italian Ristorante and (in the second of three episodes) discussed the pleasures of home cooking and leftovers. (We discover one of us is a leftover thief.) And if you pay attention you can see us starting to hit the food wall; lots of deep breathing and more time between bites.
Can't go to lunch with a ballplayer? We'll bring one to you: Kansas City Royals catcher Drew Butera. We sat down with him at Garozzo’s Italian Ristorante and (in the first of three episodes) talked about Sicilian Butter, Sicilian Artichokes and why Wade Davis was reluctant to throw the pitch that ended the 2015 World Series. You’ll also learn a little something about baseball etiquette, hear about Alex Gordon’s eating habits and find out what Drew’s name was going to be if his mother hadn’t objected.
After Whit Merrifield drove in pinch runner Ramon Torres in the seventh and Lorenzo Cain gave the Royals some insurance, manager Ned Yost was confident in his bullpen's ability to maintain a 4-2 lead over the Boston Red Sox in the Royals' return to Kansas City on Monday.
The 24th Annual First Call Celebrity Golf Tournament featuring former Kansas City Royal Willie Wilson was held on Monday at Swope Memorial Golf Course in Kansas City. Former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Shawn Barber also played the event, which raised money for First Call’s programs to prevent substance abuse and to support individuals and families dealing with substance abuse disorders.
Former Kansas City Royals star Willie Wilson took a break from the First Call Celebrity Golf Tournament on Monday, June 19, 2017, to talk about the Royals’ recent improvements and his hopes the team will make it to the MLB postseason.