August 25, 2013 4:02 PM

Billy Butler’s infield single key as Royals beat Nationals 6-4, end losing streak

The Royals avoided a sweep and snapped a seven-game skid Sunday with a 6-4 victory against the Washington Nationals that also kept manager Ned Yost’s club from dipping back below .500. And it was Billy Butler’s speed — yes, his wheels — that changed the game.

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