May 8, 2014 11:51 AM

Royals’ Billy Butler bristled on bench in San Diego, hopes bat gets hot in Seattle

The most accomplished hitter on the Royals’ roster sat behind a bank of Lenovo ThinkPads inside the visitors’ clubhouse Tuesday at Petco Park and pored over video. The schedule for Billy Butler that night called for one at-bat at an undetermined time, the plight of a designated hitter in a National League city.

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