It turned out to be Drew Butera Night at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday.
The Royals lost 13-5 to Houston and Butera was called on to pitch in the ninth inning. He allowed a double, but then retired three straight Astros, including one via strikeout. Take a look:
Butera also added a double in the bottom of the ninth inning (and did the hair flip), but he was thrown out trying to score on a single by Paulo Orlando.
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Fans loved seeing Butera on the mound.