Butler, Guthrie earn monthly KC awards
KANSAS CITY -- Billy Butler, who led the American League in hits after Sept. 1, was named the Royals' Player of the Month for September-October in a vote of Kansas City media.
Butler batted .336 with 41 hits, 12 doubles, four homers and 24 RBIs in 31 games.
Jeremy Guthrie was voted the Royals' Pitcher of the Month after going 2-0 with a 2.36 ERA in six starts. He had five "quality starts" and held opponents to a .236 average.