No hard feelings on Butler's part.
"I know the fans here are very passionate, but Robby over there is a great guy, he does a lot of great things," Butler said. Obviously, he's a great player, a great teammate over there. It's just part of the game and I'm sure I'll get a warm reception in New York when I go there, too."
Kansas City fans got some satisfaction when Cano didn't hit a home run in the Derby, getting ingloriously shut out.
Those fans, though, had to be chagrined on Sunday. When it really counted, Cano blasted a two-run homer to right field off Royals starter Ervin Santana.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.