FACTS/FLUKES: Butler, Porcello, Bay, Matusz, Dirks

Butler will have trouble matching 2012’s power…Can someone in their mid-20s be considered a “grizzled veteran?” 27-year old Billy Butler (1B/DH) was a major contributor for the Royals among a sea of younger players. His power breakout in 2012 will surely be noticed come draft day 2013—can he deliver a strong encore performance?

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