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Butler, Callaspo agree to sign with Royals

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Billy Butler and Alberto Callaspo, the top two hitters for the Royals last season, have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with Kansas City.

Butler, the Royals' player of the year, agreed to a deal worth $470,000 — a raise from $421,000.

The first baseman led the team in 2009 with a .301 average, 93 RBIs and 51 doubles. His doubles were second-most in the majors and his 73 extra-base hits were tied for sixth.

Callaspo hit .300 with 41 doubles, eight triples, 11 home runs and 73 RBIs. He will receive $460,000.