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Current Status
Free Agent since 2016-11-02 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Billy Ray Butler
Stat Years
2004-2016  [mlb] 2007-2016
Height/Weight
6-2 / 225
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
DH (924) ... 1B (469) ... OF (201) ... 3B (90) ... LF (6)
Draft Position
3B
Born Date/Place
High School
Wolfson (Jacksonville,FL)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #1 (#14 overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Cliff Pastornicky
MLB Debut
2007-05-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.013)
Service Time
9.102 (2016)
Organizations
KCA [11] OAK [2] NYA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 45958 ... retro id: butlb003 ... mlbam id: 456714
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2004Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRkkca-183b---1742607497223106850576340306.373.488.5961.08432415535.462.223.45817.5919.441.1126.03.0936.1
    2005High Desert MavericksCalifA+kca-193b-of---292379701323022591004280603312.348.419.6361.05543024157.398.288.3869.7718.601.9015.25.8143.2
    2005Wichita WranglersTexAAkca3019of---2291121435905190071800033.313.353.527.8801195914.277.214.3375.8815.132.5722.44.2040.0
    2006Wichita WranglersTexAAkca1620of---3119477821583311596104167818325.331.388.499.88753523849.256.168.3557.6612.521.6331.82.8031.0
    2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-21of-1b---4572034059101134610433231628.291.412.542.95425611024.468.251.28016.8012.500.7415.65.0840.7
    2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2121dhL-S-E-P492329389623285200275520258.292.347.447.79436014733.237.155.3287.5015.282.0441.12.2234.4
    2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-221b---5261011834615130014700004.337.417.564.9811155712.366.227.32612.176.090.5020.24.3535.3
    2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1622dhL-S-E-P5124443441222201155013357002023.275.324.400.72447817733.196.125.2946.9011.921.7340.32.3027.0
    2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca16231bL-S-E-P61596087818351121931058103204320.301.362.492.85467229973.288.191.3328.6315.331.7829.03.1339.9
    2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca16241bL-S-E-P7158595771894501578006978509832.318.388.469.85767827960.267.151.34110.1811.501.1339.72.2131.8
    2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1625dhL-S-E-P81595977417444019952166953071516.291.361.461.82267327563.281.170.3169.8114.121.4431.42.8236.2
    2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1626dhL-S-E-P916161472192321291072154111704920.313.373.510.88367931362.287.197.3417.9516.352.0621.24.2732.3
    2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1627dhL-S-E-P1016258262168270158200791023041128.289.374.412.78666824042.259.123.32611.8315.271.2938.82.2525.0
    2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1628dhL-S-E-P1115154957149320966004196508321.271.323.379.70260320841.182.108.3106.8015.922.3461.01.4927.5
    2015Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1629dhL-S-E-P121515386313528115650052101704426.251.323.390.71360121044.236.139.2828.6516.811.9435.92.5032.6
    2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1630dhL-S-E-P13852212461160431001934020113.276.333.403.7362428920.213.127.3117.8514.051.7955.21.6532.8
    2016New York YankeesALMLBnya3630dh-1bL-S-E-P1312293102014002801000.345.387.517.90432153.241.172.4506.2525.004.0029.03.1330.0
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)1414510559214793225147728535008403434459207.290.354.441.79556862252474.250.151.3208.7914.771.6834.72.5932.0
    American League Totals (11 yrs)1414510559214793225147728535008403434459207.290.354.441.79556862252474.250.151.3208.7914.771.6834.72.5932.0
    Minor League Totals397153229851511087333370204267212201158.336.416.561.9771779860191.363.225.36511.4715.011.3121.04.1037.1
    Minor: Rk Totals742607497223106850576340306.373.488.5961.08432415535.462.223.45817.5919.441.1126.03.0936.1
    Minor: A+ Totals92379701323022591004280603312.348.419.6361.05543024157.398.288.3869.7718.601.9015.25.8143.2
    Minor: AA Totals1485899619342120115104885818628.328.381.504.88565429763.260.176.3527.3413.001.7729.53.0632.6
    Minor: AAA Totals8330458931621859105739316212.306.414.549.96337116736.434.243.29615.3610.510.6816.94.8538.7
    Kansas City Royals Totals (8 yrs)1166431750212732764127628534276972704054168.295.359.449.80848111938407.253.154.3248.8814.491.6334.02.6432.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)2367598719644119960071135724539.258.326.394.72084329964.229.136.2918.4216.011.9040.02.2532.7
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)12293102014002801000.345.387.517.90432153.241.172.4506.2525.004.0029.03.1330.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2004Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRkkca-181---018.3110001104.18440400002.7716.620.008.310.008.310.00.000
    2004Minor Totals: KCAbyYearRk----181---018.7810001104.38440400002.9317.560.008.780.008.780.00.000
    Minor League Totals018.7810001104.38440400002.9317.560.008.780.008.780.00.000
    Minor: Rk Totals018.7810001104.38440400002.9317.560.008.780.008.780.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2004Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRk183B4900.0281101211150138.9202.800.0064.566.21
    2005High Desert MavericksCalifA+193B4100.0138318511496.8422.300.0029.344.61
    2005High Desert MavericksCalifA+19OF3400.0383304441.9321.200.0024.337.05
    2005Wichita WranglersTexAA19OF2600.0311303532.9141.200.0018.689.76
    2006Wichita WranglersTexAA20OF11500.0197871212205.9671.800.0082.796.63
    2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA211B2200.018520622211205.9729.300.0015.338.63
    2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA21OF2600.0372104039.9751.500.0018.145.67
    2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLB211B131183.0798268987.9786.701.058.014.14
    2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLB21LF6543.0401054.8000.700.093.76.57
    2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLB21DH7000.0000000.0000.000.0043.276.11
    2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA221B2100.019460232002001.0009.500.0014.680.84
    2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLB221B3433260.02339227244242.9927.100.9321.027.42
    2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLB22DH8200.0000000.0000.000.0050.666.11
    2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLB231B1451431,248.01141921012312431233.9928.500.9989.591.21
    2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLB23DH1100.0000000.0000.000.006.86.93
    2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLB241B1271261,102.1100296610111041098.9958.601.0078.480.41
    2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24DH3100.0000000.0000.000.0019.119.62
    2011KC RoyalsALMLB251b111194.286801094941.0008.501.006.86.93
    2011KC RoyalsALMLB25dh14200.0000000.0000.000.0087.789.31
    2012KC RoyalsALMLB261B2020165.214715318165162.9828.100.9812.312.42
    2012KC RoyalsALMLB26DH13800.0000000.0000.000.0085.285.71
    2013KC RoyalsALMLB271B7753.05600456561.0008.001.064.34.32
    2013KC RoyalsALMLB27DH15000.0000000.0000.000.0092.692.61
    2014KC RoyalsALMLB281B3735310.027224226298296.9938.000.9522.824.52
    2014KC RoyalsALMLB28DH10800.0000000.0000.000.0066.771.51
    2015OaklandALMLB291B7757.04970456561.0008.000.984.34.65
    2015OaklandALMLB29DH13600.0000000.0000.000.0084.090.11
    2016OaklandALMLB301B2214113.097728106104.9814.700.9213.625.92
    2016NY YankeesALMLB301B3317.0162121918.9476.001.061.925.08
    2016OaklandALMLB30DH5000.0000000.0000.000.0030.958.82
    2016NY YankeesALMLB30DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.750.05
    MLB Totals - (1B)4264103,50231782682832918.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (LF)6543401011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)92400000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)43003792664519.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)26003721012.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (OF)14100228910112.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (3B)4100138318512.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (OF)34003833011.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (3B)490028110121113.0000.000.00---------
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2004Minor----49------
    2005Minor----41----60-
    2006Minor---------115-
    2007MLB--13---6---70
    2007Minor--22------26-
    2008MLB--34-------82
    2008Minor--21--------
    2009MLB--145-------11
    2010MLB--127-------31
    2011MLB--11-------142
    2012MLB--20-------138
    2013MLB--7-------150
    2014MLB--37-------108
    2015MLB--7-------136
    2016MLB--25-------56
    Totals--469-90-6--201924