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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Salvatore Phillip Butera
Stat Years
1972-1989  [mlb] 1980-1988
Height/Weight
6-0 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (736) ... DH (3) ... P (2) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
Connetquot (Bohemia,NY)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Minnesota Twins in 1972
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Herb Stein
MLB Debut
1980-04-10 - Boxscore  (Age: 27.197)
Service Time
Organizations
MIN [7] MON [2] CIN [2] TOR [2] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9486 ... retro id: butes001 ... mlbam id: 111808
Relations
Father of Drew Butera
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1972Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRk----19c---136114182870016000000000.246.246.307.553114357.000.061.0000.000.000.000.00.0025.0
    1973Fort LauderdaleFSLA+----20c---2993192176121132000000000.238.238.292.5303199314.000.054.0000.000.000.00319.00.3118.4
    1974LynchburgCaroA+----21c---31244173590162355000000000.216.216.285.50141711921.000.069.0000.000.000.00139.00.7223.3
    1975OrlandoSouAA----22c---42051892004000000000.176.176.216.39251112.000.040.0000.000.000.000.00.0022.2
    1975TacomaPCLAAA----22c---473215215290226000000000.242.242.312.5542156711.000.070.0000.000.000.00107.50.9321.1
    1976OrlandoSouAA----23c---590267457380328000000000.273.273.337.6102679011.000.064.0000.000.000.0089.01.1215.1
    1977Tacoma TwinsPCLAAAmin-24c---687252277013044510272143500.278.351.377.7282919517.210.099.2849.287.220.7863.01.3724.3
    1978Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-25c---774206205270428012412210200.252.333.345.6782447111.204.093.2509.844.920.5051.51.6421.1
    1979Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-26c---878236207013022901231615100.297.360.377.7372668915.174.080.3118.656.020.70118.00.7521.4
    1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1127cL-S-E-P934854231002003611104.271.300.282.58291241.047.011.2883.306.592.000.00.004.3
    1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1128cL-S-E-P106216713407101800221403208.240.325.293.618194498.186.053.25811.347.220.640.00.0020.0
    1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1129cL-S-E-P1154126932200800171212006.254.347.270.617146342.151.016.28111.648.220.710.00.006.2
    1983Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-30c---1267219236511022110282621000.297.382.374.7562508213.210.077.33011.2010.400.93109.50.8020.0
    1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet2530cL-S-E-P1245110000000000000.200.200.200.400510.000.000.2000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1984Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon1131c---13111283367611074111523202210.269.380.382.76233910818.297.113.28015.349.440.6240.42.0623.7
    1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3331cL-S-E-P1333000000001000000.000.250.000.250400.333.000.00025.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-32c---14518240014003100000.222.333.389.7222171.333.167.18814.294.760.3318.04.7625.0
    1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon1132cL-S-E-P146712011241031200131213111.200.281.283.564138344.192.083.1989.428.700.9240.02.1716.7
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2233cL-S-E-P155611314276121600211002135.239.356.363.719137419.310.124.24515.337.300.4856.51.4633.3
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-34c---161026441013008200010.154.353.308.6613482.462.154.13023.535.880.2526.02.9450.0
    1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2234cL-S-E-P16511120012001600000.182.250.455.7051251.364.273.2508.3350.006.0011.08.3350.0
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3334cL-S-E-P1651111719501120071602207.171.217.243.460122276.135.072.1885.7413.112.29111.00.8231.6
    1988Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-35c---1742127820500500121201000.157.230.197.427140255.134.040.1748.578.571.000.00.0025.0
    1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2635cL-S-E-P1723603142116001901001.233.246.350.59662214.133.117.2601.6114.529.0060.01.6128.6
    1989Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-36c---18257131550170051001000.211.263.324.58777236.183.113.2336.4912.992.0071.01.3040.0
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)359801631822438760086853147432.227.302.295.59791123635.175.068.2439.449.330.99100.10.8819.2
    American League Totals (6 yrs)22855437129172246005057295026.233.296.282.57862015621.139.049.2548.069.191.14277.00.3216.3
    National League Totals (4 yrs)13124726537163000362815246.215.315.324.6392918014.255.109.21912.379.620.7841.22.0626.4
    Minor League Totals9412821291704120331344331821329231020.250.296.327.6233045923154.142.077.2525.984.330.7391.01.0221.9
    Minor: Rk Totals36114182870016000000000.246.246.307.553114357.061.061.2460.000.000.000.00.0025.0
    Minor: A+ Totals22373656166283487000000000.226.226.288.51473621235.063.062.2210.000.000.00184.00.5421.1
    Minor: AA Totals1103185382100332000000000.258.258.318.57631810113.060.060.2510.000.000.00106.00.9415.9
    Minor: AAA Totals572165316442875024209331821329231020.259.334.348.682187757599.199.089.2689.707.030.7368.91.2823.1
    Minnesota Twins Totals (4 yrs)20148933114151140004948285025.233.303.274.57755313417.141.041.2548.868.680.98489.00.1814.9
    Montreal Expos Totals (2 yrs)7012311241031200141213111.195.281.276.557142344.195.081.1939.868.450.8641.02.1116.7
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (2 yrs)6112415296131800221602135.234.347.371.7181494610.315.137.24514.7710.740.7341.32.0134.5
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)23603142116001901001.233.246.350.59662214.133.117.2601.6114.529.0060.01.6128.6
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)45110000000000000.200.200.200.400510.000.000.2000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon11321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1985MLB Totals: MONbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22332Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010001101.00000110001.000.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    1986MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010001101.00000110001.000.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)000.0020002202.00000110000.500.000.004.504.500.001.00.000
    National League Totals (2 yrs)000.0020002202.00000110000.500.000.004.504.500.001.00.000
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)000.0010001101.00000110001.000.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    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
    1978Toledo Mud HensILAAA25C7000.03343256371366.9875.200.0050.094.62
    1979Toledo Mud HensILAAA26C7500.039233111436425.9755.700.0054.096.21
    1980Minnesota TwinsALMLB27C320234.0106960121115.9503.600.4919.994.12
    1980Minnesota TwinsALMLB27DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.25.910
    1981Minnesota TwinsALMLB28C590466.02544190304295.9705.000.6354.195.21
    1981Minnesota TwinsALMLB281B101.02000221.0002.002.000.91.67
    1981Minnesota TwinsALMLB28DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.91.612
    1982Minnesota TwinsALMLB29C530367.02302635259256.9884.800.7032.798.12
    1983Evansville TripletsAmerAAA30C6000.030026116337326.9675.400.0044.189.61
    1983Detroit TigersALMLB30C4014.0121101413.9293.300.932.5100.05
    1984Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA31C10100.05885468648642.9916.400.0065.691.01
    1984Montreal ExposNLMLB31C209.09000991.0004.501.001.266.73
    1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA32C500.02740031311.0006.200.003.5100.05
    1985Montreal ExposNLMLB32C660363.12272045251247.9843.700.6841.098.52
    1985Montreal ExposNLMLB32P101.0000000.0000.000.000.61.519
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLB33C530322.22151752237232.9794.400.7232.794.62
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLB33P101.0000000.0000.000.000.61.815
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAA34C1000.04670053531.0005.300.007.1100.04
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLB34C510325.12132143238234.9834.600.7231.5100.02
    1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLB34C5028.0194202523.9204.600.823.1100.04
    1988Syracuse ChiefsILAAA35C4200.02452323270268.9936.400.0029.8100.01
    1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLB35C230161.2971011108107.9914.700.6614.2100.03
    1989Syracuse ChiefsILAAA36C2500.01551312169168.9946.700.0017.2100.03
    MLB Totals - (C)34802,2901382149351614.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (1B)101200012.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (P)202000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)300000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (C)388002087192362616.0000.000.00---------
    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 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
    1978Minor-70---------
    1979Minor-75---------
    1980MLB-32--------2
    1981MLB-591-------1
    1982MLB-53---------
    1983MLB-4---------
    1983Minor-60---------
    1984MLB-2---------
    1984Minor-101---------
    1985MLB166---------
    1985Minor-5---------
    1986MLB153---------
    1987MLB-56---------
    1987Minor-10---------
    1988MLB-23---------
    1988Minor-42---------
    1989Minor-25---------
    Totals27361-------3