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Billy Butler
Birthdate: 4/18/1986 (30 y, 11 m, 6 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/260     Position: 1B/DH
Drafted: 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 14, Overall: 14, Team: Kansas City Royals
Contract: $30M / 3 Years (2015 - 2017)
RotoWire News: Butler went 1-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored in his Yankee debut Thursday versus Boston. (9/16/2016)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Butler solidified his reputation as the league's softest "slugger" last year, when he hit just five home runs and lost a locker-room fight against the significantly smaller Danny Valencia. Oakland waived Butler — with a full year of his 3 year, $30 million deal still on the books — and he played in a few games for the Yankees before the season ended. Butler is strictly a designated hitter, he's entering his age-31 season, he's already a historically bad base runner, he last hit more than 15 homers in 2012, and he picks fights with his teammates over endorsement deals. He remains a free agent, and given his extremely limited skill set and questionable clubhouse demeanor, that's no surprise. (Scott Strandberg)

The Quick Opinion: If he ends up signing, expect him to do lots of Billy Butler things, like hit .275 with a bunch of doubles. For a player who is only eligible at first base, Butler is only relevant in very deep leagues even if he finds an everyday job, which seems highly unlikely.

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SeasonThrough 0 - 1GABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2007Through 0 - 177155161412613022216133000400.265
2008Through 0 - 11132132195341100221860410001100.249
2009Through 0 - 11462822977341250774014067010900.259
2010Through 0 - 114026528974531407724180452401700.279
2011Through 0 - 11412923088356210664511061230700.284
2012Through 0 - 11452953178664110111144171733201000.292
2013Through 0 - 114628830474561305532141712001100.257
2014Through 0 - 1141297309785617055323066540700.263
2015Through 0 - 113929931475521706634120732101200.251
2016Through 0 - 17012513132254033146021000500.256
TotalThrough 0 - 1125825112649669470145054543041073551161509300.266

SeasonThrough 0 - 1BB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Through 0 - 13.7 %20.5 %0.18.265.292.387.679.123.32515-4.9.29573
2008Through 0 - 12.7 %18.7 %0.15.249.269.324.593.075.30015-11.8.26352
2009Through 0 - 14.7 %22.6 %0.21.259.293.422.715.163.31631-4.5.31083
2010Through 0 - 16.2 %15.6 %0.40.279.325.411.737.132.309340.8.325100
2011Through 0 - 13.6 %19.8 %0.18.284.312.418.729.134.338350.6.31996
2012Through 0 - 15.4 %23.0 %0.23.292.334.441.775.149.352425.4.336111
2013Through 0 - 14.6 %23.4 %0.20.257.296.354.650.097.32527-6.2.28877
2014Through 0 - 11.0 %21.4 %0.05.263.278.370.649.108.31727-5.9.28578
2015Through 0 - 13.8 %23.2 %0.16.251.283.368.651.117.31228-7.3.28481
2016Through 0 - 14.6 %16.0 %0.29.256.290.360.650.104.28712-3.8.28377
TotalThrough 0 - 14.0 %20.8 %0.19.266.299.389.688.122.320266-37.5.30185

SeasonThrough 0 - 1GB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007Through 0 - 11.8822.1 %50.8 %27.0 %18.2 %6.1 %6.5 %0.0 %27.1 %43.4 %29.5 %17.2 %55.7 %27.1 %664195469
2008Through 0 - 11.8415.7 %54.7 %29.7 %11.8 %3.9 %3.2 %0.0 %35.5 %31.4 %33.1 %19.2 %59.3 %21.5 %832217615
2009Through 0 - 11.3918.1 %47.7 %34.3 %9.5 %9.5 %3.9 %0.0 %33.8 %34.7 %31.5 %12.0 %60.7 %27.3 %1212339873
2010Through 0 - 11.7218.8 %51.3 %29.9 %4.5 %10.4 %3.5 %0.0 %37.5 %35.3 %27.2 %16.5 %50.9 %32.6 %1139342797
2011Through 0 - 11.5820.5 %48.7 %30.8 %6.9 %8.3 %6.1 %0.0 %36.8 %36.8 %26.5 %17.5 %52.1 %30.3 %1166320846
2012Through 0 - 12.2725.4 %51.8 %22.8 %2.0 %21.6 %3.4 %0.0 %36.6 %36.2 %27.2 %11.6 %54.0 %34.4 %1257345912
2013Through 0 - 12.0220.7 %53.0 %26.3 %5.3 %8.8 %3.5 %0.0 %39.2 %38.3 %22.6 %15.2 %56.2 %28.6 %1226336890
2014Through 0 - 11.8321.7 %50.6 %27.7 %3.1 %7.7 %4.2 %0.0 %34.5 %36.6 %28.9 %12.8 %49.4 %37.9 %1131261870
2015Through 0 - 11.5317.6 %49.8 %32.6 %9.5 %8.1 %2.7 %0.0 %38.3 %33.9 %27.8 %13.7 %55.1 %31.3 %1236339897
2016Through 0 - 11.3427.9 %41.3 %30.8 %3.1 %9.4 %2.3 %0.0 %29.8 %37.5 %32.7 %16.4 %53.9 %29.8 %519138381
TotalThrough 0 - 11.7320.5 %50.3 %29.2 %7.1 %9.4 %3.9 %0.0 %35.6 %36.1 %28.3 %14.9 %54.5 %30.5 %1038228327550