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Billy Butler
Birthdate: 4/18/1986 (30 y, 11 m, 8 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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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Royals (AA)11953515829617.7 %12.5 %.168.355.331.388.499.390132    
2007Royals (AAA)57256134046116.8 %12.5 %.251.280.291.412.542.408142    
2007Royals923608385207.5 %15.3 %.155.328.292.347.447.342105-2.10.0-8.00.4
2008Royals (AAA)2611551813012.2 %6.1 %.228.326.337.417.564.423151    
2008Royals12447811445506.9 %11.9 %.124.294.275.324.400.32090-7.7-13.4-13.9-1.1
2009Royals15967221789318.6 %15.3 %.191.332.301.362.492.369122-7.710.9-17.01.7
2010Royals158678157778010.2 %11.5 %.151.341.318.388.469.373133-12.613.4-17.02.0
2011Royals15967319749529.8 %14.1 %.169.316.291.361.461.352120-8.27.1-18.21.1
2012Royals161679297210728.0 %16.3 %.197.341.313.373.510.377139-12.718.3-18.72.3
2013Royals162668156282011.8 %15.3 %.124.326.289.374.412.345117-9.13.8-16.11.0
2014Royals1516039576606.8 %15.9 %.107.310.271.323.379.31196-8.2-11.1-14.5-0.7
2014Royals1349038110.2 %10.2 %.071.282.262.327.333.29484    
2015Athletics15160115636508.7 %16.8 %.139.282.251.323.390.311100-11.1-11.4-14.3-0.6
20162 Teams972745273507.7 %15.3 %.132.320.284.336.416.324105-5.8-4.0-9.0-0.4
    2016Athletics852424243107.9 %14.0 %.127.308.276.331.403.317101-5.8-5.5-7.1-0.4
    2016Yankees123213406.3 %25.0 %.172.429.345.375.517.3761370.11.5-1.90.1
2017Depth Charts9238510404808.6 %17.5 %.146.307.271.336.416.325101-2.5-1.8-9.60.1
2017Steamer632607283118.9 %17.7 %.151.310.273.342.425.331106-2.5-0.8-7.40.0
2017ZiPS12645912465808.3 %17.4 %.140.304.268.331.408.31998-0.3-1.3-11.80.3
Total- - -1414568614759272858.8 %14.8 %.151.320.290.354.441.345115-85.213.7-146.65.9
Postseason- - -1349038110.2 %10.2 %.071.282.262.327.333.29484    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Royals (AA)119477535158109331158296413678812510.331
2007Royals (AAA)57203256593510113404643232361810.291
2007Royals9232936096632328385227555220800.292
2008Royals (AAA)26101115342261518131407000400.337
2008Royals12444347812289220114455330570202301.275
2009Royals1596086721831105112178935831032402010.301
2010Royals158595678189129450157778698785903200.318
2011Royals1595976731741114401974956615953701621.291
2012Royals16161467919213032129721075491117402021.313
2013Royals16258266816812627015628279111023402800.289
2014Royals15154960314910832095766413965802100.271
2014Royals13424911830038505020310.262
2015Athletics151538601135912811563655241017402600.251
20162 Teams97250274714818052735211420301300.284
    2016Athletics85221242614116042431191340201300.276
    2016Yankees12293210720134208010000.345
2017Depth Charts92345385936418010404833268331 00.271
2017Steamer6323226063431207283123146221 10.273
2017ZiPS12641445911177220124658383803401900.268
Total- - -141451055686147910053225147592728500598403447020753.290
Postseason- - -13424911830038505020310.262

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Royals (AA)7.7 %12.5 %0.61.331.388.499.887.1683.0.355  0.89022.0.390132
2007Royals (AAA)16.8 %12.5 %1.34.291.412.542.954.2513.5.280  0.24814.2.408142
2007Royals7.5 %15.3 %0.49.292.347.447.794.1552.1.328-2.10.3-0.3483.4.342105
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303     .331 
2008Royals (AAA)12.2 %6.1 %2.00.337.417.564.982.2282.9.326  0.0237.9.423151
2008Royals6.9 %11.9 %0.58.275.324.400.724.1241.1.294-3.7-3.3-0.754-3.2.32090
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300     .328 
2009Royals8.6 %15.3 %0.56.301.362.492.853.1912.0.332-5.5-2.0-0.210322.5.369122
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299     .329 
2010Royals10.2 %11.5 %0.88.318.388.469.857.1511.1.341-6.9-5.1-0.610628.4.373133
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297     .321 
2011Royals9.8 %14.1 %0.69.291.361.461.822.1691.9.316-7.1-0.5-0.69519.4.352120
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2012Royals8.0 %16.3 %0.49.313.373.510.882.1971.8.341-9.4-2.5-0.811133.7.377139
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Royals11.8 %15.3 %0.77.289.374.412.787.1240.8.326-4.4-4.0-0.79016.4.345117
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Royals6.8 %15.9 %0.43.271.323.379.702.1071.2.310-5.3-2.3-0.6650.3.31196
2014Royals10.2 %10.2 %1.00.262.327.333.660.0713.5.282  0.25-0.6.29484
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Athletics8.7 %16.8 %0.51.251.323.390.713.1391.8.282-6.6-4.2-0.367-0.9.311100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
20162 Teams7.7 %15.3 %0.50.284.336.416.752.1321.1.320-3.7-1.9-0.2341.3.324105
    2016Athletics7.9 %14.0 %0.56.276.331.403.733.1271.2.308-3.6-2.1-0.128-0.2.317101
    2016Yankees6.3 %25.0 %0.25.345.375.517.892.1720.7.429-0.10.20.051.5.376137
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts8.6 %17.5 %0.49.271.336.416.753.1461.8.307-2.2 -0.2482.2.325101
2017Steamer8.9 %17.7 %0.50.273.342.425.766.1512.1.310-2.3 -0.2332.8.331106
2017ZiPS8.3 %17.4 %0.48.268.331.408.739.1401.1.304  -0.3540.4.31998
Total- - -8.8 %14.8 %0.60.290.354.441.795.1511.7.320-54.7-25.5-5.0773121.4.345115
Postseason- - -10.2 %10.2 %1.00.262.327.333.660.0713.5.282  0.25-0.6.29484

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2007Royals1.4320.7 %46.7 %32.6 %13.3 %8.9 %6.2 %0.0 %31.2 %40.9 %27.9 %16.3 %50.4 %33.3 %
2008Royals1.4116.5 %48.8 %34.6 %9.7 %8.2 %3.7 %0.0 %35.6 %34.0 %30.4 %14.2 %60.6 %25.3 %
2009Royals1.3818.3 %47.3 %34.4 %8.0 %12.0 %4.1 %0.0 %38.9 %31.4 %29.7 %12.0 %57.0 %31.0 %
2010Royals1.4018.3 %47.7 %34.0 %4.5 %8.4 %4.8 %0.0 %37.5 %35.2 %27.4 %14.4 %49.0 %36.5 %
2011Royals1.2718.7 %45.6 %35.8 %6.6 %10.4 %5.6 %0.0 %37.1 %36.0 %26.9 %16.3 %52.7 %31.0 %
2012Royals1.6423.9 %47.3 %28.8 %3.4 %19.9 %4.2 %0.0 %36.5 %38.7 %24.9 %10.1 %53.3 %36.7 %
2013Royals2.0120.5 %53.1 %26.4 %3.1 %11.7 %3.5 %0.0 %38.2 %38.0 %23.8 %12.2 %55.8 %32.0 %
2014Royals1.7422.1 %49.5 %28.4 %4.6 %6.9 %3.5 %0.0 %36.7 %34.5 %28.9 %12.8 %50.3 %36.9 %
2014Royals1.0615.4 %43.6 %41.0 %6.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2015Athletics1.6117.7 %50.8 %31.5 %9.4 %10.8 %3.6 %0.0 %38.1 %32.7 %29.3 %15.2 %54.4 %30.4 %
20162 Teams1.4628.9 %42.2 %28.9 %3.3 %8.2 %3.4 %0.0 %33.6 %39.3 %27.0 %15.2 %52.1 %32.7 %
    2016Athletics1.4829.1 %42.3 %28.6 %3.7 %7.4 %2.5 %0.0 %34.9 %38.6 %26.5 %14.3 %52.4 %33.3 %
    2016Yankees1.2927.3 %40.9 %31.8 %0.0 %14.3 %11.1 %0.0 %22.7 %45.5 %31.8 %22.7 %50.0 %27.3 %
Total- - -1.5220.1 %48.2 %31.7 %6.5 %10.8 %4.2 %0.0 %36.8 %35.7 %27.5 %13.6 %53.6 %32.7 %
Postseason- - -1.0615.4 %43.6 %41.0 %6.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2007Royals1299057128005298521381
2008Royals189134641371064010751715
2009Royals24117593141000101415852599
2010Royals2511799681200101915402559
2011Royals2321829512130099115352526
2012Royals2401461215100097616152591
2013Royals257128994900102515842609
2014Royals228131102680074114022143
2014Royals17166100064120184
2015Athletics224139781380080714412248
20162 Teams89616123003836741057
    2016Athletics8054552200343582925
    2016Yankees97601004092132
Total- - -2080136586689881081251330321428
Postseason- - -17166100064120184

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2007Royals0.48-5.546.015.670.550.890.8670.160.37
2008Royals-0.41-8.137.72-5.42-0.580.920.979-1.511.07
2009Royals2.34-10.2112.5521.792.090.921.7642.390.16
2010Royals1.41-11.6613.0714.081.511.044.4011.87-0.52
2011Royals0.71-12.2712.9823.292.301.061.1361.16-0.49
2012Royals2.84-12.0014.8425.922.751.032.0143.21-0.45
2013Royals1.16-11.5412.7115.031.641.011.8951.47-0.31
2014Royals0.09-10.0710.162.370.270.981.358-0.810.90
2014Royals-0.10-1.141.040.810.071.231.261-0.03-0.05
2015Athletics-1.49-11.179.684.030.561.001.328-0.34-1.14
20162 Teams0.48-4.514.992.910.300.982.00280.330.16
    2016Athletics0.44-4.034.472.850.300.971.98240.380.08
    2016Yankees0.03-0.480.520.060.001.052.134-0.050.08
Total- - -7.61-97.09104.71109.6711.390.991.60807.93-0.25
Postseason- - --0.10-1.141.040.810.071.231.261-0.03-0.05

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2007Royals58.6% (91.0)18.6% (82.8)2.1% (84.8)7.6% (75.0)11.2% (81.0)1.1% (82.3)0.7% (66.0)1.7%
2008Royals58.6% (90.6)19.5% (82.7)4.0% (85.4)8.0% (75.6)9.5% (81.0)0.2% (80.8)0.3% (64.2)2.6%
2009Royals56.9% (91.9)16.7% (83.9)5.6% (87.8)8.1% (77.2)11.4% (82.1)0.7% (85.1)0.5% (68.3)2.2%
2010Royals57.3% (92.3)18.7% (84.1)5.2% (88.0)7.1% (77.1)10.4% (83.2)0.6% (84.9)0.8% (68.2)2.0%
2011Royals61.0% (92.1)17.6% (83.6)4.7% (87.2)6.8% (78.3)8.5% (83.3)1.1% (85.3)0.4% (66.0)2.6%
2012Royals53.5% (92.1)18.1% (83.7)6.8% (87.5)10.5% (77.5)9.9% (83.6)1.1% (84.8) 1.3%
2013Royals54.4% (92.0)16.6% (84.2)6.6% (88.1)10.0% (77.8)10.0% (83.3)1.4% (83.2)0.9% (76.8)1.4%
2014Royals50.2% (91.8)20.1% (83.9)7.6% (87.3)11.4% (77.7)8.8% (83.2)1.4% (84.3)0.5% (78.5)0.6%
2015Athletics53.7% (91.5)20.1% (83.4)4.8% (87.0)8.9% (77.5)9.5% (83.3)1.5% (83.7)1.3% (77.4)0.8%
20162 Teams52.4% (91.7)17.2% (82.9)7.9% (86.6)10.6% (77.7)10.7% (83.0)0.5% (84.8)0.8% (71.4)0.3%
    2016Athletics52.6% (91.6)16.9% (82.6)8.4% (86.5)11.4% (77.7)10.2% (82.7)0.5% (84.8) 0.3%
    2016Yankees50.8% (92.4)18.9% (85.1)4.5% (88.2)5.3% (77.9)14.4% (84.5) 6.1% (71.4) 
Total- - -55.7% (91.8)18.3% (83.6)5.6% (87.3)8.9% (77.3)9.9% (82.8)1.0% (84.1)0.6% (72.7)1.6%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Royals55.5 % 1.5 %0.3 % 0.1 %19.3 %7.0 %  14.6 % 1.8 % 
2008Royals58.1 % 2.1 %0.1 % 0.8 %19.3 %8.7 %  10.6 % 0.3 % 
2009Royals53.0 %3.9 %3.5 %  2.1 %18.3 %8.3 %  10.4 % 0.4 % 
2010Royals36.8 %10.2 %5.8 %1.1 %0.0 %10.8 %16.8 %6.6 %0.3 % 10.6 % 1.0 % 
2011Royals41.5 %11.1 %4.8 %1.3 % 8.5 %17.3 %6.2 %0.3 % 8.8 % 0.4 % 
2012Royals32.8 %13.6 %5.7 %0.8 % 7.8 %18.6 %10.9 %  9.8 %0.0 %  
2013Royals34.6 %12.8 %4.8 %0.9 %0.1 %7.0 %18.2 %10.4 %0.1 %0.0 %10.4 %0.1 %0.7 % 
2014Royals32.6 %11.9 %6.0 %1.6 %0.1 %5.5 %21.5 %10.9 %0.8 % 8.7 % 0.5 % 
2015Athletics32.9 %12.5 %5.7 %1.4 % 7.1 %19.3 %8.3 %1.8 %0.1 %9.5 % 1.4 % 
20162 Teams32.3 %14.8 %6.9 %0.6 % 4.7 %17.1 %8.0 %3.6 % 11.2 % 0.8 % 
    2016Athletics32.1 %14.3 %7.3 %0.7 % 5.3 %16.8 %8.8 %3.7 % 11.1 %   
    2016Yankees33.9 %18.5 %4.6 %   19.2 %2.3 %3.1 % 12.3 % 6.2 % 
Total- - -40.0 %9.7 %4.9 %0.9 %0.0 %6.1 %18.5 %8.7 %0.6 %0.0 %10.1 %0.0 %0.6 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Royals91.4 86.677.3 87.283.376.2  80.9 65.4
2008Royals90.6 86.985.8 91.182.975.4  80.7 64.3
2009Royals92.087.488.4  89.984.077.4  82.4 66.1
2010Royals92.791.087.683.480.391.383.977.383.0 83.2 69.9
2011Royals92.291.988.284.0 90.983.577.782.2 83.3 66.0
2012Royals91.992.188.584.0 91.083.977.8  83.675.2 
2013Royals92.091.488.783.486.291.984.478.277.866.983.474.776.7
2014Royals92.091.487.983.588.090.683.977.980.2 83.4 78.6
2015Athletics92.091.587.884.1 89.483.477.981.169.783.0 77.4
20162 Teams92.091.787.484.8 89.683.176.481.2 83.0 71.5
    2016Athletics92.091.687.484.8 89.682.776.581.3 82.7  
    2016Yankees92.092.187.2   85.075.179.7 85.2 71.5
Total- - -91.991.488.083.785.290.883.777.581.169.082.874.972.2

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2007Royals6.5-4.90.02.30.5-0.50.20.82-1.950.062.240.31-3.661.63
2008Royals-6.2-2.62.2-1.2-1.60.00.2-0.63-0.813.30-0.88-1.000.923.61
2009Royals17.7-2.70.54.6-0.3-1.1-0.21.22-0.630.382.23-0.09-5.60-1.44
2010Royals23.2-2.1-0.21.01.8-0.40.01.61-0.45-0.160.550.71-2.83-0.02
2011Royals15.1-1.6-2.32.91.41.01.01.01-0.36-2.011.730.693.6710.84
2012Royals27.0-1.21.4-1.90.80.5 1.97-0.270.80-0.700.321.74 
2013Royals16.6-5.60.2-0.30.6-1.7-0.21.18-1.300.14-0.100.25-4.74-0.94
2014Royals5.1-5.80.8-2.3-0.3-0.30.00.48-1.360.47-0.95-0.13-0.90-0.22
2015Athletics-6.0-5.61.3-0.43.61.4-2.5-0.50-1.251.24-0.201.714.13-8.23
20162 Teams2.2-2.91.3-0.3-2.2-0.1-0.30.40-1.591.62-0.26-1.92-2.39-3.15
    2016Athletics-0.1-2.41.6-0.3-2.6-0.1 -0.02-1.552.06-0.28-2.80-2.39 
    2016Yankees2.3-0.5-0.20.00.5 -0.33.45-1.82-3.920.072.39 -3.15
Total- - -101.2-35.05.34.44.6-1.2-1.80.86-0.910.450.240.22-0.58-1.41

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Royals0.2 -0.1-0.4 0.0-2.31.2  4.5 0.3
2008Royals-6.4 -0.60.0 0.0-4.40.0  1.3 0.2
2009Royals17.63.9-0.4  -1.4-4.05.2  -1.5 -0.1
2010Royals4.87.1-1.40.30.88.5-0.31.80.0 -2.4 -0.2
2011Royals14.0-2.30.4-1.1 2.8-1.20.2-0.2 3.3 0.9
2012Royals16.36.84.40.8 0.8-2.0-1.8  0.60.0 
2013Royals7.46.9-0.8-1.00.00.4-2.9-1.50.0-0.10.3-0.10.1
2014Royals5.8-3.0-3.6-1.1-0.21.7-1.4-2.6-0.1 0.4 0.0
2015Athletics-8.0-3.01.11.3 2.0-6.10.8-0.30.53.0 -2.4
20162 Teams0.21.71.4-0.4 -0.8-3.2-1.20.8 -1.6 -0.3
    2016Athletics-1.31.01.5-0.4 -0.8-2.6-1.30.9 -2.2  
    2016Yankees1.50.7-0.1   -0.50.00.0 0.7 -0.3
Total- - -52.018.00.4-1.60.614.1-27.72.00.10.47.7-0.1-1.5

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Royals0.05 -0.72-19.40 2.84-1.512.17  3.88 1.90
2008Royals-0.65 -1.792.98 -0.26-1.350.00  0.70 3.61
2009Royals1.293.93-0.40  -2.56-0.852.43  -0.58 -1.30
2010Royals0.522.74-0.951.2380.253.12-0.071.08-0.62 -0.91 -0.84
2011Royals1.37-0.850.32-3.57 1.36-0.280.11-3.40 1.52 10.47
2012Royals1.951.963.013.86 0.42-0.42-0.65  0.220.00 
2013Royals0.842.09-0.63-4.67-0.470.20-0.61-0.57-1.55-5.300.11-5.620.73
2014Royals0.84-1.20-2.83-3.36-20.171.49-0.31-1.10-0.36 0.20 -0.22
2015Athletics-1.09-1.080.874.12 1.27-1.410.41-0.8516.171.41 -8.10
20162 Teams0.051.101.85-6.10 -1.60-1.75-1.442.19 -1.33 -3.15
    2016Athletics-0.430.762.23-6.10 -1.60-1.68-1.552.57 -2.18  
    2016Yankees3.312.98-2.32   -2.191.53-1.03 4.07 -3.15
Total- - -0.630.910.04-0.9314.781.13-0.730.110.1010.800.37-3.75-1.16

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2007Royals22.1 %69.1 %46.4 %57.5 %89.3 %82.0 %51.7 %56.4 %8.3 %
2007Average23.7 %66.0 %45.5 %58.8 %88.2 %80.7 %51.5 %58.7 %8.7 %
2008Royals23.9 %63.0 %43.9 %60.7 %93.3 %84.6 %51.0 %58.6 %6.8 %
2008Average24.9 %65.4 %45.4 %61.6 %87.9 %80.7 %50.5 %58.6 %8.7 %
2009Royals25.3 %63.2 %42.9 %69.0 %88.8 %82.5 %46.4 %53.6 %7.5 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %44.8 %62.5 %87.8 %80.5 %48.3 %58.2 %8.7 %
2010Royals26.3 %61.7 %42.0 %72.1 %91.3 %84.6 %44.1 %52.2 %6.4 %
2010Average28.7 %64.4 %44.9 %66.8 %88.1 %80.7 %45.4 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011Royals28.2 %63.0 %43.8 %69.9 %87.4 %81.2 %44.9 %56.8 %8.0 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Royals29.5 %59.8 %43.2 %71.2 %89.4 %82.6 %45.2 %55.8 %7.4 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Royals28.6 %62.3 %43.1 %72.5 %90.9 %84.0 %43.1 %54.6 %6.8 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Royals33.3 %64.8 %47.7 %69.1 %90.5 %82.4 %45.8 %62.4 %8.4 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Athletics29.5 %63.1 %45.0 %66.4 %91.1 %82.4 %46.2 %62.2 %7.9 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
20162 Teams32.6 %62.5 %45.5 %67.0 %90.6 %81.0 %43.5 %58.8 %8.6 %
    2016Athletics31.0 %63.0 %45.0 %66.5 %90.9 %81.5 %43.7 %57.9 %8.3 %
    2016Yankees42.9 %58.2 %49.2 %69.7 %87.5 %78.5 %41.7 %65.6 %10.6 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -28.0 %63.0 %44.1 %68.8 %90.2 %82.8 %45.9 %56.9 %7.5 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Royals29.6 %66.6 %47.6 %71.1 %87.9 %82.5 %48.6 %23.1
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Royals27.5 %59.9 %43.8 %65.4 %93.0 %84.4 %50.4 %22.2
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Royals27.4 %59.1 %42.9 %68.3 %90.3 %83.2 %49.0 %22.4
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Royals26.2 %57.7 %42.0 %70.7 %90.4 %84.3 %50.3 %21.8
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Royals26.2 %60.5 %43.8 %67.1 %87.3 %81.4 %51.3 %22.0
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Royals29.3 %57.6 %43.2 %67.3 %90.5 %82.5 %49.3 %22.2
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Royals27.0 %60.3 %43.1 %69.1 %91.1 %84.0 %48.5 %22.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Royals31.4 %64.1 %47.7 %64.0 %91.2 %82.2 %50.0 %22.8
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Athletics29.0 %60.9 %45.0 %62.2 %92.1 %82.4 %50.0 %21.6
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
20162 Teams33.0 %61.1 %45.5 %64.1 %92.7 %81.2 %44.7 %22.5
    2016Athletics31.9 %61.3 %45.0 %63.8 %92.9 %81.5 %44.6 %22.3
    2016Yankees40.9 %59.3 %49.2 %65.5 %91.4 %79.7 %45.4 %23.6
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -28.3 %60.2 %44.1 %66.9 %90.6 %82.9 %49.5 %22.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2007Royals1B131183.079822060062    .978 
2008Royals1B3433260.023392112401265    .992 
2009Royals1B1451431248.0114192105411311211639    .992 
2010Royals1B1271261102.110029666094709622    .995 
2011Royals1B111194.286800053181    1.000 
2012Royals1B2020165.2147153211710185    .982 
2013Royals1B7753.056000030041    1.000 
2014Royals1B3735310.0272242102510267    .993 
2015Athletics1B7757.049700031031    1.000 
20162 Teams1B2517130.011393201000105    .976 
    2016Athletics1B2214113.097721080084    .981 
    2016Yankees1B3317.016211020021    .947 
Total- - -1B4264103503.231782682819630024431388    .992 
2007RoyalsLF6543.0401100000     .800 
Total- - -LF6543.0401100000     .800 
2007RoyalsOF6543.0401100000     .800 
Total- - -OF6543.0401100000     .800 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2007Royals1B83.0 0 -1211613.8135     -0.22.3-0.51.624.3
2008Royals1B260.0 0 0-3-33424.7065     -0.2-2.0-0.6-2.8-15.6
2009Royals1B1248.0 0 -3-5-8174128.73649   -7 -0.7-2.4-2.0-5.1-5.4
2010Royals1B1102.1 0 -3-2-5183137.74935   -8 -0.5-4.91.3-4.2-4.5
2011Royals1B94.2 0 0-2-2116.5460   -1 -0.1-2.20.3-2.0-37.0
2012Royals1B165.2 0 -1-2-32419.7923   -1 0.0-1.0-1.3-2.4-21.0
2013Royals1B53.0 0 00098.8890      0.30.20.511.5
2014Royals1B310.0 0 0-3-35644.7863   -1 -0.2-0.40.4-0.1-0.7
2015Athletics1B57.0 0 -10-2109.9000     -0.10.70.30.915.6
20162 Teams1B130.0 0 1-3-22313.5654   -1 -0.2-1.1-0.9-2.1-15.0
    2016Athletics1B113.0 0 1-101811.6114   -1 -0.2-0.5-0.2-0.9-7.8
    2016Yankees1B17.0 0 0-2-252.4000      -0.6-0.7-1.2-45.7
Total- - -1B3503.2 0 -8-18-27540401.743104   -19 -2.0-10.9-2.7-15.7-5.6
2007RoyalsLF43.0  00-1-194.4440    1.3 -1.6-0.8-1.1-55.6
Total- - -LF43.0  00-1-194.4440    1.3 -1.6-0.8-1.1-55.6
2007RoyalsOF43.0  00-1-194.4440    1.3 -1.6-0.8-1.1-55.6
Total- - -OF43.0  00-1-194.4440    1.3 -1.6-0.8-1.1-55.6

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012Royals1B165.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)96.7%    (30)
2013Royals1B53.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (10)
2014Royals1B310.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)83.3%      (6)96.9%    (64)
2015Athletics1B57.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (11)
20162 Teams1B130.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (2)50.0%      (2)83.3%    (24)
    2016Athletics1B113.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (2)50.0%      (2)85.7%    (21)
    2016Yankees1B17.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)66.7%      (3)
Total- - -1B3503.20.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (2)80.0%    (10)95.0%  (139)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2009Royals1248.0242719223416351925-7
2010Royals1102.1612710152714302421-8
2011Royals94.2191712152420252419-1
2012Royals165.2194211142824312926-1
2014Royals310.0303012173127353327-1
    2016Athletics113.049172317415713-1
Total- - -2920.21532814183017332324-18

SeasonTeamPosInnFSRDRSTZLUZRSTDEVERRADR
2007Royals1B83.0 20.70.90.7+/- 0.41.2
2008Royals1B260.0 -3-1.6-1.50.8+/- 0.5-2.0
2009Royals1B1248.0-7-5-4.9-5.30.7+/- 0.3-5.2
2010Royals1B1102.1-8-2-3.0-3.01.9+/- 1.0-3.2
2007RoyalsLF43.0 -1-3.0-1.01.1+/- 0.7-1.7

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2007Royals2.1-2.10.5-8.50.0-8.01.311.24.50.4$2.4 
2008Royals-5.6-7.7-2.8-11.1-13.4-13.91.814.6-10.9-1.1($6.7)$0
2009Royals18.7-7.7-5.1-11.910.9-17.02.520.516.91.7$10.8 
2010Royals26.0-12.6-4.2-12.813.4-17.03.120.119.62.0$12.2 
2011Royals15.3-8.2-2.0-16.27.1-18.22.219.610.71.1$8.6 
2012Royals31.1-12.7-2.4-16.318.3-18.72.520.122.12.3$15.1 
2013Royals12.9-9.10.5-16.73.8-16.12.919.19.71.0$7.7 
2014Royals-2.9-8.2-0.1-14.3-11.1-14.52.417.0-6.1-0.7($5.1) 
2015Athletics-0.3-11.10.9-15.2-11.4-14.32.117.6-6.0-0.6($5.1) 
20162 Teams1.7-5.8-2.1-6.8-4.0-9.01.18.3-3.7-0.4($3.0) 
    2016Athletics0.3-5.8-0.9-6.2-5.5-7.10.97.3-4.4-0.4($3.6) 
    2016Yankees1.40.1-1.2-0.71.5-1.90.11.00.70.1$0.6 
Total- - -98.9-85.2-16.8-129.813.7-146.621.7167.856.85.9$36.9$0

  • $30m / 3 Years (2015 - 2017) (Edit)
    • signed by Oakland Athletics on 11/19/2014 (Free Agent)
    • 2015: $5M, 2016: $10M, 2017: $10M
    • Signing Bonus: $5M
    • Agent / Agency: Legacy Agency
    • Originally Reported By: Robert Murray
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: espn.go.com
    • Submitted by mo_green
  • $30m / 4 Years (2011 - 2014) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 1/23/2011 (Extension)
    • 2011: $3M, 2012: $8M, 2013: $8M, 2014: $8M
    • 2015 Team Option: $12.5M ($1M buyout)
    • Signing Bonus: $2M
    • Agent / Agency: The Legacy Agency - Greg Genske
    • Originally Reported By: Bob Dutton, Kansas City Star
    • Source: kaegel.mlblogs.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by The Doubleday
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2010) (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 3/4/2010 (League Minimum)
    • 2010: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 14, Overall: 14
    • Team: Kansas City Royals
    • School: Wolfson Senior HS (FL)