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Joey Butler
Birthdate: 3/12/1986 (31 y, 5 m, 11 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/220     Position: DH/OF
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 15, Pick: 11, Overall: 453, Team: Texas Rangers
Contract: Add New Contract
RotoWire News: Butler signed a minor league deal with the Nationals on Friday, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports. (2/11/2017)
Profiles:  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2008Rangers (A-)6227143531914.8 %19.9 %.133.381.301.417.434.408141    
2009Rangers (A+)13457412827668.0 %25.4 %.136.367.280.343.416.342102    
2010Rangers (AA)13257310675888.2 %20.9 %.132.340.277.340.409.341106    
2011Rangers (AA)13552114212.7 %29.1 %.159.308.227.382.386.360116    
2011Rangers (AAA)113474127357139.1 %29.1 %.171.451.322.388.493.388120    
2012Rangers (AAA)137584209378613.5 %21.9 %.183.351.290.392.473.382126    
2013Rangers (AAA)119505127151113.7 %23.6 %.146.376.291.395.437.379126    
2013Rangers815031020.0 %40.0 %.167.667.333.467.500.4261680.31.40.80.3
2014Cardinals (AAA)3110641620017.9 %15.1 %.186.409.360.481.547.455174    
2014Cardinals66000016.7 %50.0 %.000.000.000.167.000.115-360.0-0.9-0.1-0.1
2015Rays (AAA)3113762124010.2 %22.6 %.242.410.333.416.575.450190    
2015Rays882768303055.8 %29.7 %.140.377.276.326.416.325108-4.6-2.1-4.60.2
2016Indians (AAA)1184658544249.7 %22.8 %.104.303.240.318.344.30591    
2017Steamer0100008.4 %26.6 %.118.310.237.306.354.290810.00.00.00.0
2017ZiPS1023798393527.9 %25.9 %.116.310.238.304.355.28976-0.2-11.4-8.5-0.8
2017Nationals (AAA)2890288012.2 %23.3 %.114.268.215.311.329.29782    
2017Steamer (R)0100008.9 %28.0 %.125.309.232.305.357.289800.00.00.00.0
Total- - -1022978333156.7 %30.6 %.139.383.274.330.412.326108-4.3-1.5-3.90.5

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008Rangers (A-)622262716851854353140054500594.301
2009Rangers (A+)1345225741461003311282764601465101464.280
2010Rangers (AA)1325165731431012661067584731205502186.277
2011Rangers (AA)1344551071021147016400121.227
2011Rangers (AAA)113426474137932751273574321384109134.322
2012Rangers (AAA)137493584143942812093787931287501664.290
2013Rangers (AAA)119426505124862601271516901196311012.291
2013Rangers812154220031306000000.333
2014Cardinals (AAA)31861063123404162019116100200.360
2014Cardinals6560000000103000000.000
2015Rays (AAA)311201374024916212414031300400.333
2015Rays88257276715112083030160823001652.276
2016Indians (AAA)118413465997415285442452106312941.240
2017Steamer0110000000000000 00.237
2017ZiPS10234437982591418393530198311921.238
2017Nationals (AAA)28799017123028811021000100.215
2017Steamer (R)0110000000000000 00.232
Total- - -102274297755314083331200913001652.274

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008Rangers (A-)14.8 %19.9 %0.74.301.417.434.851.1336.3.381  0.34813.9.408141
2009Rangers (A+)8.0 %25.4 %0.32.280.343.416.759.1363.9.367  -0.2771.3.342102
2010Rangers (AA)8.2 %20.9 %0.39.277.340.409.749.1324.8.340  -0.8724.2.341106
2011Rangers (AA)12.7 %29.1 %0.44.227.382.386.768.1595.3.308  -0.181.2.360116
2011Rangers (AAA)9.1 %29.1 %0.31.322.388.493.881.1716.3.451  0.68013.3.388120
2012Rangers (AAA)13.5 %21.9 %0.62.290.392.473.865.1833.6.351  -0.79720.1.382126
2013Rangers (AAA)13.7 %23.6 %0.58.291.395.437.831.1461.9.376  -0.98016.4.379126
2013Rangers20.0 %40.0 %0.50.333.467.500.967.1672.2.6670.20.10.031.3.426168
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Cardinals (AAA)17.9 %15.1 %1.19.360.481.5471.028.1861.1.409  0.02410.2.455174
2014Cardinals16.7 %50.0 %0.33.000.167.000.167.0000.1.0000.00.00.00-0.9.115-36
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Rays (AAA)10.2 %22.6 %0.45.333.416.575.991.2423.0.410  -0.22713.0.450190
2015Rays5.8 %29.7 %0.20.276.326.416.742.1403.4.377-1.8-2.90.1342.6.325108
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Indians (AAA)9.7 %22.8 %0.42.240.318.344.662.1044.3.303  0.245-4.2.30591
2017Steamer8.4 %26.6 %0.31.237.306.354.660.1180.1.3100.0 0.000.0.29081
2017ZiPS7.9 %25.9 %0.31.238.304.355.659.1163.3.310  -0.236-9.0.28976
2017Nationals (AAA)12.2 %23.3 %0.52.215.311.329.640.1141.0.268  0.08-1.8.29782
2017Steamer (R)8.9 %28.0 %0.32.232.305.357.662.1253.5.3090.0 0.000.0.28980
Total- - -6.7 %30.6 %0.22.274.330.412.742.1393.4.383-1.6-2.80.1363.0.326108

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2008Rangers (A-)2.5616.3 %60.2 %23.5 %7.7 %10.3 %  29.2 %24.0 %46.8 %   
2009Rangers (A+)1.1213.6 %45.7 %40.7 %15.6 %8.2 %  37.1 %22.3 %40.6 %   
2010Rangers (AA)2.2115.8 %58.0 %26.2 %7.8 %9.7 %  33.4 %24.7 %41.9 %   
2011Rangers (AA)1.173.7 %51.9 %44.4 %25.0 %16.7 %  25.0 %21.4 %53.6 %   
2011Rangers (AAA)2.0122.0 %52.1 %25.9 %6.8 %16.4 %  34.1 %22.8 %43.1 %   
2012Rangers (AAA)1.9917.5 %54.9 %27.6 %7.1 %20.2 %  34.3 %23.2 %42.4 %   
2013Rangers (AAA)2.2217.2 %57.1 %25.7 %7.7 %15.4 %  36.9 %27.9 %35.3 %   
2013Rangers2.0066.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %16.7 %83.3 %50.0 %33.3 %16.7 %
2014Cardinals (AAA)1.2122.1 %42.6 %35.3 %4.2 %16.7 %  34.3 %25.7 %40.0 %   
2014Cardinals1.0050.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2015Rays (AAA)1.5227.6 %43.7 %28.7 %8.0 %24.0 %  34.8 %27.0 %38.2 %   
2015Rays2.8321.1 %58.3 %20.6 %2.8 %22.2 %4.9 %0.0 %27.4 %45.1 %27.4 %14.3 %63.4 %22.3 %
2016Indians (AAA)2.3218.5 %57.0 %24.5 %12.2 %10.8 %  43.2 %25.7 %31.2 %   
2017Nationals (AAA)1.5018.2 %49.1 %32.7 %5.6 %11.1 %  29.3 %32.8 %37.9 %   
Total- - -2.9223.0 %57.4 %19.7 %2.8 %22.2 %4.8 %0.0 %26.8 %43.7 %29.5 %15.3 %62.8 %21.9 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2008Rangers (A-)10039273   175340515
2009Rangers (A+)1651474923   2148291043
2010Rangers (AA)228103628   79713762173
2011Rangers (AA)141213   89134223
2011Rangers (AAA)14773625   68911361825
2012Rangers (AAA)19799637   95213822334
2013Rangers (AAA)17378526   85611712027
2013Rangers2040000283866
2014Cardinals (AAA)2924151   161209370
2014Cardinals1010000111526
2015Rays (AAA)3825242   208336544
2015Rays102363715003696881057
2016Indians (AAA)17274569   69711321829
2017Nationals (AAA)2718101   158251409
Total- - -105364215004087411149

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2013Rangers0.15-0.160.310.690.061.040.2120.100.04
2014Cardinals-0.09-0.100.01-1.15-0.130.710.574-0.08-0.05
2015Rays-1.53-5.864.33-0.090.071.061.2824-0.19-1.26
Total- - --1.48-6.124.64-0.560.001.051.1130-0.17-1.24

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Rangers53.0% (92.4)6.1% (84.5)7.6% (88.6)9.1% (77.3)24.2% (82.9)   
2014Cardinals57.7% (91.9)26.9% (85.3)3.8% (90.0)3.8% (69.0)7.7% (81.0)   
2015Rays55.1% (91.8)20.2% (84.8)3.6% (87.6)6.9% (78.2)10.7% (82.6)0.9% (84.0)2.7% (76.3)0.1%
Total- - -55.1% (91.9)19.5% (84.8)3.8% (87.8)7.0% (78.0)11.4% (82.6)0.8% (84.0)2.4% (76.3)0.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Rangers37.9 %12.1 %6.1 %  6.1 %7.6 %7.6 %  22.7 %   
2014Cardinals46.2 %26.9 %3.9 %   3.9 %3.9 %  15.4 %   
2015Rays34.1 %12.5 %4.6 %0.7 % 6.2 %21.1 %6.2 %0.8 %0.1 %11.1 % 2.7 % 
Total- - -34.6 %12.8 %4.7 %0.6 % 6.1 %19.9 %6.3 %0.7 %0.1 %11.8 % 2.4 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Rangers92.991.887.0  89.283.476.7  82.6  
2014Cardinals90.191.389.7   87.369.3  82.2  
2015Rays92.291.888.482.9 90.684.878.378.562.582.6 76.7
Total- - -92.291.888.482.9 90.584.878.078.562.582.6 76.7

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2013Rangers33.3 %13.6 % 13.6 %24.2 %6.1 %9.1 %    
2014Cardinals42.3 %26.9 % 15.4 %7.7 %3.9 %3.9 %    
2015Rays36.5 %5.5 %0.8 %17.6 %10.8 %19.7 %6.4 % 2.7 %  
Total- - -36.5 %6.4 %0.7 %17.3 %11.5 %18.5 %6.5 % 2.5 %  

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2013Rangers93.990.8 91.983.484.978.1   
2014Cardinals93.586.4 91.281.988.270.2   
2015Rays93.289.485.392.583.985.578.6 77.0 
Total- - -93.289.385.392.583.885.578.5 77.0 

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Rangers-0.10.20.11.3-0.4  -0.265.542.7922.35-2.20  
2014Cardinals-0.70.0-0.10.0-0.3  -4.68-0.12-5.723.50-13.59  
2015Rays-3.7-3.80.81.80.6-0.7-0.3-0.63-1.792.122.450.57-7.26-0.99
Total- - --4.5-3.60.93.20.0-0.7-0.3-0.71-1.602.013.960.01-7.26-0.99

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Rangers0.4-0.30.1  -0.50.21.4  -0.1  
2014Cardinals-0.5-0.3-0.1   0.00.0  -0.3  
2015Rays-6.21.1-0.5-0.5 0.0-3.10.90.50.03.7 -0.3
Total- - --6.30.5-0.5-0.5 -0.5-2.92.40.50.03.4 -0.3

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Rangers1.68-4.013.10  -11.533.0328.20  -0.44  
2014Cardinals-3.99-4.30-5.77   2.273.54  -7.23  
2015Rays-1.730.87-1.08-7.02 -0.02-1.401.436.370.003.18 -1.21
Total- - --1.590.36-0.86-7.02 -0.67-1.293.326.370.002.47 -1.21

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2013Rangers-0.50.4 0.1 0.21.3   
2014Cardinals-0.8-0.1 0.1 0.00.0   
2015Rays-6.4-0.2-0.62.4 -2.12.1 -0.3 
Total- - --7.70.2-0.62.6 -1.93.5 -0.3 

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2013Rangers-2.194.77 1.14-2.205.5422.35   
2014Cardinals-7.60-1.26 1.89-13.592.243.50   
2015Rays-1.65-0.28-8.121.280.54-1.023.06 -1.16 
Total- - --1.830.24-8.121.290.00-0.884.61 -1.16 

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Rangers26.8 %72.0 %43.9 %72.7 %72.2 %72.4 %37.9 %53.3 %12.1 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Cardinals28.6 %83.3 %53.9 %25.0 %80.0 %64.3 %46.2 %50.0 %19.2 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Rays34.8 %76.3 %52.2 %52.6 %78.1 %68.2 %42.0 %63.0 %16.6 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
Total- - -34.1 %76.3 %51.7 %53.1 %77.9 %68.4 %41.8 %62.3 %16.4 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Rangers30.6 %60.0 %43.9 %81.8 %66.7 %72.4 %45.5 %24.5
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Cardinals42.9 %66.7 %53.9 %50.0 %75.0 %64.3 %46.2 %22.4
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Rays33.6 %73.3 %52.2 %47.6 %79.1 %68.3 %46.8 %20.6
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
Total- - -33.7 %72.4 %51.8 %49.5 %78.4 %68.4 %46.7 %20.9

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Rangers30.6 %60.0 %43.9 %81.8 %66.7 %72.4 %45.5 %25.9
2014Cardinals37.5 %80.0 %53.9 %50.0 %75.0 %64.3 %38.5 %23.5
2015Rays34.7 %72.5 %52.1 %50.0 %78.8 %68.4 %46.1 %21.8
Total- - -34.6 %71.9 %51.7 %51.6 %78.1 %68.5 %45.9 %22.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2017Nationals (AAA)1B110.0000  0          
2008Rangers (A-)LF1514133.21600  0          
2011Rangers (AAA)LF3327.0400  0          
2013Rangers (AAA)LF4746401.16832  2          
2013RangersLF3319.0200000000     1.000 
2014Cardinals (AAA)LF1413116.01710  0          
2015Rays (AAA)LF6657.0900  0          
2015RaysLF3022198.04811100000     .980 
2016Indians (AAA)LF6059520.111631  0          
2017Nationals (AAA)LF1614113.11200  0          
Total- - -LF3325217.05011100000     .981 
2008Rangers (A-)CF2217.0300  0          
2009Rangers (A+)CF1412112.02400  0          
2011Rangers (AAA)CF2521196.15203  0          
2012Rangers (AAA)CF9881.12511  0          
2013Rangers (AAA)CF119.0300  0          
2008Rangers (A-)RF3434300.25522  0          
2009Rangers (A+)RF1211201066.017567  0          
2010Rangers (AA)RF1291291155.125368  1          
2011Rangers (AA)RF1313113.02700  1          
2011Rangers (AAA)RF8888775.115364  1          
2012Rangers (AAA)RF1251251100.2229110  0          
2013Rangers (AAA)RF5352459.19913  0          
2013RangersRF202.0100000000     1.000 
2014CardinalsRF104.2100000000     1.000 
2015Rays (AAA)RF1717149.23100  0          
2015RaysRF6218.1700000000     1.000 
2016Indians (AAA)RF3735327.27640  0          
2017Nationals (AAA)RF4329.01000  0          
Total- - -RF9225.0900000000     1.000 
2013RangersOF5321.0300000000     1.000 
2014CardinalsOF104.2100000000     1.000 
2015RaysOF3624216.15511100000     .982 
Total- - -OF4227242.05911100000     .984 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013RangersLF19.0  0011111.0001    0.0 0.70.00.695.3
2015RaysLF198.0  01124036.90012   -11.1 0.2-0.50.83.8
Total- - -LF217.0  01234137.90213   -11.1 0.8-0.51.47.5
2013RangersRF2.0  000000 1      0.60.00.60.0
2014CardinalsRF4.2  0000111.0000    -0.1 0.00.0-0.1-10.5
2015RaysRF18.1  0000551.0002   00.0 0.30.00.317.3
Total- - -RF25.0  0000661.0003   0-0.1 0.90.00.831.6
2013RangersOF21.0  0011111.0002    0.0 1.20.01.2178.8
2014CardinalsOF4.2  0000111.0000    -0.1 0.00.0-0.1-10.5
2015RaysOF216.1  01124541.91114   -11.1 0.5-0.51.15.4
Total- - -OF242.0  01234743.91516   -11.0 1.7-0.52.211.1

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013RangersLF19.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
2015RaysLF198.00.0%    (10)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)50.0%      (4)97.8%    (46)
Total- - -LF217.00.0%    (11)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)50.0%      (4)97.9%    (48)
2013RangersRF2.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2014CardinalsRF4.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2015RaysRF18.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (7)
Total- - -RF25.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (9)
2013RangersOF21.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (3)
2014CardinalsOF4.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2015RaysOF216.10.0%    (11)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)50.0%      (4)98.1%    (53)
Total- - -OF242.00.0%    (13)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)50.0%      (4)98.2%    (57)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2015Rays216.182127363433333431-1
Total- - -216.182127363433333431-1

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Rangers1.20.31.2-0.31.40.80.10.42.80.3$2.2 
2014Cardinals-0.90.0-0.10.0-0.9-0.10.00.2-0.8-0.1($0.7) 
2015Rays2.6-4.61.1-5.8-2.1-4.61.08.12.40.2$2.0 
Total- - -2.8-4.32.2-6.1-1.5-3.91.08.74.30.5$3.5 

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  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 15, Pick: 11, Overall: 453
    • Team: Texas Rangers
    • School: New Orleans