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Billy Butler
current status: On roster
Birth Date:April 18, 1986 (28 years old)
Place of Birth:Orange Park, FL
Hometown:Jacksonville, FL
Bats:R
Throws:R
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by Kansas City in 2004 (1st round).
Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 17 61 6 13 1 0 0 5 7 12 0 0 .286 .230 .213
On Pace 162 581 57 124 10 0 0 48 67 114 0 0 .286 .230 .213
Scouting Report
Assets: Generates a strong line-drive swing with impressive power, despite a strange stance at the plate. Hits the ball hard to all fields. Is an excellent run-producer.
Flaws: Can't contribute much on defense, and is considered somewhat of a liability at first base. Doesn't run very well, either. His home-run power leaves something to be desired.
Career Potential: Excellent hitter and run producer.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Silver Slugger 2012
Named to the All-Star Game 2012
Texas League (AA) All-Star Team 2006
California League (A) Rookie of the Year 2005
Class A+ All-Star Team 2005
California League (A) All-Star Team 2005
Pioneer League (R) All-Star Team 2004