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Billy Butler

Billy Ray Butler (Country Breakfast) (twitter: @BillyButlerOAK)

Positions: Outfielder, Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 240 lb.

Born: April 18, 1986 in Orange Park, Florida, US
High School: Wolfson HS (Jacksonville , FL)

Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (14th) of the 2004 MLB June Amateur Draft from Wolfson HS (Jacksonville , FL).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2005: Rated #75 Prospect
Pre-2006: Rated #29 Prospect
Pre-2007: Rated #25 Prospect
Prospect Ratings by BaseballProspectus.com:
Pre-2007: Rated #21 Prospect

Major League Stats

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 Batting: 2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2004 18 -2.9 Idaho Falls PION Rk KCR 74 324 260 74 97 22 3 10 68 5 0 57 63 .373 .488 .596 1.084 155 6 4 0 3 0
2005 19 -4.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA KCR 121 549 491 84 167 39 2 30 110 0 0 49 98 .340 .404 .611 1.015 300 15 6 0 3 6
2005 19 -3.8 High Desert CALL A+ KCR 92 430 379 70 132 30 2 25 91 0 0 42 80 .348 .419 .636 1.054 241 12 6 0 3 3
2005 19 -5.4 Wichita TL AA KCR 29 119 112 14 35 9 0 5 19 0 0 7 18 .313 .353 .527 .880 59 3 0 0 0 3
2005 19 -3.6 Surprise AZFL Fal 26 115 103 17 26 6 1 5 21 0 0 10 19 .252 .330 .476 .806 49 3 2 0 0 0
2006 20 -4.2 Wichita TL AA KCR 119 535 477 82 158 33 1 15 96 1 0 41 67 .331 .388 .499 .887 238 25 8 1 8 3
2007 21 -6.0 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 57 256 203 40 59 10 1 13 46 1 0 43 32 .291 .412 .542 .954 110 8 3 1 6 2
2007 21 -6.2 Azucareros DOWL FgW 13 52 47 4 11 3 0 0 5 0 0 5 11 .234 .308 .298 .606 14 2 0 0 0 0
2008 22 -5.0 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 26 115 101 18 34 6 1 5 13 0 0 14 7 .337 .417 .564 .982 57 4 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 397 1779 1532 298 515 110 8 73 333 7 0 204 267 .336 .416 .561 .978 860 58 21 2 20 11
Rk (1 season) Rk 74 324 260 74 97 22 3 10 68 5 0 57 63 .373 .488 .596 1.084 155 6 4 0 3 0
A+ (1 season) A+ 92 430 379 70 132 30 2 25 91 0 0 42 80 .348 .419 .636 1.054 241 12 6 0 3 3
AA (2 seasons) AA 148 654 589 96 193 42 1 20 115 1 0 48 85 .328 .381 .504 .886 297 28 8 1 8 6
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 83 371 304 58 93 16 2 18 59 1 0 57 39 .306 .414 .549 .963 167 12 3 1 6 2
Fal (1 season) Fal 26 115 103 17 26 6 1 5 21 0 0 10 19 .252 .330 .476 .806 49 3 2 0 0 0
FgW (1 season) FgW 13 52 47 4 11 3 0 0 5 0 0 5 11 .234 .308 .298 .606 14 2 0 0 0 0

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2004 18 -2.8 Idaho Falls PION Rk KCR 0 1 .000 8.31 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.1 8 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 25 2.769 16.6 0.0 8.3 0.0 0.00
1 Season 0 1 .000 8.31 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.1 8 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 25 2.769 16.6 0.0 8.3 0.0 0.00

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
2004 18 Idaho Falls PION Rk KCR 3B 49 150 28 110 12 11 .920 2.82
2004 18 Idaho Falls PION Rk KCR P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2005 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA KCR LF 60 79 69 4 6 0 .924 1.22 -18
2005 19 High Desert CALL A+ KCR LF 34 44 38 3 3 0 .932 1.21 -10
2005 19 High Desert CALL A+ KCR 3B 41 114 13 83 18 5 .842 2.34 0
2005 19 Wichita TL AA KCR LF 26 35 31 1 3 0 .914 1.23 -8
2005 19 Surprise AZFL Fal LF 21 34 31 1 2 0 .941 1.52 0
2006 20 Wichita TL AA KCR RF 96 176 165 6 5 1 .972 1.78 -35
2006 20 Wichita TL AA KCR LF 19 36 32 2 2 0 .944 1.79 -9
2007 21 Omaha PCL AAA KCR LF 26 40 37 2 1 0 .975 1.50 -4
2007 21 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 1B 22 211 185 20 6 22 .972 9.32 1
2007 21 Azucareros DOWL FgW 1B 13 122 108 13 1 3 .992 9.31 0
2008 22 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 1B 21 200 194 6 0 23 1.000 9.52 -2
5 Seasons 335 1006 723 233 50 62 .950 2.85 -67
LF (3 seasons) LF 105 155 138 8 9 0 .942 1.39 -31
1B (2 seasons) 1B 43 411 379 26 6 45 .985 9.42 -1
3B (2 seasons) 3B 90 264 41 193 30 16 .886 2.60 0
P (1 season) P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
RF (1 season) RF 96 176 165 6 5 1 .972 1.78 -35

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
2004 18 Idaho Falls Chukars Pioneer League Rk KCR 2004-06-18 2004-09-06
2005 19 High Desert Mavericks California League A+ KCR 2005-04-07 2005-08-05
2005 19 Wichita Wranglers Texas League AA KCR 2005-08-06 2005-09-04
2005 19 Surprise Scorpions Arizona Fall League Fal 2005-10-04 2005-11-10
2006 20 Wichita Wranglers Texas League AA KCR 2006-04-06 2006-08-15
2007 21 Omaha Royals Pacific Coast League AAA KCR 2007-04-05 2007-06-18
2007 21 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 2007-05-01 2007-09-30
2007 21 Azucareros del Este Dominican Winter League FgW 2007-10-17 2007-11-06
2008 22 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 2008-03-31 2008-09-28
2008 22 Omaha Royals Pacific Coast League AAA KCR 2008-05-30 2008-06-24
2009 23 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 2009-04-07 2009-10-04
2010 24 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 2010-04-05 2010-10-03
2011 25 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 2011-03-31 2011-09-28
2012 26 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 2012-04-06 2012-10-03
2013 27 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 2013-04-01 2013-09-29
2014 28 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 2014-03-31 2014-09-28
2015 29 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 2015-04-06 2015-06-30

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