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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, United States
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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Register 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
2007 21 -8.2 KCR AL MLB KCR 92 360 329 38 96 23 2 8 52 0 0 27 55 .292 .347 .447 .794 147 8 2 0 2 5
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
2008 22 -6.9 KCR AL MLB KCR 124 478 443 44 122 22 0 11 55 0 1 33 57 .275 .324 .400 .724 177 23 0 0 2 0
2009 23 -6.0 KCR AL MLB KCR 159 672 608 78 183 51 1 21 93 1 0 58 103 .301 .362 .492 .853 299 20 2 0 4 3
2010 24 -5.0 KCR AL MLB KCR 158 678 595 77 189 45 0 15 78 0 0 69 78 .318 .388 .469 .857 279 32 5 0 9 8
2011 25 -3.7 KCR AL MLB KCR 159 673 597 74 174 44 0 19 95 2 1 66 95 .291 .361 .461 .822 275 16 3 0 7 15
2012 26 -2.7 KCR AL MLB KCR 161 679 614 72 192 32 1 29 107 2 1 54 111 .313 .373 .510 .882 313 20 7 0 4 9
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
2013 27 -1.7 KCR AL MLB KCR 162 668 582 62 168 27 0 15 82 0 0 79 102 .289 .374 .412 .787 240 28 3 0 4 11
2014 28 -0.7 KCR AL MLB KCR 151 603 549 57 149 32 0 9 66 0 0 41 96 .271 .323 .379 .702 208 21 5 0 8 3
2015 29 0.5 OAK AL MLB OAK 151 601 538 63 135 28 1 15 65 0 0 52 101 .251 .323 .390 .713 210 26 7 0 4 4
MLB (9 seasons) MLB 1317 5412 4855 565 1408 304 5 142 693 5 3 479 798 .290 .355 .442 .797 2148 194 34 0 44 58
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 397 1779 1532 298 515 110 8 73 333 7 0 204 267 .336 .416 .561 .978 860 58 21 2 20 11
All Levels (12 Seasons) 1753 7358 6537 884 1960 423 14 220 1052 12 3 698 1095 .300 .369 .470 .839 3071 257 57 2 64 69
AA (2 seasons) Minors 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) Minors 83 371 304 58 93 16 2 18 59 1 0 57 39 .306 .414 .549 .963 167 12 3 1 6 2

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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 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

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
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 60 513.1 79 69 4 6 0 .924 1.28 1.22
2005 19 High Desert CALL A+ KCR 3B 41 40 351.2 114 13 83 18 5 .842 2.46 2.34
2005 19 High Desert CALL A+ KCR LF 34 34 299.1 44 38 3 3 0 .932 1.23 1.21
2005 19 Wichita TL AA KCR LF 26 26 214.0 35 31 1 3 0 .914 1.35 1.23
2005 19 Surprise AZFL Fal LF 21 21 170.0 34 31 1 2 0 .941 1.69 1.52
2006 20 Wichita TL AA KCR LF 19 19 173.2 36 32 2 2 0 .944 1.76 1.79
2006 20 Wichita TL AA KCR RF 96 96 840.1 176 165 6 5 1 .972 1.83 1.78
2007 21 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 1B 22 22 197.1 211 185 20 6 22 .972 9.35 9.32
2007 21 Omaha PCL AAA KCR LF 26 26 224.2 40 37 2 1 0 .975 1.56 1.50
2007 21 Azucareros DOWL FgW 1B 13 13 106.0 122 108 13 1 3 .992 10.27 9.31
2007 21 KCR AL MLB KCR 1B 13 83.0 89 79 8 2 6 .978 9.43 6.69
2007 21 KCR AL MLB KCR LF 6
2007 21 KCR AL MLB KCR OF 6 43.0 5 4 0 1 0 .800 0.84 0.67
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2008 22 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 1B 21 21 181.2 200 194 6 0 23 1.000 9.91 9.52
2008 22 KCR AL MLB KCR 1B 34 260.0 244 233 9 2 27 .992 8.38 7.12
2009 23 KCR AL MLB KCR 1B 145 1248.0 1243 1141 92 10 123 .992 8.89 8.50
2010 24 KCR AL MLB KCR 1B 127 1102.0 1104 1002 96 6 101 .995 8.97 8.65
2011 25 KCR AL MLB KCR 1B 11 95.0 94 86 8 0 10 1.000 8.91 8.55
2012 26 KCR AL MLB KCR 1B 20 166.0 165 147 15 3 18 .982 8.78 8.10
2013 27 KCR AL MLB KCR 1B 7 53.0 56 56 0 0 4 1.000 9.51 8.00
2014 28 KCR AL MLB KCR 1B 37 310.0 298 272 24 2 26 .993 8.59 8.00
2015 29 OAK AL MLB OAK 1B 7 7 57.0 56 49 7 0 4 1.000 8.84 8.00
2015 29 OAK AL MLB OAK DH 136
MLB (9 seasons) MLB 1B 401 7 3374.0 3349 3065 259 25 319 .993 8.87 8.29
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 1B 43 43 379.0 411 379 26 6 45 .985 9.62 9.42
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 3B 90 40 351.2 264 41 193 30 16 .886 2.46 2.60
Minors (3 seasons) Minors LF 105 105 911.2 155 138 8 9 0 .942 1.44 1.39
All Levels (9 Seasons) 1B 457 63 3859.0 3882 3552 298 32 367 .992 8.98 8.42
All Levels (2 Seasons) 3B 90 40 351.2 264 41 193 30 16 .886 2.46 2.60
All Levels (3 Seasons) LF 132 126 1081.2 189 169 9 11 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

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

Sabr ID: fa5ff213

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