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Brent Butler

Justin Brent Butler

Positions: Shortstop, Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: February 11, 1978 in Laurinburg, North Carolina, United States
High School: Scotland HS (Laurinburg, NC)

Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 3rd round of the 1996 MLB June Amateur Draft from Scotland HS (Laurinburg, NC).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-1998: Rated #69 Prospect
Pre-1999: Rated #54 Prospect

Major League Stats

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
1996 18 -2.1 Johnson City APPY Rk STL 62 278 248 45 85 21 1 8 50 8 1 25 29 .343 .404 .532 .937 132 11 2 1 2 1
1997 19 -2.6 Peoria MIDW A STL 129 552 480 81 147 37 2 15 71 6 4 63 69 .306 .388 .485 .873 233 9 4 0 5 6
1998 20 -2.6 Prince William CARL A+ STL 126 532 475 63 136 27 2 11 76 3 4 39 74 .286 .347 .421 .768 200 12 9 2 7 2
1999 21 -3.0 Arkansas TL AA STL 139 565 528 68 142 21 1 13 54 0 4 26 47 .269 .308 .386 .694 204 16 6 0 5 0
2000 22 -5.1 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 122 502 438 73 128 35 1 8 54 1 3 44 46 .292 .356 .432 .787 189 15 4 7 9 1
2001 23 -4.3 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 65 296 272 51 91 20 3 7 38 4 2 15 26 .335 .375 .507 .883 138 13 4 3 2 0
2001 23 -6.3 COL NL MLB COL 53 131 119 17 29 7 1 1 14 1 1 7 7 .244 .287 .345 .631 41 4 1 2 2 0
2002 24 -3.1 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 24 112 105 20 35 9 1 2 17 0 0 6 12 .333 .375 .495 .870 52 3 1 0 0 1
2002 24 -5.5 COL NL MLB COL 113 367 344 55 89 18 4 9 42 2 6 10 40 .259 .287 .413 .699 142 6 5 4 4 3
2003 25 -2.3 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 54 228 205 37 68 19 1 6 27 0 1 19 20 .332 .399 .522 .921 107 7 4 0 0 1
2003 25 -4.5 COL NL MLB COL 37 99 90 13 19 3 1 1 4 1 0 7 13 .211 .276 .300 .576 27 2 1 1 0 2
2004 26 1.8 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 70 219 195 22 48 9 0 4 23 0 1 19 34 .246 .315 .354 .669 69 3 2 0 3 0
2005 27 3.0 Montgomery SOUL AA TBD 34 144 121 22 32 7 1 6 21 2 0 15 14 .264 .355 .488 .842 59 3 3 3 2 0
2006 28 0.7 Durham IL AAA TBD 120 471 439 39 118 26 3 2 38 3 5 23 45 .269 .306 .355 .661 156 9 1 7 1 3
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
2007 29 1.5 Durham IL AAA TBD 77 303 284 27 76 19 0 4 26 1 1 14 42 .268 .301 .377 .678 107 7 1 1 3 1
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 203 597 553 85 137 28 6 11 60 4 7 24 60 .248 .285 .380 .664 210 12 7 7 6 5
Minors (12 seasons) Minors 1022 4202 3790 548 1106 250 16 86 495 28 26 308 458 .292 .348 .434 .783 1646 108 41 24 39 16
All Levels (12 Seasons) 1225 4799 4343 633 1243 278 22 97 555 32 33 332 518 .286 .340 .427 .768 1856 120 48 31 45 21
AA (3 seasons) Minors 243 928 844 112 222 37 2 23 98 2 5 60 95 .263 .317 .393 .710 332 22 11 3 10 0
AAA (6 seasons) Minors 462 1912 1743 247 516 128 9 29 200 9 12 121 191 .296 .344 .430 .774 749 54 15 18 15 7

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
2007 29 1.9 Durham IL AAA TBD 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0

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
1996 18 Johnson City APPY Rk STL SS 56 220 81 127 12 23 .945 3.71
1997 19 Peoria MIDW A STL SS 129 600 220 345 35 71 .942 4.38
1998 20 Prince William CARL A+ STL 2B 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1998 20 Prince William CARL A+ STL 3B 12 26 4 21 1 1 .962 2.08
1998 20 Prince William CARL A+ STL SS 116 503 148 327 28 57 .944 4.09
1999 21 Arkansas TL AA STL 2B 38 158 71 83 4 22 .975 4.05
1999 21 Arkansas TL AA STL 3B 46 118 30 86 2 13 .983 2.52
1999 21 Arkansas TL AA STL SS 60 257 82 164 11 44 .957 4.10
2000 22 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 2B 100 430 174 243 13 51 .970 4.17
2000 22 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL SS 25 119 48 68 3 18 .975 4.64
2001 23 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 2B 54 242 103 134 5 33 .979 4.39
2001 23 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 3B 5 14 3 11 0 1 1.000 2.80
2001 23 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL SS 7 21 6 15 0 3 1.000 3.00
2001 23 COL NL MLB COL 2B 23 162.0 97 44 49 4 14 .959 5.17 4.04
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
2001 23 COL NL MLB COL 3B 9 40.0 10 4 6 0 1 1.000 2.25 1.11
2001 23 COL NL MLB COL SS 10 49.0 19 5 13 1 3 .947 3.31 1.80
2002 24 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 2B 8 29 11 18 0 3 1.000 3.63
2002 24 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL SS 16 86 27 55 4 18 .953 5.13
2002 24 COL NL MLB COL 2B 72 570.0 307 121 178 8 46 .974 4.72 4.15
2002 24 COL NL MLB COL 3B 33 86.0 20 4 16 0 0 1.000 2.09 0.61
2002 24 COL NL MLB COL SS 13 71.0 40 15 24 1 5 .975 4.94 3.00
2003 25 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 1B 12 87 84 2 1 5 .989 7.17
2003 25 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 2B 42 191 78 109 4 28 .979 4.45
2003 25 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL SS 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
2003 25 COL NL MLB COL 2B 20 156.0 84 32 51 1 10 .988 4.79 4.15
2003 25 COL NL MLB COL 3B 8 17.0 7 1 4 2 0 .714 2.65 0.63
2003 25 COL NL MLB COL SS 4 22.0 11 4 7 0 2 1.000 4.50 2.75
2004 26 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 1B 2 4 4 0 0 1 1.000 2.00
2004 26 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 2B 40 188 79 103 6 33 .968 4.55
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 26 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 3B 6 16 4 10 2 1 .875 2.33
2004 26 Greenville SOUL AA ATL SS 6 22 6 16 0 2 1.000 3.67
2005 27 Montgomery SOUL AA TBD 2B 1 1 10.0 7 6 1 0 2 1.000 6.30 7.00
2005 27 Montgomery SOUL AA TBD SS 29 29 259.1 138 43 88 7 18 .949 4.55 4.52
2006 28 Durham IL AAA TBD 2B 31 30 247.1 113 53 60 0 13 1.000 4.11 3.65
2006 28 Durham IL AAA TBD 3B 32 31 285.0 90 23 61 6 5 .933 2.65 2.63
2006 28 Durham IL AAA TBD LF 34 31 280.1 56 54 2 0 0 1.000 1.80 1.65
2006 28 Durham IL AAA TBD RF 2 1 12.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.75 0.50
2006 28 Durham IL AAA TBD SS 14 13 114.0 55 14 41 0 8 1.000 4.34 3.93
2007 29 Durham IL AAA TBD 1B 18 15 140.1 150 137 10 3 17 .980 9.43 8.17
2007 29 Durham IL AAA TBD 2B 8 8 63.0 39 11 27 1 4 .974 5.43 4.75
2007 29 Durham IL AAA TBD 3B 18 18 148.1 36 4 31 1 0 .972 2.12 1.94
2007 29 Durham IL AAA TBD LF 16 13 121.0 30 30 0 0 0 1.000 2.23 1.88
2007 29 Durham IL AAA TBD P 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0 0
2007 29 Durham IL AAA TBD SS 8 5 49.0 24 10 13 1 3 .958 4.22 2.88
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 2B 115 888.0 488 197 278 13 70 .973 4.81 4.13
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 3B 50 143.0 37 9 26 2 1 .946 2.20 0.70
MLB (3 seasons) MLB SS 27 142.0 70 24 44 2 10 .971 4.31 2.52
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 1B 32 15 140.1 241 225 12 4 23 .983 9.43 7.41
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 2B 323 39 320.1 1398 586 779 33 189 .976 4.44 4.23
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 3B 119 49 433.1 300 68 220 12 21 .960 2.47 2.42
Minors (2 seasons) Minors LF 50 44 401.1 86 84 2 0 0 1.000 1.93 1.72
Minors (12 seasons) Minors SS 467 47 422.1 2047 685 1261 101 265 .951 4.45 4.17
All Levels (3 Seasons) 1B 32 15 140.1 241 225 12 4 23 .983 9.43 7.41
All Levels (10 Seasons) 2B 438 39 1208.1 1886 783 1057 46 259 .976 4.71 4.20
All Levels (8 Seasons) 3B 169 49 576.1 337 77 246 14 22 .958 2.40 1.91
All Levels (2 Seasons) LF 50 44 401.1 86 84 2 0 0 1.000 1.93 1.72
All Levels (12 Seasons) SS 494 47 564.1 2117 709 1305 103 275 .951 4.42 4.08
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 9b6064d0

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