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Eddie Butler

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Colorado Rockies

2014 Stats

W-L

1-1

ERA

6.75

WHIP

1.88

K

3

SV

0

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Butler received his first call to the big leagues last June, with optimism abounding that he and, eventually, fellow top prospect Jon Gray, would immediately lock down spots in the Colorado rotation f...

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Shoulder     EST. RETURN:  3/1/2015
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 180   DOB: 3/13/1991
BORN: Chesapeake, VA   COLLEGE: Radford  

October 7, 2014  –  Eddie Butler News

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Butler (shoulder, back) will not pitch in the Arizona Fall League, MLB.com reports.

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Eddie Butler Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2012 21 R GRA 13 12 0 67.2 59 16 1 55 13 7 1 0 0 0 2.13 1.07
2013 22 A+ MOD 6 13 0 67.2 58 18 7 67 21 3 4 0 0 0 2.39 1.18
2013 22 A ASH 6 9 0 54.1 25 10 2 51 25 5 1 0 0 0 1.66 0.92
2013 22 AA TUL 6 6 0 27.2 13 2 0 25 6 1 0 0 0 0 0.65 0.70
2014 23 A+ MOD 1 1 0 4.0 2 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.75 1.00
2014 23 AA TUL 18 18 0 108.0 104 43 10 63 32 6 9 0 0 0 3.58 1.26
2014 23 AAA COL 1 1 0 5.1 8 6 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 10.13 2.16
2014 23 MAJ COL 3 3 0 16.0 23 12 2 3 7 1 1 0 0 0 6.75 1.88
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3-Year Averages     3 3 0 16.0 23 12 2 3 7 1 1 0 0 0 6.75 1.88

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Eddie Butler Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 27 @LAD 4.7 8 5 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.75 1.88
Sep. 20 Ari 6.0 5 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 5.56 1.68
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.3 IP/G
10.7 13 6 6 2 4 1 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 5.06 1.59
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.3 IP/G
10.7 13 6 6 2 4 1 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 5.06 1.59
Last 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.3 IP/G
10.7 13 6 6 2 4 1 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 5.06 1.59

Eddie Butler Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014280211122.423

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014483512400.293

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201411.31103415.561.68

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20144.70000319.642.36
Eddie Butler Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2012 21 R GRA 13 12 67.2 7.37 1.74 4.23 0.13 78.9% 2.13 2.34 .301
2013 22 A+ MOD 6 13 67.2 8.97 2.81 3.19 0.94 84.7% 2.39 3.59 .294
2013 22 A ASH 6 9 54.1 8.48 4.16 2.04 0.33 83.3% 1.66 3.35 .185
2013 22 AA TUL 6 6 27.2 8.27 1.99 4.17 0.00 89.5% 0.65 2.13 .201
2014 23 A+ MOD 1 1 4.0 4.50 4.50 1.00 0.00 25% 6.75 3.70 .177
2014 23 AA TUL 18 18 108.0 5.25 2.67 1.97 0.83 73.8% 3.58 4.18 .280
2014 23 AAA COL 1 1 5.1 7.06 5.29 1.33 0.00 45.5% 10.13 3.40 .435
2014 23 MAJ COL 3 3 16.0 1.69 3.94 0.43 1.13 2.62 64.3% 93.1 MPH 6.75 5.76 .333
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3-Year Averages     3 3 16.0 1.69 3.94 0.43 1.13 64.3% 6.75 5.76 .333

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2014 Stat Review for Eddie Butler    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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0.43 K/BB
TERRIBLE
1.69 K/9
TERRIBLE
3.94 BB/9
TERRIBLE
93.1 MPH Fastball
GREAT
1.1 HR/9
WEAK
2.62 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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6.75 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.88 WHIP
TERRIBLE
5.76 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.333 BABIP
HIGH
64.3% Strand Rate
LOW

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Eddie Butler

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Eddie Butler: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Butler experienced shoulder soreness Sunday morning, a day after he made his final start of the season, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.

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Butler gave up five runs over 4.2 innings but did not earn a decision Saturday against the Dodgers. He scattered eight hits and three walks and struck out none.

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Butler limited the Diamondbacks to one run over six innings Saturday to claim his first MLB victory. He scattered five hits and a walk and struck out one in the outing.

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Butler is expected to be recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Saturday to start against the Diamondbacks, MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports.

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Butler, 23, has allowed 10 runs in three starts at Double-A Tulsa since returning from the disabled list due to a shoulder injury.

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Butler (shoulder) was activated from the DL and optioned to Double-A Tulsa on Saturday.

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Butler (shoulder) was touched up for seven runs (six earned) over 5.1 innings during Friday's rehab start at Triple-A Colorado Springs. He walked three batters and struck out four during the outing.

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Butler (shoulder) is expected to rejoin the Rockies' rotation Tuesday against the Nationals, the Denver Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Although he entered the past season as a highly-touted commodity within his own organization, Butler concluded 2013 as one of the more coveted prospects in all of baseball, after dominating at three different levels. It was at his last stop, Double-A Tulsa, where he was particularly unhittable, allowing just two earned runs over 27.2 innings, while striking out 25 and walking six. With a devastating three-pitch mix, highlighted by a fastball consistently clocked in the mid-90s, Butler is viewed as a potential top-of-the-rotation starter once he reaches his peak for the Rockies, who have lacked a legitimate ace since trading away Ubaldo Jimenez. The Rockies only have three rotation spots seemingly solidified at the moment, presenting Butler with an outside chance at grabbing a starting gig in the spring, but it's more likely that he opens 2014 in the high minors. If those levels continue to prove unchallenging for him, however, look for the 23-year-old to make his MLB debut at some point this season and remain a long-term fixture.