RotoWire Partners

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

W-L

ERA

WHIP

K

SV

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...

Read more about Eddie Butler

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  

February 12, 2015  –  Eddie Butler News

▼ More

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

+ Add To Watchlist

Butler (shoulder) received an invitation to the Rockies' major league spring training camp, MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports.

To instantly reveal our fantasy analysis of every player – including Eddie Butler – simply subscribe now.

Eddie Butler Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats       Show 5x5 Stats OnlyShow All Statistics       Click stat headings to sort columns.
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
2015 RotoWire Projections     Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for Eddie Butler
3-Year Averages     3 3 0 16.0 23 12 2 3 7 1 1 0 0 0 6.75 1.88

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

No Yes No
Eddie Butler Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
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

Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Eddie Butler

<a href='/baseball/showArticle.htm?id=22811'>Rockies Team Preview: Blake Street Bummer</a>

Rockies Team Preview: Blake Street Bummer

The Rockies did little to address their pitching needs in the offseason, and thus, expectations are low even with Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez approaching full health. Is the end of an era near in Colorado?

More Eddie Butler Articles   View Last 30

The Clearance Rack: Eight Late Targets To Consider  

FAAB Factor-NL: Worth Remembering  

Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come  

Saturday Lineup Card: UnFreeseing At The Plate  

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
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats      Click stat headings to sort columns.
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
2015 RotoWire Projections     Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for Eddie Butler
3-Year Averages     3 3 16.0 1.69 3.94 0.43 1.13 64.3% 6.75 5.76 .333

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

No Yes

2014 Stat Review for Eddie Butler    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

Explain This

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

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

Explain This

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

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

Explain This

.333 BABIP
HIGH
64.3% Strand Rate
LOW

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Eddie Butler

Overall Ratings

2015 projections compared to top pitchers in 2014.

???  Innings
Hidden  Show Rating
???  ERA
Hidden  Show Rating
???  WHIP
Hidden  Show Rating
???  Strikeouts
Hidden  Show Rating
???  Wins
Hidden  Show Rating
???  Saves
Hidden  Show Rating

Colorado Rockies Roster

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

Butler's (shoulder) chances of cracking the big-league rotation out of spring training took a hit following Wednesday's signing of Kyle Kendrick, MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Butler (shoulder, back) will not pitch in the Arizona Fall League, MLB.com reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Butler experienced shoulder soreness Sunday morning, a day after he made his final start of the season, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
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.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
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.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Butler is expected to be recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Saturday to start against the Diamondbacks, MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Butler, 23, has allowed 10 runs in three starts at Double-A Tulsa since returning from the disabled list due to a shoulder injury.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

Subscribe now to see our 2015 outlook.

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.