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Eddie Butler

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2017 Stats

W-L

4-3

ERA

3.95

WHIP

1.43

K

30

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Once one of the top prospects in the Rockies' system, Butler just hasn't been able to find any success at the major league level. The 25-year-old shuttled between Triple-A and the big leagues all seas...

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2017 ADP:  662.01

Rank (RP): Hidden

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STATUS:  7-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Undisclosed     EST. RETURN:  3/1/2018
LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 180   DOB: 3/13/1991
BORN: Chesapeake, VA   COLLEGE: Radford   DRAFTED: By COL In 2012  

August 8, 2017  –  Eddie Butler News

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Butler was placed on the 7-day disabled list at Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday with an undisclosed injury.

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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
2015 24 AAA ALB 11 11 0 63.1 71 38 6 37 25 2 6 0 0 0 5.40 1.52
2015 24 MAJ COL 16 16 0 79.3 102 52 13 44 42 3 10 0 0 0 5.90 1.82
2016 25 AAA ALB 15 15 1 89.0 93 44 9 35 26 8 3 0 0 0 4.45 1.34
2016 25 MAJ COL 17 9 0 64.0 87 51 13 47 21 2 5 0 0 0 7.17 1.69
2017 26 AAA IOW 8 8 0 45.2 49 11 1 30 12 2 0 0 0 0 2.17 1.35
2017 26 MAJ CHC 13 11 0 54.7 50 24 4 30 28 4 3 0 0 0 3.95 1.43
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3-Year Averages     12 9 0 53.1 70 38 9 31 23 2 5 0 0 0 6.44 1.75
Career  (View All)     49 39 0 214.0 262 139 32 124 98 10 19 0 5.85 1.68

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Eddie Butler Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games 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
Jul. 15 @Bal 1.3 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.95 1.43
Jul. 9 Pit 2.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.88 1.41
Jul. 7 Pit 4.0 4 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.86 1.44
Jul. 1 @Cin 3.7 5 4 4 0 3 2 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.18 1.42
Jun. 26 @Was 5.0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.71 1.35
Jun. 21 SD 4.0 5 1 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.19 1.42
Jun. 16 @Pit 5.7 4 4 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.41 1.36
Jun. 10 Col 5.0 6 3 3 1 1 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.03 1.38
Jun. 5 Mia 5.7 3 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.75 1.38
May. 30 @SD 4.3 7 6 6 1 3 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.42 1.58
May. 25 SF 5.0 4 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 1.93 1.36
May. 19 Mil 3.0 3 2 2 0 5 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.00 1.44
May. 12 @StL 6.0 2 0 0 0 3 5 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 0.00 0.83
Last 14 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 2.8 IP/G
11.0 12 6 6 1 7 4 2 1 0 0-1 0 0 0 4.91 1.73
Last 30 Games (Team)
7 Games Pitched:  Avg. 3.7 IP/G
25.7 25 11 11 2 13 9 2 1 0 1-1 0 0 0 3.86 1.48
Last 60 Games (Team)
13 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.2 IP/G
54.7 50 24 24 4 28 30 2 3 0 4-3 0 0 0 3.95 1.43

Eddie Butler Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017100131518411.217
2016123201133515.308
20151911929551708.353

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017137171332903.262
20161702710541228.342
20151792513471315.292

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201728.7210171522.831.43
201628.3120221079.532.08
201529.7140161467.281.96

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201726.0220131325.191.42
201635.7130251165.301.37
201549.7260282875.071.73
Eddie Butler vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jon Lester CHI-N 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

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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
2015 24 AAA ALB 11 11 63.1 5.28 3.57 1.48 0.86 64.4% 5.40 4.59 .316
2015 24 MAJ COL 16 16 79.3 4.99 4.76 1.05 1.47 1.97 70.2% 93.4 MPH 5.90 5.96 .331
2016 25 AAA ALB 15 15 89.0 3.54 2.63 1.35 0.91 68.2% 4.45 4.60 .280
2016 25 MAJ COL 17 9 64.0 6.61 2.95 2.24 1.83 1.75 60% 92.9 MPH 7.17 5.50 .357
2017 26 AAA IOW 8 8 45.2 5.97 2.39 2.50 0.20 83.3% 2.17 3.09 .330
2017 26 MAJ CHC 13 11 54.7 4.94 4.61 1.07 0.66 1.57 73% 93.4 MPH 3.95 4.70 .270
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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3-Year Averages     12 9 53.1 5.25 3.90 1.35 1.53 65.5% 6.44 5.53 .339
Career     49 39 214.0 5.21 4.12 1.27 1.35 67.4% 5.85 5.40 .324

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Eddie Butler Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 79.3 0 7 0 0 30 0 0 0
2016 P 64 0 2 0 0 28 0 0 0
2017 P 54.7 0 5 0 0 29 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2016 P 0 -1 0 0 0 0 -1
2017 P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

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2017 Stat Review for Eddie Butler    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.07 K/BB
TERRIBLE
4.94 K/9
TERRIBLE
4.61 BB/9
TERRIBLE
93.4 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.7 HR/9
ELITE
1.57 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.95 ERA
AVERAGE
1.43 WHIP
POOR
4.70 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

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

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.270 BABIP
LOW
73.0% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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

Butler was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Butler will make the transition to the bullpen, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Butler (4-3) allowed no runs on four hits and three walks along with a hit batsman while striking out one across four innings, but didn't factor into the decision Friday against the Pirates.

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Butler (4-3) allowed four runs on five hits and three walks through 3.2 innings in Saturday's loss to the Reds. He struck out two.

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Butler (4-2) tossed five scoreless innings in Monday's win over the Nationals, allowing four hits with no walks and one strikeout.

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Butler (3-2) gave up one run on five hits and three walks while striking out four over four-plus innings in a no-decision against the Padres on Wednesday.

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Butler allowed four runs on four hits and three walks without striking out a batter through 5.2 innings during Friday's win over Pittsburgh. He didn't factor into the decision.

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Butler (3-2) was tagged with the loss in Saturday's game against the Rockies. He pitched five innings, giving up three runs (all earned) on six hits and a walk. He struck out three.

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Butler (3-1) surrendered just a single run on three hits and a walk while striking out four batters over 5.2 innings during Monday's win over Miami.

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Butler (2-1) coughed up six runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out five over 4.1 innings in Tuesday's 6-2 loss to the Padres.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

The learning curve for a young starting pitcher is sharp enough as-is before adding a wrinkle like Coors Field into the mix. With a Triple-A affiliate in the PCL (first Colorado Springs, now Albuquerque), Rockies farmhands get a taste of how difficult it will be when they reach the majors, but nothing can really prepare them for Coors. Unfortunately for Butler, the venue didnít really matter in 2015. He was worse at home (7.28 ERA), but itís not like his 5.07 ERA on the road was drawing any positive attention. He had four pitches: mid-90s heat, a power slider, a quality changeup, and a show-me curve, but only the slider had even a modicum of success and that was confined to the road. He gets some discount for the venues, but Butler hasnít really had any success since leaving Double-A (5.80 at AAA, 6.04 at MLB) and without a move away from Colorado, itís hard not to envision more growing pains given the already-thin margin for error.

2015

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 for seasons to come. Unfortunately, Butler barely had the chance to showcase his stuff. He fell victim to shoulder soreness following his debut and didnít pitch for the Rockies again until September, making it difficult to glean much from his uneven three-start sample. That being said, the long-term outlook remains bright for the 24-year-old, whose plus fastball and quality secondary offerings have allowed him to thrive in offense-heavy environments during his minor league career. The Rockiesí need for high-upside starters gives Butler an inside track on an Opening Day rotation spot, but the concerns with pitchers who call Coors Field home still apply. In fact, even if Butler does become the frontline starter the Rockies are banking on, his real-life value would more than likely outstrip his fantasy utility. The righty mostly gets by on inducing weak contact rather than making batters whiff, as his pedestrian 5.2 K/9 rate with Double-A Tulsa last season would illustrate. It remains to be seen if he will change his approach to miss bats as frequently as he did at lower levels of the minor leagues.

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.