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Billy Butler

28-Year-Old Designated Hitter – Kansas City Royals

2014 Stats

AVG

.268

HR

5

RBI

41

R

39

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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RBI

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

With expectations riding high after a breakout season in 2012, Butler disappointed his owners last year with a failed encore performance. He maintained his typically strong plate discipline, and even ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 240   DOB: 4/18/1986   BORN: Orange Park, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Billy Butler Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year, $30 million contract extension with the Royals in January 2011.

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Min AB:  
Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Justin Verlander DET 79 34 5 0 2 14 9 12 1 0 .430 .494 .570 1.064
Mark Buehrle TOR 67 22 4 0 3 17 4 5 2 0 .328 .361 .522 .883
Max Scherzer DET 53 14 3 0 0 4 2 9 0 1 .264 .291 .321 .612
Carl Pavano 52 23 6 0 3 12 2 10 5 1 .442 .463 .731 1.194
Rick Porcello DET 47 16 4 0 1 8 1 10 3 1 .340 .340 .489 .829
Gavin Floyd ATL 43 9 0 0 0 7 2 7 1 1 .209 .244 .209 .454
Justin Masterson STL 43 9 1 0 0 2 4 13 2 0 .209 .277 .233 .509
Chris Sale CHI-A 39 14 2 0 3 10 4 7 0 1 .359 .409 .641 1.050
Roberto Hernandez PHI 38 12 3 0 0 9 6 2 2 2 .316 .391 .395 .786
Doug Fister WAS 37 11 0 0 0 5 2 4 0 0 .297 .317 .297 .614
Nick Blackburn 36 9 2 0 1 3 0 4 2 0 .250 .250 .389 .639
CC Sabathia NY-A 35 10 2 0 1 3 4 5 0 0 .286 .359 .429 .788
John Danks CHI-A 34 7 2 0 0 3 0 9 3 1 .206 .200 .265 .465
Francisco Liriano PIT 34 7 1 0 1 4 3 7 0 0 .206 .270 .324 .594
Jake Peavy SF 33 14 1 0 3 8 3 7 0 0 .424 .486 .727 1.214
Scott Feldman HOU 32 7 1 0 1 2 3 4 0 0 .219 .286 .344 .629
Ervin Santana ATL 31 8 1 0 5 9 6 8 2 0 .258 .410 .774 1.184
Jered Weaver ANA 29 6 1 0 1 4 1 6 1 0 .207 .233 .345 .578
Scott Baker TEX 29 3 1 0 0 3 2 6 0 1 .103 .161 .138 .299
Kevin Millwood 28 11 2 0 0 4 2 3 0 0 .393 .433 .464 .898
Ubaldo Jimenez BAL 28 9 1 0 1 5 5 6 0 0 .321 .424 .464 .889
Cliff Lee PHI 26 8 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .308 .333 .385 .718
Scott Kazmir OAK 26 7 0 0 0 2 3 5 0 0 .269 .367 .269 .636
Josh Tomlin CLE 25 6 2 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 .240 .296 .320 .616
Jose Quintana CHI-A 24 5 0 0 0 1 6 10 0 1 .208 .367 .208 .575
Corey Kluber CLE 24 4 1 0 0 2 1 8 0 0 .167 .200 .208 .408
Dan Haren LA 23 7 2 0 0 1 0 5 0 1 .304 .304 .391 .696
Brian Duensing MIN 23 5 1 0 1 2 3 3 0 0 .217 .308 .391 .699
Felix Hernandez SEA 23 5 1 0 1 3 2 5 1 0 .217 .280 .391 .671
Matt Garza MIL 22 8 3 0 0 1 3 4 1 0 .364 .440 .500 .940
Jon Lester OAK 22 4 1 0 0 1 5 9 1 1 .182 .333 .227 .561
Phil Hughes MIN 21 7 3 0 1 3 1 3 0 0 .333 .364 .619 .983
James Shields KC 21 7 2 0 0 3 1 4 0 1 .333 .364 .429 .792
Anibal Sanchez DET 21 6 2 0 0 3 1 5 3 0 .286 .318 .381 .699
Kevin Slowey 21 5 1 0 0 2 0 3 2 0 .238 .238 .286 .524
Kevin Correia MIN 20 6 1 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 .300 .348 .350 .698
A.J. Burnett PHI 20 5 0 0 0 5 1 3 1 0 .250 .286 .250 .536
Freddy Garcia 19 7 3 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 .368 .455 .526 .981
Matt Guerrier MIN 19 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .263 .263 .263 .526
Edwin Jackson CHI-N 19 4 0 0 2 3 1 1 0 0 .211 .250 .526 .776
C.J. Wilson ANA 19 4 1 0 1 2 6 7 1 0 .211 .400 .421 .821
Wei-Yin Chen BAL 18 8 2 1 2 4 1 3 0 0 .444 .474 1.000 1.474
Armando Galarraga 18 8 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .444 .444 .556 1.000
Kenny Rogers 18 8 3 0 2 10 3 1 0 0 .444 .524 .944 1.468
Josh Beckett LA 18 5 0 0 1 4 1 6 1 0 .278 .300 .444 .744
Jesse Crain HOU 18 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 1 0 .278 .350 .278 .628
Glen Perkins MIN 18 5 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 .278 .316 .333 .649
Andy Pettitte 18 5 2 0 2 2 3 4 0 0 .278 .381 .722 1.103
Gio Gonzalez WAS 18 4 0 0 1 5 4 3 0 0 .222 .364 .389 .753
Jason Vargas KC 17 8 3 0 3 7 5 0 1 0 .471 .591 1.176 1.767
Jeremy Bonderman 17 7 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 .412 .444 .647 1.092
Carlos Carrasco CLE 17 7 0 0 2 4 1 3 0 0 .412 .444 .765 1.209
David Huff NY-A 17 6 2 0 1 5 0 0 1 0 .353 .353 .647 1.000
Joe Saunders 17 6 0 0 1 1 6 1 0 0 .353 .522 .529 1.051
Zach Miner 17 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .176 .176 .235 .412
Jeremy Hellickson TB 16 11 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 .688 .706 .813 1.518
Boof Bonser 16 6 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 .375 .375 .500 .875
Tim Wakefield 16 6 2 0 1 4 1 3 1 0 .375 .412 .688 1.099
Jeff Niemann 16 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 0 .063 .118 .063 .180
John Lackey STL 15 6 0 0 1 2 0 5 1 0 .400 .400 .600 1.000
Jeanmar Gomez PIT 15 5 1 0 0 1 3 1 2 0 .333 .444 .400 .844
Ricky Romero TOR 15 4 1 0 0 2 2 2 1 1 .267 .353 .333 .686
Clay Buchholz BOS 15 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 .200 .316 .200 .516
Aaron Laffey WAS 15 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .200 .294 .267 .561
Matt Harrison TEX 14 9 1 0 1 4 2 0 1 0 .643 .611 .929 1.540
Drew Smyly DET 14 7 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 .500 .533 .786 1.319
Anthony Swarzak MIN 14 7 1 0 1 5 3 0 1 0 .500 .588 .786 1.374
Joe Nathan DET 14 6 1 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 .429 .467 .500 .967
Joel Pineiro 14 6 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 .429 .438 .500 .938
Derek Holland TEX 14 5 0 0 1 3 2 3 0 0 .357 .438 .571 1.009
Adam Wainwright STL 14 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .357 .357 .429 .786
Jesse Litsch 14 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .357 .643
Shaun Marcum CLE 14 4 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 .286 .412 .357 .769
Alex Cobb TB 14 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 .214 .267 .214 .481
Matt Thornton NY-A 14 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 .214 .267 .286 .552
Javier Vazquez 14 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 .214 .267 .286 .552
Jarrod Washburn 14 3 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 2 .214 .313 .429 .741
Jose Contreras TEX 14 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .143 .188 .143 .330
Brandon Morrow TOR 14 2 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 .143 .294 .357 .651
Joe Smith ANA 14 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 .143 .200 .143 .343
Chris Tillman BAL 14 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 .143 .200 .429 .629
Bartolo Colon NY-N 13 5 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 .385 .429 .615 1.044
Tommy Milone MIN 13 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .385 .385 .385 .769
Brad Bergesen 13 3 1 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 .231 .286 .308 .593
Alexi Ogando TEX 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .154 .154 .154 .308
Dan Wheeler 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Clayton Richard AZ 12 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .417 .417 .667 1.083
Ryan Rowland-Smith CIN 12 5 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 .417 .533 .500 1.033
Samuel Deduno MIN 12 4 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .333 .429 .417 .845
Hiroki Kuroda NY-A 12 4 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833
Ryan Perry 12 4 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 .333 .357 .417 .774
Fernando Rodney SEA 12 4 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .417 .750
Joaquin Benoit SD 12 3 1 0 2 2 3 4 0 0 .250 .400 .833 1.233
Chad Gaudin 12 3 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 .250 .357 .333 .690
Livan Hernandez 12 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .583
Andy Sonnanstine 12 3 1 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 .250 .357 .583 .940
Scott Diamond CIN 12 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .167 .231 .167 .397
Zach McAllister CLE 12 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 .167 .286 .250 .536
Vinnie Pestano CLE 12 2 1 0 0 2 4 4 0 0 .167 .412 .250 .662
Wade Davis KC 12 1 0 0 1 1 0 5 1 0 .083 .083 .333 .417