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Billy Butler

28-Year-Old Designated Hitter – Kansas City Royals

2014 Stats

AVG

.271

HR

9

RBI

66

R

57

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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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 84 34 5 0 2 15 9 13 1 0 .405 .468 .536 1.004
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 49 17 4 0 1 9 1 10 3 1 .347 .346 .490 .836
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 42 15 3 0 3 10 4 8 0 1 .357 .404 .643 1.047
Roberto Hernandez LA 38 12 3 0 0 9 6 2 2 2 .316 .391 .395 .786
John Danks CHI-A 38 8 2 0 0 3 1 9 3 1 .211 .225 .263 .488
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
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 Kazmir OAK 32 11 0 0 0 2 3 5 0 0 .344 .417 .344 .760
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
Scott Baker TEX 31 4 1 0 1 4 2 6 0 1 .129 .182 .258 .440
Phil Hughes MIN 30 8 3 0 1 3 1 3 0 0 .267 .290 .467 .757
Jered Weaver ANA 29 6 1 0 1 4 1 6 1 0 .207 .233 .345 .578
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
Jon Lester OAK 28 4 1 0 0 1 5 11 1 1 .143 .273 .179 .451
Jose Quintana CHI-A 27 5 0 0 0 1 6 11 0 1 .185 .333 .185 .519
Cliff Lee PHI 26 8 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .308 .333 .385 .718
Josh Tomlin CLE 26 6 2 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 .231 .286 .308 .593
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
Kevin Correia LA 21 7 1 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 .333 .375 .381 .756
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
Carlos Carrasco CLE 20 8 0 0 2 4 1 4 0 0 .400 .429 .700 1.129
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
David Huff NY-A 18 6 2 0 1 5 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .611 .944
Josh Beckett 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
Anthony Swarzak MIN 17 8 1 0 1 5 3 0 1 0 .471 .550 .706 1.256
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
Joe Saunders BAL 17 6 0 0 1 1 6 1 0 0 .353 .522 .529 1.051
Derek Holland TEX 17 5 0 0 1 3 2 5 0 0 .294 .368 .471 .839
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
Tommy Milone MIN 16 8 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 .500 .529 .500 1.029
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 TB 14 7 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 .500 .533 .786 1.319
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
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 WAS 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
Samuel Deduno HOU 13 5 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 .385 .467 .462 .928
Brad Bergesen 13 3 1 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 .231 .286 .308 .593
Zach McAllister CLE 13 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 .154 .267 .231 .497
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
Danny Salazar CLE 12 7 4 0 0 3 2 3 0 0 .583 .643 .917 1.560
Clayton Richard AZ 12 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .417 .417 .667 1.083
Ryan Rowland-Smith 12 5 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 .417 .533 .500 1.033
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
Jared Burton 12 3 1 0 0 3 0 4 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .583
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
Ricky Nolasco MIN 12 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
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
Vinnie Pestano ANA 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
Michael Pineda NY-A 12 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 .083 .154 .083 .237