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Portrait of Josh Butler

Josh Butler PBrewers

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
1 4 0 0 0 3 9.00 -0.1
Birth Date12-11-1984
Height6' 5"
Weight205 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2009 MIL MLB 3 0 4.0 7 6 3 0 .269 101 15.8 13.5 0.0 6.8 53% .412 .388 3.25 6.81 9.00 116 12.98 -0.3
CareerMLB304.07630.26910115.813.50.06.853%.412.3883.256.819.0011612.98-0.3

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2006 HUD A- 5 2 13.1 13 7 12 0 .000 8.9 4.8 0.0 8.2 0% .333 .000 1.53 3.08 5.50
2007 CGA A 13 13 77.3 63 20 54 3 .261 97 7.3 2.3 0.3 6.3 71% .264 .218 1.07 3.62 2.33
2007 VRO A+ 10 9 49.3 51 21 34 9 .258 107 9.3 3.8 1.6 6.2 55% .286 .265 1.46 5.89 4.93
2008 BRV A+ 20 20 82.3 86 40 63 10 .260 98 9.4 4.4 1.1 6.9 49% .306 .280 1.53 5.09 5.36
2008 VRO A+ 3 3 17.0 18 5 10 1 .257 100 9.5 2.6 0.5 5.3 58% .304 .238 1.35 4.04 6.35
2009 MIL MLB 3 0 4.0 7 6 3 0 .269 101 15.8 13.5 0.0 6.8 53% .412 .388 3.25 6.81 9.00
2009 BRV A+ 9 9 51.0 44 23 32 0 .253 97 7.8 4.1 0.0 5.6 55% .280 .236 1.31 3.54 2.47
2009 HUN AA 8 8 41.0 37 13 33 2 .272 93 8.1 2.9 0.4 7.2 57% .292 .229 1.22 3.30 2.85
2009 NAS AAA 3 3 15.0 15 1 15 2 .267 84 9.0 0.6 1.2 9.0 51% .317 .231 1.07 3.79 3.60
2009 BRR Rk 4 3 11.3 15 6 16 0 .272 94 11.9 4.8 0.0 12.7 55% .484 .284 1.86 3.43 4.78
2009 PEJ Wnt 6 6 14.3 30 13 16 3 .000 18.9 8.2 1.9 10.1 0% .519 .000 3.01 7.45 11.96
2010 BRV A+ 3 3 6.7 11 5 3 1 .275 91 14.8 6.7 1.3 4.0 52% .357 .343 2.39 6.72 10.75
2010 HUN AA 10 10 53.3 56 26 36 5 .262 102 9.5 4.4 0.8 6.1 50% .305 .269 1.54 5.00 4.56
2010 NAS AAA 8 8 45.7 43 20 27 2 .261 105 8.5 3.9 0.4 5.3 49% .281 .240 1.38 4.35 4.53
2010 HER Wnt 5 4 16.0 23 6 7 2 .000 12.9 3.4 1.1 3.9 0% .344 .000 1.81 4.98 9.00
2011 NAS AAA 28 28 141.7 171 76 96 24 .260 97 10.9 4.8 1.5 6.1 49% .321 .303 1.74 6.45 5.15
2012 HUN AA 6 0 9.0 14 2 4 2 .255 103 14.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 66% .333 .332 1.78 6.14 4.00
2012 NAS AAA 4 4 17.3 14 11 9 1 .274 94 7.3 5.7 0.5 4.7 41% .236 .279 1.44 5.28 4.67
2012 BRR Rk 4 2 6.0 6 0 4 1 .296 105 9.0 0.0 1.5 6.0 50% .263 .301 1.00 5.20 4.50

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2009 101 0.4653 0.3465 0.8857 0.5319 0.1852 0.9200 0.8000 0.1143
Career1010.46530.34650.88570.53190.18520.920.80.1143

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-03-26 2010-06-01 15-DL 67 51 Right Elbow Inflammation -
2010-03-04 2010-03-22 Camp 18 0 Right Elbow Soreness -
2009-07-03 2009-08-17 Minors 45 0 Abdomen Strain Oblique -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 MIL $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$400,000
1 yrTotal$400,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 20 d2012

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Milwaukee (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Milwaukee (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010). Re-signed by Milwaukee 2/23/10. Sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 12/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Milwaukee 9/15/09.
  • Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Tampa Bay 4/22/08.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2006 (2-47) (University of San Diego). $0.725M signing bonus.

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Josh Butler threw 418 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Sinker (89mph) and Curve (78mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph) and Change (82mph).