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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
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2009 MIL 24 3 0 4.0 0.0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 7 4 4 0 9 6 6 1 3 9.00 6.81 7.77 -1.3 -0.1
Career304.00.04.0000000277440966139.006.817.77-1.3-0.1

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2006 HUD A- 5 2 13.1 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 CGA A 13 13 77.3 4.78 97 .218 .260 .333 .377 .261 .264 97 6.3 0.6 6.3 0.6
2007 VRO A+ 10 9 49.3 7.25 58 .265 .259 .330 .387 .258 .286 107 -4.2 -0.4 -4.2 -0.4
2008 BRV A+ 20 20 82.3 6.46 56 .280 .261 .335 .392 .260 .306 98 -6.5 -0.6 -6.5 -0.6
2008 VRO A+ 3 3 17.0 5.96 69 .238 .257 .330 .381 .257 .304 100 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2009 MIL MLB 3 0 4.0 7.77 30 .388 .252 .332 .399 .269 .412 101 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2009 BRV A+ 9 9 51.0 4.15 103 .236 .254 .324 .371 .253 .280 97 3.2 0.3 3.2 0.3
2009 HUN AA 8 8 41.0 3.94 104 .229 .259 .337 .392 .272 .292 93 4.4 0.5 3.6 0.5
2009 NAS AAA 3 3 15.0 3.44 112 .231 .252 .312 .371 .267 .317 84 2.7 0.3 3.2 0.3
2009 BRR Rk 4 3 11.3 2.89 138 .284 .259 .345 .351 .272 .484 94 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
2009 PEJ Wnt 6 6 14.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .519 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 BRV A+ 3 3 6.7 7.60 10 .343 .264 .338 .401 .275 .357 91 -2.3 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2
2010 HUN AA 10 10 53.3 6.27 63 .269 .261 .334 .393 .262 .305 102 -3.2 -0.3 -4.1 -0.4
2010 NAS AAA 8 8 45.7 5.59 93 .240 .274 .342 .425 .261 .281 105 3.3 0.3 2.7 0.3
2010 HER Wnt 5 4 16.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .344 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 NAS AAA 28 28 141.7 6.37 76 .303 .274 .343 .427 .260 .321 97 3.1 0.3 0.5 -0.2
2012 HUN AA 6 0 9.0 8.24 17 .332 .247 .325 .370 .255 .333 103 -2.4 -0.3 -2.7 -0.3
2012 NAS AAA 4 4 17.3 7.18 46 .279 .280 .345 .425 .274 .236 94 -1.3 -0.1 -2.2 -0.2
2012 BRR Rk 4 2 6.0 5.82 97 .301 .284 .361 .443 .296 .263 105 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2006 HUD A- 0 3 0 5 2 13.1 13 7 12 0 0% .333 8.9 4.8 0.0 8.2 1.53 5.50 0.0 0.0
2007 CGA A 5 1 0 13 13 77.3 63 20 54 3 71% .264 7.3 2.3 0.3 6.3 1.07 2.33 6.3 0.6
2007 VRO A+ 4 3 0 10 9 49.3 51 21 34 9 55% .286 9.3 3.8 1.6 6.2 1.46 4.93 -4.2 -0.4
2008 VRO A+ 0 2 0 3 3 17.0 18 5 10 1 58% .304 9.5 2.6 0.5 5.3 1.35 6.35 -1.3 -0.1
2008 BRV A+ 2 8 0 20 20 82.3 86 40 63 10 49% .306 9.4 4.4 1.1 6.9 1.53 5.36 -6.5 -0.6
2009 NAS AAA 1 1 0 3 3 15.0 15 1 15 2 51% .317 9.0 0.6 1.2 9.0 1.07 3.60 3.2 0.3
2009 BRR Rk 0 1 0 4 3 11.3 15 6 16 0 55% .484 11.9 4.8 0.0 12.7 1.86 4.78 4.2 0.4
2009 MIL MLB 0 0 0 3 0 4.0 7 6 3 0 53% .412 15.8 13.5 0.0 6.8 3.25 9.00 -1.3 -0.1
2009 HUN AA 2 1 0 8 8 41.0 37 13 33 2 57% .292 8.1 2.9 0.4 7.2 1.22 2.85 3.6 0.5
2009 BRV A+ 6 0 0 9 9 51.0 44 23 32 0 55% .280 7.8 4.1 0.0 5.6 1.31 2.47 3.2 0.3
2009 PEJ Wnt 3 2 0 6 6 14.3 30 13 16 3 0% .519 18.9 8.2 1.9 10.1 3.01 11.96 0.0 0.0
2010 HUN AA 3 5 0 10 10 53.3 56 26 36 5 50% .305 9.5 4.4 0.8 6.1 1.54 4.56 -4.1 -0.4
2010 NAS AAA 5 1 0 8 8 45.7 43 20 27 2 49% .281 8.5 3.9 0.4 5.3 1.38 4.53 2.7 0.3
2010 HER Wnt 1 4 0 5 4 16.0 23 6 7 2 0% .344 12.9 3.4 1.1 3.9 1.81 9.00 0.0 0.0
2010 BRV A+ 0 0 0 3 3 6.7 11 5 3 1 52% .357 14.8 6.7 1.3 4.0 2.39 10.75 -2.3 -0.2
2011 NAS AAA 9 8 0 28 28 141.7 171 76 96 24 49% .321 10.9 4.8 1.5 6.1 1.74 5.15 0.5 -0.2
2012 NAS AAA 0 3 0 4 4 17.3 14 11 9 1 41% .236 7.3 5.7 0.5 4.7 1.44 4.67 -2.2 -0.2
2012 BRR Rk 0 0 0 4 2 6.0 6 0 4 1 50% .263 9.0 0.0 1.5 6.0 1.00 4.50 1.5 0.1
2012 HUN AA 0 0 1 6 0 9.0 14 2 4 2 66% .333 14.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 1.78 4.00 -2.7 -0.3

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

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 2014, Josh Butler threw 416 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).