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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-30-1989
Height6' 0"
Weight170 lbs
Age25 years, 7 months, 18 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
0.22013
0.42014
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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
2013 SLN 24 16 0 20.0 0.0 20.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 85 13 9 9 0 20 11 11 1 16 4.05 3.22 3.64 2.1 0.2
2014 SLN 25 2 0 2.0 0.0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 6 6 6 0 9 1 1 1 2 27.00 4.10 7.00 -0.9 -0.1
Career18022.00.022.00000009919151502912122186.143.304.081.20.1

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2009 CRD Rk 21 0 28.3 3.31 119 .190 .248 .339 .335 .253 .277 100 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2009 JCY Rk 2 0 2.0 2.60 154 .097 .261 .336 .396 .242 .000 118 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2010 BAT A- 27 0 30.7 2.80 139 .273 .243 .318 .360 .256 .378 105 9.6 1.0 9.6 1.0
2011 QUD A 12 0 15.3 3.51 118 .155 .251 .316 .363 .262 .194 95 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2011 PMB A+ 34 0 36.0 3.64 115 .195 .257 .323 .378 .250 .243 94 5.2 0.5 5.2 0.5
2012 SFD AA 53 0 58.7 4.12 107 .252 .250 .314 .370 .255 .302 98 6.9 0.7 6.9 0.7
2012 ESC Wnt 6 0 6.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 SLN MLB 16 0 20.0 3.64 109 .228 .251 .313 .386 .257 .228 98 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2013 SFD AA 13 0 13.7 2.19 152 .146 .250 .315 .378 .254 .259 106 4.3 0.5 4.3 0.5
2013 MEM AAA 20 1 27.3 3.95 114 .221 .259 .326 .391 .260 .254 94 3.3 0.3 2.7 0.3
2014 SLN MLB 2 0 2.0 7.00 20 .472 .275 .336 .424 .285 .600 97 -0.9 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2014 MEM AAA 9 0 10.7 1.80 162 .169 .265 .330 .409 .257 .348 93 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4

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
2009 CRD Rk 1 1 6 21 0 28.3 18 12 34 0 46% .277 5.7 3.8 0.0 10.8 1.06 2.23 5.0 0.5
2009 JCY Rk 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 0 1 4 0 50% .000 0.0 4.5 0.0 18.0 0.50 0.00 0.7 0.1
2010 BAT A- 0 3 5 27 0 30.7 29 15 50 1 37% .378 8.5 4.4 0.3 14.7 1.43 2.93 9.6 1.0
2011 PMB A+ 1 0 12 34 0 36.0 19 18 52 1 35% .243 4.8 4.5 0.2 13.0 1.03 1.25 5.2 0.5
2011 QUD A 0 1 5 12 0 15.3 7 5 16 0 42% .194 4.1 2.9 0.0 9.4 0.78 1.17 2.1 0.2
2012 SFD AA 5 1 25 53 0 58.7 53 23 59 5 39% .302 8.1 3.5 0.8 9.1 1.30 2.76 6.9 0.7
2012 ESC Wnt 0 0 0 6 0 6.0 4 2 4 1 0% .200 6.0 3.0 1.5 6.0 1.00 1.50 0.0 0.0
2013 SFD AA 0 0 7 13 0 13.7 8 2 21 1 54% .259 5.3 1.3 0.7 13.8 0.73 0.66 4.3 0.5
2013 SLN MLB 0 0 0 16 0 20.0 13 11 16 0 26% .228 5.8 5.0 0.0 7.2 1.20 4.05 2.1 0.2
2013 MEM AAA 3 2 2 20 1 27.3 21 9 28 3 39% .254 6.9 3.0 1.0 9.2 1.10 3.62 2.7 0.3
2014 MEM AAA 1 0 0 9 0 10.7 8 2 13 0 30% .348 6.8 1.7 0.0 11.0 0.94 0.84 3.8 0.4
2014 SLN MLB 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 6 1 2 0 60% .600 27.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 3.50 27.00 -0.9 -0.1

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
2013 334 0.4401 0.4162 0.7194 0.6463 0.2353 0.8737 0.3864 0.2806
2014 53 0.3019 0.4340 0.6957 0.5625 0.3784 0.8889 0.5714 0.3043
Career3870.42120.41860.71620.63480.25490.87580.41170.2838

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-14 - Minors - - Right Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 SLN $
2013 SLN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 55 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by St. Louis 11/20/12. Re-signed by St. Louis 3/13.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2009 (24-729) (Wabash Valley CC, Ill.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .212 .333 .303 .246
11 vs R (Multi) .154 .261 .256 .211
18 Split (Multi) .058 .072 .047 .036
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .212 .333 .303 .246
31 vs R (2013) .154 .261 .256 .211
38 Split (2013) .058 .072 .047 .036
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Keith Butler has thrown 551 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (87mph), Curve (74mph) and Fourseam Fastball (90mph), also mixing in a Change (77mph).