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Portrait of Keith Butler

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2015 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
Age26 years, 7 months, 1 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
2012
0.22013
-0.12014
0.52015
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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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
2013 SLN MLB 16 0 20.0 13 11 16 0 .257 98 5.8 5.0 0.0 7.2 26% .228 .228 1.20 3.22 4.05 109 3.28 0.3
2014 SLN MLB 2 0 2.0 6 1 2 0 .281 99 27.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 60% .600 .466 3.50 0.00 27.00 103 17.74 -0.3
CareerMLB18022.01912180.260987.84.90.07.431%.284.2621.413.306.141085.32-0.0

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
2009 CRD Rk 21 0 28.3 18 12 34 0 .253 100 5.7 3.8 0.0 10.8 46% .277 .190 1.06 2.62 2.23
2009 JCY Rk 2 0 2.0 0 1 4 0 .242 118 0.0 4.5 0.0 18.0 50% .000 .097 0.50 1.19 0.00
2010 BAT A- 27 0 30.7 29 15 50 1 .256 105 8.5 4.4 0.3 14.7 37% .378 .273 1.43 2.20 2.93
2011 QUD A 12 0 15.3 7 5 16 0 .262 95 4.1 2.9 0.0 9.4 42% .194 .155 0.78 2.25 1.17
2011 PMB A+ 34 0 36.0 19 18 52 1 .250 94 4.8 4.5 0.2 13.0 35% .243 .195 1.03 2.53 1.25
2012 SFD AA 53 0 58.7 53 23 59 5 .255 98 8.1 3.5 0.8 9.1 39% .302 .252 1.30 3.66 2.76
2012 ESC Wnt 6 0 6.0 4 2 4 1 .000 6.0 3.0 1.5 6.0 0% .200 .000 1.00 5.44 1.50
2013 SLN MLB 16 0 20.0 13 11 16 0 .257 98 5.8 5.0 0.0 7.2 26% .228 .228 1.20 3.22 4.05
2013 SFD AA 13 0 13.7 8 2 21 1 .254 106 5.3 1.3 0.7 13.8 54% .259 .146 0.73 1.37 0.66
2013 MEM AAA 20 1 27.3 21 9 28 3 .260 94 6.9 3.0 1.0 9.2 39% .254 .221 1.10 3.94 3.62
2014 SLN MLB 2 0 2.0 6 1 2 0 .281 99 27.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 60% .600 .466 3.50 0.00 27.00
2014 MEM AAA 9 0 10.7 8 2 13 0 .257 93 6.8 1.7 0.0 11.0 30% .348 .169 0.94 0.00 0.84
2015 PMB A+ 8 0 12.0 11 1 13 3 .257 96 8.2 0.8 2.2 9.8 39% .267 .250 1.00 4.51 3.00
2015 MEM AAA 29 0 32.3 32 21 23 4 .257 93 8.9 5.8 1.1 6.4 41% .289 .305 1.64 6.09 6.12

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 0.4431 0.4162 0.7194 0.6351 0.2419 0.8723 0.4000 0.2806
2014 53 0.3019 0.4340 0.6957 0.5625 0.3784 0.8889 0.5714 0.3043
Career3870.42380.41860.71620.62520.26060.87460.42350.2838

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
2014-05-14 - Minors - - Right Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 SLN $
2013 SLN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 74 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/18/14.
  • 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) .243 .378 .324 .270
11 vs R (Multi) .271 .353 .441 .299
18 Split (Multi) -.028 .025 -.116 -.029
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .500 .667 .500 .426
31 vs R (2014) .500 .545 .800 .477
38 Split (2014) .000 .121 -.300 -.051
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Keith Butler threw 557 pitches that were 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 relied primarily on his Sinker (87mph), Curve (74mph) and Fourseam Fastball (90mph), also mixing in a Change (77mph).