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Drew Butera C Dodgers

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 30)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date8-9-1983
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age31 years, 0 months, 24 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.32010
-1.42011
-0.12012
-0.32013
0.12014
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2010 MIN 26 49 155 142 12 28 6 1 2 42 4 25 4 2 3 13 0 0 .197 .237 .296 .191 -2.8 0.1 -0.3
2011 MIN 27 93 254 234 19 39 9 1 2 56 11 42 2 1 6 23 0 0 .167 .210 .239 .163 -14.1 0.6 -1.4
2012 MIN 28 42 122 111 7 22 6 0 1 31 9 26 2 0 0 5 0 0 .198 .270 .279 .202 -1.5 0.4 -0.1
2013 LAN 29 4 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .052 -1.6 -0.1 -0.2
2013 MIN 29 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.016 -0.7 -0.0 -0.1
2014 LAN 30 51 175 156 15 30 6 1 3 47 15 37 1 2 1 13 0 0 .192 .264 .301 .216 -0.2 0.7 0.1
Career2417166535312027381773913595105400.184.238.271.187-20.81.6-2.0

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 PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2005 BRO A- 55 204 .237 .254 .331 .364 .265 .261 102 -4.4 5.1 3.1 -1.1 -1.4 1.4 0.0 1.4 0.0
2006 HAG A 95 355 .229 .245 .328 .357 .257 .224 96 -8.9 8.0 4.9 0.6 -3.1 7.2 0.8 7.2 0.8
2007 SLU A+ 52 210 .264 .257 .328 .375 .254 .282 104 0.9 6.5 3.9 0.8 -0.2 9.4 1.0 9.4 1.0
2007 BIN AA 30 121 .162 .259 .327 .388 .256 .221 94 -12.9 3.5 2.2 1.2 -0.9 -6.6 -0.5 -6.6 -0.5
2007 NBR AA 17 56 .248 .259 .323 .386 .254 .283 109 -0.7 1.7 1 -0.3 -2.1 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2008 NBR AA 96 351 .229 .261 .337 .398 .256 .242 105 -11.7 10.2 5.8 -0.4 0.6 6.0 0.6 6.0 0.6
2009 ROC AAA 99 333 .199 .266 .332 .406 .251 .239 111 -21.9 9.7 5.6 0.5 -0.9 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2010 MIN MLB 49 155 .191 .263 .327 .407 .257 .222 109 -10.8 4.3 2.6 0.1 -0.3 -2.8 -0.3 -2.8 -0.3
2011 MIN MLB 93 254 .163 .259 .319 .405 .260 .194 104 -24.3 6.8 4.1 0.6 -1.8 -14.1 -1.4 -14.1 -1.4
2012 MIN MLB 42 122 .202 .257 .323 .410 .261 .250 107 -6.9 3.3 2.1 0.4 0.3 -1.6 -0.1 -1.5 -0.1
2012 ROC AAA 15 48 .291 .261 .333 .394 .257 .324 94 1.7 1.4 0.8 0.6 0.5 5.7 0.6 5.7 0.6
2012 EST Wnt 22 67 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 LAN MLB 4 7 .052 .260 .312 .414 .263 .333 95 -1.4 0.2 0 -0.1 -0.3 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2013 MIN MLB 2 3 -.016 .244 .302 .369 .251 .000 90 -0.8 0.1 0 -0.0 0.0 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2013 ABQ AAA 16 57 .151 .256 .327 .390 .258 .184 116 -6.7 1.6 1 0.1 0.4 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2013 ROC AAA 27 94 .209 .256 .327 .383 .255 .236 103 -5.2 2.7 0.9 -0.5 0.2 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2013 ITA int 4 16 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .182 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 LAN MLB 51 175 .216 .257 .319 .396 .267 .229 95 -7.3 4.5 2.7 0.7 0.0 1.0 0.2 -0.2 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2005 BRO A- 204 13 38 9 1 1 23 22 33 1 0 .217 .310 .297 .080 .237 1.4 -1.1 0.0
2006 HAG A 355 24 55 13 0 5 38 42 72 1 0 .186 .298 .281 .095 .229 7.2 0.6 0.8
2007 SLU A+ 210 22 47 14 0 5 22 24 28 0 1 .258 .351 .418 .159 .264 9.4 0.8 1.0
2007 BIN AA 121 7 22 2 0 1 4 2 22 0 0 .188 .207 .231 .043 .162 -6.6 1.2 -0.5
2007 NBR AA 56 3 13 3 1 0 3 5 5 0 0 .260 .321 .360 .100 .248 -0.2 -0.3 -0.0
2008 NBR AA 351 39 66 18 1 7 39 35 55 0 1 .219 .308 .354 .136 .229 6.0 -0.4 0.6
2009 ROC AAA 333 23 63 16 1 2 25 22 49 0 1 .211 .264 .292 .081 .199 -2.1 0.5 -0.2
2010 MIN MLB 155 12 28 6 1 2 13 4 25 0 0 .197 .237 .296 .099 .191 -2.8 0.1 -0.3
2011 MIN MLB 254 19 39 9 1 2 23 11 42 0 0 .167 .210 .239 .073 .163 -14.1 0.6 -1.4
2012 ROC AAA 48 6 12 3 0 1 5 3 9 0 0 .279 .319 .419 .140 .291 5.7 0.6 0.6
2012 MIN MLB 122 7 22 6 0 1 5 9 26 0 0 .198 .270 .279 .081 .202 -1.5 0.4 -0.1
2012 EST Wnt 67 4 10 3 0 0 7 9 19 0 1 .189 .328 .245 .057 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 ITA int 16 1 3 1 0 1 4 0 4 0 0 .188 .188 .438 .250 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 ROC AAA 94 8 19 2 0 2 10 2 15 0 0 .218 .247 .310 .092 .209 -1.6 -0.5 -0.2
2013 ABQ AAA 57 3 7 3 1 0 3 4 14 0 0 .135 .196 .231 .096 .151 -1.3 0.1 -0.1
2013 MIN MLB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.016 -0.7 -0.0 -0.1
2013 LAN MLB 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .000 .052 -1.6 -0.1 -0.2
2014 LAN MLB 175 15 30 6 1 3 13 15 37 0 0 .192 .264 .301 .109 .216 -0.2 0.7 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
2010 582 0.5704 0.4682 0.8750 0.6446 0.2320 0.8972 0.7931 0.1250
2011 937 0.5667 0.4781 0.8568 0.6139 0.2980 0.9018 0.7355 0.1432
2012 439 0.5216 0.4224 0.8432 0.5852 0.2429 0.8955 0.7059 0.1568
2013 36 0.5833 0.6389 0.7391 0.8095 0.4000 0.8235 0.5000 0.2609
2014 665 0.5639 0.4563 0.8185 0.6080 0.2586 0.8553 0.7067 0.1815
Career26590.55960.46350.84740.61710.2660.88710.73280.1526

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-04-06 2013-06-09 Minors 64 0 Left Fingers Fracture Little Finger - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 LAN $700,000
2013 MIN $700,000
2011 MIN $429,000
2010 MIN $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,529,000
2011Current$700,000
5 yrPvs + Cur$2,229,000
5 yrTotal$2,229,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 18 dDavid Schwartz1 year/$0.7M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2014). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 11/29/13 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses.
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2013). Re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Minnesota 7/31/13.
  • 1 year (2012)
  • 1 year/$0.429M (2011). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010). Re-signed 3/7/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased 11/19/08. Re-signed 3/8/09. Optioned to Triple-A 3/31/09.
  • Acquired in trade from NY Mets 7/30/07.
  • Drafted 2005 (5-149) (UCF). $0.175M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .150 .197 .205 .141
11 vs R (Multi) .191 .246 .275 .192
18 Split (Multi) .041 .048 .070 .052
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .000 .000 .000 -.019
31 vs R (2013) .200 .200 .200 .055
38 Split (2013) .200 .200 .200 .074
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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BP Articles

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Notes About Baseball: The Logistics of Human TradingRocco DeMaro2014-07-29
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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: The Rockies' Other Big BatDaniel Rathman2014-05-19
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This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: Who'll Stop the Run?Jason Wojciechowski2013-04-25
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 7, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-07
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 7, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-07
Tater Trot Tracker: Hanley & the World Baseball ClassicLarry Granillo2013-03-08
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The Stats Go Marching In: What Are the Rays Expecting from Jose Molina?Max Marchi2012-02-10
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-08-02 13:30:00 (link to chat)Who did the Backup Catcher Society of America elect as this year's members?
(carlosrubi from México)
I'm beginning to wonder whether the only thing to be done about Drew Butera's presence on the Twins' roster is to nuke him from orbit--it's the only way to be sure. Otherwise, he must have been a fast-track inductee in International Brotherhood of Backup Backstops. (Christina Kahrl)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Framing Chances Extra Strikes Framing Runs Framing Runs per 7000 Blocking Chances PB/WP Saved Blocking Runs Blocking Runs per 7000 Total Receiving Runs Total Receiving Runs per 7000
2010 3329 -29 -4.4 -9.3 1810 -2.3 -0.7 -2.5 -5.1 -11.8
2011 5976 -65 -9.7 -11.4 3390 -3.8 -1.1 -2.2 -10.8 -13.6
2012 2541 -23 -2.1 -5.9 1374 -2.1 -0.6 -2.9 -2.7 -8.8
2013 164 -1 -0.2 -6.4 72 -0.1 -0.0 -2.0 -0.2 -8.5
2014 3527 12 1.4 2.9 2058 -5.1 -1.4 -4.9 0.0 -2.0
total 15537 -106 -14.4 -6.5 8704 -11.5 -3.2 -2.6 -17.7 -9.1

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