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Keith ButlerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2013-2014
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PositionsP-246Position when DraftedRHPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKeith Allen Butler
Height6-0Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 30,1989 [29.146]PlaceMorgantown,Kentucky
High SchoolButler County (Morgantown,KY)
CollegeWabash Valley College (Mount Carmel,IL)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 24th round (729th overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRob FidlerService Time0.074 (2014)
MLB DebutJune 1,2013 [24.122]
OrganizationsSLN [7] Awards1
TBC Player ID148479Retrosheet IDbutlk001MLBAM ID572751
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (49.35%) -- Changeup (25.32%) -- Curveball (17.05%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (7.75%) -- Fastball (0.52%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 87.47 - [2013] - 89.25
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts71Walks33Hittable72SO/BB50vsPower72Hitting0Durability50Team.535Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008Wabash Valley CollegeCollegeNCAAFrRel19243.1920020000936.2311413018420001.347.61--4.4210.312.33.333-
2009Wabash Valley CollegeCollegeNCAASo16Rel20622.7220020000743.0402113015590001.288.37--3.1412.353.93.750-
2009Gulf Coast CardinalsGCLRksln-Rel20112.22210210014628.01897012343101.065.72--3.8110.802.83.500-
2009Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-Rel20000.0020200102.00000140000.50----4.5018.004.00--
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--Rel0112.08230230015630.01897013383101.025.34--3.8611.272.92.500-
2010Batavia MuckdogsNYPLA-sln3Rel21032.93270270016530.2291510115508001.438.510.294.4014.673.33.000-
2011Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAsln-Rel22011.17120120012515.072205161000.784.11--2.939.393.20.000-
2011Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln5R/CL22101.253403400271236.01965118520001.034.750.254.5013.002.891.000-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--R/CL0111.234604600391751.02687123681000.954.560.184.0311.922.96.500-
2012Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln38R/CL23512.765305300422558.2532218523592101.308.130.773.539.052.57.833-
2013Springfield CardinalsTexAAslnRel24000.66130130013713.281112210000.735.270.661.3213.8310.50--
2013Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln18Rel24323.6220119007227.021121139280001.106.910.992.969.223.11.600-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--Rel0322.63331320020940.1291312411490000.986.370.882.4110.764.45.600-
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln65Rel24004.0516016008020.01399011160011.205.85--4.957.201.45-3.25
2014Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln18Rel25100.84909004010.281102130000.946.75--1.6910.976.501.000-
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln65Rel250027.0020200102.06660120013.5027.00--4.509.002.00-4.13
2015Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln29Rel26003.00808001112.0114431130001.008.252.250.759.7513.00--
2015Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln28Rel26236.1229029009132.0322422421233001.648.911.115.856.401.10.400-
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--Rel0235.28370370010244.0432826722363001.478.731.424.477.311.64.400-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter006.1418018009022.0191515012180021.417.77--4.917.361.50-0.27
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter13112.7322812270014664264.020696811810931317201.186.940.613.6710.552.87.542-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter654.35581570020369.0613734732643001.327.810.904.098.192.00.545-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter512.366606600553271.0612319625802101.197.590.753.119.953.20.833-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter101.694204200281348.030109419650001.025.630.753.5612.193.421.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter011.17120120012515.072205161000.784.11--2.939.393.20.000-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter032.93270270016530.2291510115508001.438.510.294.4014.673.33.000-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter112.08230230015630.01897013383101.025.34--3.8611.272.92.500-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter862.94400400001679.27135260331010001.318.02--3.7311.413.06.571-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter006.1418018009022.0191515012180021.417.77--4.917.361.50--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings006.14180018000900220.0190150150012018000201.417.77--4.917.361.50-0.27
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1192.7318811870012053220.01707967159025814201.186.940.613.6710.552.87.550-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln18p24112000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2015Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln28p26161000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter273000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter273000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162180000000001200000.000.000.000.0000018.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln20P21--43-1771.0000.33------21100.037.5
2009Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln20P2---------------2100.03.0
2010Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-sln21P27--131-54.8000.15------27100.036.5
2011Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln22P12--1---111.0000.08------12100.08.8
2011Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln22P34--23--551.0000.15------34100.024.6
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln23P53--28-210101.0000.19------53100.038.4
2013Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln24P13--111-32.6670.15------13100.09.4
2013Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln24P20--222-64.6670.20------20100.013.9
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24P16-2021--331.0000.190.152-100.0-16100.09.9
2014Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln25P9---------------9100.06.3
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P2-2-------------2100.01.2
2015Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln26P8---2--221.0000.25------8100.05.8
2015Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26P29--11--221.0000.07------29100.020.1
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P18-2221--331.0000.170.142-100.0-180.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P58--332-86.7500.10------580.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P66--39121312.9230.18------660.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P42--25--771.0000.17------420.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--1---111.0000.08------120.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--131-54.8000.15------270.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P23--43-1771.0000.30------230.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln2021----------
2009Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln202----------
2010Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-sln2127----------
2011Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln2212----------
2011Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln2234----------
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln2353----------
2013Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln2413----------
2013Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2420----------
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2416----------
2014Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln259----------
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln252----------
2015Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln268----------
2015Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2629----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2011Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor22116.7512012002010.210881115002.068.440.849.284.220.456.75.500
2013St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB240013.5050500304.0766105001.7515.752.250.0011.25013.50.000
2014St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25018.381001000009.21499177102.2813.030.936.526.521.008.38.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs116.7512012002010.710881115001.978.440.849.284.220.456.75.500
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs019.8815015003013.72115152712102.0513.831.324.617.901.719.88.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2012Texas League All-Star (SP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-11-17RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency26.291  
2015-10-22RPSt. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL26.265Team Roster on 2015-10-22
2015-08-30RPSt. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured26.212Team Roster on 2015-08-30
2015-07-31RPSt. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Palm Beach (A+)26.182Team Roster on 2015-07-31
2015-04-24RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list26.084Team Roster on 2015-04-24
2015-04-11RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured26.071Team Roster on 2015-04-11
2014-11-19RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors25.293Team Roster on 2014-11-19
2014-09-29RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list25.242Team Roster on 2014-09-29
2014-05-17RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured25.107Team Roster on 2014-05-17
2014-04-17RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)25.077Team Roster on 2014-04-17
2014-04-17RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to minors25.077Team Roster on 2014-04-17
2013-10-08RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)24.251Team Roster on 2013-10-08
2013-08-08RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Memphis (AAA)24.190Team Roster on 2013-08-08
2013-07-30RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)24.181Team Roster on 2013-07-30
2013-07-19RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)24.170Team Roster on 2013-07-19
2013-07-15RPSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Springfield (AA)24.166Team Roster on 2013-07-15
2013-05-31RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Springfield (AA)24.121Team Roster on 2013-05-31
2013-05-06PSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Springfield (AA)24.096Team Roster on 2013-05-06
2013-04-16PSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)24.076Team Roster on 2013-04-16
2013-04-08PSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Springfield (AA)24.068Team Roster on 2013-04-08
2013-03-18PSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Memphis (AAA)24.047Team Roster on 2013-03-18
2012-11-20PSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Minors23.294Team Roster on 2012-11-20
2012-06-09PSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)-Minors--23.130Team Roster on 2012-06-09
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2013St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll24490,000-77541-3,023,990490,000490,000
2014St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll25500,0000.07479442-3,256,497500,000990,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red