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Current Status
Free Agent since 2017-11-07 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Joseph Frank Butler
Stat Years
2007-2017  [mlb] 2013-2015
Height/Weight
6-2 / 210
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
RF (596) ... LF (179) ... OF (50) ... CF (49) ... DH (45) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Pascagoula (Pascagoula,MS)
Colleges
University of New Orleans (New Orleans, Louisiana), Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (Gulfport, Mississippi)
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #15 (#453 overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Randy Taylor
MLB Debut
2013-08-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 27.148)
Service Time
1.031 (2015)
Organizations
TEX [6] SLN [1] TBA [1] CLE [1] WAS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 3604 ... retro id: butlj002 ... mlbam id: 542994
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2007New OrleansSBCNCAA-1rpi 821621lf-rf---Jr562154873150523165103460000.340.385.479.86423110320.237.139.3864.3314.723.402.243.0027.4
    2008New OrleansSBCNCAA-1rpi 48-22lf-rfDR:15-453Sr63267779221611581372150130208.345.416.5921.00830315838.348.247.3896.9316.502.383.624.2741.3
    2008Spokane IndiansNwstA-tex2422of---16222635688543194405450005.301.417.434.8512719817.332.133.38114.7619.931.3556.51.4825.0
    2009Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+tex1023rf---21345228214633112766446146501014.280.343.416.75957421746.228.136.3678.0125.443.1743.52.0931.5
    2010Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex2124rf---31325166714326610588647120505321.277.340.409.74957321142.227.132.3408.2020.942.5551.61.7529.4
    2011Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex2125rf---41344111010242171640001.227.382.386.76855173.341.159.30812.7329.092.2922.03.6430.0
    2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex1625rf---41134267313727512571344313840129.322.388.493.88147421044.293.171.4519.0729.113.2135.52.5332.1
    2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex1626rf---51374939314328120786479128705316.290.392.473.86558423349.347.183.35113.5321.921.6224.63.4234.3
    2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex1627rf-lf---61194267112426012511269119613010.291.395.437.83250518638.305.146.37613.6623.561.7235.52.3830.6
    2013Texas RangersALMLBtex2027lf-rfL-S-E-P6812342001003600000.333.467.500.9671562.417.167.66720.0040.002.000.00.0050.0
    2014Orix Buffaloes---Intl------28lf-rf---7215251220260091940101.231.379.385.76466204.327.154.31313.6428.792.1126.03.0333.3
    2014Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln028lf---7318616314042000191610012.360.481.5471.028106478.407.187.40917.9215.090.8421.53.7725.8
    2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln5628rfL-S-E-P765000000001300000.000.167.000.167600.200.000.00016.6750.003.000.00.000.0
    2015Durham BullsILAAAtba2929rf---83112021409162400143130004.333.416.575.9911376916.358.242.41010.2222.632.2120.04.3840.0
    2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba929dh-lfL-S-E-P8882573071120830521682300016.276.326.416.74227610720.214.140.3775.8029.715.1332.12.9028.2
    2016Columbus ClippersILAAAcle230lf-rf---91184135499152842414510632129.240.318.344.66246414225.220.104.3039.7022.842.3651.61.7225.2
    2017Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas031lf---102879817302800112100001.215.311.329.64090265.253.114.26812.2223.331.9139.52.2229.4
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)1022743375140831522091300016.274.330.412.74229711322.223.138.3836.7330.644.5534.22.6929.3
    American League Totals (2 yrs)962693375140831521988300016.279.333.420.75329111322.223.141.3876.5330.244.6333.62.7529.3
    National League Totals (1 yrs)65000000001300000.000.167.000.167600.200.000.00016.6750.003.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals918335153195818021924494926420895433161192.286.371.434.80538331456293.281.148.36410.9623.352.1336.42.4030.6
    Minor: Intl Totals215251220260091940101.231.379.385.76466204.327.154.31313.6428.792.1126.03.0333.3
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals119482125165366168129123184190208.342.403.541.94453426158.299.199.3885.8115.732.7130.13.0035.2
    Minor: A- Totals6222635688543194405450005.301.417.434.8512719817.332.133.38114.7619.931.3556.51.4825.0
    Minor: A+ Totals1345228214633112766446146501014.280.343.416.75957421746.228.136.3678.0125.443.1743.52.0931.5
    Minor: AA Totals14556078153276126210754136905322.273.344.407.75162822845.236.134.3388.6021.662.5246.71.9129.4
    Minor: AAA Totals5772043336591112964280241128055924310851.289.380.447.8272360913185.301.158.36911.8623.692.0031.92.7131.3
    Tampa Bay Rays Totals (1 yrs)882573071120830521682300016.276.326.416.74227610720.214.140.3775.8029.715.1332.12.9028.2
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)812342001003600000.333.467.500.9671562.417.167.66720.0040.002.000.00.0050.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)65000000001300000.000.167.000.167600.200.000.00016.6750.003.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2008Spokane IndiansNwstA-22OF5000.0742207876.9741.500.0065.880.62
    2009Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+23CF1400.02400024241.0001.700.0010.010.43
    2009Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+23RF12100.0175670188181.9631.500.0086.490.31
    2010Frisco RoughRidersTexAA24RF12900.0253681267259.9702.000.0092.897.71
    2011Frisco RoughRidersTexAA25RF1300.02700127271.0002.100.009.3100.02
    2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA25LF300.04000441.0001.300.002.12.710
    2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA25CF2500.0520305552.9452.100.0017.422.13
    2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA25RF8800.0153641163159.9751.800.0061.177.91
    2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA26CF900.0251102726.9632.900.006.36.63
    2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA26RF12500.022911002402401.0001.900.0086.891.21
    2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA27LF4700.0683227371.9731.500.0032.639.52
    2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA27CF100.03000331.0003.000.000.70.85
    2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA27RF5300.099130103100.9711.900.0036.844.52
    2013TexasALMLB27LF3319.02000221.0000.700.111.837.58
    2013TexasALMLB27RF202.01000111.0000.500.501.225.05
    2013TexasALMLB27DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.225.014
    2014Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA28LF1400.01710018181.0001.300.009.845.25
    2014St. LouisNLMLB28RF104.21000111.0001.000.240.616.77
    2015Durham BullsILAAA29LF600.09000991.0001.500.004.219.47
    2015Durham BullsILAAA29RF1700.03100031311.0001.800.0011.854.83
    2015Tampa BayALMLB29LF3022198.0481105049.9801.600.2518.534.13
    2015Tampa BayALMLB29RF6218.17000771.0001.200.393.76.86
    2015Tampa BayALMLB29DH4300.0000000.0000.000.0026.548.92
    2016Columbus ClippersILAAA30LF6000.0116310120119.9922.000.0041.750.81
    2016Columbus ClippersILAAA30RF3700.07640080801.0002.200.0025.731.41
    2017Syracuse ChiefsILAAA311B100.0000000.0000.000.000.73.65
    2017Syracuse ChiefsILAAA31LF1600.01200012121.0000.800.0011.357.14
    2017Syracuse ChiefsILAAA31RF400.01000010101.0002.500.002.814.36
    MLB Totals - (LF)3325217501105251.9811.500.240.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)92249000991.0001.000.370.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)4500000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (LF)14600226732236233.9871.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (CF)3500801408581.9532.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (RF)324005982271627620.9891.900.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (RF)14200280682294286.9732.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (CF)14002400024241.0001.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (RF)12100175670188181.9631.500.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)5000742207876.9741.500.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2008Minor---------50-
    2009Minor-------14121--
    2010Minor--------129--
    2011Minor------325101--
    2012Minor-------9125--
    2013MLB------3-2-2
    2013Minor------47153--
    2014MLB--------1--
    2014Minor------14----
    2015MLB------30-6-43
    2015Minor------6-17--
    2016Minor------60-37--
    2017Minor--1---16-4--
    Totals--1---179495965045