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Brent ButlerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1996-2007 MLB Years: 2001-2003
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PositionsSS-494, 2B-438, 3B-169, OF-52, 1B-32, P-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJustin Brent Butler
Height6-0Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 11,1978 [40.104]PlaceLaurinburg,North Carolina
High SchoolScotland (Laurinburg,NC)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (68th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRandy Benson
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-SLN-#6 ... 1998-MLB-#69 ... 1999-MLB-#54 ... 1999-SLN-#3 ... 2000-COL-#10
MLB DebutJuly 4,2001 [23.143]
OrganizationsCOL [4] SLN [4] TBA [3] ATL [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID937Retrosheet IDbutlb002MLBAM ID150450
RelationshipsBrother of Matt Butler
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed37Power57Contact87XBH58RBIs59Runs62Hitting69Durability60Team.470Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-ss18622484585211850812529212111.343.404.532.93613230278.362.189.319.4068.9910.431.162.8831.0035.29
1997Peoria ChiefsMidwAsln-ss1912948081147372157164636940569.306.388.485.87323354552.329.179.315.38011.4112.501.102.7232.0036.73
1998Prince William CannonsCaroA+sln-ss20126475631362721176343974927212.286.347.421.76820040532.315.135.215.3387.3313.911.902.0743.1829.41
1999Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ss-3b21139528681422111354042647605016.269.308.386.69420435565.273.117.159.3064.608.321.812.3040.6224.65
2000Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol52b2212243873128351854134446479115.292.356.432.78818944502.305.140.235.3458.769.161.051.5954.7534.38
2001Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-2b23652725191203738421526432013.335.375.507.88213830296.349.172.235.3795.078.781.732.3638.8632.97
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol22b2353119172971114117712204.244.287.345.632419131.248.101.160.2765.345.341.000.76119.0031.03
2002Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-ss24241052035912170061210013.333.375.495.8705212112.363.162.219.3765.3610.712.001.7952.5034.29
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol52b24113344558918494226104054436.259.287.413.70014231367.268.154.172.2982.7210.904.002.4538.2234.83
2003Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-2b2554205376819162701192040017.332.399.522.92110726228.346.190.278.3988.338.771.052.6334.1738.24
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol52b253790131931141071311022.211.276.300.57627599.237.089.178.2517.0713.131.861.0190.0026.32
2004Greenville BravesSouAAatl-2b267019622489042301193420303.245.314.352.6666913220.273.107.199.2968.6415.451.791.8249.0027.08
2005Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba9ss273412122327162120151433203.264.355.488.8435914144.252.224.364.36310.429.720.934.1720.1743.75
2006Durham BullsILAAAtba4of-3b281204393911826323835234517139.269.306.355.66115631471.295.086.134.2894.889.551.960.42219.5026.27
2007Durham BullsILAAAtba53b-1b2977284277619042611144211317.268.301.377.67810723303.299.109.158.2974.6213.863.001.3271.0030.26
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter203553851372861160472460776512.248.285.380.66521045597.258.132.170.0004.0210.052.501.8450.2732.85
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1022379154811062501686495282630845841243916108.292.348.434.78216463524203.310.142.224.0007.3310.901.492.0544.0831.83
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4621743247516128929200912121191151815754.296.344.430.7747491661912.317.134.201.0006.339.991.581.5260.1032.17
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter243845112222372239825609511310022.263.316.393.70933262929.270.130.198.0006.4610.231.582.4836.7427.93
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter126475631362721176343974927212.286.347.421.76820040532.315.135.215.0007.3313.911.902.0743.1829.41
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12948081147372157164636940569.306.388.485.87323354552.329.179.315.00011.4112.501.102.7232.0036.73
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter622484585211850812529212111.343.404.532.93613230278.362.189.319.0008.9910.431.162.8831.0035.29
Colorado Rockies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter203553851372861160472460776512.248.285.380.66521045597.258.132.170.0004.0210.052.501.8450.2732.85
Average MLB - Per 162 games16244168109225948361948665410.248.285.380.66516836476.258.132.170.0004.0210.052.501.8450.2732.85
Average Minor - Per 162 games162601871754031478444973646317.292.348.434.78226156666.310.142.224.0007.3310.901.492.0544.0831.83

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007Durham BullsILAAAtba5Rel29000.0010100101.01000010001.009.00----9.000.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.01000010001.009.00----9.000.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.01000010001.009.00----9.000.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings000.002200220002200220.022000002200001.009.00----9.000.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln18SS56--811271223220208.9453.71------6290.382.4
1997Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln19SS129--2203453571600565.9424.38------129100.092.8
1998Prince William Cannons CaroA+sln20SS116--1483272858503475.9444.09------12692.183.5
1998Prince William Cannons CaroA+sln203B12--421112625.9622.08------1269.58.6
1998Prince William Cannons CaroA+sln202B1---1--111.0001.00------1260.80.7
1999Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln21SS60--821641144257246.9574.10------13943.242.9
1999Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln213B46--3086213118116.9832.52------13933.132.9
1999Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln212B38--7183422158154.9754.05------13927.327.1
2000Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol222B100--1742431351430417.9704.17------12282.070.4
2000Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol22SS25--4868318119116.9754.64------12220.517.6
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol232B54--103134533242237.9794.39------6583.138.3
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol23SS7--615-321211.0003.00------6510.85.0
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol233B5--311-114141.0002.80------657.73.5
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol232B23-16144494149793.9594.040.58-----5343.414.2
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol23SS10-49513131918.9471.800.37-----5318.96.2
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol233B9-4046-110101.0001.110.25-----5317.05.6
2002Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol24SS16--27554188682.9535.13------2466.711.1
2002Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol242B8--1118-329291.0003.63------2433.35.6
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol242B72-570121178846307299.9744.150.52-----11363.744.4
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol243B33-85416--20201.0000.610.24-----11329.220.4
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol24SS13-711524154039.9753.000.55-----11311.58.0
2003Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol252B42--78109428191187.9794.45------5477.829.4
2003Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol251B12--842158786.9897.17------5422.28.4
2003Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25SS1---2--221.0002.00------541.90.7
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol252B201815632511108483.9884.150.53-----3754.112.3
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol253B8-17142-75.7140.630.29-----3721.64.9
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol25SS422247-211111.0002.750.50-----3710.82.5
2004Greenville Braves SouAAatl262B40--79103633188182.9684.55------7057.128.8
2004Greenville Braves SouAAatl263B6--410211614.8752.33------708.64.3
2004Greenville Braves SouAAatl26SS6--616-222221.0003.67------708.64.3
2004Greenville Braves SouAAatl261B2--4--1441.0002.00------702.91.4
2005Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba27SS29--4388718138131.9494.52------3485.321.2
2005Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba272B1--61-2771.0007.00------342.90.7
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba28OF36--552--57571.0001.58------12030.025.4
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba283B32--2361659084.9332.63------12026.722.5
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba282B31--5360-131131131.0003.65------12025.821.8
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba28SS14--1441-855551.0003.93------12011.79.9
2007Durham Bulls ILAAAtba293B18--4311-3635.9721.94------7723.412.6
2007Durham Bulls ILAAAtba291B18--13710317150147.9808.17------7723.412.6
2007Durham Bulls ILAAAtba29OF16--30---30301.0001.88------7720.811.2
2007Durham Bulls ILAAAtba29SS8--1013132423.9582.88------7710.45.6
2007Durham Bulls ILAAAtba292B8--1127143938.9744.75------7710.45.6
2007Durham Bulls ILAAAtba29P1---------------771.30.7
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B115188871972781370488475.9734.130.54-----1150.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B50-142926213735.9460.700.25-----500.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS27214224442107068.9712.520.48-----270.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B243--4305912313210441021.9784.20------2430.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS71--105194850307299.9744.21------710.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B55--3010376140133.9502.42------550.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF52--852--87871.0001.67------520.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B30--22112422237233.9837.77------300.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS95--1312681864417399.9574.20------950.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B79--1561871057353343.9724.34------790.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B52--3496414134130.9702.50------520.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--4--1441.0002.00------20.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS116--1483272858503475.9444.09------1160.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B12--421112625.9622.08------120.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS129--2203453571600565.9424.38------1290.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS56--811271223220208.9453.71------560.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln18----56------
1997Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln19----129------
1998Prince William Cannons CaroA+sln20---111612-----
1999Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln21---386046-----
2000Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol22---10025------
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol23---5475-----
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol23---23109-----
2002Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol24---816------
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol24---721333-----
2003Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25--12421------
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol25---2048-----
2004Greenville Braves SouAAatl26--24066-----
2005Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba27---129------
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba28---311432---36-
2007Durham Bulls ILAAAtba291-188818---16-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor2130901319403191010600000.211.290.356.646327100.198.145.26710.006.000.603.0030.0036.84
2006Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2812000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2933010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs30901319403191010600000.211.290.356.646327100.198.145.26710.006.000.603.0030.0036.84
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs45010000000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1996Appalachian League All-Star (SS) ... Appalachian League Player of the Year2
1997Midwest League All-Star Team (SS)1
1998Carolina League All-Star Team (SS)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-11-22ContractSigned by Devil Rays 
2004-11-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-05-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
2004-03-18Released by Cardinals. 
2003-12-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-11-16TradeTraded by Cardinals with Jose Jimenez, Rich Croushore and Manny Aybar to Rockies for Dave Veres, Luther Hackman and Darryl Kile. 
1996-06-09Contractsigned 
* 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

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2001Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll23200,000-77143-1,897,758200,000200,000
2002Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll24200,000-75733-2,011,045200,000400,000
2003Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll25305,000-65929182,163,527300,000705,000
* 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