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BILLY BUTLER   +

MLB  Kansas City Royals   40-man Roster
Positions
DH-624, 1B-400, OF-201, 3B-90, LF-6
Born
April 18, 1986  (28.133)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 225
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Wolfson  (Jacksonville,FL)
College:
 
Drafted:
Kansas City Royals:  2004-1-14 (June-Reg)  bonus: $1,400,000 
Signed by
Full Name
Billy Ray Butler 
TBC Player ID
45958
MLB Debut
May 1, 2007  (21.013)
Year


vs LH/RH:


Pitch Type
173 191
250 489
51 65 56
88 103 112
77 109 120
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Recent Contract:  4-years/$30m (2011-2014) by Kansas City Royals Notes
Top Prospect:  mlb  2005 (#75), 2006 (#29), 2007 (#25)   team  2005 (#1-KC), 2006 (#2-KC), 2007 (#3-KC)
Speed
17
Contact
70
Patience
64
Batting
84
Power
63

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OFF THE FIELD
StartEndContract DateTeamContract TermValueper YearNotes
20112014January 22,2011Kansas City Royals4$30,000,000$7,500,000$2m signing bonus. Avoided arbitration
20102010March 4,2010Kansas City Royals1$470,000 
20092009March 3,2009Kansas City Royals1$421,000 
20082008March 2,2008Kansas City Royals1$399,000 Split contract
20072007May 1,2007Kansas City Royals1$380,000 Contract purchased from minors

Multi-year contracts are highlighted in gray.


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