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|Active Talent Ratings||Batting||Speed||29||Power||63||Contact||78||XBH||55||RBIs||78||Runs||36||Hitting||83||Durability||79||Team||.470||Ratings Explained||Buy|
||DH-924, 1B-469, OF-201, 3B-90, LF-6
||Billy Ray Butler
April 18, 1986
||Orange Park, Florida
6-2 / 225
||2004 -- 1st round (14th overall) by Kansas City Royals (June-Reg)
|MLB Debut:||May 1,2007 (21.013)|
|Service Time:||9.102 (2016)|
|TBC Player ID:||45958|
TBC has captured daily player movement for all MLB and Minor League players since May of 2012 and these low level player movement details are displayed below. Transactions prior to this date are mostly for Major Leaguers and involve change of teams only.
This page is therefore separated into two sections. Before May 2012 and after May 2012.
Clicking on date will show roster for that team as it was on that date. Clicking on current team shows current team's roster.
TBC has complete draft information since 1965.
|Player Movement (May 2012-)|
|2016-11-02||DH||FA||MLB||Released by Yankees||---|
|2016-09-15||New York Yankees||DH||Active-MLB||New York Yankees||MLB||Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)||40man|
|2016-09-11||DH||FA||MLB||Released by Athletics||---|
|2016-08-29||Oakland Athletics||DH||Active-MLB||Oakland Athletics||MLB||Activated from DL||40man|
|2016-08-22||Oakland Athletics||DH||D7||Oakland Athletics||MLB||DL-7 concussion||40man|
|2014-11-19||Oakland Athletics||DH||Active-MLB||Oakland Athletics||MLB||Signed to 3-year contract for 2015-2017 ($30m)||40man|
|2014-11-02||dh||FA||MLB||Team option declined, declared free agent||---|
|2012-05-06||Kansas City Royals||dh||Active-MLB||Kansas City Royals||MLB||40man|
|2008-03-02||Signed by Royals (1-year)|
|Drafted: Selected by Kansas City Royals in 1st round (14th overall) of 2004 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)|
|Salary Metrics 1985-|
|2016||Oakland Athletics||$ 10,000,000||112||2||88||$ 507,500||$ 3,498,245||2016-09-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)|
|2016||New York Yankees||$ 10,000,000||112||11||88||$ 507,500||$ 3,498,245||2016-09-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)|
|2015||Oakland Athletics||$ 6,666,666||190||5||80||$ 507,500||$ 3,571,283|
|2014||Kansas City Royals||$ 8,500,000||129||3||86||$ 500,000||$ 3,256,497||2014-11-19 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2015-2017 ($30m)|
|2013||Kansas City Royals||$ 8,500,000||118||4||87||$ 490,000||$ 3,021,531|
|2012||Kansas City Royals||$ 8,500,000||102||1||89||$ 480,000||$ 2,954,887|
|2011||Kansas City Royals||$ 3,500,000||237||2||74||$ 414,000||$ 2,722,607|
|2010||Kansas City Royals||$ 470,000||519||20||43||$ 400,000||$ 2,812,412|
|2009||Kansas City Royals||$ 421,000||587||25||27||$ 400,000||$ 2,746,792|
|2008||Kansas City Royals||$ 399,000||653||23||28||$ 390,000||$ 2,696,252|
|2007||Kansas City Royals||$ 380,000||737||44||0||$ 380,000||$ 2,459,737|