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Billy Butler
DH | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 260LBS | Age: 35

Draft: 2004 | Rd: 1, #14, Kansas City Royals | Wolfson Senior HS (FL)
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2016 274 250 27 71 5 35 0 .284 .336 .416 .752
10 Seasons 5686 5105 592 1479 147 728 5 .290 .354 .441 .795
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2016 .284 5 35 0 .752
10 Seasons .290 147 728 5 .795

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 2248 441 33 7.5 89.4 110 8.5 30.8 .244 .432 .314 .331 .359 41.7 16.8 8.7
2016 1057 211 17 8.1 90.3 112.4 8.7 40.3 .306 .513 .324 .370 .414 42.7 15.3 7.7
3305 652 50 7.7 89.7 112.4 8.5 33.9 .263 .458 .317 .343 .376 42 16.3 8.3
6.4 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .313 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2016 Fastballs 609 59.1 171 152 45 26 14 0 5 22 132 .296 .320 .487 .581 .363 .408 90.4 11 15.0 14.6
2016 Breaking 305 29.6 63 62 18 16 2 0 0 12 50 .290 .322 .323 .473 .273 .344 89.9 3 26.7 11.9
2016 Offspeed 117 11.3 33 30 7 6 1 0 0 7 24 .233 .261 .267 .361 .239 .292 90.2 5 36.7 18.4
2015 Fastballs 1272 58.6 342 305 76 49 16 0 11 44 263 .249 .260 .410 .485 .322 .359 89.6 11 11.1 14.7
2015 Breaking 655 30.2 173 163 39 29 8 1 1 43 122 .239 .226 .319 .344 .263 .273 88.3 3 30.7 19.9
2015 Offspeed 242 11.2 68 58 16 10 3 0 3 14 44 .276 .259 .483 .485 .388 .385 91.2 8 28.2 17.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 51.7 19 24.5 4.8 34.7 34 31.3 1.8 42.4 16.3 21.5 7.7 7.5
2016 43.1 19.9 32.7 4.3 28.4 43.6 28 1.9 32.7 19 28 8.1 8.1
48.9 19.3 27.1 4.6 32.7 37.1 30.2 1.8 39.3 17.2 23.6 7.8 7.7
45.2 22 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 471 1696 1 -13 9 5 2
2009 665 2567 2 3 9 10 24
2010 667 2519 -3 -4 14 11 19
2011 657 2459 -11 15 15 6 25
2012 668 2554 8 -6 12 11 26
2013 655 2563 -6 4 12 9 19
2014 646 2304 7 -21 12 7 5
2015 583 2169 -6 -2 6 9 8
2016 267 1033 7 -10 4 2 4
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2248 50 60.8 89.8 29 63.4 42.1 23.3 44.7 18.8 7.4 74.1
2016 1057 47.4 61.1 87 31.6 64.5 42.6 23.4 45.4 21 6.4 72.7
3305 49.2 60.9 88.9 29.9 63.8 42.2 23.3 44.9 19.5 7.1 73.7
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 58.9 42.6 29 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.7

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 72 41 70 77 57 79 69 62 77 61 64 65 9
2016 8
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.4 0.9 undefined undefined
Launch Angle 8.5 0.2 undefined undefined
Barrel % 7.5 0.6 undefined undefined
Hard Hit % 41.7 1 undefined undefined
Sweet Spot % 30.8 9.5 undefined undefined
xBA .244 0.062 undefined undefined
BA .251 0.033 undefined undefined
xwOBA .331 0.039 undefined undefined
wOBA .314 0.01 undefined undefined
xSLG .432 0.081 undefined undefined
SLG .39 0.026 undefined undefined
K% 16.8 -1.5 undefined undefined
BB% 8.7 -1 undefined undefined
Swing % 44.7 0.7 undefined undefined
Whiff% 18.8 2.2 undefined undefined
In Zone Swing % 50 -2.6 undefined undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 50 2.6 undefined undefined
First Pitch Swing % 23.3 0.1 undefined undefined
First Pitch Strike % 62.2 -3.4 undefined undefined
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 264 25 9.5 .332 .266

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