May 25 5:31 PM PT6:31 PM MT7:31 PM CT8:31 PM ET20:31 ET0:31 GMT8:31 5:31 PM MST7:31 PM EST8:01 PM VEN4:31 UAE (+1)7:31 PM CT-Eddie Butler improved to 2-0, allowing one run on four hits and two walks in 5.0 innings, as the Chicago Cubs defeated the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Thursday. Butler struck out one, ending the game with a 1.93 ERA and 1.36 WHIP on the season.
May 19 5:45 PM PT6:45 PM MT7:45 PM CT8:45 PM ET20:45 ET0:45 GMT8:45 5:45 PM MST7:45 PM EST8:15 PM VEN4:45 UAE (+1)7:45 PM CT-Eddie Butler allowed two runs on three hits and five walks in 3.0 innings as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 on Friday. Butler struck out three. Analysis: It was Butler's second start with the Cubs after he allowed two hits and three walks with five strikeouts over six scoreless innings to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 last Friday.
May 12 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET23:35 ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST11:05 PM VEN7:35 UAE (+1)10:35 PM CT-Eddie Butler improved to 1-0, allowing two hits and three walks over 6.0 scoreless innings, as the Chicago Cubs defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Friday. Butler struck out five, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 0.83 WHIP on the season. Analysis: Butler went 6-16 with a 6.50 ERA and a 1.77 WHIP in three seasons for Colorado, but may have a chance to revive his career with the Cubs. The 26-year-old has at least earned himself another turn through the rotation with Friday's sharp effort.
Feb. 1 11:23 AM PT12:23 PM MT1:23 PM CT2:23 PM ET14:23 ET19:23 GMT3:23 12:23 PM MST2:23 PM EST2:53 PM VEN23:23 UAE1:23 PM CT-The Cubs have acquired Butler from the Rockies in exchange for minor league pitcher James Farris. Analysis: Once a highly touted prospect, Butler went 6-16 with a 6.50 ERA over 36 appearances (28 starts) spread out across three seasons with the Rockies. The 26-year-old right-hander hopes to benefit from both a change of scenery and getting away from the treacherous conditions of Coors Field.