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Eddie Butler
ERA W-L K
1.93 2-0 9
Team: Chi CubsHt / Wt: 6-2 / 180 NFBC ADP: 662.01
Position: SPBorn: 3/13/1991 Birthplace: Chesapeake, Virginia
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Supplemental Round by Rockies (2012)


Latest News
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.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2014 Col 1 1 0 - 0 3 3 0 16.0 23 12 12 2 7 1 3 1.88 6.75
2015 Col 3 10 0 - 0 16 16 1 79.1 102 57 52 13 42 4 44 1.82 5.90
2016 Col 2 5 0 - 0 17 9 0 64.0 87 57 51 13 21 1 47 1.69 7.17
2017 ChC 2 0 0 - 0 3 3 0 14.0 9 3 3 0 10 0 9 1.36 1.93
Career 8 16 0 - 0 39 31 1 173.1 221 129 118 28 80 6 103 1.74 6.13

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2014 Col 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2015 Col 16 23 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 .043 .043 .043
2016 Col 17 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .067 .067 .067
2017 ChC 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .250 .000
Career 39 47 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 .043 .063 .043


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 166 97 90 93.5 65.1
Curveball 41 84 77 80.7 16.08
Slider 23 95 88 91.8 9.02
Changeup 25 91 85 87.3 9.8

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