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Drew Butera
AVG HR RBI
.269 3 12
Team: Kansas CityHt / Wt: 6-1 / 200 NFBC ADP: 649.98
Position: CBorn: 8/9/1983 Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 5th Round by Mets (2005)


Latest News
Aug. 16 8:33 AM PT9:33 AM MT10:33 AM CT11:33 AM ET11:33 ET15:33 GMT23:33 8:33 AM MST10:33 AM EST11:03 AM VEN19:33 UAE10:33 AM CT-Drew Butera went 1 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Oakland Athletics 10-8. The homer was his third of the season. He ended the game with a .269 batting average.
Aug. 13 5:30 PM PT6:30 PM MT7:30 PM CT8:30 PM ET20:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 PM MST7:30 PM EST8:00 PM VEN4:30 UAE (+1)7:30 PM CT-Drew Butera went 4 for 5 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Chicago White Sox 14-6. Butera scored twice. He ended the game with a .270 batting average.
Analysis: Butera had his first career four-hit performance in his 413th career game. His four hits matched his total from the previous seven games combined.
Aug. 13 9:33 PM PT10:33 PM MT11:33 PM CT12:33 AM ET0:33 ET4:33 GMT12:33 9:33 PM MST11:33 PM EST12:03 AM VEN8:33 UAE11:33 PM CT-Drew Butera went 1 for 3 Saturday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Chicago White Sox 5-4. He ended the game with a .245 batting average.
Aug. 11 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET23:21 ET3:21 GMT11:21 8:21 PM MST10:21 PM EST10:51 PM VEN7:21 UAE (+1)10:21 PM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 3 Friday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Chicago White Sox 6-3. He ended the game with a .243 batting average.
Aug. 11 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET0:15 ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST11:45 PM VEN8:15 UAE11:15 PM CT-Drew Butera went 2 for 4 with an RBI Thursday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 8-6. Butera scored once. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
Aug. 9 9:41 AM PT10:41 AM MT11:41 AM CT12:41 PM ET12:41 ET16:41 GMT0:41 9:41 AM MST11:41 AM EST12:11 PM VEN20:41 UAE11:41 AM CT-Drew Butera went 1 for 3 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 10-3. He ended the game with a .240 batting average.
Aug. 8 9:19 PM PT10:19 PM MT11:19 PM CT12:19 AM ET0:19 ET4:19 GMT12:19 9:19 PM MST11:19 PM EST11:49 PM VEN8:19 UAE11:19 PM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 3 Monday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 11-3. He ended the game with a .237 batting average.
Analysis: Butera should draw the lion's share of starts behind the plate until Salvador Perez returns from his oblique injury, but that hardly makes him fantasy-worthy. The journeyman is a career .202 hitter with 15 home runs in 407 major league games.
Aug. 6 4:34 PM PT5:34 PM MT6:34 PM CT7:34 PM ET19:34 ET23:34 GMT7:34 4:34 PM MST6:34 PM EST7:04 PM VEN3:34 UAE (+1)6:34 PM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 2 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Seattle Mariners 8-7. Butera scored once. He ended the game with a .245 batting average.
Aug. 5 10:36 AM PT11:36 AM MT12:36 PM CT1:36 PM ET13:36 ET17:36 GMT1:36 10:36 AM MST12:36 PM EST1:06 PM VEN21:36 UAE12:36 PM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 1 Friday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Seattle Mariners 5-2. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
July 30 4:16 PM PT5:16 PM MT6:16 PM CT7:16 PM ET19:16 ET23:16 GMT7:16 4:16 PM MST6:16 PM EST6:46 PM VEN3:16 UAE (+1)6:16 PM CT-Drew Butera went 1 for 3 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
July 27 7:50 AM PT8:50 AM MT9:50 AM CT10:50 AM ET10:50 ET14:50 GMT22:50 7:50 AM MST9:50 AM EST10:20 AM VEN18:50 UAE9:50 AM CT-Drew Butera went 1 for 4 with two RBIs Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 16-2. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
July 25 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET23:47 ET3:47 GMT11:47 8:47 PM MST10:47 PM EST11:17 PM VEN7:47 UAE (+1)10:47 PM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 2 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
July 23 3:17 PM PT4:17 PM MT5:17 PM CT6:17 PM ET18:17 ET22:17 GMT6:17 3:17 PM MST5:17 PM EST5:47 PM VEN2:17 UAE (+1)5:17 PM CT-Drew Butera went 1 for 3 with a double Sunday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Chicago White Sox 5-4. He ended the game with a .256 batting average.
July 22 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET0:44 ET4:44 GMT12:44 9:44 PM MST11:44 PM EST12:14 AM VEN8:44 UAE11:44 PM CT-Butera went 3 for 4 Friday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-6. Butera scored once. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
Analysis: This matches a season high for hits.
June 29 2:38 PM PT3:38 PM MT4:38 PM CT5:38 PM ET17:38 ET21:38 GMT5:38 2:38 PM MST4:38 PM EST5:08 PM VEN1:38 UAE (+1)4:38 PM CT-Drew Butera went 1 for 1 with a double and two RBIs Thursday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Detroit Tigers 7-3. Butera scored once. He ended the game with a .242 batting average.
June 20 9:08 PM PT10:08 PM MT11:08 PM CT12:08 AM ET0:08 ET4:08 GMT12:08 9:08 PM MST11:08 PM EST11:38 PM VEN8:08 UAE11:08 PM CT-Drew Butera went 1 for 3 with a triple Monday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Boston Red Sox 4-2. He ended the game with a .242 batting average.
June 18 9:55 AM PT10:55 AM MT11:55 AM CT12:55 PM ET12:55 ET16:55 GMT0:55 9:55 AM MST11:55 AM EST12:25 PM VEN20:55 UAE11:55 AM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 3 Saturday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Los Angeles Angels 9-0. He ended the game with a .237 batting average.
June 14 4:30 PM PT5:30 PM MT6:30 PM CT7:30 PM ET19:30 ET23:30 GMT7:30 4:30 PM MST6:30 PM EST7:00 PM VEN3:30 UAE (+1)6:30 PM CT-Drew Butera went 2 for 5 Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals topped the San Francisco Giants 7-2. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
June 12 8:40 AM PT9:40 AM MT10:40 AM CT11:40 AM ET11:40 ET15:40 GMT23:40 8:40 AM MST10:40 AM EST11:10 AM VEN19:40 UAE10:40 AM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 2 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals beat the San Diego Padres 8-3. He ended the game with a .235 batting average.
June 9 10:27 AM PT11:27 AM MT12:27 PM CT1:27 PM ET13:27 ET17:27 GMT1:27 10:27 AM MST12:27 PM EST12:57 PM VEN21:27 UAE12:27 PM CT-Drew Butera went 1 for 3 Thursday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Houston Astros 6-1. He ended the game with a .245 batting average.
June 4 5:26 PM PT6:26 PM MT7:26 PM CT8:26 PM ET20:26 ET0:26 GMT8:26 5:26 PM MST7:26 PM EST7:56 PM VEN4:26 UAE (+1)7:26 PM CT-Drew Butera went 1 for 3 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Cleveland Indians 8-0. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
June 1 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 4 Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Detroit Tigers 6-5. He ended the game with a .233 batting average.
May 29 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET11:31 ET15:31 GMT23:31 8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST11:01 AM VEN19:31 UAE10:31 AM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 1 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Cleveland Indians 10-1. He ended the game with a .256 batting average.
May 23 7:10 PM PT8:10 PM MT9:10 PM CT10:10 PM ET22:10 ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 PM MST9:10 PM EST9:40 PM VEN6:10 UAE (+1)9:10 PM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 3 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals topped the New York Yankees 6-2. He ended the game with a .263 batting average.
May 22 10:34 AM PT11:34 AM MT12:34 PM CT1:34 PM ET13:34 ET17:34 GMT1:34 10:34 AM MST12:34 PM EST1:04 PM VEN21:34 UAE12:34 PM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 2 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Minnesota Twins 8-4. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
May 19 8:48 AM PT9:48 AM MT10:48 AM CT11:48 AM ET11:48 ET15:48 GMT23:48 8:48 AM MST10:48 AM EST11:18 AM VEN19:48 UAE10:48 AM CT-Drew Butera went 1 for 3 with an RBI Thursday as the Kansas City Royals topped the New York Yankees 5-1. Butera scored once. He ended the game with a .303 batting average.
May 18 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET11:41 ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST11:11 AM VEN19:41 UAE10:41 AM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 1 Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the New York Yankees 11-7. He ended the game with a .300 batting average.
May 14 4:33 PM PT5:33 PM MT6:33 PM CT7:33 PM ET19:33 ET23:33 GMT7:33 4:33 PM MST6:33 PM EST7:03 PM VEN3:33 UAE (+1)6:33 PM CT-Drew Butera went 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Sunday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-8. The homer was his second of the season. Butera scored three times. He ended the game with a .310 batting average.
May 8 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET23:21 ET3:21 GMT11:21 8:21 PM MST10:21 PM EST10:51 PM VEN7:21 UAE (+1)10:21 PM CT-Drew Butera went 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Monday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3. The homer was his first of the season. He ended the game with a .208 batting average.
Analysis: The backup catcher entered 3 for 20 with no RBIs on the season.
May 6 5:08 PM PT6:08 PM MT7:08 PM CT8:08 PM ET20:08 ET0:08 GMT8:08 5:08 PM MST7:08 PM EST7:38 PM VEN4:08 UAE (+1)7:08 PM CT-Drew Butera went 0 for 1 Saturday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Cleveland Indians 3-1. He ended the game with a .150 batting average.
Apr. 23 11:41 PM PT12:41 AM MT1:41 AM CT2:41 AM ET2:41 ET6:41 GMT14:41 11:41 PM MST1:41 AM EST2:11 AM VEN10:41 UAE1:41 AM CT-Butera singled twice and scored Saturday at Texas.
Analysis: He started behind the plate for the second straight game and is 3 for 6 over those contests. Salvador Perez was the DH on Friday before he was scratched from the starting lineup Saturday because of neck stiffness.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2012 Min 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.00 0.00
2014 LAD 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 1.2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 1.20 10.80
2016 KC 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.75 0.00
Career 0 0 0 - 0 5 0 0 4.0 3 2 2 1 1 0 4 1.00 4.50

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2010 Min 49 142 12 28 6 1 2 13 4 25 0 0 .197 .237 .296
2011 Min 93 234 19 39 9 1 2 23 11 42 0 0 .167 .210 .239
2012 Min 42 111 7 22 6 0 1 5 9 26 0 0 .198 .270 .279
2013 Min 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2013 LAD 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .143 .143 .143
2013 Tot 6 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .100 .100 .100
2014 LAD 61 170 16 32 6 1 3 14 17 41 0 0 .188 .267 .288
2015 LAA 10 21 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .190 .190 .190
2015 KC 45 86 6 17 3 0 1 5 6 24 0 0 .198 .266 .267
2015 Tot 55 107 9 21 3 0 1 5 6 26 0 1 .196 .252 .252
2016 KC 56 123 18 35 10 1 4 16 8 36 0 0 .285 .328 .480
2017 KC 52 119 15 32 3 1 3 12 8 23 0 0 .269 .320 .387
Career 414 1016 96 210 43 5 16 88 63 224 0 1 .207 .261 .306

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2015 KC Total 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000
    LDS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1.000 -
    LCS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000


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