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31 Eddie Butler SP
Height/Weight: 6-2/180 | Birthdate: 3/13/1991 | Birthplace: Chesapeake, VA | Bats/Throws: S/R | Team: Colorado | College: None | MLB Experience: 2 | Owned/Started%: 8/2 | Average Draft Position: 9999
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Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler knocked around in no-decision


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler allowed four runs on nine hits in six innings of work in Colorado's 5-4 win the Reds on Monday, but did not factor into a decision. 

Butler had issues beginning in the first inning when after a one-out double by Joey Votto, he surrendered a two-run home run to Todd Frazier. Then in the fourth, Butler allowed an RBI single to Billy Hamilton with two men on. Butler gave up one more run on a solo shot by Marlon Byrd in the sixth.

Butler, who remains 2-5, moved his ERA to 4.60 with one strikeout and two walks on the day. He will look to get back on track Sunday against the Phillies.


Rockies P Eddie Butler gives up 2 earned runs in loss


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/21/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler allowed four runs — two earned — during Thursday night's 4-2 loss to the Phillies. 

Butler gave up two runs apiece in the first and third innings. Butler struck out two batters and walked two others. He allowed six hits in the game. 

Butler was only able to go three innings, marking the second time in as many starts that he was unable to do so. He now holds a 4.3 8 ERA this season. 

"It's frustrating; you don't go six innings in two starts?" Butler said, per MLB.com. "Your objective is to go six innings every time you go out.

"It's killing the bullpen. It's not helping the team. So many bad things go with that. It's something I've got to turn around."

Butler's next start is projected for May 25 against the Reds. 


Rockies' Eddie Butler fails to go three innings in Friday's loss


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/16/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler could not get out of the third inning during Friday's 6-4 loss to the Dodgers.

Butler allowed four runs (three earned) on six hits over 2 2/3 innings. He walked four batters and struck out one. His troubles started in the first inning when he gave up a solo home run to Jimmy Rollins.

Butler has failed to pitch past the sixth inning in each of his last three starts. His next scheduled start is set for Wednesday against the Phillies.


Rockies P Eddie Butler takes loss in Friday's game


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/9/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler allowed two runs on five hits over 5 1/3 innings of work during Friday's 2-1 loss to the Dodgers. The game was called in the sixth inning due to rain.

Butler received his third loss of the season for his effort and his ERA now stands at 3.73. He struck out three batters and walked four during the outing. His next expected start is scheduled for Thursday at the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Rockies P Eddie Butler fails to go five innings Friday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/2/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler allowed five runs (three earned) on four hits over four innings of work during Friday's 14-3 loss to the Padres. Butler (2-2) received the loss for his effort.

His troubles began in the first inning when he allowed one hit and one run. Butler did not allow a run in the second and third innings, but ran into more struggles during the fourth inning. During the inning, Butler allowed three hits, which led to four runs. Butler was also betrayed by his defensive players, who committed three errors during the inning. His ERA rose from 3.27 to 3.81.

His next expected to start is scheduled for Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.


Rockies SP Eddie Butler gives up four runs, takes win on Friday


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(4/24/2015) Rockies start Eddie Butler's (2-1) four runs on nine hits in six innings Friday was good enough to earn the win over the Giants.

Two of his four runs allowed came off a two-run homer from right fielder Justin Maxwell.

Butler returns to the mound for his next start Wednesday in Arizona.

Rockies starting pitcher Eddie Butler throws five strong innings in loss


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(4/19/2015) Rockies starting pitcher Eddie Butler (1-1) allowed two runs on six hits in five innings against the Dodgers on Sunday and took the loss.

Butler's runs were surrendered in the second inning on consecutive RBI doubles from Scott Van Slyke and Joc Pederson

Butler returns to the mound on Friday against the Giants.

Rockies' Weiss: Two-seam fastball a 'safety net' for Eddie Butler


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/14/2015) Rockies manager Walt Weiss calls starting pitcher Eddie Butler's two-seam fastball a "safety net," according to The Denver Post. Butler's "safety net" was a big help during Monday's game against the Giants.

The pitch helped Butler work out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning by getting Gregor Blanco to ground out to first base. He loaded the bases again in the second inning, but once again worked out of trouble by getting Angel Pagan to ground out.

"Definitely, I go to that pitch," he said. "That's my double-play ball. As long as I can keep it low, they can't square it up, and it's a great thing."

Butler induced 11 groundball outs Monday.

"When the guys make contact, they usually hit the top of the ball," Weiss said. :Eddie created some traffic for himself, but he pitched through it. He pitched around it."


Rockies P Eddie Butler picks up first win of season Monday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(4/13/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler threw 5 1/3 innings to pick up a win over the Giants on Monday. It was his first win of the 2015 season. 

Butler allowed five hits and struck out one batter, but he walked six. He lowered his ERA to 1.64.

His next start will likely be Saturday against the Dodgers. 


Rockies P Eddie Butler strikes out five, gives up two runs


by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com
(4/8/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler pitched 5 2/3 innings on Thursday in the team's 5-4 extra-inning victory over the Brewers.

Butler gave up two earned runs with five strikeouts and four walks on four hits. Butler looks to achieve his first win of the season in San Francisco on Tuesday. 


Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler cleared to pitch Wednesday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(4/8/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler is in the starting lineup as Wednesday's starter, FOX Sports Wisconsin.

Butler was considered questionable for the start while dealing with a shoulder injury at the end of spring training. Butler posted a 5.29 ERA with nine strikeouts and five walks in six appearances this spring.


Rockies' Butler ready to showcase sinking fastball in MLB debut


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/7/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler, considered one of the top prospects in the organization, is ready to showcase his heavy sinking fastball in his season debut on Wednesday against the Brewers, per MLB.com.

"All through the Minor Leagues, that's how I felt about my sinker: I could throw it any time to anybody and know they're going to hit a weak ground ball, break the bat, swing through it; that it was going to be tough for them to square it up," Butler said. "It's the kind of stuff I'm able to do. I could tell some guys it's coming and they still won't hit it far. Last year was tough; that part shook me a little bit."

Butler's status for the start of the season was in question due to a shoulder injury in spring. He held a 5.29 ERA with 10 strikeouts and eight walks in six appearances in spring training. He went 1-1 with a 6.75 ERA in three starts (16 innings) for the Rockies in 2014.


Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler to start Wednesday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(4/5/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler will make his season debut Wednesday against the Brewers, manager Walt Weiss said Sunday per the Denver Post.

Butler's status was up in the air for the start of the season while dealing with a shoulder injury during spring training. He posted a 5.29 ERA with 10 strikeouts and eight walks in six appearances this spring.


Rockies P Eddie Butler still unsure of status on roster


by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com
(4/4/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler has yet to be told whether or not he has made the roster, according to MLB.com. 

"I've been working in the training room to get it better and didn't have any problems today," said Butler. "They came over and asked me after the first inning, and I said it felt normal. It's a good thing. Everything felt good with that. I just made a couple bad pitches today."

Butler, 24, gave up six hits, one of which was a home run, and five earned runs in 2 1/3 innings pitched on Saturday. 

This spring, he has an ERA of 5.29 with 10 strikeouts and eight walks.


Report: Rockies will evaluate Bergman, Butler for fifth rotation spot


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/3/2015) With Jon Gray likely out of the race for the fifth spot in the Rockies' rotation, the club will evaluate Christian Bergman and Eddie Butler over the weekend before making a final decision, according to the Denver Post.

Bergman is slated to pitch in a Cactus League game Friday against the Mariners. He has 5.52 ERA over 14 2/3 innings of work this spring. Butler will face Seattle on Saturday. He owns a 3.07 ERA over 14 2/3 innings this spring.


Rockies' Butler feeling better, attempting long-toss Wednesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/1/2015) Rockies starting pitcher Eddie Butler is feeling better Wednesday after leaving Monday's spring start with shoulder fatigue, per MLB.com. He will attempt long-toss Wednesday.

Manager Walt Weiss said Wednesday that Butler is still in the running to be part of the Opening Day rotation, if he rebounds quickly from this injury.

“He has a a good chance of pitching that third game -- if he’s healthy,” Weiss said, per The Denver Post. “But that’s a big if. As we sit here today, that’s a really big if. I mean, he came out in the first inning of his last start.”

Christian Bergman and Chad Bettis are considered the other two candidates to start the third game.


Shoulder fatigue knocks Eddie Butler out of Rockies' rotation race


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/31/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler was informed he is out of the race for the fifth starting spot, according to the Denver Post. Butler left Monday's game due to shoulder fatigue, and was shut down two days to recover. He owns a 2.63 ERA with eight strikeouts and three walks in 13 innings pitched this spring.

"It's frustrating," Butler said. "Hopefully I won't be starting all over again, but that's up to them."


Rockies P Eddie Butler leaves game with shoulder fatigue


by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com
(3/30/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler left Monday's game due to shoulder fatigue, according to the Denver Post. After leaving the game he is expected to have his shoulder evaluated. Prior to leaving the game, Butler pitched one inning, giving up one earned run and two walks.

Butler has an ERA of 2.63 with eight strikeouts and three walks in 13 innings pitched this spring. The 24-year-old is in the running for the fifth spot in the team's rotation.


Rockies' Eddie Butler tosses five one-run innings vs. Giants


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler allowed just one earned run on five hits in five innings while striking out two and walking none in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Giants.

Butler is in the mix for the team's final rotation spot and did a fine job of making his case Wednesday. He threw 56 pitches Wednesday and allowed just three hits in his first four innings. Butler has posted a 2.63 ERA and 8:3 K:BB ratio in 13 2/3 innings this spring.


Report: Rockies' final rotation spot down to Gray, Bergman, Butler


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2015) The race for the fifth spot in the Rockies' rotation is down to Jon Gray, Christian Bergman and Eddie Butler, according to the Denver Post.

Gray has registered a 2.08 ERA, a 0.92 WHIP through 13 Cactus League innings. He has yet to pitch above Double-A. Bergman, who was a replacement call-up in 2014, has posted a 2.31 ERA, a 1.20 WHIP through 11 2/3 innings of work this spring. Butler, who struggled during his callup in 2014, has a 3.12 ERA, a 1.27 WHIP through 8 2/3 innings this spring.


Rockies' Eddie Butler on competition: 'Control what you can'


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/23/2015) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler is in the mix for a rotation spot but is conscious of not trying to do too much, MLB.com reports.

"Today, I've got a throwing program," Butler said Monday. "So I'll go out there and get the best out of the throwing program I can and try to make myself better. That's how I can make it on a big league team. I can't control the other guys' actions, if somebody else throws well or doesn't throw well, or time served, since there are guys with more time served than me that are fighting for that spot. It's just a matter of what I do. Control what you can."

Butler impressed the team in his last outing with his ability to escape troublesome situations in a game where his fastball wasn't at its best. He's slated to face the Giants Wednesday and is looking to claim one of possibly two open spots in the rotation after the release of Jhoulys Chacin and with Jorge De La Rosa dealing with an injury.


Eddie Butler wins one Saturday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/20/2014) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler turned in a strong start Saturday against the Diamondbacks.

Butler allowed one run on five hits over six innings. He struck out one and walked one during the outing. A home run was the only blemish for Butler. In the fifth inning, Jake Lamb belted a solo shot off Butler. He would put another man on during the frame, but managed to get out of it.  Butler gave up a single to open the sixth inning, but was able to erase any trouble with a double-play. He was pulled after throwing 81 pitches.

With the win, Butler improved to 1-1. He’ll take on the Dodgers in his next start. 


Eddie Butler to join six-man rotation


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/16/2014) Rockies pitching prospect Eddie Butler will start Saturday against the Diamondbacks, MLB.com reported Monday.

Butler will be part of a six-man rotation for the final few weeks of the season, following the completion of the Double-A Tulsa season. Butler finished the season with a 3.99 ERA in 117 1/3 innings in the minors, and he allowed six earned runs in 5 1/3 innings in the majors before suffering a shoulder injury. 


Eddie Butler recalled from rehab, optioned to Double-A


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/19/2014) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler was recalled from his rehab assignment Saturday and immediately optioned to Double-A Tulsa, MLB.com reports.

"It's just giving him time to get sharp," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. "He's been out for awhile. He's had a couple of rehab starts, but we're just giving him time to get everything in order, then he'll be ready to come back and help us. We want to make sure he's sharp and ready to go into a Major League game and succeed. He's a very young pitcher. He's only made one Major League start. We want to make sure he's in position to succeed."

Butler surrendered six earned runs in 5 1/3 innings during a rehab start with Triple-A Colorado Springs Friday. Weiss added Saturday that Butler won't necessarily pitch at Colorado Springs before returning to the majors.


Eddie Butler logs four innings in rehab debut


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/13/2014) Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler began a minor-league rehab assignment Saturday with Class A Modesto.

Butler allowed three runs on two hits and two walks while striking out two over four innings of work. He will likely make two rehab starts before rejoining the team July 22. His final rehab start would take place July 17 at Triple-A.