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31 Drew Butera C
Height/Weight: 6-0/200 | Birthdate: 8/9/1983 | Birthplace: Evansville, IL | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Los Angeles | College: Central Florida | MLB Experience: 5 | Owned/Started%: 0/0 | Average Draft Position: 1043.00
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Drew Butera goes deep in helping Dodgers beat Braves


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/14/2014) Dodgers backup catcher Drew Butera had not made a major offensive contribution in nearly a month heading into the Thursday game against the Braves. But with one swing of the bat, he played a major role in a win.

Butera blasted off with a man on base in the second inning to give his team a 3-0 lead. It was his first RBI since June 6. He also singled in the victory.


Drew Butera pitches, fans one batter


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/15/2014) With the pitching staff taxed due to a short start, the Dodgers were forced to call on catcher Drew Butera to pitch the ninth inning against the Marlins Wednesday.

Butera, who last pitched an inning for the Twins in 2012, tossed a perfect inning on 11 pitches. He even struck out Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna on three pitches, while hitting 94 miles per hour on the final pitch. 


Drew Butera blasts first home run in extras


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/2/2014) Dodgers catcher Drew Butera launched his first home run of the season in the second game of Thursday night's doubleheader against the Twins in Minnesota.

Butera took reliever Brian Duensing deep for a solo home run in the 12th inning. He finished 1 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI in a 4-3 victory. He is hitting .233 in 30 at-bats.

Drew Butera wins No. 2 catcher job


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/21/2014) Dodgers catcher Drew Butera has made the team's opening-day roster as the No. 2 catcher.

Butera, who was out of options, makes it over Tim Federowicz, who was optioned to the minors Friday. Butera went 2 for 11 with one home run and four walks this spring. He hit .187/.228/.281 in 139 Triple-A at-bats last season.


Dodgers sign Drew Butera, Scott Elbert to one year deals


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/29/2013) The Dodgers have agreed to terms with catcher Drew Butera and pitcher Scott Elbert Friday, according to the Los Angeles Times. Both players were signed to a one-year contract. Butera's deal is worth $700,000 while Elbert will earn $575,000 in 2014.

Dodgers bring up five players from minors


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2013) The Dodgers recalled catcher Drew Butera, pitcher Stephen Fife, shortstop Dee Gordon, outfielder Scott Van Slyke and pitcher Peter Moylan from Triple-A Albuquerque Sunday.

Dodgers acquire Drew Butera


by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com
(7/31/2013) The Dodgers have acquired catcher Drew Butera from the Twins, Yahoo! Sports reports. Butera owns a .584 OPS in 26 games at Triple-A Rochester this season and is a .182/.230/.263 hitter in 186 MLB games, all with Minnesota.

Drew Butera sent back down to Triple-A


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/28/2013) The Twins optioned catcher Drew Butera to Triple-A Rochester following Sunday's game against the Mariners as Joe Mauer is expected to rejoin the club on Tuesday. Butera hit .215 with a .564 OPS during his time at Triple-A.

Twins recall Drew Butera


by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com
(7/24/2013) The Twins have recalled catcher Drew Butera, the club announced Wednesday. Butera has a brutal .564 OPS for Triple-A Rochester and will likely be sent down as soon as Joe Mauer returns from paternity leave.

Drew Butera activated from minor-league DL


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/8/2013) Twins catcher Drew Butera was activated from the minor-league disabled list Saturday. He had been out since early April due to a broken hand.

Butera has joined Triple-A Rochester, where he was hit by a pitch in his first place appearance April 5 before being placed on the disabled list the following day. He hit .198/.270/.279 in 111 at-bats with the Twins last season.


Drew Butera feeling better


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(5/28/2013) Twins catcher Drew Butera (broken left hand) suffered a setback recently, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports Tuesday. But he feels better now

Twins doctors want to make sure his bones have fully healed. He is on the DL in the minor leagues. 


Drew Butera removes splint on hand


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/7/2013) Twins minor-league catcher Drew Butera, on the minor-league disabled list with a broken left hand, removed the splint on his hand and started his rehab.

Butera played just one game with Triple-A Rochester before getting hurt. There is no concrete timetable for his return.

Drew Butera has broken left hand


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(4/6/2013) The Twins placed minor-league catcher Drew Butera on the seven-day minor-league disabled list due to a broken left hand. Butera did not make Minnesota's opening day roster but is considered catching depth at Triple-A. 

Twins send Drew Butera to minors


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2013) The Twins announced Monday they optioned catcher Drew Butera to Triple-A Rochester. Butera's demotion means the Twins will carry just two catchers -- Joe Mauer and Ryan Doumit.

Butera, who has hit just .183 in 184 career games, was batting .375 (6 for 16) with one homer, two doubles and six RBI in seven spring games.


Butera connects for first HR


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/2/2012) Twins catcher Drew Butera hit his first homer of the season Sunday against the Royals, a three-run shot. Unfortunately, Butera still hasn't had a multi-hit game in his last 13 appearances (nine starts) dating back to May 20, batting .152 (5 for 33) in that span.