Billy Butler

Designated Hitter Age: 30 Exp: 8.102 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#14 overall), 2004 Agent(s): Greg Genske (The Legacy Agency)
  • Current Contract

    Billy Butler signed a 3 year / $30,000,000 contract with the Oakland Athletics, including a $5,000,000 signing bonus, $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $10,000,000. In 2016, Butler will earn a base salary of $10,000,000. Butler has a cap hit of $11,666,666.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $5,000,000 $1,666,666 $6,666,666
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $10,000,000 $1,666,666 $11,666,666
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $10,000,000 $1,666,668 $11,666,668
    2018 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Dead Cap Hit
    2015 Contract details by year $1,000,000 $1,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings - $1,450,000 - $1,450,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $399,000 - - $399,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $421,000 - - $421,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $470,000 - - $470,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $2,000,000 - $5,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $10,000,000
    Est. Earnings (8 seasons) $34,290,000 $8,450,000 - $42,740,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    $44,290,000 $8,450,000 - $52,740,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Billy Butler ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($11,666,666) Rank
    MLB: #100
    Oakland Athletics: #1
    Designated Hitter: #8

    Total Cash ($10,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #118
    Designated Hitter: #8

    Average Annual ($10,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #126
    Designated Hitter: #8
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2016 OAK 13 8 32 2 7 4 0 0 1 1 0 6 .219 .242 .344 .586
    2015 OAK 151 143 538 63 135 28 1 15 65 52 0 101 .251 .323 .390 .713
    2014 KC 151 143 549 57 149 32 0 9 66 41 0 96 .271 .323 .379 .702
    2013 KC 162 157 582 62 168 27 0 15 82 79 0 102 .289 .374 .412 .786
    2012 KC 161 158 614 72 192 32 1 29 107 54 2 111 .313 .373 .510 .883
    2011 KC 159 153 597 74 174 44 0 19 95 66 2 95 .291 .361 .461 .822
    2010 KC 158 157 595 77 189 45 0 15 78 69 0 78 .318 .388 .469 .857
    2009 KC 159 154 608 78 184 51 1 21 93 58 1 103 .303 .363 .493 .856
    2008 KC 124 115 443 44 122 20 0 11 55 33 0 57 .275 .324 .395 .719
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

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    • MLB Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Billy Butler to.

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Billy Butler's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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