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San Jose Mercury News Aug 20, 2015

A's DH Billy Butler says character being tested by awful season

Oakland A's brought Billy Butler in for his bat, but his season thus far has consisted of twice as many double plays as home runs.
Athletics Nation Aug 15, 2015

Why The A's Need To Cut Ties With Butler This Off-Season

First off, this is not going to be a rant on how bad Billy Butler is at baseball because that's too easy. With a slash line of .238/.306/.362 and an astonishing 20 DPs grounded into (astonishing because it feels more like 50), clearly 2015 has been worst-case scenario for a guy who, for all his many flaws, has generally been known as a good hitter. What scares me is the temptation for the A's to gamble on a "bounce back year" from Butler in 2016, given that Oakland is on the hook for $20M over the next two years and given that Butler has "nowhere to go but up". It would be somewhat bold for...
MASN Sports Aug 5, 2015

Taking the Orioles' rotation for another spin - School of Roch

Billy Butler continues to dorment Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen. Jonathan Schoop continues to swing a hot bat against everyone. Butler led off the bottom of the second inning today with a double down the right field line. He's now 9-for-20...

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