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Butler ends his drought, but not his level of frustration

Butler ends his drought, but not his level of frustration

For a guy who had just brought a career worst 0-for-20 skid to a halt with a first-inning single, A’s DH Billy Butler didn’t find much to enjoy about Monday. He went hitless in his final four at-bats, and that… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News May 4, 2015

A's DH Billy Butler says day off was big help

Billy Butler was in a career-worst 0-for-20 slump was given Sunday off in Texas; he's hopeful getting to watch and observe will help him get rolling during A's four-game series against Minnesota Twins.
Twinkie Town May 4, 2015

Gamethread: A's @ Twins

Eddie Rosario has been called up but he'll be an extra tonight as Phil Hughes looks for his first win Athletics Nation Burns CF, Semien SS, Reddick RF, Butler DH, Vogt C, Davis 1B, Lawrie 3B, Canha LF, Sogard 2B, Hahn SP Minnesota Twins Dozier 2B, Hunter RF, MAuer 1B, Ploufe 3B, Suzuki C, Vargas DH, Escobar LF, Schafer CF, Santana SS, Hughes SP
Butler back in A’s lineup after enjoying a great day off

Butler back in A’s lineup after enjoying a great day off

Billy Butler began the season with a 12-game hitting streak, but he’s been off the rails for a while now, hitless in a career-worst 20 at-bats and with one hit in his last 31 at-bats. And yet he said Sunday… Continue Reading →

Slumping Billy Butler out of Oakland A’s lineup

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the former Ballpark in Arlington Billy Butler is in a 1 for 31 funk for Oakland.          AP Photo/Ben Margot Billy Butler, in a career-worst 0-for-20 slump, is getting today off as a “mental day,” according to manager Bob Melvin, with Mark Canha getting his first start in the DH slot. “He’s just pressing a little bit,” Melvin said of Butler. “He got off to such a great start. … It’s not like he’s striking out a lot, maybe just a little bit in pull mode for a guy who can hit the ball all over the field. That’s typical

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