Billy Butler

Billy Butler

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/260 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Orange Park, Florida
College: None
Draft: 2004 1st round (14th pick) by the
  • Sports Illustrated NY Yankees News, Analysis and More

    MLB insider says New York Yankees could sign Freddie Freeman after lockout

    It won’t be easy, but they might have a shot. While it’s hard to see All-Star first baseman and 2020 NL MVP winner Freddie Freeman leaving the Braves in free agency, especially after his team captured a World Series title last season, one MLB insider believes that the Yankees could be among several clubs in the mix for his services after the lockout ends.

  • The Sacramento Bee

    Mets, Yankees had understanding on hitting coach Chávez

    Mets general manager Billy Eppler said he spoke to Yankees general manager Brian Cashman well before hiring away Eric Chávez as the team's hitting coach and that both sides had an understanding that Chávez may end up in Queens. The 44-year-old Chávez was hired by the Yankees in November as one of two assistants to new hitting coach Dillon Lawson — and projected to take on a role beyond his title. A few weeks later, the Mets hired the 17-year big leaguer to be their primary hitting coach.

  • AZCentral | The Arizona Republic

    Does Rep. César Chávez really want to lock up some homeless people?

    Arizona State Rep. César Chávez tweeted about 'severely mentally ill and drug addicted individuals' roaming 'unsupervised.' He should know better.