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Eddie Butler continues to struggle as Colorado Rockies swept in New York

  Eddie Butler is the reason that people are so skeptical when teams tout young starting pitching. Two short years ago, Butler took the Citi Field mound with the world in the palm of his hands. Pitching in the Futures Game, which highlights the best players in the minor leagues who will be making an impact quickly. It is amazing how things can change so quickly in two short years...
Via BSN Denver
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Eddie Butler is better than he thinks he is; Colorado Rockies need him to realize it

  Eddie Butler is the Jon Gray before Jon Gray. The Colorado Rockies right-hander shot through the minor league system on his way to the big leagues. He made one quick stop to play in the Futures Game in 2012, a game that is reserved for players who are likely going to be impact players in the big leagues. His mid-90’s riding fastball was reason for depraved Rockies fans to be...
Via BSN Denver
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies send Eddie Butler to Albuquerque

The Rockies sent down starting pitcher Eddie Butler to Triple-A Albuquerque and called up first baseman Kyle Parker on Tuesday. Additionally, RHP Eddie Butler has been optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque. — #VoteRox (@Rockies) June 9, 2015 Butler, a 2012 first round draft pick, has a 3-6 record and a 4.80 ERA in 11 starts this year.  He had a particularly rough month of May where...
Via Mile High Sports
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Patience required from Colorado Rockies fans with Eddie Butler

  Momentum in baseball is a big thing. Within a game, momentum can change a game. Over the course of a few days, a week, or a month, momentum can shape a season. A losing streak can get into a team’s heads. On the same note, a few wins can build confidence and start a long streak. Baseball is a game driven by numbers. Old traditional numbers are used and new more in-depth numbers...
Via BSN Denver
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Eddie Butler continues run of strong starts for Colorado Rockies

  Baseball is a funny game. Two weeks ago, all Colorado Rockies fans could talk about was how badly the bullpen was being overworked because of the Rockies starting pitchers inability to get deep into the game. The starters were nibbling at the strike zone, walking way too many opposing batters, then being forced to throw pitches down the heart of the plate that ended up causing...
Via BSN Denver
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Eddie Butler’s Concerning Strikeout Numbers

Eddie Butler of the Colorado Rockies is one of baseball’s most highly-regarded pitching prospects. In addition to wielding lights-out stuff, the 24-year-old righty has pitched admirably in the upper levels of the minor leagues. Butler put up a respectable 3.58 ERA in Double-A Tulsa last year, which earned him a three start cameo with the big club.  If […]
Via Fangraphs
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler, Cuddyer hit 15-day DL; CarGo facing surgery

That was quick. After one major league start Eddie Butler is headed to the 15-day DL with inflammation in his throwing shoulder. Rockies strength and conditioning coach Keith Duggar said he first became concerned when Butler complained of pain in his arm-pit. Mark Knudson says the Rockies are rushing Butler. Micheal Cuddyer is also experiencing shoulder problems after diving for...
Via Mile High Sports
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies Promote Pitching Prospect Eddie Butler

The idea of MLB teams having prospects is so they can bring them up when a need arises, or to give the team a spark. The Colorado Rockies are definitely in need of said spark, as they’ve lost five games in a row, sitting third in the National League West division and trailing the San Francisco Giants by 8.5 games. Sources tell that RHP Eddie Butler will be...
Via Sportsnaut
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler set to make major league debut

On Friday versus the Los Angeles Dodgers, Eddie Butler will make his major league debut, and the future will collide with the present for this year’s Colorado Rockies squad. This according to Thomas Harding of, who broke the news that the Rockies will finally promote their 23-year-old right hander late Tuesday night. Sources tell that RHP Eddie Butler...
Via Mile High Sports
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Eddie Butler Braces For MLB Debut

The Colorado Rockies are set to promote heralded pitching prospect Eddie Butler to make a spot start Friday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 24th ranked prospect will replace the struggling Franklin Morales in the rotation on what appears to be a start by start basis. The Rockies are struggling having lost 8 of their last 10 and currently see themselves on a 4-game skid thirsty...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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