Jason Butts

HS Grad 2007
Age 29 and 2 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 4 mos
Position(s) C  
Ht/Wt 6-1, 185 lb
School  Kell
Hometown  Woodstock, GA USA
Summer Team  East Cobb Braves
Fall Team 
All Americans/All Regions
2007 Southeast - All Region Players
National Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Position - C
Good strong catcher with juice in bat. Looked good in Jupiter
GA State Rank - Class of 2007
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Position - C

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2006 Southeast Top Prospect Showcase   Sep 16, 2006
PG Grade: 9
Jason Butts is a 2007 C with a 6'1'', 185 lb. frame from Woodstock GA, who attends Kell HS. He has a live athletic body with good potential to add strength in the future. Butts wasn't able to participate in the drills portion of the showcase and only played in the games, but we've seen him play multiple times per year for the last three years and have a good handle on his skills and tools. He is one of the better defensive catcher's in the 2007 class. Butts has easy, quick actions behind the plate and receives top level pitches effortlessly. He has plus arm strength and a quick release; we had him on a game throw at 1.95 with the throw right on the bag. Offensively, Butts has a balanced approach and stays within himself very well with the bat. He has a smooth line drive swing plane and hits the ball to all fields. He has developing gap to gap power that will continue to improve as he gets stronger and more mature physically. Butts is a good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.00
1.00 improvement beginning on Dec 28, 2004
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 7.37 sec
69.31% Rank
best 6.37  avg 7.59
 (2007 class in 2005)

best 6.33  avg 7.45
 (2007 class)
C 76 mph
70.33% Rank
best 87  avg 74
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 87  avg 73
 (2007 class)
Pop 1.89 sec
93.67% Rank
best 1.81  avg 2.04
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 1.78  avg 2.05
 (2007 class)
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