Mike Butcher

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Mike Butcher
Mike Butcher 2011.jpg
Butcher with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim – No. 23
Pitcher / Coach
Born: (1965-05-10) May 10, 1965 (age 50)
Davenport, Iowa
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 6, 1992 for the California Angels
Last MLB appearance
September 5, 1995 for the California Angels
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 11–4
Earned run average 4.47
Strikeouts 96

As Player

As Coach

Michael Dana Butcher (born May 10, 1965) is a retired Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He pitched for the California Angels from 1992 to 1995.

Butcher graduated from United Township High School in East Moline, Illinois in 1983.[1] He was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 4th round of the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign.[2] He signed with the Kansas City Royals after being drafted in the 2nd round of the 1986 June Secondary draft.[2] Butcher was released by the Royals in 1988 and then signed as a free agent with the California Angels, with whom he made his Major League debut in 1992. Butcher played his final Major League game in 1995, although he pitched in the Seattle Mariners', Cleveland Indians' and Angels' organizations until 1998.[2]

He is currently the pitching coach for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, having served in that position since November 2006.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Manager and Coaches". Tampabay.rays.mlb.com. Major League Baseball. Retrieved October 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Mike Butcher Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 22, 2011. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Chuck Hernandez
Tampa Bay Devil Rays Pitching Coach
Succeeded by
Jim Hickey
Preceded by
Bud Black
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Pitching Coach
Succeeded by