Climbing the ladder

Former GJ Rox ace Butler pitching well at Class A Advanced level

Eddie Butler was 7-1 with a 2.13 ERA last season for the Grand Junction Rockies, earning a promotion to Class A Asheville to start this season. After going 5-1 with a 1.66 ERA, Butler was promoted to Class A Advanced Modesto on May 22. The right-hander has continued his success, going 3-1 with a 3.18 ERA in six starts.



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Eddie Butler was 7-1 with a 2.13 ERA last season for the Grand Junction Rockies, earning a promotion to Class A Asheville to start this season. After going 5-1 with a 1.66 ERA, Butler was promoted to Class A Advanced Modesto on May 22. The right-hander has continued his success, going 3-1 with a 3.18 ERA in six starts.

On Eddie Butler’s first day in a Modesto Nuts uniform, the game was postponed because of a bomb threat. “I was thinking, ‘Who did I make mad?’ ” the former Grand…




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