Drew Butera

Los Angeles Dodgers #31 - Catcher

  • Born: 08/09/83
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 200
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
2014 Dodgers 42 128 2 2 4 1 1 11 0 2 0 0 .195 .271 .289

Ellis back into the swing of things

Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis has a hit and a walk in each of his three games since returning from the disabled list, and is 4-for-7 with four walks overall, and has a .526 on-base percentage in his...

Ellis activated from DL, Federowicz optioned

The Dodgers activated catcher A.J. Ellis from the disabled list, after he missed 17 games with a sprained right ankle, before their three-game weekend series against the Diamondbacks at Dodger...

Federowicz starts at catcher in opener vs. Pirates

Tim Federowicz gets his first start behind the plate since getting recalled from Triple-A on Monday, giving catcher Drew Butera a rest after starting four straight games. Federowicz is making his...

Ellis to DL after celebration ankle sprain

Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Monday with a right ankle sprain suffered during Sunday's postgame celebration of teammate Josh Beckett's no-hitter.

Dodgers reportedly ink Liddi to minors pact

The Dodgers have signed third baseman Alex Liddi to a minor league deal, per multiple reports. The 25-year-old former Mariner will soon join Triple-A Albuquerque.

Dodgers activate Ellis from DL, option Olivo

The Dodgers on Wednesday activated catcher A.J. Ellis from the disabled list and optioned catcher Miguel Olivo to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Butera, Turner start Tuesday for Dodgers

The Dodgers aren't quite ready to add A.J. Ellis and Juan Uribe back to their starting lineup, as both Drew Butera and Justin Turner start Tuesday against the Marlins.

Ellis completes rehab stint, headed back to LA

Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, who had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee on April 8, completed his two-game minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Albuquerque on Monday, and will...

Catching up with Dodgers backstops

Catching up with the Dodgers catching quartet, including a rehabbing A.J. Ellis, an injured Tim Federowicz and an improving Drew Butera and Miguel Olivo.

'Help is on the way' in Kershaw

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw topped out at 90 mph and mixed in all of his pitches in a 51-pitch simulated game on Sunday, throwing at maximum effort for the first time in his rehab from...

Ellis will miss 4 to 6 weeks after knee surgery


Ellis will undergo surgery to repair the torn meniscus in his left knee on Wednesday.

Ellis out 4-6 weeks after left knee surgery

The Dodgers will be without A.J. Ellis for fou to six weeks as the catcher will had surgery Tuesday morning in Los Angeles to repair a torn medial meniscus in his left knee.

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