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  1. 5 teams that could have interest in Kurt SuzukiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Twinkie Town

    ... A.J. Ellis , but he's batting .199/.343/.247. Suzuki constitutes a clear upgrade, and it's not as though ex-Twin Drew Butera (.202/.279/.298) is doing anything to make his position as a backup totally secure. This is a club that has the best record ...

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  2. Notes About Baseball: The Logistics of Human Trading by Rocco DeMaroRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Baseball Prospectus

    ... I felt we should spend some time this week talking with humans who've been traded. See what it's like. Drew Butera fits the bill. The Dodgers catcher was swapped at the deadline last season for a PTBNL (that eventually turned into Miguel Sulbaran ). ...

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  3. Twins tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... to be a little busy now." A year ago, the Twins made just one move at the deadline, sending Triple-A catcher Drew Butera to the Dodgers. At the Aug. 31 deadline for setting postseason rosters, they shipped star first baseman Justin Morneau to ...

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  4. Extending Kurt Suzuki Would Be a MistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Twinkie Town

    ... Molina and Matt Wieters went down with long-term injuries. The Dodgers could use an upgrade over AJ Ellis and Drew Butera. Suzuki still being Suzuki, the Twins aren't likely to get a huge package of prospects for him, but despite their record the ...

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  5. Beckett looks to battle past Rockies in series finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | Los Angeles Dodgers

    ... on a roll since his May 25 no-hitter against Philadelphia, posting a 1.90 ERA in eight starts. Backup catcher Drew Butera has caught all eight of those starts. He's been Beckett's personal catcher -- a role he also filled for Carl Pavano in 2010 ...

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  6. Twins wafer thin behind backstop stud MauerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2011 | Examiner.com

    Let me first point out that I do greatly appreciate the things that Twins backup catcher Drew Butera can do.

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  7. Dodgers Notebook: Still no timetable for Matt Kemp's returnRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2013 | LA Daily News

    ... . In their only move prior to the 1 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline, the Dodgers acquired minor-league catcher Drew Butera from the Minnesota Twins for cash or a player to be named later. He will report to Triple-A Albuquerque and brings the team's ...

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  8. Josh Beckett unable to duplicate gem in Dodgers' 2-1 loss to PiratesRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... alternative. Liriano pitched a no-hitter for the Minnesota Twins in 2011. His catcher that day was Drew Butera, who caught Beckett's no-hitter Sunday. Butera caught Beckett again Friday. Butera noted the striking differences between Beckett and ...

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  9. No-hit hero Beckett returns to hill vs. PiratesRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | Chicago Cubs

    ... part is one Frank is well aware of. He's been around; he's got experience to deal with it." Worth noting Drew Butera, who caught Beckett's no-hitter, is expected to be behind the plate on Friday. Coincidentally, Butera also caught Liriano's ...

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  10. Adrian Gonzalez gets rare day off against PiratesRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | True Blue LA

    ... .314/.442/.800, leading the team in home runs (four), doubles (five), walks (eight) and total bases (28). Drew Butera , who caught both Josh Beckett's no-hitter last Sunday in Philadelphia and Liriano's no-hitter with the Twins against Minnesota on ...

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  11. Dodgers notes: Drew Butera having trouble cutting balls off at the pass, still gets good reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | LA Daily News

    Drew Butera came to the Dodgers this season with the reputation of being a good defensive catcher.

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  12. On deck: Pirates at Dodgers, Friday, 7 p.m.Read the original story

    May 29, 2014 | The Orange County Register

    ... 2011 with the Boston Red Sox. Liriano and Beckett have something in common - both have thrown no-hitters with Drew Butera as their catcher. Liriano's came on May 3, 2011, for the Minnesota Twins. Liriano, 30, is winless, but the Pirates have won ...

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  13. Flirting with historyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... He was 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA in three previous home starts. "He was great through seven," said backup catcher Drew Butera, who also caught Beckett's game. "When guys see a pitcher a third time they're a little more confident. He still made some good ...

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  14. Dodgers starting catcher injured in no-hit celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... in the celebration Sunday in Philadelphia. Around home plate, he stepped on the discarded mask of backup Drew Butera , who caught the majors' first no-hitter of the season. "I wanted to be a part of it. It's a great day, a great experience to be a ...

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  15. Josh Beckett's no-hitter is the second that Drew Butera has caughtRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Dodgers catcher Drew Butera celebrates with pitcher Josh Beckett after he struck out Chase Utley to complete a no-hitter on Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia.

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  16. Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches a no-hitter against PhilliesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    ... for a called third strike. Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett, left, celebrates with catcher Drew Butera after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in ...

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  17. Former UCF standout Drew Butera catches Josh Beckett's no-hitterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    It marked the second time Butera caught a no-hitter during his career. He also was the catcher when Francisco Liriano tossed a no-no for the Twins in 2011.

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  18. Dodgers' Beckett pitches no-hitterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett, center, celebrates with catcher Drew Butera, left, and first baseman Adrian Gonzalez after pitching a no-hitter baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia.

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  19. Beckett's no-hitter of Phillies is surgicalRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | Laguna Niguel News

    ... a pitcher, using the breaking ball more and everything else - it was nice. It was fun to watch." Not for catcher Drew Butera. Butera caught Francisco Liriano's no-hitter with the Twins in 2011 but he said he was "an emotional wreck" for most of ...

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  20. Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches a no-hitter ... who'd have thought it?Read the original story

    May 25, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett and catcher Drew Butera begin to celebrate after Beckett struck out Phillies second baseman Chase Utley to complete a no-hitter Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia.

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