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Q&A with St. Lucie Mets catcher Drew Butera

The 23-year-old St. Lucie Mets catcher enters 2007 with a firmer grasp of his position and the many requirements that come with it. Butera is off to a strong start with seven hits in his first 23 at-bats. Son of former Major Leaguer Sal Butera, Drew detailed many aspects of his own game and personal traits as he sat down with Inside Pitch Magazine on Sunday night for a Q&A session.

Inside Pitch: What did you think of your spring training performance? How would you rate yourself? Drew Butera: I enjoyed camp this year. I enjoyed seeing the guys I played with last year. I learned a lot from the veterans in camp, especially Mike DiFelice. I talked to him everyday. We worked on how to control a pitching staff, the different personalities and how to call a game and situation...

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