Scout Premium Content

Butera Earns His Stripes

As his team works to turn its season around, Butera's role expands as an offensive threat, the manager of the pitching staff and as a team leader. He has lived up to his own preseason expectations by both his play and intangibles. Inside Pitch revisited the St. Lucie backstop just days after he was announced as a Florida State League All-Star.

"I was really excited; it's an honor," said Drew Butera of his All-Star selection. "It was always one of my goals to make the All-Star team. It's something I really worked hard towards. I want to keep improving myself and this is one big step." That recognition came after months of grinding work from the start of camp through now. As he entered his first season in St. Lucie, he wanted to...

InsidePitchMagazine.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.