Oakland Athletics Call Up Impressive Power-Hitting Prospect

The Oakland Athletics are set to promote 23-year-old outfield prospect Lawrence Butler to the major leagues, marking a significant step in his baseball journey.

Chosen in the sixth round from an Atlanta high school six years ago, Butler has showcased his power potential and impressive performance throughout his time in the minor leagues.

His recent standout season at Double-A, followed by a solid display at Triple-A, has earned him this well-deserved promotion.

Thus far this season, Butler holds a .284/.350/.475 triple-slash line, with 15 home runs, 70 RBIs, 21 stolen bases, and 67 runs scored across 89 games played in the minors.

While the exact duration of his call-up remains uncertain, Butler's versatility as a corner outfielder and first baseman makes him a promising asset to the team's roster, alongside fellow outfielders.

His ability to play multiple outfield positions adds an extra layer of value, allowing him to share playing time with established outfielders such as Seth Brown, Brent Rooker, and JJ Bleday.

Butler's potential to contribute both defensively and offensively makes him a player to watch as he embarks on this new chapter in his baseball career. Photo Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports