José Alejandro Butto (born March 19, 1998) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher who is now for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). He stands 1.854 meters tall.
Butto signed with the New York Mets as an international free agent in June of this year. The Mets added him to their 40-man roster after the 2021 season.
Jose Butto, a 19-year-old Venezuelan born in Cumana, was signed by the Mets for $5,000 in June 2017.
He was a 19-year-old who agreed to terms with a club just before the end of the 2016-2017 international free agent signing period and the start of the 2017-2018 period.
That year, he made his professional debut with the DSL Mets, pitching 50.0 innings with a 1.44 ERA, allowing 48 hits, 9 walks, and 41 strikeouts. When the season began in 2018, he was assigned to the Kingsport Mets and pitched 32.2 innings in six starts for them, with a 1.93 ERA.
He was promoted to the Brooklyn Cyclones at the end of July and stayed there for the remainder of the season. He had a 6.11 ERA in 28.0 innings for Coney Island, allowing 31 hits, 11 walks, and 24 strikeouts.
In 2019, he was promoted to the Columbia Fireflies and played the full season there, pitching 112.0 innings with a 3.62 ERA, allowing 100 hits, 31 walks, and 109 strikeouts.
Jose Butto Salary: How Much Does Jose Butto Make?
Jose Butto Salary: How Much Does Jose Butto Make? Even though his salary is unknown, we believe Jose Butto earns around $500,000 annually.