SRV grad Butler traded for Big Leaguer

Former San Ramon Valley High (Univ. of San Diego) pitcher Josh Butler, was was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2006 MLB draft by Tampa Bay, was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers today.Butler was in High-A Vero Beach and will join the High-A Brevard County when the deal is finalized. He was traded for the Brewers’ Gabe Gross, who is expected to stay in the majors with Tampa.¬†He was set to start today’s game for Vero Beach, which,¬†coincidentally, is playing Brevard County.¬†

Kyle Bonagura

Kyle Bonagura is a Pleasanton-based prep sports writer for the Bay Area Newsgroup-East Bay.