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Brian Buscher 3B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
8 502 .266 .343 .356 93 0.7
Birth Date4-18-1981
Height6' 0"
Weight200 lbs
Age38 years, 6 months, 4 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2007 MIN 26 33 94 20 1 0 2 10 16 0 1 0 .244 .323 .329 91 -0.7 -2.1 -0.4 0.0
2008 MIN 27 70 244 64 9 0 4 19 42 0 0 2 .294 .340 .390 98 -0.1 -0.2 0.7 0.8
2009 MIN 28 61 164 32 3 1 2 24 35 3 0 0 .235 .360 .316 88 -2.0 -1.1 -2.6 -0.2
Career16450211613185393312.266.343.35693-2.8-3.4-2.30.7

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2003 HAG A SAL 54 217 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SJO A+ CLF 88 387 .000 .000 .000 .345 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SJO A+ CLF 55 237 .000 .000 .000 .344 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NRW AA EAS 64 247 .253 .317 .394 .270 95 -6.5 5.5 -0.4 63 0 -0.9 -1.3 -8.5 -0.6
2006 NRW AA EAS 130 524 .246 .321 .376 .291 88 0.2 11.4 1.6 88 0 12.3 1.2 -9.0 1.9
2007 MIN MLB AL 33 94 .266 .327 .414 .277 96 -1.4 2.8 0.4 91 14 -0.4 -2.1 -0.7 0.0
2007 NBR AA EAS 63 284 .264 .338 .401 .329 107 10.3 8.3 -1 138 0 -2.4 -1.8 12.5 1.6
2007 ROC AAA INT 40 147 .272 .341 .414 .298 94 9 4.4 -0.6 135 0 -1.2 0.6 6.1 0.9
2008 MIN MLB AL 70 244 .271 .335 .428 .335 96 2.2 7.0 0.7 98 10 0.7 -0.2 -0.1 0.8
2008 ROC AAA INT 53 214 .259 .327 .402 .327 93 11.9 5.9 -0.4 156 0 8.6 0.4 8.7 2.2
2009 MIN MLB AL 61 164 .260 .329 .417 .300 104 -2.6 4.7 -0.6 88 10 -2.6 -1.1 -2.0 -0.2
2009 ROC AAA INT 23 89 .273 .335 .410 .228 112 -7.8 2.6 -1.2 55 0 -0.4 -0.1 -3.9 -0.3
2010 COH AAA INT 47 187 .264 .334 .408 .260 110 -3.7 5.7 0.6 93 0 -3.6 -0.3 -1.2 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2003 HAG A SAL 217 200 19 55 7 1 0 64 26 10 25 0 0 .275 .322 .320 .045 0 0
2004 SJO A+ CLF 387 343 50 100 14 7 4 140 56 33 61 5 4 .292 .364 .408 .117 0 0
2005 NRW AA EAS 247 215 19 49 8 1 1 62 23 20 36 5 3 .228 .311 .288 .060 0 0
2005 SJO A+ CLF 237 206 37 58 12 1 5 87 29 27 47 0 2 .282 .370 .422 .141 0 0
2006 NRW AA EAS 524 467 43 121 23 3 7 171 49 39 75 5 4 .259 .320 .366 .107 7 7
2007 NBR AA EAS 284 247 37 76 19 1 7 118 37 31 30 2 2 .308 .394 .478 .170 0 0
2007 ROC AAA INT 147 132 21 41 7 0 7 69 22 13 11 1 0 .311 .377 .523 .212 0 0
2007 MIN MLB AL 94 82 8 20 1 0 2 27 10 10 16 1 0 .244 .323 .329 .085 1 1
2008 MIN MLB AL 244 218 29 64 9 0 4 85 47 19 42 0 2 .294 .340 .390 .096 7 0
2008 ROC AAA INT 214 185 27 59 12 0 8 95 30 20 21 1 2 .319 .406 .514 .195 0 0
2009 MIN MLB AL 164 136 14 32 3 1 2 43 12 24 35 0 0 .235 .360 .316 .081 1 0
2009 ROC AAA INT 89 78 6 14 0 0 1 17 2 11 20 0 1 .179 .281 .218 .038 0 0
2010 COH AAA INT 187 162 19 43 9 2 4 68 26 17 10 0 0 .265 .335 .420 .154 2 2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 941 0.5409 0.4495 0.8038 0.6326 0.2338 0.8820 0.5545 0.1962 -0.0068
2009 690 0.5203 0.4087 0.7234 0.6017 0.1994 0.7685 0.5758 0.2766 -0.0072
Career16310.53220.43220.76980.61950.21920.83400.56350.2302-0.0070

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-04-01 2009-04-02 Camp 1 0 Chest Soreness -
2008-09-30 2008-10-01 DTD 1 1 General Medical Illness Dizziness -
2008-09-18 2008-09-21 DTD 3 3 Thumb Sprain Thumb -
2007-08-07 2007-08-23 15-DL 16 15 Right Lower Leg Infection -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 CLE $
2012 CLE $
2011 CLE $
2009 MIN $412,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$412,500
1 yrTotal$412,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 166 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from MIN 12/2/09 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 11/3/09 recalled 9/1/09 optioned to Triple-A 8/1/09 re-signed 3/8/09, 1 year/$0.4125M (09)
  • recalled 6/12/08 optioned to Triple-A 4/30/08 recalled 4/19/08 optioned to Triple-A 3/24/08 re-signed 2/27/08, 1 year (08)
  • contract purchased 7/26/07 $0.215M signing bonus
  • So Carolina 03 3-93

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-08-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)Liriano seems poised to start on Monday for the Twins... why didn't they shore up at 3B again? Is 2nd in the division just more comfortable?
(themcneills from PDX)
If that's true on Liriano, it's about damn time. As for third base, Brian Buscher has been doing a nice enough job there (.313/.342/.438) that the team should be worrying about second base (Alexi Casilla is done for the year) and shortstop (where Brendan Harris is currently playing) ahead of their third base concerns.

I think the Casilla injury is a major blow to that club. He was playing a bit over his head, but he'd really provided a nice spark for them. (Jay Jaffe)


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