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Nick Buss CFTwins

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date12-15-1986
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
Age32 years, 11 months, 22 days
BatsL
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2015
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2017
2018
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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
2013 LAN 26 8 20 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .105 .150 .105 77 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1 0.0
2016 ANA 29 36 90 16 7 1 1 6 24 0 2 1 .198 .247 .346 72 -2.8 0.4 -1.9 -0.2
Career4411018711725021.180.229.30073-3.30.3-2.0-0.3

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
2008 OGD Rk PIO 36 165 .267 .336 .424 .292 107 1.7 5.7 0 93 0 4.1 -0.8 -8.0 0.1
2009 GRL A MDW 110 452 .256 .329 .378 .292 108 -4 13.4 1.2 87 0 -2.6 -2.2 -6.2 0.4
2010 GRL A MDW 61 278 .270 .341 .399 .316 101 2.3 9.0 0.7 104 0 -3.6 1.5 1.5 0.9
2010 SBR A+ CLF 65 271 .278 .346 .429 .271 99 -9.4 7.9 -0.4 0 0 -3.7 0.3 0.0 0.0
2011 RCU A+ CAL 115 530 .281 .347 .439 .353 98 21.9 15.9 -0.2 108 0 -1.6 3.9 4.8 2.3
2012 CHT AA SOU 132 558 .250 .328 .373 .302 104 5.4 15.4 0.7 89 0 3.0 -0.8 -3.6 1.6
2013 LAN MLB NL 8 20 .259 .319 .402 .111 96 -2.8 0.5 -0.1 77 8 -0.1 -0.1 -0.5 0.0
2013 ABQ AAA PCL 131 518 .265 .335 .408 .339 108 18.7 14.8 -3.8 122 0 8.5 2.6 7.9 3.1
2014 ABQ AAA PCL 26 104 .282 .353 .465 .288 106 -1.1 3.1 -1 89 0 -1.7 -1.1 -1.7 -0.2
2014 SAC AAA PCL 110 506 .281 .347 .437 .356 87 16.7 15.0 -3.1 89 0 11.3 3.8 -8.5 1.8
2015 RNO AAA PCL 92 320 .273 .335 .414 .319 116 1.9 8.9 -1.5 100 0 0.4 -0.2 -5.4 0.2
2016 ANA MLB AL 36 90 .246 .310 .422 .259 103 -5.6 2.5 -0.5 72 13 -1.9 0.4 -2.8 -0.2
2016 SLC AAA PCL 87 372 .277 .337 .425 .342 103 9.6 10.5 -3 87 0 3.7 -1.2 -10.1 0.0
2017 ELP AAA PCL 114 390 .275 .342 .438 .381 105 20 11.6 -4.1 121 0 6.9 0.9 11.8 2.7
2018 ROC AAA INT 47 178 .250 .320 .382 .293 95 -3.3 5.2 -1 88 0 5.5 0.2 -1.8 0.8

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
2008 OGD Rk PIO 165 140 32 39 11 4 4 70 19 17 20 2 2 .279 .364 .500 .221 4 4
2009 GRL A MDW 452 416 55 108 15 5 10 163 63 21 75 14 3 .260 .298 .392 .132 5 5
2010 SBR A+ CLF 271 247 32 60 10 6 0 82 25 13 33 6 3 .243 .276 .332 .089 7 7
2010 GRL A MDW 278 242 42 69 9 2 1 85 23 24 30 20 5 .285 .356 .351 .066 4 4
2011 RCU A+ CAL 530 479 86 157 30 8 14 245 55 27 63 28 10 .328 .369 .511 .184 3 15
2012 CHT AA SOU 558 492 70 134 24 10 8 202 57 38 71 19 13 .272 .328 .411 .138 4 19
2013 LAN MLB NL 20 19 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 .105 .150 .105 .000 0 0
2013 ABQ AAA PCL 518 459 84 139 29 11 17 241 100 41 90 21 2 .303 .363 .525 .222 8 3
2014 ABQ AAA PCL 104 92 12 24 3 3 1 36 16 8 12 0 2 .261 .330 .391 .130 1
2014 SAC AAA PCL 506 450 79 138 17 2 4 171 52 45 75 14 4 .307 .371 .380 .073 5
2015 RNO AAA PCL 320 284 43 84 14 3 4 116 33 24 35 10 4 .296 .352 .408 .113 6 2
2016 SLC AAA PCL 372 331 49 96 23 8 6 153 46 30 66 8 5 .290 .345 .462 .172 4 7
2016 ANA MLB AL 90 81 7 16 7 1 1 28 8 6 24 2 1 .198 .247 .346 .148 2 1
2017 ELP AAA PCL 390 353 53 123 19 8 11 191 55 27 54 9 2 .348 .395 .541 .193 6 0
2018 ROC AAA INT 178 159 14 38 8 1 2 54 11 14 36 4 1 .239 .309 .340 .101 2 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2013 66 0.4848 0.5152 0.8235 0.7813 0.2647 0.8800 0.6667 0.1765 0.0000
2016 341 0.4868 0.5161 0.7784 0.6325 0.4057 0.8762 0.6338 0.2216 0.0000
Career4070.48650.51600.78570.65660.38280.87680.63910.21430.0000

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
2011-05-22 2011-06-02 Minors 11 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 MIN $
2017 SDN $
2016 ANA $
2015 ARI $
2014 LAN $
2013 LAN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 67 d1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/3/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/24/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/3/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by LA Angels 8/13/16. DFA by LA Angels 10/5/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 10/10/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Arizona 11/19/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14. Claimed by Oakland off waivers 5/4/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 5/1/14. DFA by Oakland 7/5/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/7/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/14/13.
  • Drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (8-247) (USC). $95,000 signing bonus.

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
90o 385 47 98 19 4 11 47 26 78 7 2 .280 .335 .451 102 17.5 1.9
80o 364 42 90 18 4 10 42 24 75 6 2 .270 .323 .438 94 11.7 1.3
70o 350 39 82 16 4 9 39 22 74 6 2 .256 .308 .416 88 7.9 0.9
60o 337 37 77 15 3 9 37 21 72 5 2 .249 .301 .405 83 4.8 0.6
50o 325 35 72 14 3 8 35 19 70 5 2 .241 .291 .388 78 2.1 0.3
40o 313 32 67 13 3 8 32 18 69 4 2 .232 .282 .381 74 -0.3 0.0
30o 300 30 62 12 3 7 30 17 67 4 1 .223 .271 .363 69 -2.8 -0.3
20o 286 28 56 11 2 6 28 15 64 4 1 .211 .257 .336 63 -5.4 -0.5
10o 265 24 50 10 2 6 24 13 61 3 1 .202 .246 .332 54 -8.6 -0.9
Weighted Mean3293573143835207152.241.293.386803.00.4

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