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Brian Buchanan RF

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
15 857 .258 .328 .439 92 0.3
Birth Date7-21-1973
Height6' 4"
Weight230 lbs
Age46 years, 4 months, 23 days
BatsR
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
2000 MIN 26 30 93 19 3 0 1 8 22 1 0 2 .232 .301 .305 64 -4.0 0.6 -4.3 -0.5
2001 MIN 27 69 219 54 12 0 10 19 58 2 1 1 .274 .342 .487 103 1.8 0.3 -0.2 0.6
2002 MIN 28 44 143 34 5 1 5 6 33 2 2 1 .252 .294 .415 96 -0.1 0.6 1.6 0.4
2002 SDN 28 48 102 27 5 0 6 9 26 1 0 1 .293 .363 .543 96 -0.1 -0.7 -2.2 -0.1
2003 SDN 29 115 228 52 10 2 8 24 51 3 6 2 .263 .346 .455 97 0.0 -0.3 -0.3 0.3
2004 NYN 30 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 74 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2004 SDN 30 38 68 12 2 0 2 6 19 1 0 0 .200 .279 .333 70 -2.4 0.6 -2.8 -0.3
Career34685719837332732101097.258.328.43992-4.91.1-8.10.3

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
1994 ONE A- NYP 50 209 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 GRB A SAL 23 106 .000 .000 .000 .342 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 TAM A+ FSL 131 575 .000 .000 .000 .311 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 NRW AA EAS 0 513 .000 .000 .000 .360 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 COH AAA INT 0 68 .000 .000 .000 .283 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 SLC AAA PCL 0 545 .000 .000 .000 .310 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 SLC AAA PCL 0 428 .000 .000 .000 .358 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 MIN MLB AL 30 93 .275 .347 .444 .295 91 -2.3 2.9 -1 64 10 -4.3 0.6 -4.0 -0.5
2000 SLC AAA PCL 0 408 .000 .000 .000 .309 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 MIN MLB AL 69 219 .269 .336 .429 .338 101 2.9 6.5 -2.8 103 13 -0.2 0.3 1.8 0.6
2002 MIN MLB AL 44 143 .265 .328 .418 .299 97 -0.2 4.1 -2 96 14 1.6 0.6 -0.1 0.4
2002 SDN MLB NL 48 102 .250 .316 .396 .350 99 5.1 2.9 -1 96 14 -2.2 -0.7 -0.1 -0.1
2002 EDM AAA PCL 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SDN MLB NL 115 228 .263 .330 .421 .310 95 4.2 6.0 -2.5 97 15 -0.3 -0.3 0.0 0.3
2004 NYN MLB NL 2 4 .276 .339 .453 .000 91 -0.5 0.1 -0.1 74 20 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2004 SDN MLB NL 38 68 .248 .319 .387 .250 90 -3.8 2.0 -0.4 70 18 -2.8 0.6 -2.4 -0.3
2004 LEL A+ CLF 4 12 .000 .000 .000 .429 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 POR AAA PCL 12 52 .000 .000 .000 .394 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CSP AAA PCL 72 294 .282 .351 .448 .345 102 8.2 8.2 -3.7 107 0 -1.5 -0.1 3.9 0.6
2005 ROC AAA INT 29 121 .272 .334 .417 .405 108 1.7 3.7 -2.1 113 0 -0.8 -1.4 2.0 0.1
2006 LOU AAA INT 24 85 .245 .321 .377 .196 101 -4.8 2.4 -1.1 59 0 -1.6 0.0 -3.7 -0.4
2008 OMA AAA PCL 64 254 .274 .344 .439 .265 108 -14.7 7.7 -4.7 55 0 -0.7 1.5 -15.8 -1.2
2009 OMA AAA PCL 34 129 .266 .336 .404 .229 85 1.1 3.8 -2.2 94 0 -0.2 -2.9 -0.4 -0.2

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
1994 ONE A- NYP 209 177 28 40 9 2 4 65 26 24 53 5 3 .226 .338 .367 .141 0 0
1995 GRB A SAL 106 96 19 29 3 0 3 41 12 9 17 7 1 .302 .368 .427 .125 0 0
1996 TAM A+ FSL 575 526 65 137 22 4 10 197 58 37 108 23 8 .260 .321 .375 .114 1 1
1997 COH AAA INT 68 61 8 17 1 0 4 30 7 4 11 2 1 .279 .353 .492 .213 0 0
1997 NRW AA EAS 513 470 75 145 25 2 10 204 69 32 85 11 9 .309 .366 .434 .126 0 0
1998 SLC AAA PCL 545 500 74 139 29 3 17 225 82 36 90 14 2 .278 .338 .450 .172 0 0
1999 SLC AAA PCL 428 391 67 116 24 1 10 172 60 28 85 11 2 .297 .357 .440 .143 0 0
2000 SLC AAA PCL 408 364 82 108 20 1 27 211 103 41 75 5 1 .297 .373 .580 .283 0 0
2000 MIN MLB AL 93 82 10 19 3 0 1 25 8 8 22 0 2 .232 .301 .305 .073 2 0
2001 MIN MLB AL 219 197 28 54 12 0 10 96 32 19 58 1 1 .274 .342 .487 .213 1 0
2002 MIN MLB AL 143 135 19 34 5 1 5 56 15 6 33 2 1 .252 .294 .415 .163 0 0
2002 SDN MLB NL 102 92 12 27 5 0 6 50 13 9 26 0 1 .293 .363 .543 .250 0 0
2002 EDM AAA PCL 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2003 SDN MLB NL 228 198 29 52 10 2 8 90 29 24 51 6 2 .263 .346 .455 .192 3 0
2004 NYN MLB NL 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .000 0 0
2004 SDN MLB NL 68 60 7 12 2 0 2 20 6 6 19 0 0 .200 .279 .333 .133 1 0
2004 LEL A+ CLF 12 10 1 3 2 0 0 5 1 1 3 0 0 .300 .417 .500 .200 0 0
2004 POR AAA PCL 52 42 9 15 8 0 2 29 12 9 7 0 0 .357 .481 .690 .333 0 0
2005 ROC AAA INT 121 114 17 36 7 0 4 55 16 7 31 0 1 .316 .355 .482 .167 0 0
2005 CSP AAA PCL 294 259 50 77 17 2 10 128 41 27 55 4 1 .297 .379 .494 .197 0 0
2006 LOU AAA INT 85 78 9 14 2 0 3 25 10 5 19 4 0 .179 .238 .321 .141 0 0
2008 OMA AAA PCL 254 232 36 53 11 1 8 90 34 15 54 1 1 .228 .287 .388 .159 0 0
2009 OMA AAA PCL 129 122 10 29 7 0 7 57 26 7 19 1 0 .238 .279 .467 .230 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA

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
2009-07-13 2009-08-17 Minors 35 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-04-09 2009-04-17 Minors 8 0 Not Disclosed -
2004-05-29 2004-06-23 15-DL 25 22 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2002-04-04 2002-04-19 15-DL 15 14 Low Back Strain -
2001-06-28 2001-07-15 15-DL 17 14 Right Ankle Sprain - -
1995-05-03 1995-09-01 Minors 121 0 Left Ankle Surgery Compound Fracture 1995-05-02 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 SDN $650,000
2003 SDN $325,000
2002 MIN, SDN $225,000
2001 MIN $205,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,405,000
4 yrTotal$1,405,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 26 d

Details
  • signed with Fukuoka of JPL 11/06
  • signed as a free agent from TB (minor-league contract) 05-06
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/05 signed as a free agent from NYM 12/04 (minor-league contract) designated for assignment 8/04 signed as a free agent from SD 8/04 (refused assignment)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 8/04 contract purchased 8/04 optioned to Triple-A 7/04 re-signed 12/03, 1 year/$0.65M (04)
  • 1 year/$0.325M (03) 3/03 acquired in trade from MIN 7/02

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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