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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-24-1989
Height6' 0"
Weight235 lbs
Age28 years, 0 months, 0 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2013
0.12014
0.22015
0.02016
-0.42017
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2014 HOU MLB 17 2 35.3 1 3 0 41 12 20 4 .262 98 10.4 3.1 1.0 5.1 62% .316 .289 1.50 4.60 4.58 106 4.46 109.3 0.1
2015 HOU MLB 5 0 9.0 0 0 0 5 4 5 1 .271 103 5.0 4.0 1.0 5.0 59% .154 .228 1.00 5.10 2.00 98 2.86 66.7 0.2
2016 CHN MLB 2 1 6.0 1 0 0 3 1 4 1 .259 98 4.5 1.5 1.5 6.0 50% .133 .168 0.67 4.51 1.50 106 4.99 110.4 0.0
2017 CIN MLB 5 0 14.3 0 0 0 24 7 4 1 .258 96 15.1 4.4 0.6 2.5 59% .371 .343 2.16 5.61 8.16 122 8.12 172.7 -0.5
CareerMLB29364.72307324337.2629810.23.31.04.660%.300.2871.504.894.731095.10117.6-0.2

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 G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2010 TCV A- 14 14 61.0 4 5 0 69 11 42 3 .259 101 10.2 1.6 0.4 6.2 61% .322 .235 1.31 3.56 4.28 87 4.05 100.2
2011 LNC A+ 25 25 158.7 5 10 0 157 35 102 10 .276 108 8.9 2.0 0.6 5.8 63% .286 .232 1.21 4.25 3.91 93 3.24 94.7
2011 CCH AA 1 1 7.0 0 0 0 6 1 2 0 .243 104 7.7 1.3 0.0 2.6 67% .250 .178 1.00 3.23 1.29 107 5.58 109.3
2012 CCH AA 27 19 134.3 5 9 0 171 33 83 11 .262 101 11.5 2.2 0.7 5.6 57% .346 .273 1.52 3.97 4.96 100 5.55 109.6
2012 OKL AAA 3 1 8.0 0 1 0 17 5 5 1 .265 87 19.1 5.6 1.1 5.6 45% .500 .417 2.75 5.91 10.12 115 7.80 122.9
2013 CCH AA 18 13 82.0 7 2 1 67 9 44 4 .253 110 7.4 1.0 0.4 4.8 57% .250 .205 0.93 3.01 2.09 96 3.86 99.4
2013 OKL AAA 12 12 76.3 5 5 0 85 13 55 6 .265 96 10.0 1.5 0.7 6.5 58% .326 .248 1.28 3.65 3.89 89 4.30 101.6
2014 HOU MLB 17 2 35.3 1 3 0 41 12 20 4 .262 98 10.4 3.1 1.0 5.1 62% .316 .289 1.50 4.60 4.58 106 4.46 109.3
2014 OKL AAA 16 15 88.3 7 5 0 95 16 46 7 .271 95 9.7 1.6 0.7 4.7 65% .296 .252 1.26 4.32 3.87 104 5.48 106.8
2015 HOU MLB 5 0 9.0 0 0 0 5 4 5 1 .271 103 5.0 4.0 1.0 5.0 59% .154 .228 1.00 5.10 2.00 98 2.86 66.7
2015 FRE AAA 30 7 81.3 5 5 3 101 22 46 5 .265 105 11.2 2.4 0.6 5.1 53% .338 .280 1.51 4.18 4.76 108 5.15 108.9
2016 CHN MLB 2 1 6.0 1 0 0 3 1 4 1 .259 98 4.5 1.5 1.5 6.0 50% .133 .168 0.67 4.51 1.50 106 4.99 110.4
2016 IOW AAA 24 22 141.0 12 8 0 154 38 105 6 .266 96 9.8 2.4 0.4 6.7 61% .329 .263 1.36 3.78 4.34 83 2.64 88.1
2017 CIN MLB 5 0 14.3 0 0 0 24 7 4 1 .258 96 15.1 4.4 0.6 2.5 59% .371 .343 2.16 5.61 8.16 122 8.12 172.7
2017 IOW AAA 8 8 41.7 2 2 0 49 19 29 5 .265 98 10.6 4.1 1.1 6.3 51% .324 .280 1.63 5.40 4.75 95 3.71 71.6
2017 LOU AAA 2 0 2.7 0 1 0 4 1 4 1 .258 13.5 3.4 3.4 13.5 50% .429 .321 1.88 6.33 6.75 102 5.37 122.5
2017 RNO AAA 11 11 61.3 5 0 0 61 9 38 2 .261 118 9.0 1.3 0.3 5.6 52% .292 .216 1.14 3.44 4.26 94 3.17 61.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2014 556 0.4856 0.4424 0.7764 0.5963 0.2972 0.8385 0.6588 0.2236
2015 137 0.4234 0.4672 0.8438 0.7241 0.2785 0.9524 0.6364 0.1563
2016 82 0.3902 0.4512 0.7568 0.6563 0.3200 0.9048 0.5625 0.2432
2017 234 0.5385 0.4701 0.8818 0.6111 0.3056 0.9091 0.8182 0.1182
Career10090.48170.45290.80840.6220.29850.87570.68490.1916

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
2011-08-16 2011-08-27 Minors 11 9 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 CIN $
2016 CHN $
2015 HOU $
2014 HOU $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 137 d1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/17. Claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 5/25/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/22/17. DFA by Cincinnati 6/27/17. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/29/17 (refused assignment). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 7/6/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2016). Released by Houston 3/31/16. Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 4/3/16 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/1/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Houston 3/15. DFA by Houston 9/1/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/6/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Houston 6/21/14.
  • Drafted by Houston 2010 (8-243) (NC State). $0.12M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .236 .309 .366 .248
11 vs R (Multi) .217 .281 .395 .237
18 Split (Multi) .019 .028 -.029 .011
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .143 .143 .143 .124
31 vs R (2016) .154 .214 .385 .190
38 Split (2016) -.011 -.071 -.242 -.066
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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BP Articles

Jake Buchanan is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Dominican Winter League Retrospective ValuationsGreg Wellemeyer2016-01-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Major-League Relievers Signing Minor-League DealsR.J. Anderson2015-02-16
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 6, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-06
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: July 24, 2014Chris Mosch2014-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: July 24, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Exception to the RaulR.J. Anderson2014-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, May 20Jeff Moore2014-05-21
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: May 20Jason Cole2013-05-20
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: May 20Jason Parks2013-05-20


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Jake Buchanan has thrown 1,043 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Curve (78mph) and Change (83mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (90mph).