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Portrait of Jake Buchanan

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2015 Full Season Projections (seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-24-1989
Height6' 0"
Weight225 lbs
Age25 years, 8 months, 1 days
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2014 HOU 24 17 2 35.3 9.3 26.0 1 3 0 0 0 0 154 41 19 18 4 59 12 11 1 20 4.58 4.60 4.96 -1.1 -0.1
2015 HOU 25 2 0 3.7 0.0 3.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 2 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 3 0.00 2.28 3.35 0.6 0.1
Career19239.09.329.713000016843191846313121234.154.384.83-0.5-0.0

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2010 TCV A- 14 14 61.0 4.90 89 .235 .248 .324 .355 .259 .322 101 3.9 0.4 3.9 0.4
2011 LNC A+ 25 25 158.7 5.20 105 .232 .278 .347 .437 .276 .286 108 26.6 2.6 26.6 2.6
2011 CCH AA 1 1 7.0 3.96 121 .178 .259 .312 .378 .243 .250 104 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2012 CCH AA 27 19 134.3 5.48 78 .273 .250 .322 .378 .262 .346 101 -2.3 -0.2 -4.5 -0.5
2012 OKL AAA 3 1 8.0 6.73 47 .417 .264 .327 .415 .265 .500 87 0.2 0.0 -0.0 0.0
2013 CCH AA 18 13 82.0 4.52 105 .205 .251 .316 .381 .253 .250 110 7.5 0.8 7.5 0.8
2013 OKL AAA 12 12 76.3 4.40 104 .248 .267 .336 .403 .265 .326 96 8.2 0.8 8.2 0.8
2014 HOU MLB 17 2 35.3 4.96 78 .288 .252 .312 .380 .262 .316 98 -0.9 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2014 OKL AAA 16 15 88.3 6.07 73 .251 .273 .338 .424 .269 .296 97 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2015 HOU MLB 2 0 3.7 3.35 127 .176 .250 .324 .390 .264 .200 107 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2015 FRE AAA 6 5 33.7 6.03 68 .251 .284 .340 .422 .264 .319 96 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2010 TCV A- 4 5 0 14 14 61.0 69 11 42 3 61% .322 10.2 1.6 0.4 6.2 1.31 4.28 3.9 0.4
2011 CCH AA 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 6 1 2 0 67% .250 7.7 1.3 0.0 2.6 1.00 1.29 1.3 0.1
2011 LNC A+ 5 10 0 25 25 158.7 157 35 102 10 63% .286 8.9 2.0 0.6 5.8 1.21 3.91 26.6 2.6
2012 CCH AA 5 9 0 27 19 134.3 171 33 83 11 57% .346 11.5 2.2 0.7 5.6 1.52 4.96 -4.5 -0.5
2012 OKL AAA 0 1 0 3 1 8.0 17 5 5 1 45% .500 19.1 5.6 1.1 5.6 2.75 10.12 -0.0 0.0
2013 CCH AA 7 2 1 18 13 82.0 67 9 44 4 57% .250 7.4 1.0 0.4 4.8 0.93 2.09 7.5 0.8
2013 OKL AAA 5 5 0 12 12 76.3 85 13 55 6 58% .326 10.0 1.5 0.7 6.5 1.28 3.89 8.2 0.8
2014 OKL AAA 7 5 0 16 15 88.3 95 16 46 7 65% .296 9.7 1.6 0.7 4.7 1.26 3.87 -0.4 -0.0
2014 HOU MLB 1 3 0 17 2 35.3 41 12 20 4 62% .316 10.4 3.1 1.0 5.1 1.50 4.58 -1.1 -0.1
2015 HOU MLB 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 2 1 3 0 70% .200 4.9 2.5 0.0 7.4 0.82 0.00 0.6 0.1
2015 FRE AAA 3 1 0 6 5 33.7 39 5 15 3 51% .319 10.4 1.3 0.8 4.0 1.31 5.08 -1.3 -0.1

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 557 0.4758 0.4550 0.7945 0.6075 0.3151 0.8571 0.6848 0.2016
2015 55 0.4182 0.4000 0.8636 0.5652 0.2813 1.0000 0.6667 0.1364
Career6120.47060.45010.80070.60370.31210.86990.68320.1957

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
2015 HOU $
2014 HOU $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 80 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Houston 3/15.
  • 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) .307 .395 .440 .302
11 vs R (Multi) .286 .308 .413 .271
18 Split (Multi) .021 .088 .027 .031
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .307 .395 .440 .302
31 vs R (2014) .286 .308 .413 .271
38 Split (2014) .021 .088 .027 .031
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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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 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, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: July 24, 2014Chris Mosch2014-07-24
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 Parks2013-05-20
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: May 20Jason Cole2013-05-20


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Jake Buchanan has thrown 616 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2015, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2015, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (89mph) and Slider (82mph), also mixing in a Curve (78mph), Change (85mph) and Fourseam Fastball (90mph).