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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-24-1989
Height6' 0"
Weight235 lbs
Age26 years, 11 months, 1 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
0.32014
-0.02015
0.12016
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DRA-Based 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 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 4.58 102 3.83 0.3
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 2.00 106 4.90 -0.0
CareerMLB22244.31304616255.264999.33.21.05.161%.287.2771.404.704.061034.050.3

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 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
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 3.57 4.28
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 4.26 3.91
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
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 3.98 4.96
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 5.92 10.12
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 3.02 2.09
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 3.66 3.89
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
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 4.33 3.87
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
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 4.19 4.76
2016 IOW AAA 23 21 135.0 11 8 0 149 36 102 6 .266 93 9.9 2.4 0.4 6.8 60% .330 .266 1.37 3.77 4.53

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
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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. 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) .263 .352 .432 .279
11 vs R (Multi) .248 .313 .400 .259
18 Split (Multi) .016 .039 .032 .021
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .100 .182 .400 .192
31 vs R (2015) .190 .320 .381 .243
38 Split (2015) -.090 -.138 .019 -.051
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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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, 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

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Jake Buchanan threw 698 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2015, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2015, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Curve (78mph) and Change (85mph). He also rarely threw a Fourseam Fastball (90mph).