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Portrait of Ryan Buch

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
40.7 5.89 1.66 28 2 3 0 -0.4
Birth Date11-8-1987
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age26 years, 11 months, 17 days
BatsR
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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

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
2009 GRF Rk 16 0 21.3 3.28 138 .243 .265 .334 .403 .270 .295 100 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2010 KAN A 24 10 72.0 4.72 95 .226 .259 .330 .373 .265 .286 100 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2010 BRI Rk 4 4 22.0 5.65 56 .226 .255 .304 .388 .268 .196 85 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2011 KAN A 8 8 44.3 4.27 110 .238 .265 .337 .398 .266 .273 100 6.8 0.7 6.8 0.7
2011 WNS A+ 11 11 56.7 7.15 58 .258 .254 .322 .386 .253 .273 106 -6.7 -0.7 -6.7 -0.7
2011 BRI Rk 3 3 8.0 1.70 168 .097 .277 .345 .442 .280 .154 99 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4
2012 KAN A 3 1 10.0 2.04 158 .210 .255 .329 .389 .258 .400 100 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4
2012 WNS A+ 22 10 62.3 4.93 97 .296 .255 .321 .382 .257 .358 100 4.4 0.4 4.4 0.4
2012 BIR AA 2 0 4.0 5.54 65 .088 .250 .332 .359 .252 .111 94 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2013 MOD A+ 11 0 13.7 5.23 96 .213 .262 .340 .420 .277 .161 94 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2013 WNS A+ 3 3 13.0 6.13 83 .324 .264 .339 .393 .257 .349 110 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2013 BIR AA 5 0 7.3 7.62 13 .317 .246 .324 .369 .259 .286 100 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2013 TUL AA 3 0 2.0 16.04 -153 .461 .247 .328 .390 .261 .625 105 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2

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
2009 GRF Rk 1 2 0 16 0 21.3 13 21 29 0 48% .295 5.5 8.9 0.0 12.3 1.60 3.38 6.1 0.6
2010 BRI Rk 2 1 0 4 4 22.0 14 3 20 3 56% .196 5.7 1.2 1.2 8.2 0.77 2.45 -2.6 -0.3
2010 KAN A 5 3 1 24 10 72.0 61 26 61 1 55% .286 7.6 3.2 0.1 7.6 1.21 3.12 2.2 0.2
2011 KAN A 4 3 0 8 8 44.3 35 17 45 2 46% .273 7.1 3.5 0.4 9.1 1.17 3.65 6.8 0.7
2011 BRI Rk 0 0 0 3 3 8.0 2 2 13 0 54% .154 2.2 2.2 0.0 14.6 0.50 0.00 4.0 0.4
2011 WNS A+ 4 4 0 11 11 56.7 52 23 48 10 41% .273 8.3 3.7 1.6 7.6 1.32 4.92 -6.7 -0.7
2012 KAN A 2 0 0 3 1 10.0 10 2 12 0 32% .400 9.0 1.8 0.0 10.8 1.20 0.90 4.0 0.4
2012 BIR AA 0 0 1 2 0 4.0 1 2 2 0 67% .111 2.2 4.5 0.0 4.5 0.75 0.00 -0.4 -0.0
2012 WNS A+ 4 5 0 22 10 62.3 74 27 63 7 40% .358 10.7 3.9 1.0 9.1 1.62 6.21 4.4 0.4
2013 MOD A+ 0 1 0 11 0 13.7 7 7 15 2 24% .161 4.6 4.6 1.3 9.9 1.02 3.95 0.6 0.1
2013 BIR AA 0 0 0 5 0 7.3 9 8 5 1 48% .286 11.0 9.8 1.2 6.1 2.32 4.91 -2.2 -0.2
2013 WNS A+ 0 2 0 3 3 13.0 18 6 11 3 50% .349 12.5 4.2 2.1 7.6 1.85 5.54 0.4 0.0
2013 TUL AA 0 0 0 3 0 2.0 5 6 2 0 38% .625 22.5 27.0 0.0 9.0 5.50 31.50 -2.1 -0.2

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-06-26 2011-08-15 Minors 50 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 3.4 3.1 0.4 19 9 59.2 53 27 40 7 .276 1.34 4.46 4.85 3.9 0.4
80o 2.9 2.9 0.3 17 8 52.6 50 26 36 6 .292 1.44 4.94 5.37 0.5 0.1
70o 2.6 2.8 0.3 15 8 48.0 49 25 33 6 .304 1.52 5.29 5.75 -1.4 -0.1
60o 2.3 2.7 0.2 14 7 44.3 47 24 30 6 .313 1.59 5.60 6.09 -2.8 -0.3
50o 2 2.6 0.2 13 6 40.8 45 23 28 6 .323 1.66 5.90 6.41 -3.8 -0.4
40o 1.8 2.5 0.2 12 6 37.4 43 22 26 5 .332 1.73 6.20 6.74 -4.7 -0.5
30o 1.6 2.3 0.2 11 5 33.9 41 21 23 5 .342 1.81 6.52 7.09 -5.3 -0.5
20o 1.3 2.1 0.1 9 5 29.9 38 19 21 5 .354 1.90 6.92 7.52 -5.8 -0.6
10o 1 1.9 0.1 8 4 24.6 33 17 17 4 .371 2.04 7.48 8.13 -6.1 -0.6
Weighted Mean22.50.213640.04422276.3211.645.856.36-3.5-0.4

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
5% 9% 2% 8% 12%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
2015276714218140148751131844.3291.595.415.889.54.87.21.2-0.9
2016285714017133147701041644.3391.635.646.139.94.77.01.1-1.2
2017295714117136145721021744.3261.605.606.089.64.86.81.1-1.1
2018306714218139146711071744.3241.565.285.749.44.66.91.1-0.7
201931571381612613264951644.3231.565.305.769.54.66.81.1-0.6
202032561361512012659911544.3231.555.235.689.54.46.81.1-0.5
202133561341511311955851444.3221.545.225.679.44.46.71.1-0.4
202234561331410911452811344.3221.535.195.649.44.36.71.1-0.4
202335451311310210748761344.3221.515.135.589.44.26.71.1-0.3

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
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1 94 Jared Wells 2008 8.64
2 94 Noel Castillo 2010 0.00 DNP
3 93 Cole McCurry 2012 0.00 DNP
4 92 Luis Ramirez 2008 0.00 DNP
5 92 Matt Fox 2009 0.00 DNP
6 92 Elvys Quezada 2008 0.00 DNP
7 92 Kyle Bloom 2009 0.00 DNP
8 92 Brian Burres 2007 6.02
9 92 Josh Wall 2013 18.00
10 92 Justin Echols 2007 0.00 DNP
11 92 Chris Saenz 2008 0.00 DNP
12 92 Andy Graham 2010 0.00 DNP
13 92 James Heuser 2010 0.00 DNP
14 92 James Fuller 2013 0.00 DNP
15 92 Kelvin Jimenez 2007 7.71
16 92 Nathan Starner 2010 0.00 DNP
17 91 Craig Clark 2011 0.00 DNP
18 91 Sean Thompson 2009 0.00 DNP
19 91 Greg Atencio 2008 0.00 DNP
20 91 Pedro Liriano 2007 0.00 DNP
21 91 Alberto Bastardo 2010 0.00 DNP
22 91 Mario Alvarez 2010 0.00 DNP
23 91 Jake Wild 2011 0.00 DNP
24 91 Jino Gonzalez 2009 0.00 DNP
25 91 L.J. Gagnier 2011 0.00 DNP
26 91 Alex Caldera 2012 0.00 DNP
27 91 Michael Anton 2011 0.00 DNP
28 91 Matt Wickswat 2013 0.00 DNP
29 91 Kyle Hurst 2012 0.00 DNP
30 90 Kelvin Perez 2012 0.00 DNP
31 90 Travis Webb 2011 0.00 DNP
32 90 Vince Perkins 2008 0.00 DNP
33 90 Greg Wilborn 2013 0.00 DNP
34 90 Adrian Alaniz 2010 0.00 DNP
35 90 Ari Ronick 2012 0.00 DNP
36 90 Derek Miller 2008 0.00 DNP
37 90 Wilkin De La Rosa 2011 0.00 DNP
38 90 Jonah Bayliss 2007 8.60
39 90 Fredy Deza 2009 0.00 DNP
40 90 Matthew Long 2010 0.00 DNP
41 89 Aaron Breit 2012 0.00 DNP
42 89 Chris Kirkland 2012 0.00 DNP
43 89 Eddie Bonine 2007 0.00 DNP
44 89 Seth Garrison 2012 0.00 DNP
45 89 John Axford 2009 3.52
46 89 Matt DeSalvo 2007 6.51
47 89 Steven Jackson 2008 0.00 DNP
48 89 Nate Jones 2012 2.39
49 89 Matthew Green 2008 0.00 DNP
50 89 B.J. LaMura 2007 0.00 DNP
51 89 Wade Townsend 2009 0.00 DNP
52 89 Marco Duarte 2013 0.00 DNP
53 89 Jeff Housman 2008 0.00 DNP
54 89 Jason Stephens 2011 0.00 DNP
55 89 Michael Lee 2013 0.00 DNP
56 89 Jose Veras 2007 5.79
57 89 Kurt Isenberg 2008 0.00 DNP
58 89 Brian Slocum 2007 0.00 DNP
59 88 Chris Smith 2007 0.00 DNP
60 88 Bobby LaFromboise 2012 0.00 DNP
61 88 Andrew Liebel 2012 0.00 DNP
62 88 Chad Beck 2011 0.00
63 88 Ryan O'Shea 2012 0.00 DNP
64 88 Josh Zeid 2013 3.90
65 88 Daniel Haigwood 2010 0.00 DNP
66 88 Eric Beaulac 2013 0.00 DNP
67 88 Anthony Varvaro 2011 2.62
68 88 Dirk Hayhurst 2007 0.00 DNP
69 88 Michael Devaney 2009 0.00 DNP
70 88 Shawn Teufel 2013 0.00 DNP
71 88 Adam Howard 2010 0.00 DNP
72 88 Chris Fetter 2012 0.00 DNP
73 88 Justin Mallett 2008 0.00 DNP
74 88 Josh Hill 2009 0.00 DNP
75 88 Jeremy Hall 2010 0.00 DNP
76 88 Andy Reichard 2011 0.00 DNP
77 88 Erik Arnesen 2010 0.00 DNP
78 88 Ivor Hodgson 2012 0.00 DNP
79 87 Eddie Degerman 2010 0.00 DNP
80 87 Sean Walker 2009 0.00 DNP
81 87 Dan Denham 2009 0.00 DNP
82 87 Tyler Cox 2012 0.00 DNP
83 87 Alan DeRatt 2012 0.00 DNP
84 87 Jeremy Bleich 2013 0.00 DNP
85 87 Clint Everts 2011 0.00 DNP
86 87 David Welch 2009 0.00 DNP
87 87 Yunior Novoa 2011 0.00 DNP
88 87 Glenn Swanson 2009 0.00 DNP
89 87 Matt Klinker 2011 0.00 DNP
90 87 Eduardo Paulino 2012 0.00 DNP
91 87 Brandon Moore 2012 0.00 DNP
92 87 Alfredo Simon 2007 0.00 DNP
93 87 Jesus Silva 2009 0.00 DNP
94 87 Patrick Overholt 2010 0.00 DNP
95 87 Brett Evert 2007 0.00 DNP
96 87 Ben Cox 2008 0.00 DNP
97 87 Sheng-An Kuo 2012 0.00 DNP
98 87 Brett Lorin 2013 0.00 DNP
99 87 Tim Wood 2009 3.22
100 86 Robert Boothe 2012 0.00 DNP

Platoon

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2012 Curveball stylist Ryan Buch had a productive season in the low minors, but will need to develop a stronger distaste for ball four; his eventual destination is the bullpen, where his stuff might just play up.

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This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 30Kevin Goldstein2011-05-31
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Scouting Notebook, Part 2Kevin Goldstein2010-05-07


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Ryan Buch threw 21 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2012, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Curve (78mph).