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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
0.0 4.13 1.45 0 0 0 0 0.0
Birth Date2-13-1987
Height6' 3"
Weight240 lbs
Age27 years, 8 months, 11 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
2013
0.02014
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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 ATL 27 1 0 1.0 0.0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0.00 4.10 4.42 0.0 0.0
Career101.00.01.010000030000011010.004.104.420.00.0

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
2006 NAT Rk 11 1 13.1 6.87 64 .332 .239 .324 .332 .252 .386 93 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2007 VER A- 20 0 31.7 5.41 77 .298 .249 .337 .357 .261 .396 99 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2008 HAG A 13 0 19.3 5.47 92 .258 .260 .329 .381 .263 .340 110 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2008 NAT Rk 4 0 5.0 0.94 180 .083 .227 .317 .313 .217 .143 104 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
2009 PEO A 38 0 61.0 3.93 116 .206 .252 .331 .370 .257 .259 105 11.0 1.1 11.0 1.1
2010 TEN AA 47 1 60.0 5.41 83 .280 .264 .338 .390 .263 .348 103 0.9 0.1 1.5 0.3
2011 DAY A+ 6 0 10.3 1.47 165 .084 .256 .314 .375 .246 .125 93 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2011 LYN A+ 34 0 42.7 4.72 97 .245 .249 .319 .375 .248 .303 105 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2011 TEN AA 10 0 11.0 6.98 75 .326 .259 .327 .390 .247 .375 117 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2012 MIS AA 35 0 41.3 3.29 119 .195 .249 .329 .373 .257 .247 93 6.4 0.7 6.5 0.7
2012 GWN AAA 9 0 8.0 9.60 -17 .377 .260 .322 .381 .249 .300 100 -4.6 -0.5 -4.6 -0.5
2012 PDD Wnt 10 0 14.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .225 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 GWN AAA 51 0 62.0 3.64 119 .246 .258 .329 .387 .255 .287 103 11.7 1.2 12.5 1.2
2014 ATL MLB 1 0 1.0 4.42 92 .088 .286 .366 .452 .307 .000 102 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 GWN AAA 49 0 63.0 4.83 99 .238 .253 .322 .377 .244 .286 106 5.2 0.5 5.4 0.6

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
2006 NAT Rk 1 1 0 11 1 13.1 18 13 12 1 62% .386 12.4 8.9 0.7 8.2 2.37 7.56 -1.0 -0.1
2007 VER A- 1 2 2 20 0 31.7 41 19 34 3 48% .396 11.6 5.4 0.9 9.7 1.89 6.81 -0.2 -0.0
2008 HAG A 2 2 0 13 0 19.3 18 13 17 0 40% .340 8.4 6.1 0.0 7.9 1.61 3.26 0.9 0.1
2008 NAT Rk 2 0 0 4 0 5.0 1 1 8 0 43% .143 1.8 1.8 0.0 14.4 0.40 0.00 2.3 0.2
2009 PEO A 3 0 5 38 0 61.0 36 34 79 1 43% .259 5.3 5.0 0.1 11.7 1.15 1.33 11.0 1.1
2010 TEN AA 7 2 0 47 1 60.0 61 47 71 6 41% .348 9.2 7.0 0.9 10.7 1.80 4.65 1.5 0.3
2011 TEN AA 3 0 0 10 0 11.0 13 11 13 1 52% .375 10.6 9.0 0.8 10.6 2.18 6.55 -0.8 -0.1
2011 LYN A+ 2 5 15 34 0 42.7 36 22 49 3 46% .303 7.6 4.6 0.6 10.3 1.36 3.59 2.7 0.3
2011 DAY A+ 1 0 1 6 0 10.3 2 3 17 0 31% .125 1.7 2.6 0.0 14.8 0.48 0.00 3.8 0.4
2012 GWN AAA 0 2 0 9 0 8.0 10 17 5 1 52% .300 11.2 19.1 1.1 5.6 3.38 10.12 -4.6 -0.5
2012 MIS AA 3 1 4 35 0 41.3 24 19 50 1 39% .247 5.2 4.1 0.2 10.9 1.04 1.31 6.5 0.7
2012 PDD Wnt 2 0 0 10 0 14.7 10 9 14 1 0% .225 6.1 5.5 0.6 8.6 1.30 1.84 0.0 0.0
2013 GWN AAA 4 0 5 51 0 62.0 36 51 103 5 46% .287 5.2 7.4 0.7 15.0 1.40 2.76 12.5 1.2
2014 GWN AAA 3 3 1 49 0 63.0 51 40 63 5 35% .286 7.3 5.7 0.7 9.0 1.44 3.29 5.4 0.6
2014 ATL MLB 1 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 1 1 0 100% .000 0.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 0.0 0.0

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 12 0.3333 0.3333 0.7500 0.5000 0.2500 1.0000 0.5000 0.2500
Career120.33330.33330.750.50.2510.50.25

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-07-27 2010-08-03 Minors 7 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-05-29 2010-06-05 Minors 7 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 ATL $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$500,000
1 yrTotal$500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year/$0.5M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Contract selected by Atlanta 11/1/13. Re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 9/26/14.
  • Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 5/26/11 (in exchange for rhp Rodrigo Lopez).
  • Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Washington 11/3/08 (in exchange for rhp Matt Avery).
  • Drafted by Washington 2005 (33-984) (Gloucester County CC, N.J.).

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 3.2 1.4 2.9 59 0 71.6 45 38 86 6 .265 1.16 2.85 3.1 12.4 1.3
80o 2.8 1.2 2.5 53 0 64.9 44 37 78 6 .281 1.26 3.30 3.58 7.4 0.8
70o 2.6 1.1 2.3 49 0 60.2 43 37 72 5 .292 1.33 3.62 3.94 4.2 0.4
60o 2.4 0.9 2 46 0 56.3 43 36 67 5 .302 1.39 3.91 4.25 1.8 0.2
50o 2.2 0.8 1.9 43 0 52.8 42 35 63 5 .312 1.45 4.18 4.54 -0.1 -0.0
40o 2 0.7 1.7 41 0 49.3 40 34 59 5 .321 1.51 4.45 4.84 -1.9 -0.2
30o 1.8 0.7 1.5 38 0 45.7 39 33 55 5 .331 1.58 4.76 5.17 -3.5 -0.4
20o 1.6 0.5 1.3 34 0 41.5 37 32 50 5 .343 1.66 5.11 5.56 -5.1 -0.5
10o 1.4 0.4 1.1 30 0 36.0 35 29 43 4 .359 1.78 5.63 6.12 -6.8 -0.7
Weighted Mean2.20.81.843052.14134625.3091.444.144.50.10.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
3% 5% 10% 16% 26%

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
20152821244053413362642.3061.414.084.447.05.610.61.00.3
20162921243051413361542.3151.444.194.557.25.810.70.90.2
20173021246056433366642.3041.373.874.217.05.310.71.00.5
20183121243052413062542.3091.373.934.277.15.210.70.90.4
20193221240048392855542.3091.393.974.317.35.210.20.90.4
20203321238046372653542.3091.373.944.287.25.110.41.00.4
20213421236044362449542.3101.373.984.337.44.910.11.00.3
20223521235041342347442.3101.383.914.257.45.010.20.90.3
20233621133039322144442.3111.363.924.267.44.810.20.90.3

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
2.54.62.91.223.513.2

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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 90 Leyson Septimo 2013 0.00 DNP
2 90 Joe Torres 2010 0.00 DNP
3 88 Casey Weathers 2012 0.00 DNP
4 87 John Gaub 2012 0.00 DNP
5 87 Anthony Tomey 2009 0.00 DNP
6 86 Josh Fields 2013 4.97
7 85 Kevin Whelan 2011 5.40
8 85 Anthony Slama 2011 0.00
9 85 Mike Benacka 2010 0.00 DNP
10 85 Victor Garate 2012 0.00 DNP
11 84 Juan Abreu 2012 0.00 DNP
12 84 Chia-Jen Lo 2013 4.19
13 84 Matt Peterson 2009 0.00 DNP
14 83 Jim Miller 2009 0.00 DNP
15 83 Jose Diaz 2011 0.00 DNP
16 82 Justin Hedrick 2009 0.00 DNP
17 82 Matt German 2011 0.00 DNP
18 82 Jason Motte 2009 5.24
19 82 Blake Parker 2012 10.50
20 82 Mike DeMark 2010 0.00 DNP
21 82 Brennan Garr 2011 0.00 DNP
22 82 Josh Schmidt 2010 0.00 DNP
23 82 John Axford 2010 2.64
24 81 Clint Everts 2012 0.00 DNP
25 81 Brandon Sisk 2013 0.00 DNP
26 81 Jason Rice 2013 0.00 DNP
27 81 Will Harris 2012 9.17
28 81 Jose Marte 2011 0.00 DNP
29 81 Pedro Viola 2010 13.50
30 81 Mike Zagurski 2010 10.29
31 81 Rocky Roquet 2010 0.00 DNP
32 81 Jay Buente 2011 10.80
33 81 Jermaine Van Buren 2008 0.00 DNP
34 81 Joe Testa 2013 0.00 DNP
35 81 Anthony Varvaro 2012 5.94
36 81 Carlos Guevara 2009 0.00 DNP
37 80 Joe Bisenius 2010 11.57
38 80 Brent Leach 2010 0.00 DNP
39 80 Scott Maine 2012 6.08
40 80 Zach Simons 2012 0.00 DNP
41 80 Kam Mickolio 2011 6.75
42 80 Brian Akin 2009 0.00 DNP
43 80 Neil Wagner 2011 12.60
44 80 Billy Sadler 2009 13.50
45 80 Andrew Brown 2008 3.34
46 80 Robert Coello 2012 12.79
47 79 John Lujan 2011 0.00 DNP
48 79 Barret Browning 2012 5.12
49 79 Brad Kilby 2010 2.16
50 79 Craig Breslow 2008 2.30
51 79 Jason Ray 2012 0.00 DNP
52 79 Sammy Gervacio 2012 0.00 DNP
53 79 Eduardo Sierra 2009 0.00 DNP
54 79 Jose Valdez 2010 0.00 DNP
55 79 Josh Judy 2013 0.00 DNP
56 78 Rob Wooten 2013 3.90
57 78 Jim Hoey 2010 0.00 DNP
58 78 Matt Langwell 2013 5.14
59 78 Edwin Walker 2011 0.00 DNP
60 78 Pat Venditte 2012 0.00 DNP
61 78 Justin Friend 2013 0.00 DNP
62 78 Tyler Norrick 2011 0.00 DNP
63 78 Ryan Reid 2012 0.00 DNP
64 78 David Johnson 2010 0.00 DNP
65 78 Lee Hyde 2012 0.00 DNP
66 78 Matt Lindstrom 2007 3.90
67 78 Jonathan Ellis 2010 0.00 DNP
68 78 Michael Schwimer 2013 0.00 DNP
69 77 Brandon Kloess 2012 0.00 DNP
70 77 Corey Madden 2011 0.00 DNP
71 77 Jeff Sues 2010 0.00 DNP
72 77 Cory Doyne 2009 0.00 DNP
73 77 Chad Rhoades 2010 0.00 DNP
74 77 Blake Martin 2013 0.00 DNP
75 77 Jeff Jeffords 2012 0.00 DNP
76 77 Francisco Felix 2011 0.00 DNP
77 77 Dustin Richardson 2011 0.00 DNP
78 77 Daniel Stange 2013 16.20
79 77 Derrick Loop 2011 0.00 DNP
80 77 Spencer Steedley 2012 0.00 DNP
81 76 Jon Hunton 2010 0.00 DNP
82 76 Oneli Perez 2010 0.00 DNP
83 76 Robert Hinton 2012 0.00 DNP
84 76 Geivy Garcia 2010 0.00 DNP
85 76 Justin Dowdy 2011 0.00 DNP
86 76 Alec Zumwalt 2008 0.00 DNP
87 76 Derrick Gordon 2011 0.00 DNP
88 76 Thomas Diamond 2010 6.83
89 76 Jesse Carlson 2008 2.40
90 76 Josh Ellis 2012 0.00 DNP
91 76 Fernando Hernandez 2012 0.00 DNP
92 76 Brandon Gomes 2012 6.11
93 76 Atahualpa Severino 2012 0.00 DNP
94 76 Jon Meloan 2012 0.00 DNP
95 76 Jeff Stevens 2011 5.14
96 76 Jon Link 2011 0.00 DNP
97 76 Joselo Diaz 2007 0.00 DNP
98 76 Toru Murata 2012 0.00 DNP
99 76 Jose De La Torre 2013 6.35
100 76 Dale Thayer 2008 0.00 DNP

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Exception to the RaulR.J. Anderson2014-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Minor League Leaders Who Haven't Made ItBen Lindbergh2014-04-09
Transaction Analysis Blog: Branyan Finds a New Home, Cubs Grab Another ArmR.J. Anderson2011-05-26


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Ryan Buchter has thrown 52 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Curve (78mph), also mixing in a Cutter (91mph).