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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date2-13-1987
Height6' 3"
Weight250 lbs
Age28 years, 6 months, 19 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2011
2012
2013
0.02014
0.12015
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2014 ATL MLB 1 0 1.0 0 1 1 0 .307 102 0.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 100% .000 .088 1.00 0.00 0.00 100 2.75 0.0
CareerMLB101.00110.3071020.09.00.09.0100%.000.0881.004.100.001002.750.0

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2006 NAT Rk 11 1 13.1 18 13 12 1 .252 93 12.4 8.9 0.7 8.2 62% .386 .332 2.37 5.57 7.56
2007 VER A- 20 0 31.7 41 19 34 3 .261 99 11.6 5.4 0.9 9.7 48% .396 .298 1.89 4.90 6.81
2008 HAG A 13 0 19.3 18 13 17 0 .263 110 8.4 6.1 0.0 7.9 40% .340 .258 1.61 4.60 3.26
2008 NAT Rk 4 0 5.0 1 1 8 0 .217 104 1.8 1.8 0.0 14.4 43% .143 .083 0.40 1.55 0.00
2009 PEO A 38 0 61.0 36 34 79 1 .257 105 5.3 5.0 0.1 11.7 43% .259 .206 1.15 3.12 1.33
2010 TEN AA 47 1 60.0 61 47 71 6 .263 103 9.2 7.0 0.9 10.7 41% .348 .280 1.80 5.22 4.65
2011 DAY A+ 6 0 10.3 2 3 17 0 .246 93 1.7 2.6 0.0 14.8 31% .125 .084 0.48 0.97 0.00
2011 LYN A+ 34 0 42.7 36 22 49 3 .248 105 7.6 4.6 0.6 10.3 46% .303 .245 1.36 3.82 3.59
2011 TEN AA 10 0 11.0 13 11 13 1 .247 117 10.6 9.0 0.8 10.6 52% .375 .326 2.18 5.12 6.55
2012 MIS AA 35 0 41.3 24 19 50 1 .257 93 5.2 4.1 0.2 10.9 39% .247 .195 1.04 2.56 1.31
2012 GWN AAA 9 0 8.0 10 17 5 1 .249 100 11.2 19.1 1.1 5.6 52% .300 .377 3.38 9.91 10.12
2012 PDD Wnt 10 0 14.7 10 9 14 1 .000 6.1 5.5 0.6 8.6 0% .225 .000 1.30 5.15 1.84
2013 GWN AAA 51 0 62.0 36 51 103 5 .255 103 5.2 7.4 0.7 15.0 46% .287 .246 1.40 3.59 2.76
2014 ATL MLB 1 0 1.0 0 1 1 0 .307 102 0.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 100% .000 .088 1.00 0.00 0.00
2014 GWN AAA 49 0 63.0 51 40 63 5 .244 106 7.3 5.7 0.7 9.0 35% .286 .238 1.44 0.00 3.29
2015 IOW AAA 13 0 13.7 5 6 18 0 .267 97 3.3 4.0 0.0 11.9 41% .172 .147 0.80 2.27 1.32
2015 OKL AAA 27 0 32.7 27 16 39 0 .264 95 7.4 4.4 0.0 10.7 39% .321 .231 1.32 2.76 1.65

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  —  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
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
1 yrPrevious$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.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .000 1.000 .000 .566
11 vs R (Multi) .000 .000 .000 -.151
18 Split (Multi) .000 1.000 .000 .718
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.024 -.027 -.064 -.028
30 vs L (2014) .000 1.000 .000 .566
31 vs R (2014) .000 .000 .000 -.151
38 Split (2014) .000 1.000 .000 .718
39 LgAvg (2014) -.020 -.022 -.062 -.025

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BP Articles

Ryan Buchter is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Uribear Heads EastR.J. Anderson2015-05-28
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Perfect Hindsight and Bullpen MismanagementJeff Long2014-11-07
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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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Ryan Buchter threw 84 pitches that were 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 relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Curve (77mph), also mixing in a Cutter (91mph).