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Nick BussHigh Level: MLB Status: Minnesota Twins - In Minors MLB Years: 2013-2016
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PositionsCF-507, LF-270, RF-230, OF-33, 1B-15, DH-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNicholas Buss
Height6-2Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 15,1986 [31.068]PlaceClinton Township,Michigan
High SchoolDe La Salle Collegiate (Warren,MI)
CollegeSan Diego Mesa College (San Diego,CA), USC (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 8th round (247th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 35th round (1043rd overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$95,000Signing ScoutsBobby DarwinService Time0.067 (2016)
MLB DebutSeptember 14,2013 [26.273]
OrganizationsLAN [7] ANA [1] ARI [1] OAK [1] SDN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID123198Retrosheet IDbussn001MLBAM ID502544
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006San Diego Mesa CollegeCollege-17of1938151245551018174141430000.364.429.411.840626168.401.047.225.3788.338.331.000.000.0010.91
2007USCPac10NCAA-1-50of2054183315314111366193074000.290.378.393.7717216213.342.103.208.3498.9214.081.580.47183.0030.19
2008USCPac10NCAA-1-17of21561995159918311673120135507.296.415.472.8879418253.290.176.377.39312.257.910.653.1624.8830.51
2008Ogden RaptorsPioRklan26of2136140323911441922172044002.279.373.500.8737019165.302.221.343.38010.3012.121.182.4235.0048.72
2009Great Lakes LoonsMidwAlan3cf22110416551081551063143217545606.260.298.392.69016330452.291.132.209.3014.6516.593.572.2141.6027.78
2010Great Lakes LoonsMidwAlan8cf2361242426992123205243054312.285.358.351.7098512278.318.066.227.3218.6310.791.250.36242.0017.39
2010Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+lan11cf2365247326010602563133317305.243.280.332.6128216271.276.089.154.2714.8012.182.540.000.0026.67
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         126489741291981482683763611617.264.320.342.66216728549.297.078.190.2966.7411.481.700.18489.0021.71
2011Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+lan3cf2411547986157308145528102763615325.328.369.511.88024552530.353.183.278.3815.0911.892.332.6434.2133.12
2012Chattanooga TwinsSouAAlan17cf2513249270134241085719133871519414.272.328.411.73920242558.302.139.228.3226.8112.721.871.4361.5031.34
2013Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan17rf-lf2613145984139291117100212419073816.303.363.525.88824157518.339.222.353.3817.9217.372.203.2827.0041.01
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan48rf-lf26819020000001100000.105.150.105.2552020.111.000.053.1235.005.001.000.000.000.00
2014Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoakrf-lf2711045079138172452144457542518.307.371.380.75117123506.356.073.196.3378.8914.821.670.79112.5016.67
2014Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan17rf2726921224331160281221100.261.330.391.721367104.288.130.196.3207.6911.541.500.9692.0029.17
2014Totals for PCL-PCL         13654291162205568146538763618.299.364.382.74620730610.344.083.196.3348.6914.261.640.82108.4018.52
2015Reno AcesPCLAAAari18rf-cf28922844384143433104243542617.296.352.408.76011621320.319.112.218.3317.5010.941.461.2571.0025.00
2016Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana17lf2987331499623864685306607416.290.345.462.80715337372.342.172.272.3448.0617.742.201.6155.1738.54
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana3lf29368171671182162402104.198.250.346.59628990.263.148.235.2566.6726.674.001.1181.0056.25
2017El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAAsdn11lf3011435353123198115592275440625.348.395.541.93619138390.381.193.289.3936.9213.852.002.8232.0930.89
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4410071871182172502104.180.231.300.531309110.227.120.200.0006.3622.733.570.91100.0050.00
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1079398563711712047080544151553156244669491056.294.349.440.78917553544464.328.146.250.0007.0613.981.981.7949.8130.23
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter560196932060410535433026219175332211530632.307.364.461.8259081832210.345.154.265.0007.9215.021.901.9545.7930.30
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13249270134241085719133871519414.272.328.411.73920242558.302.139.228.0006.8112.721.871.4361.5031.34
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18072611821740141480341340967226210.299.339.450.78932768801.326.151.236.0004.9911.992.401.7551.8631.34
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1716589717724711863484510599918.269.320.377.69724842730.301.108.216.0006.1614.382.331.5159.8223.73
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter36140323911441922172044002.279.373.500.8737019165.302.221.343.00010.3012.121.182.4235.0048.72
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14853310616728396239176464239507.313.406.428.83422840634.340.115.276.00010.0910.091.001.4259.2223.95
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter368171671182162402104.198.250.346.59628990.263.148.235.0006.6726.674.001.1181.0056.25
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter819020000001100000.105.150.105.2552020.111.000.053.0005.005.001.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623682666264429742692074015.180.231.300.53111033405.227.120.200.0006.3622.733.570.91100.0050.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259896176311112822384794710728.294.349.440.78926353670.328.146.250.0007.0613.981.981.7949.8130.23

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Ogden Raptors PioRklan21OF33--566126362.9841.88------3691.744.0
2009Great Lakes Loons MidwAlan22CF109--24465-255250.9802.29------11099.177.9
2010Great Lakes Loons MidwAlan23CF60--13232-137135.9852.25------6198.443.2
2010Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+lan23LF13--182-120201.0001.54------6520.09.3
2010Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+lan23RF7--11---11111.0001.57------6510.85.0
2010Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+lan23CF41--754138079.9881.93------6563.129.3
2011Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+lan24CF81--18241-187186.9952.30------11570.457.9
2011Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+lan24LF35--5822-6260.9681.71------11530.425.0
2012Chattanooga Twins SouAAlan25CF110--2241544243239.9842.17------13283.379.7
2012Chattanooga Twins SouAAlan25LF22--221--23231.0001.05------13216.715.9
2013Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan26LF50--763118079.9881.58------13138.234.7
2013Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan26CF19--291--30301.0001.58------13114.513.2
2013Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan26RF53--915219896.9801.81------13140.536.8
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26LF31164---441.0001.330.25-----837.51.9
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26CF1161---111.0001.000.17-----812.50.6
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26RF32192---221.0000.670.11-----837.51.9
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27CF28--7121-7473.9862.61------11025.519.4
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27RF43--101622109107.9822.49------11039.129.9
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27LF40--77-1-7877.9871.93------11036.427.8
2014Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan27RF20--3021-3332.9701.60------2676.914.1
2014Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan27CF3--6---661.0002.00------2611.52.1
2015Reno Aces PCLAAAari28CF30--651216866.9712.20------9232.620.8
2015Reno Aces PCLAAAari28RF52--85-1-8685.9881.63------9256.536.1
2015Reno Aces PCLAAAari28LF18--121--13131.0000.72------9219.612.5
2016Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana29RF35--682--70701.0002.00------8740.224.6
2016Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana29CF22--581--59591.0002.68------8725.315.5
2016Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana29LF15--3012-3331.9392.07------8717.210.6
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana29DH1---------------362.80.6
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana29LF2420174311--32321.0001.330.18-----3666.714.8
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana29RF51184---441.0000.800.22-----3613.93.1
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana29CF32184---441.0001.330.22-----368.31.9
2017El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn301B15--9711-61081081.0007.20------11413.210.6
2017El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn30RF12--27---27271.0002.25------11410.58.5
2017El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn30LF50--104511110109.9912.18------11443.935.2
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF2721190351--36361.0001.330.19-----270.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF83376---661.0000.750.16-----80.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF43245---551.0001.250.21-----40.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 5 season(s)-   RF215--4021563423417.9861.94------2150.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 5 season(s)-   LF173--2991052314309.9841.79------1730.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF102--229531237234.9872.29------1020.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B15--9711-61081081.0007.20------150.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF110--2241544243239.9842.17------1100.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF22--221--23231.0001.05------220.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF122--257823267265.9932.17------1220.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF48--764218280.9761.67------480.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF7--11---11111.0001.57------70.00.0
A Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF169--37697-392385.9822.28------1690.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF33--566126362.9841.88------330.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Ogden Raptors PioRklan21---------33-
2009Great Lakes Loons MidwAlan22-------109---
2010Great Lakes Loons MidwAlan23-------60---
2010Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+lan23------13417--
2011Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+lan24------3581---
2012Chattanooga Twins SouAAlan25------22110---
2013Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan26------501953--
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26------313--
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27------402843--
2014Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan27-------320--
2015Reno Aces PCLAAAari28------183052--
2016Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana29------152235--
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana29------2435-1
2017El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn30--15---50-12--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2532000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2647120000000000001.286.286.286.572207.286.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB27610100000001410000.000.167.000.1670012.000.000.1008.3333.334.000.000.000.00
2015Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB282340480205003911001.200.273.300.57312245.258.100.1756.6720.003.000.000.0025.00
2016Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2921318103106202500100.323.353.484.83715434.370.161.2905.8814.712.500.000.0040.00
2017San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB301517121002001100000.118.167.176.3433118.125.058.1185.565.561.000.000.0050.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs721071522430132071921102.206.265.299.564327118.247.093.1785.9316.102.710.000.0031.82

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2013Pacific Coast League All-Star (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2018-01-03LFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2018-01-03
2017-11-07LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2017-04-24LFSan Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to El Paso (AAA)Team Roster on 2017-04-24
2017-04-20LFSan Diego PadresTri-City (A-)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tri-City (A-)Team Roster on 2017-04-20
2017-04-07LFSan Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to El Paso (AAA)Team Roster on 2017-04-07
2017-01-20LFSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2017-01-20
2016-10-12LFFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent  
2016-10-09LFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minorsTeam Roster on 2016-10-09
2016-10-04LFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2016-10-04
2016-08-13LFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minorsTeam Roster on 2016-08-13
2016-06-17CFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled listTeam Roster on 2016-06-17
2016-05-29CFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2016-05-29
2016-04-07CFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-12-15CFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2015-12-15
2015-11-10CFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2015-05-29CFArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled listTeam Roster on 2015-05-29
2015-04-11CFArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2015-04-11
2014-11-22CFArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2014-11-22
2014-11-08CFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2014-07-07CFOakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-07-07
2014-07-05CFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2014-07-05
2014-07-04CFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2014-07-04
2014-05-05CFOakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-05-05
2014-05-04CFFree Agent YActive--Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Athletics  
2014-05-01CFLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2014-05-01
2014-04-30CFLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2014-04-30
2014-04-12CFLos Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Albuquerque (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-06CFLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)YMinors--Sent to minorsTeam Roster on 2014-03-06
2013-09-14CFLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Albuquerque (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-09-14
2013-04-06CFLos Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Albuquerque (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2012-06-11CFLos Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)-Minors--Team Roster on 2012-06-11
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2008Los Angeles Dodgers-2195,000-------95,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (8th round - 247th overall)
2013Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll26490,0000.01677543-3,021,531490,000585,000
2016Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll29507,5000.06777137-3,498,245507,5001,092,5002015-12-15 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red