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Nick BussTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Rochester (AAA) - Minnesota Twins 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 [31.159]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 [Team Picks] in the 8th round (247th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] 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] MIN [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 CollegeCollegeFr17of1938151245551018174141430000.364.429.411.840626168.401.047.225.3788.338.331.000.000.0010.91
2007USCPac10NCAA-1So50of2054183315314111366193074000.290.378.393.7717216213.342.103.208.3498.9214.081.580.47183.0030.19
2008USCPac10NCAA-1Jr17of21561995159918311673120135507.296.415.472.8879418253.290.176.377.39312.257.910.653.1624.8830.51
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
2018Rochester Red WingsILAAAmincf31259011245021031102400000.267.340.389.729357100.344.122.256.32210.0024.002.402.0045.0029.17
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4410071871182172502104.180.231.300.531309110.227.120.200.0006.3622.733.570.91100.0050.00
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1104407564811952097082554154563256484669491056.293.348.439.78717903614564.328.146.250.0007.1214.201.991.8049.7030.21
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter585205933162811035453126520185356211530632.305.363.458.8219431902310.345.153.265.0008.0115.411.921.9545.7630.25
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 games16259895175311012812384895710718.293.348.439.78726353670.328.146.250.0007.1214.201.991.8049.7030.21

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+lan23CF41--754138079.9881.93------6563.129.3
2010Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+lan23LF13--182-120201.0001.54------6520.09.3
2010Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+lan23RF7--11---11111.0001.57------6510.85.0
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 PCLAAAlan26RF53--915219896.9801.81------13140.536.8
2013Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan26LF50--763118079.9881.58------13138.234.7
2013Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan26CF19--291--30301.0001.58------13114.513.2
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26LF31164---441.0001.330.25-----837.51.9
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26RF32192---221.0000.670.11-----837.51.9
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26CF1161---111.0001.000.17-----812.50.6
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27RF43--101622109107.9822.49------11039.129.9
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27LF40--77-1-7877.9871.93------11036.427.8
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27CF28--7121-7473.9862.61------11025.519.4
2014Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan27RF20--3021-3332.9701.60------2676.914.1
2014Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan27CF3--6---661.0002.00------2611.52.1
2015Reno Aces PCLAAAari28RF52--85-1-8685.9881.63------9256.536.1
2015Reno Aces PCLAAAari28CF30--651216866.9712.20------9232.620.8
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 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
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana29DH1---------------362.80.6
2017El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn30LF50--104511110109.9912.18------11443.935.2
2017El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn301B15--9711-61081081.0007.20------11413.210.6
2017El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn30RF12--27---27271.0002.25------11410.58.5
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
2018Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB311725662001102600000.240.296.320.6168227.316.080.2007.4122.223.000.000.0033.33
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs891322128630143092521102.212.271.303.574409145.259.091.1826.2117.242.780.000.0032.14

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 DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-05-11OFMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list31.147Team Roster on 2018-05-11
2018-05-04OFMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured31.140Team Roster on 2018-05-04
2018-01-03LFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.019Team Roster on 2018-01-03
2017-11-07LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.327  
2017-04-24LFSan Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to El Paso (AAA)30.130Team Roster on 2017-04-24
2017-04-20LFSan Diego PadresTri-City (A-)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tri-City (A-)30.126Team Roster on 2017-04-20
2017-04-07LFSan Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to El Paso (AAA)30.113Team Roster on 2017-04-07
2017-01-20LFSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.036Team Roster on 2017-01-20
2016-10-12LFFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent29.301  
2016-10-09LFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors29.298Team Roster on 2016-10-09
2016-10-04LFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment29.293Team Roster on 2016-10-04
2016-08-13LFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors29.241Team Roster on 2016-08-13
2016-06-17CFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list29.184Team Roster on 2016-06-17
2016-05-29CFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured29.165Team Roster on 2016-05-29
2016-04-07CFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)29.113Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-12-15CFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.000Team Roster on 2015-12-15
2015-11-10CFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.330  
2015-05-29CFArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list28.165Team Roster on 2015-05-29
2015-04-11CFArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured28.117Team Roster on 2015-04-11
2014-11-22CFArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract27.342Team Roster on 2014-11-22
2014-11-08CFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency27.328  
2014-07-07CFOakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)27.204Team Roster on 2014-07-07
2014-07-05CFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.202Team Roster on 2014-07-05
2014-07-04CFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.201Team Roster on 2014-07-04
2014-05-05CFOakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)27.141Team Roster on 2014-05-05
2014-05-04CFFree Agent YActive--Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Athletics27.140  
2014-05-01CFLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.137Team Roster on 2014-05-01
2014-04-30CFLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.136Team Roster on 2014-04-30
2014-04-12CFLos Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Albuquerque (AAA)27.118Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-06CFLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)YMinors--Sent to minors27.081Team Roster on 2014-03-06
2013-09-14CFLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Albuquerque (AAA)26.273Team Roster on 2013-09-14
2013-04-06CFLos Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Albuquerque (AAA)26.112Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2012-06-11CFLos Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)-Minors--25.178Team 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 Payroll26490,0000.01677543-3,023,990490,000585,000
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