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Current Status
Free Agent since 2016-11-07 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
William Jennings Buckner
Stat Years
2004-2016  [mlb] 2007-2014
Height/Weight
6-2 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (301)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1983-08-27 in Decatur, Georgia   [37.058]
High School
Salem (Conyers,GA)
Colleges
Young Harris College (Young Harris, Georgia), University of South Carolina (Columbia, South Carolina)
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #2 (#55 overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Spencer Graham
MLB Debut
2007-08-25 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.364)
Service Time
1.081 (2013)
Organizations
ARI [4] KCA [4] COL [1] ANA [1] SDN [1] DET [1] BOS [1] MIL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 37742 ... retro id: buckb002 ... mlbam id: 434438
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2004South CarolinaSECNCAA-1rpi 3---20JrDR:2-55723.3215140001084.077383192310512001.198.250.962.4611.254.074.57.778
    2004Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRkkca-201---213.30750002030.036141144373011.3310.801.201.2011.104.209.25.667
    2004Minor Totals: KCAbyYearRk----201---213.30750002030.036141144373011.3310.801.201.2011.104.209.25.667
    2005Burlington BeesMidwAkca31212---373.8811110000060.1663626917603021.389.851.342.548.955.373.53.300
    2005High Desert MavericksCalifA+kca-212---565.3617170000094.0105655610469214241.6110.050.964.408.816.222.00.455
    2005Minor Totals: KCAbyYearA/A+----212---8134.79282800000154.317110182196315217261.529.991.113.688.885.902.41.381
    2006High Desert MavericksCalifA+kca-223---713.9016160000090.0924439647857001.549.200.604.708.504.401.81.875
    2006Wichita WranglersTexAAkca30223---534.6413130000075.2784039739639001.559.280.834.647.494.761.62.625
    2006Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA/A+----222---1244.25292900000165.71708478138614816001.559.260.714.698.064.581.72.750
    2007Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-234---134.66430011019.120101046131101.349.311.862.796.054.662.17.250
    2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca15234---973.782715003120104.210849441126833001.289.290.952.247.144.213.19.563
    2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.29750012034.0372020516170001.569.791.324.244.505.291.06.333
    2007Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA/AAA----232---10103.923118004130124.012859541532964101.299.291.092.326.974.283.00.500
    2007MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.29750012034.0372020516170001.569.791.324.244.505.291.06.333
    2008Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari23245---5104.95212000010116.11367464943697001.5410.520.703.335.345.721.60.333
    2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.2110000510014.0165534112011.4310.291.932.577.073.212.751.000
    2008Minor Totals: ARIbyYearAAA----241---5104.96212000010116.31367464943697001.5410.540.703.335.355.741.60.333
    2008MLB Totals: ARIbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.2110000510014.0165534112011.4310.291.932.577.073.212.751.000
    2009Reno AcesPCLAAAari22256---933.32181611120103.09141385459613001.327.950.443.938.393.582.13.750
    2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf466.4016130003077.19457551229646031.5910.941.403.387.456.632.21.400
    2009Minor Totals: ARIbyYearAAA----251---933.32181611120103.09141385459613001.327.950.443.938.393.582.13.750
    2009MLB Totals: ARIbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf466.4216130003077.39457551229646001.6010.971.403.397.476.652.21.400
    2010Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet32267---359.40881000037.1604439816213022.0414.461.933.865.0610.611.31.375
    2010Reno AcesPCLAAAari-267---313.53770000043.1401917217277061.328.310.423.535.613.951.59.750
    2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0311.08330000013.026171645111022.3818.002.773.467.6211.772.20.000
    2010Minor Totals: DET-ARIbyYearAAA----262---666.2815151000080.7100635610334810081.6611.221.123.705.397.071.45.500
    2010MLB Totals: ARIbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0311.08330000013.026171645111002.3818.002.773.467.6211.772.20.000
    2011Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol23278---486.03232100120109.0136917312528012071.7211.230.994.296.617.511.54.333
    2011Minor Totals: COLbyYearAAA----271---486.03232100120109.0136917312528012071.7211.230.994.296.617.511.54.333
    2012Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos30289---433.2010101000056.1512020617514141.218.150.962.728.153.203.00.571
    2012Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos20289---863.9117171100096.28748421236593081.278.101.123.355.494.471.64.571
    2012Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA/AAA----282---1293.65272721000153.01386862185311071121.258.121.063.126.474.002.08.571
    2013Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana232910---744.8718180000094.11016151750774121.609.640.674.777.355.821.54.636
    2013Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana312910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.67720045017.117995772011.388.832.603.633.634.671.001.000
    2013Minor Totals: ANAbyYearAAA----291---744.8818180000094.31016151750774121.609.660.674.787.365.831.54.636
    2013MLB Totals: ANAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.74720045017.317995772011.408.952.633.683.684.741.001.000
    2014El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAAsdn373011---455.8015140001063.28552411033445031.8512.021.414.666.227.351.33.444
    2014Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil---3011---116.00420012012.098813153001.006.750.752.2511.256.005.00.500
    2014San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn403011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf014.7611000005.26331440001.769.531.596.356.354.761.00.000
    2014Minor Totals: SDN-MILbyYearAAA----302---565.8619160013075.79460491136598031.7311.251.324.317.067.181.64.455
    2014MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.1911000005.76331440001.9210.381.736.926.925.191.00.000
    2015Long Island DucksAtlIndy------3112---834.0018110047169.2733231936739051.569.431.164.659.434.132.03.727
    2015Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----311---834.0318110047169.7733231936739051.589.491.174.689.494.162.03.727
    2016Mobile BayBearsSouAAari183213---463.2216111025172.26632264267015021.278.170.503.228.673.962.69.400
    2016Reno AcesPCLAAAari43213---126.38440000024.031171738172001.6311.631.133.006.386.382.13.333
    2016Minor Totals: ARIbyYearAAA/AA----322---584.0220151025196.79749437348717021.369.070.653.188.144.582.56.385
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)7126.0344240010200161.3196111108306511411071.6210.951.683.636.376.201.75.368
    National League Totals (4 yrs)5106.463017005130110.014282792042909061.6711.621.643.447.366.712.14.333
    American League Totals (2 yrs)225.111470057051.35429291023242011.519.511.764.054.235.111.04.500
    Minor League Totals85824.572562285292811,302.7139876566113053110591185411.489.660.903.677.325.291.99.509
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals723.3215140001084.077383192310512001.198.250.962.4611.254.074.57.778
    Minor: Indy Totals834.0318110047169.7733231936739051.589.491.174.689.494.162.03.727
    Minor: Rk Totals213.30750002030.036141144373011.3310.801.201.2011.104.209.25.667
    Minor: A Totals373.8911110000060.3663626917603021.389.881.352.558.995.393.53.300
    Minor: A+ Totals1274.65333300000184.019710995169317721241.589.640.784.558.665.331.90.632
    Minor: AA Totals14153.82433720361224.021510295218819729261.358.640.843.547.924.102.24.483
    Minor: AAA Totals54524.86162142326200804.388450443480329588621281.519.890.903.686.585.641.79.509
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (3 yrs)596.572916005130104.313679761938869061.6711.761.643.297.446.832.26.357
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)125.29750012034.0372020516170001.569.791.324.244.505.291.06.333
    Los Angeles Angels Totals (1 yrs)104.74720045017.317995772011.408.952.633.683.684.741.001.000
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)015.1911000005.76331440001.9210.381.736.926.925.191.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2008Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari2324p---121271310000021701000.111.172.148.3203041.111.037.3006.6756.678.500.00.0033.3
    2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3324pL-S-E-P1101000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2009Reno AcesPCLAAAari2225p---21818251003000604000.278.278.333.6112261.056.055.4170.0027.270.000.00.0020.0
    2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3325pL-S-E-P21421052006000802001.238.238.333.5712372.095.095.3850.0034.780.000.00.0040.0
    2010Reno AcesPCLAAAari-26p---349020001000300000.222.222.222.444920.000.000.3330.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3326pL-S-E-P334010000001000000.250.400.250.650510.250.000.25020.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2011Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol2327p---41425231000000800000.120.120.160.2802541.040.040.1760.0032.000.000.00.0033.3
    2013Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana3129pL-S-E-P570000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2014El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAAsdn3730p---6710051001001201000.500.545.6001.1451261.200.100.6258.3316.672.000.00.0020.0
    2014San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4030pL-S-E-P611000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2016Mobile BayBearsSouAAari1832p---798000001001402000.000.111.000.1111100.125.000.0009.0936.364.000.00.000.0
    2016Reno AcesPCLAAAari432p---722000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)3527062006001802001.222.250.296.5463082.111.074.3163.3326.678.000.00.0033.3
    National League Totals (4 yrs)2827062006001802001.222.250.296.5463082.111.074.3163.3326.678.000.00.0033.3
    American League Totals (1 yrs)70000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals759951840060044109000.182.214.222.436112224.081.040.3103.5736.6110.250.00.0022.2
    Minor: AA Totals98000001001402000.000.111.000.1111100.125.000.0009.0936.364.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals669151840050033707000.198.223.242.465101224.077.044.3332.9736.6312.330.00.0022.2
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (3 yrs)2726062006001802001.231.259.308.5672982.115.077.3333.4527.598.000.00.0033.3
    Los Angeles Angels Totals (1 yrs)70000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)11000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2004Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRk20P800.0321065.8330.600.0010.5114.315
    2005Burlington BeesMidwA21P1100.0441198.8890.700.007.9100.016
    2005High Desert MavericksCalifA+21P1700.01410112524.9601.400.0012.1100.013
    2006High Desert MavericksCalifA+22P1600.01317233230.9381.900.0011.4100.011
    2006Wichita WranglersTexAA22P1300.05110116161.0001.200.009.4100.015
    2007Wichita WranglersTexAA23P400.05300881.0002.000.002.9100.021
    2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA23P2700.08180326261.0001.000.0018.8100.06
    2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLB23P7534.01302441.0000.600.124.3100.019
    2008Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA24P2100.0916112625.9621.200.0014.8100.010
    2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB24P10014.0000000.0000.000.006.2100.017
    2009Reno AcesPCLAAA25P1800.01016102726.9631.400.0012.6100.012
    2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB25P161377.157111312.9230.800.169.9100.016
    2010Toledo Mud HensILAAA26P800.04400881.0001.000.005.6100.018
    2010Reno AcesPCLAAA26P700.04511109.9001.300.004.9100.020
    2010ArizonaNLMLB26P3313.03100441.0001.300.311.9100.024
    2011Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA27P2300.01311312724.8891.000.0016.0100.011
    2012Portland Sea DogsEastAA28P1000.06100316161.0001.600.007.1100.016
    2012Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA28P1700.0108121918.9471.100.0011.8100.012
    2013Salt Lake BeesPCLAAA29P1800.0760013131.0000.700.0012.5100.013
    2013LA AngelsALMLB29P7217.10100111.0000.100.064.3100.021
    2014El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAA30P1500.073111110.9090.700.0010.4100.016
    2014Nashville SoundsPCLAAA30P400.00100111.0000.300.002.8100.020
    2014San DiegoNLMLB30P115.2000000.0000.000.000.6100.023
    2016Mobile BayBearsSouAA32P1600.037101110.9090.600.0011.6100.013
    2016Reno AcesPCLAAA32P400.02000221.0000.500.002.8100.031
    MLB Totals - (P)44241609121311.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)1620074888911.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)430019311411.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)330027273412.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)1100441111.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)800321011.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2004Minor8----------
    2005Minor28----------
    2006Minor29----------
    2007MLB7----------
    2007Minor31----------
    2008MLB10----------
    2008Minor21----------
    2009MLB16----------
    2009Minor18----------
    2010MLB3----------
    2010Minor15----------
    2011Minor23----------
    2012Minor27----------
    2013MLB7----------
    2013Minor18----------
    2014MLB1----------
    2014Minor19----------
    2016Minor20----------
    Totals301----------