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Taylor BuchholzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 2000-2011 MLB Years: 2006-2011
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-318Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTaylor Buchholz
Height6-4Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 13,1981 [36.255]PlaceLower Merion,Pennsylvania
High SchoolSpringfield (Springfield,PA)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 6th round (175th overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$375,000Signing ScoutsKen HultzappleService Time5.140 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2002-PHI-#4 ... 2003-MLB-#88 ... 2003-PHI-#4 ... 2004-MLB-#50 ... 2004-HOU-#1 ... 2005-HOU-#7
MLB DebutApril 7,2006 [24.176]
OrganizationsPHI [4] COL [3] HOU [3] NYN [1] TOR [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID4709Retrosheet IDbucht001MLBAM ID430587
Pitch Repertoire Curveball (36.99%) -- Fastball (32.19%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (23.12%) -- Changeup (7.71%)
Fastball Velocity [2011] - 89.16 - [2010] - 88.77
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts48Walks69Hittable55SO/BB66vsPower55Hitting16Durability64Team.500Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2000Gulf Coast PhilliesGCLRkphi-S/R18232.251275002044.0462211214413101.369.410.412.868.392.93.400-
2001Lakewood BlueClawsSALAphi-ST199143.36282625300176.216583668571361001.268.410.412.906.932.39.391-
2002Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-ST201063.29232304200158.2140665811511297001.207.940.622.897.322.53.625-
2002Reading PhilliesEastAAphi18ST20027.43440000023.029191956170001.5211.351.962.356.652.83.000-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01083.81272704200181.2169857716571467001.248.370.792.827.232.56.5563.44
2003Reading PhilliesEastAAphi31ST219113.55252411000144.2136625714331143001.178.460.872.057.093.45.450-
2004New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou31Rel22675.2320173100098.010760571629748001.399.831.472.666.802.55.462-
2005Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou36S/R23604.8120146004076.27941411427452001.389.271.643.175.281.671.000-
2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou39ST24134.91770000044.0472724217370001.459.610.413.487.572.18.250-
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39ST246105.89221931110113.010780742134775031.258.521.672.716.132.26.3755.18
2007Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol35Rel25654.2341833006093.21054744820613121.3310.090.771.925.863.05.5453.75
2008Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol35Rel26662.17630630019166.0452316518565120.956.110.682.447.603.11.5003.33
2010Modesto NutsCalifA+col36S/R28100.0031200003.0000004000--------12.000.001.000-
2010Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol34Rel28015.8918018002018.022121239121001.6910.801.474.425.891.33.000-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0115.0621120002021.022121239161001.459.281.273.806.751.78.5004.67
2010Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol35Rel28104.50707002010.010552690001.609.001.805.408.101.501.0005.68
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30Rel28000.0020200202.0000000000----------0.00-3.08
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn38Rel29113.1223023008026.02210957260011.127.621.732.429.003.71.5004.45
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter20224.281582713111381310.1289165148418522913281.208.361.192.466.632.69.4761.14
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter44473.951601233711580784.07713923457524360925101.298.820.862.786.962.51.484-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter13115.096538271060236.1255140134358216811001.429.681.333.116.382.05.542-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9134.08292811000167.2165817619391313001.228.861.022.097.033.36.409-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1163.23262424200161.2140665811511337001.187.790.612.847.402.61.647-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9143.36282625300176.216583668571361001.268.410.412.906.932.39.391-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter232.251275002044.0462211214413101.369.410.412.868.392.93.400-
Colorado Rockies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13113.44111810300271169.1160756515441268241.208.470.792.336.672.86.542-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter113.1223023008026.02210957260011.127.621.732.429.003.71.500-
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6105.89221931110113.010780742134775031.258.521.672.716.132.26.375-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0020200202.0000000000----------0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14164.28112199311271220.020411710529601629161.208.361.192.466.632.69.4671.14
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12133.954534113120220.02161109621681707001.298.820.862.786.962.51.480-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Reading PhilliesEastAAphi18p2046000000000500000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0083.330.000.000.000.00
2003Reading PhilliesEastAAphi31p212522131002001405000.136.174.182.3564128.167.046.091.1623.5714.294.000.000.0033.33
2004New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou31p222015100000001602000.000.063.000.0630018.000.000.067.0445.5633.336.000.000.000.00
2005Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou36p231717050002000401000.294.294.294.5885018.385.000.000.2620.0022.220.000.000.000.00
2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou392457000000000400000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p2421300100000011104000.033.065.033.0981035.053.000.033.0522.8631.4311.000.000.000.00
2007Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol35p2538230300010021101000.130.200.130.3303026.250.000.087.1647.6942.315.500.000.000.00
2008Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol35p26590000001001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.708100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol35p28710100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.8950.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn38p29222000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter147560500020042205000.089.150.089.2395065.147.000.071.0006.1533.855.500.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter71672810040022308000.119.145.134.2799177.182.015.045.0002.6029.8711.500.000.0012.50
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter42391500020011403000.128.150.128.2785043.200.000.026.0002.3332.5614.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2928131002001905000.107.138.143.2814134.158.036.071.0002.9426.479.000.000.0033.33
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21300100000011104000.033.065.033.0981035.053.000.033.0002.8631.4311.000.000.000.00
Colorado Rockies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter104240400020031101000.167.259.167.4264028.308.000.125.00010.7139.293.670.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter222000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162620600020042406000.089.150.089.2396072.147.000.071.0006.1533.855.500.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162153518200900552018000.119.145.134.279212176.182.015.045.0002.6029.8711.500.000.0012.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2000Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi18P12--212-53.6000.25------12100.020.0
2001Lakewood BlueClaws SALAphi19P28--9181-2827.9640.96------28100.020.1
2002Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi20P23--1216-228281.0001.22------23100.016.9
2002Reading Phillies EastAAphi20P4--11--221.0000.50------4100.02.8
2003Reading Phillies EastAAphi21P25--11152-2826.9291.04------25100.017.7
2004New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou22P20--10131-2423.9581.15------20100.013.9
2005Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou23P20--76-213131.0000.65------20100.013.9
2006Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou24P7--22--441.0000.57------7100.04.9
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24P2219113158--23231.0001.050.20-----22100.013.6
2007Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol25P41894391-1312.9230.290.13-----41100.025.2
2008Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol26P63-66771-1514.9330.220.21-----63100.038.9
2010Modesto Nuts CalifA+col28P3---------------3100.02.1
2010Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol28P18--11--221.0000.11------18100.012.6
2010Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28P7-101---111.0000.140.10-----7100.04.3
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28P2-2-------------2100.01.2
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn29P23-2622--441.0000.170.15-----23100.014.2
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P1582731128262-5654.9640.340.17-----1580.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P65--2022124342.9770.65------650.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P29--12162-3028.9330.97------290.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P26--1216-228281.0001.08------260.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P28--9181-2827.9640.96------280.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--212-53.6000.25------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2000Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi1812----------
2001Lakewood BlueClaws SALAphi1928----------
2002Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi2023----------
2002Reading Phillies EastAAphi204----------
2003Reading Phillies EastAAphi2125----------
2004New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou2220----------
2005Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou2320----------
2006Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou247----------
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2422----------
2007Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol2541----------
2008Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol2663----------
2010Modesto Nuts CalifA+col283----------
2010Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol2818----------
2010Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol287----------
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor282----------
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn2923----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2005Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor23101.57761000023.020842417001.047.830.781.576.654.253.131.000
2006Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB24221.50752001130.026850417101.007.800.001.205.104.252.40.500
2007Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25107.36716003114.21912120414201.6211.660.002.458.593.507.361.000
2008Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26101.35909001013.111220115100.927.430.000.6810.1315.001.351.000
2009Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0000000002.0000000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2011New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29000.0012012004115.010000510001.006.000.003.006.002.000.00.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs101.57761000023.020842417001.047.830.781.576.654.253.131.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs422.2835629009375.066221901456401.077.920.001.686.724.002.64.667

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB2424110000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2007Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2550000001000000100.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2651000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs175110001000300100.200.167.200.367106.333.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002Florida State League Pitcher of the Year ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (SP)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-11-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-10-24InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-09-01InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2011-06-02InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder fatigue 
2011-01-03ContractSigned by Mets 
2010-12-03Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-11-15Claimed off waivers by Red Sox from Blue Jays 
2010-09-09Claimed off waivers by Blue Jays from Rockies 
2010-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-08-17InjuredDisabled -- Lower Back Stiffness 
2010-07-24InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-04-16InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2010-04-03InjuredDisabled -- Recovering From June 2009 Tommy John Surgery 
2009-11-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-04-22InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2009-04-05InjuredDisabled -- Elbow 
2009-01-20ContractSigned by Rockies (1-year) 
2006-12-12TradeTraded by Astros with Willy Taveras and Jason Hirsh to Rockies for Jason Jennings and Miguel Asencio. 
2003-11-03TradeTraded by Phillies with RHP Brandon Duckworth and RHP Ezequiel Astacio to Astros for LHP Billy Wagner 
2000-06-19Contractsigned 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2000Philadelphia Phillies-18375,000-------375,000Signing Bonus out of 2000 Draft (6th round - 175th overall)
2006Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24327,000-74230-2,365,072327,000702,000
2007Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll25383,000-69426142,459,737380,0001,085,000
2008Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll26399,000-65324282,696,252390,0001,484,000
2010Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll281,055,000-40915552,812,412400,0002,539,000
2010Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll281,055,000-40919552,812,412400,0002,539,000
2011New York MetsTeam Payroll29600,0005.1451118442,722,607414,0003,139,000
* 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