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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Brian James Buchanan
Stat Years
1992-2009  [mlb] 2000-2004
Height/Weight
6-4 / 230
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (658) ... RF (134) ... 1B (88) ... DH (42) ... LF (42) ... P (7)
Draft Position
1B-OF
Born Date/Place
1973-07-21 in Miami, Florida   [46.186]
Death
High School
Fairfax (Fairfax,VA)
Colleges
University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Virginia)
Draft
Selected by the New York Yankees in Round #1 (#24 overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
2000-05-19 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.302)
Service Time
Organizations
MIN [6] NYA [4] SDN [3] KCA [2] NYN [1] COL [1] CIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 748 ... retro id: buchb002 ... mlbam id: 150211
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1992VirginiaACCNCAA-1------18rf-1b------47164254710421792125100000.287.000.433.43307116.262.146.0000.000.004.250.082.0034.0
    1993VirginiaACCNCAA-1------19rf-1b------512023765146637127144700000.322.000.540.540010926.312.218.0000.000.003.360.033.6740.0
    1994VirginiaACCNCAA-1------20rf-1bDR:1-24---5419757781532266114213300000.396.000.838.838016540.584.442.0000.000.001.570.08.9551.3
    1994Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-nya-20of---15017728409242653245360222.226.335.367.7022096515.288.141.29511.4825.362.2144.21.9137.5
    1995Greensboro BatsSALAnya-21of---223961929303127191710011.302.368.427.795106416.281.125.3428.4916.041.8932.02.8320.7
    1996Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-22of---3131526651372241058238371081011614.260.321.375.69657519736.213.115.3116.4318.782.9252.61.7426.3
    1997Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya-23of---411647075145252106911932851106011.309.362.434.79651920437.198.125.3546.1716.382.6647.01.9325.5
    1997Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-23of---4186181710472141131103.279.348.492.84070305.295.213.2775.7115.712.7515.25.7129.4
    1998Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-24of---5133500741392931782142369091117.278.337.450.78754722549.268.172.3106.5816.452.5029.43.1135.2
    1999Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-25of---61073916711624110601122885903014.297.355.440.79543117235.238.143.3556.5019.723.0439.12.3230.2
    2000Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-26of---79536482108201271035141753011116.297.363.580.94341921148.407.283.2979.7917.901.8313.56.4444.4
    2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3026rfL-S-E-P73082101930180282210203.232.301.305.60693254.146.073.2958.6023.662.7582.01.0821.0
    2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3027rfL-S-E-P8691972854120103211195820102.274.342.487.8292199622.310.213.3388.6826.483.0519.74.5740.7
    2002Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmin-28of---913000000000000000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3028rf-dhL-S-E-P9441351934515152163320004.252.294.415.7091435611.215.163.2994.2023.085.5027.03.5032.3
    2002San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34281b-rfL-S-E-P948921227506130192610002.293.363.543.9061025011.337.250.3508.8225.492.8915.35.8840.7
    2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3429rf-1bL-S-E-P10115198295210282962245130318.263.346.455.8012289020.333.192.31010.5322.372.1324.83.5138.5
    2004Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn-301b-of---11410132001001310000.300.417.500.9171252.300.200.4298.3325.003.000.00.0066.7
    2004Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn19301b---11124291580212009710001.357.481.6901.171522910.548.333.39417.3113.460.7821.03.8566.7
    2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3430lfL-S-E-P11386071220260061910122.200.279.333.61268204.233.133.2508.8227.943.1730.02.9433.3
    2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn10301bL-S-E-P1123000000001100000.000.250.000.250400.333.000.00025.0025.001.000.00.000.0
    2005Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-31of---127225950771721041412755701010.297.378.494.87229412829.313.197.3449.1818.712.0425.93.4037.7
    2005Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin32311b-of---12291141736704160173100002.316.355.482.8371215511.219.166.4055.7925.624.4328.53.3130.6
    2006St. Paul SaintsAmAsIndy---4832rf-1b---1348185315470114821122740204.292.345.508.8532039418.286.216.2895.9113.302.2516.85.4233.3
    2006Louisville BatsILAAAcin-32of---132478914203104051910104.179.235.321.55685255.256.142.1935.8822.353.8026.03.5335.7
    2007Fukuoka Softbank---Intl----33rf-1b---14992882582190114811138250108.285.326.465.79130713430.226.180.3624.2326.716.3126.23.5836.6
    2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca3034of-p---1566232365311183411155440307.228.283.388.6712549020.224.160.2605.9121.263.6029.03.1537.7
    2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca4135p-lf---16371221029707261071900007.238.279.467.7461295714.295.229.2295.4314.732.7117.45.4348.3
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)3467671051983733210397732101007321.258.328.439.76785733772.279.181.3128.5224.502.8824.03.7336.4
    National League Totals (4 yrs)20335348911721648634097504312.258.338.453.79140216035.317.195.3079.9524.132.4322.13.9838.5
    American League Totals (3 yrs)143414571072011655343311350309.258.319.428.74745517737.246.170.3167.2524.843.4225.93.5234.6
    Minor League Totals9183445550958187161195578830282712663301199.278.342.445.78738261534322.266.167.3177.3718.612.5229.03.1133.6
    Minor: Intl Totals992882582190114811138250108.285.326.465.79130713430.226.180.3624.2326.716.3126.23.5836.6
    Minor: Indy Totals48185315470114821122740204.292.345.508.8532039418.286.216.2895.9113.302.2516.85.4233.3
    Minor: A- Totals5017728409242653245360222.226.335.367.7022096515.288.141.29511.4825.362.2144.21.9137.5
    Minor: A Totals23961929303127191710011.302.368.427.795106416.281.125.3428.4916.041.8932.02.8320.7
    Minor: A+ Totals135536661402441059238381111111614.261.323.377.70058720238.215.116.3136.4718.912.9253.61.7027.1
    Minor: AA Totals11647075145252106911932851106011.309.362.434.79651920437.198.125.3546.1716.382.6647.01.9325.5
    Minor: AAA Totals594216636260412689239142917944637221271.279.341.472.81324051022226.291.193.3107.4418.542.4923.53.8337.4
    San Diego Padres Totals (3 yrs)20135048911721648633996504312.260.339.457.79639816035.317.197.3109.8024.122.4621.94.0238.5
    Minnesota Twins Totals (3 yrs)143414571072011655343311350309.258.319.428.74745517737.246.170.3167.2524.843.4225.93.5234.6
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)23000000001100000.000.250.000.250400.333.000.00025.0025.001.000.00.000.0
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2005Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-311---000.0010000101.01000000001.009.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    2005Minor Totals: COLbyYearAAA----311---000.0010000101.01000000001.009.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca30342---004.5030003304.06220011001.5013.500.000.002.254.500.00.000
    2008Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----341---004.5030003304.06220011001.5013.500.000.002.254.502.00.000
    2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca41353---009.0030003304.05443120001.5011.256.752.254.509.002.00.000
    2009Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----351---009.0030003304.05443120001.5011.256.752.254.509.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals006.0070006709.012663131001.4412.003.001.003.006.003.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals006.0070006709.012663131001.4412.003.001.003.006.003.00.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1994Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-20OF5000.08720089891.0001.800.0066.7100.03
    1995Greensboro BatsSALA21OF2300.0311103332.9701.400.0016.4100.06
    1996Tampa YankeesFSLA+22OF9600.01781162195189.9692.000.0071.673.32
    1997Norwich NavigatorsEastAA23OF11400.01921181211203.9621.800.0080.398.31
    1997Columbus ClippersILAAA23OF1200.0171101918.9471.500.008.566.78
    1998Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAA24OF12200.0244683258250.9692.000.0085.391.71
    1999Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAA25OF10100.0184941197193.9801.900.0071.694.41
    2000Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAA261B800.0456165251.9816.400.005.68.44
    2000Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAA26OF7700.0139532147144.9801.900.0053.881.13
    2000Minnesota TwinsALMLB26LF209.02000221.0001.000.221.26.75
    2000Minnesota TwinsALMLB26RF240184.13210033331.0001.400.1814.880.03
    2000Minnesota TwinsALMLB26DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.26.78
    2001Minnesota TwinsALMLB27LF7040.01100011111.0001.600.284.310.14
    2001Minnesota TwinsALMLB27RF390250.0591206260.9681.500.2424.156.52
    2001Minnesota TwinsALMLB27DH1900.0000000.0000.000.0011.727.53
    2002Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA28OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.7100.08
    2002San Diego PadresNLMLB281B15073.27460680801.0005.301.099.331.33
    2002Minnesota TwinsALMLB28RF240166.14800048481.0002.000.2914.954.54
    2002San Diego PadresNLMLB28RF14095.1181102019.9501.400.208.629.25
    2002Minnesota TwinsALMLB28DH1700.0000000.0000.000.0010.638.63
    2003San Diego PadresNLMLB291B2419152.01379219148146.9866.100.9614.820.93
    2003San Diego PadresNLMLB29LF15564.01400014141.0000.900.229.313.04
    2003San Diego PadresNLMLB29RF2912129.13320135351.0001.200.2717.925.23
    2003San Diego PadresNLMLB29DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.53.51
    2004Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+301B200.01100011111.0005.500.001.450.05
    2004Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+30OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.725.010
    2004Portland BeaversPCLAAA301B1100.0104929115113.98310.300.007.691.77
    2004San Diego PadresNLMLB301B307.09001991.0003.001.291.97.95
    2004New York MetsNLMLB301B119.08101991.0009.001.000.650.08
    2004San Diego PadresNLMLB30LF151286.21000010101.0000.700.129.339.55
    2004San Diego PadresNLMLB30RF3111.22000221.0000.700.181.97.93
    2005Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA311B1600.01181117130129.9928.100.0011.222.22
    2005Rochester Red WingsILAAA311B800.05631106059.9837.400.005.627.63
    2005Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA31OF3600.0553206058.9671.600.0025.250.06
    2005Rochester Red WingsILAAA31OF600.07100881.0001.300.004.220.79
    2005Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA31P100.00100111.0001.000.000.71.429
    2006Louisville BatsILAAA32OF1500.02700027271.0001.800.0010.562.58
    2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA34OF400.05000551.0001.300.002.86.19
    2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA34P300.0000000.0000.000.002.14.523
    2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA35LF300.04000441.0001.300.002.18.18
    2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA35RF100.0000000.0000.000.000.72.79
    2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA35P300.00100111.0000.300.002.18.123
    MLB Totals - (1B)432024122816227246244.9925.701.010.00.00
    MLB Totals - (LF)39171993700037371.0000.900.190.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)13313836192531200197.9851.500.240.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)4200000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)430032329532357352.9868.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (LF)3004000441.0001.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (RF)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)3740067925186722704.9751.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)7000200221.0000.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)114001921181211203.9621.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)2001100011111.0005.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)97001791162196190.9692.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)2300311103332.9701.400.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)50008720089891.0001.800.000.00.00
    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
    1994Minor---------50-
    1995Minor---------23-
    1996Minor---------96-
    1997Minor---------126-
    1998Minor---------122-
    1999Minor---------101-
    2000MLB------2-24-2
    2000Minor--8------77-
    2001MLB------7-39-19
    2002MLB--15-----38-17
    2002Minor---------1-
    2003MLB--24---15-29-4
    2004MLB--4---15-3--
    2004Minor--13------1-
    2005Minor1-24------42-
    2006Minor---------15-
    2008Minor3--------4-
    2009Minor3-----3-1--
    Totals7-88---42-13465842