RotoWire Partners

David Buchanan

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Philadelphia Phillies

2014 Stats

W-L

6-8

ERA

3.75

WHIP

1.29

K

71

SV

0

2015 RotoWire Projections

W-L

ERA

WHIP

K

SV

2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Buchanan was passed over by every team in the majors last winter when he was left available for selection in the Rule 5 draft. The Phillies lucked out, as Buchanan seized an opportunity when injuries ...

Read more about David Buchanan

2015 ADP:  609.1

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (SP): Hidden

Get Custom Auction Value

LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 200   DOB: 5/11/1989   BORN: Atlanta, GA   COLLEGE: Georgia State   DRAFTED: 7th Rd   

March 12, 2015  –  David Buchanan News

▼ More

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

+ Add To Watchlist

Buchanan allowed one hit over three scoreless innings Thursday during his second spring training appearance.

To instantly reveal our fantasy analysis of every player – including David Buchanan – simply subscribe now.

David Buchanan Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats       Show 5x5 Stats OnlyShow All Statistics       Click stat headings to sort columns.
Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 21 A WIL 13 13 0 62.0 61 29 1 30 23 3 1 0 0 0 4.21 1.35
2011 22 A+ CLE 6 6 0 32.1 37 14 4 24 11 3 2 0 0 0 3.90 1.50
2011 22 A LAK 6 20 0 125.0 115 47 6 86 32 11 5 0 0 0 3.38 1.18
2012 23 AA REA 12 12 1 72.1 73 31 7 40 23 3 5 0 0 0 3.86 1.33
2013 24 AA REA 6 22 0 130.2 142 70 15 86 41 6 11 0 0 0 4.82 1.41
2013 24 AAA LEH 6 6 0 39.0 36 13 2 22 12 4 2 0 0 0 3.00 1.23
2014 25 AAA LEH 12 12 0 57.0 67 25 3 46 21 6 2 0 0 0 3.95 1.54
2014 25 MAJ PHI 20 20 0 117.7 120 49 12 71 32 6 8 0 0 0 3.75 1.29
2015 RotoWire Projections     Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for David Buchanan
3-Year Averages     20 20 0 117.7 120 49 12 71 32 6 8 0 0 0 3.75 1.29

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

No Yes No
David Buchanan Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 25 @Mia 5.3 9 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.75 1.29
Sep. 19 @Oak 6.7 6 3 3 0 2 6 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.77 1.27
Sep. 14 Mia 6.3 5 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.75 1.28
Sep. 9 Pit 6.0 4 3 2 0 3 5 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.90 1.30
Sep. 3 @Atl 4.0 3 4 1 1 4 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.95 1.31
Aug. 29 @NYM 6.0 4 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.03 1.29
Aug. 23 StL 5.0 8 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.21 1.32
Aug. 17 @SF 6.7 9 3 2 0 1 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.25 1.28
Aug. 11 NYM 6.0 4 3 3 0 1 5 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.40 1.26
Aug. 6 Hou 6.3 9 3 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.39 1.29
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.1 IP/G
18.3 20 6 6 1 3 8 2 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 2.95 1.25
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.7 IP/G
34.3 31 14 10 2 11 18 3 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 2.62 1.22
Last 60 Days
10 Games:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
58.3 61 25 20 3 15 32 4 0 0 1-3 0 0 0 3.09 1.30

David Buchanan Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014221281945412.227

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201428243137517110.293

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201456.3430321963.831.38

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201461.3250391363.671.21
David Buchanan Advanced Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats      Click stat headings to sort columns.
Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 21 A WIL 13 13 62.0 4.35 3.34 1.30 0.15 66.3% 4.21 3.75 .293
2011 22 A+ CLE 6 6 32.1 6.73 3.08 2.18 1.12 77.3% 3.90 4.45 .332
2011 22 A LAK 6 20 125.0 6.19 2.30 2.69 0.43 70.9% 3.38 3.31 .290
2012 23 AA REA 12 12 72.1 4.99 2.87 1.74 0.87 73% 3.86 4.56 .288
2013 24 AA REA 6 22 130.2 5.94 2.83 2.10 1.04 67.3% 4.82 4.46 .311
2013 24 AAA LEH 6 6 39.0 5.08 2.77 1.83 0.46 76.1% 3.00 3.89 .279
2014 25 AAA LEH 12 12 57.0 7.26 3.32 2.19 0.47 74.1% 3.95 3.53 .358
2014 25 MAJ PHI 20 20 117.7 5.43 2.45 2.22 0.92 1.87 73.6% 90.3 MPH 3.75 4.34 .293
2015 RotoWire Projections     Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for David Buchanan
3-Year Averages     20 20 117.7 5.43 2.45 2.22 0.92 73.6% 3.75 4.13 .293

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

No Yes

2014 Stat Review for David Buchanan    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

Explain This

2.22 K/BB
POOR
5.43 K/9
TERRIBLE
2.45 BB/9
AVERAGE
90.3 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.9 HR/9
WEAK
1.87 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

Explain This

3.75 ERA
WEAK
1.29 WHIP
WEAK
4.34 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.293 BABIP
AVERAGE
73.6% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for David Buchanan

Overall Ratings

2015 projections compared to top pitchers in 2014.

???  Innings
Hidden  Show Rating
???  ERA
Hidden  Show Rating
???  WHIP
Hidden  Show Rating
???  Strikeouts
Hidden  Show Rating
???  Wins
Hidden  Show Rating
???  Saves
Hidden  Show Rating

Philadelphia Phillies Roster

David Buchanan: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Buchanan is the favorite for the final spot in the Phillies' rotation, the team's official site reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Buchanan said he has been working on refining his curveball this offseason, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. ďIt started coming along there toward the end [of last season]. But itís definitely something that has a lot of work still to go," Buchanan said. "Itís definitely something Iím working on. Itís getting better, which is all I can ask for.Ē

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said Buchanan is not guaranteed a rotation spot next season, the Phillies' official site reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Buchanan took a no-decision in his final start of the season Thursday, allowing two runs and nine hits in 5.1 innings at Miami. He did not issue a walk or strike out a batter.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Buchanan (6-8) took the loss on Friday against the Athletics as he gave up three runs on six hits over 6.2 innings pitched, while striking out six hitters.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Buchanan went 6.1 strong innings Sunday, allowing five hits and one earned run against the Marlins.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Buchanan allowed three runs (two earned) on four hits over six innings against the Pirates on Tuesday. He struck out five and walked three.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Buchanan was bounced early from Wednesday's game against Atlanta, surrendering four runs (one earned) on three hits and four walks over four innings.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

Subscribe now to see our 2015 outlook.

2009

Drafted in 2009 by the Mets but did not sign.