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Jake Buchanan

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2016 Stats

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 233   DOB: 9/24/1989   BORN: Charlotte, NC   COLLEGE: North Carolina State   DRAFTED: 8th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Agreed to a minor league contract with the Cubs in March of 2016.

March 31, 2016  –  Jake Buchanan News

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Buchanan was released by the Astros on Thursday and subsequently signed a minor league deal with the Cubs, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Jake Buchanan Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 20 A TRI 14 14 0 61.0 69 29 3 42 11 4 5 0 0 0 4.28 1.31
2011 21 A+ LAN 1 25 1 158.2 157 69 10 102 35 5 10 0 0 0 3.91 1.21
2011 21 AA COR 1 1 0 7.0 6 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.29 1.00
2012 22 AA COR 3 19 0 134.1 171 74 11 83 33 5 9 0 0 0 4.96 1.52
2012 22 AAA OKL 3 1 0 8.0 17 9 1 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 10.13 2.75
2013 23 AA COR 12 13 0 82.0 67 19 4 44 9 7 2 1 0 0 2.09 0.93
2013 23 AAA OKL 12 12 0 76.1 85 33 6 55 13 5 5 0 0 0 3.89 1.29
2014 24 AAA OKL 16 15 1 88.1 95 38 7 46 16 7 5 0 0 0 3.87 1.26
2014 24 MAJ HOU 17 2 0 35.3 41 18 4 20 12 1 3 0 0 0 4.58 1.50
2015 25 R SUR 1 0 0 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2015 25 AAA FRE 30 7 0 81.1 101 43 5 46 22 5 5 3 0 0 4.76 1.52
2015 25 MAJ HOU 5 0 0 9.0 5 2 1 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 2.00 1.00
2016 26 AAA IOW 13 13 0 76.1 86 38 6 61 18 7 4 0 0 0 4.48 1.37
3-Year Averages     11 1 0 22.2 23 10 2 12 8 0 1 0 0 0 4.06 1.40
Career  (View All)     22 2 0 44.3 46 20 5 25 16 1 3 0 4.06 1.40

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Jake Buchanan Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

Jake Buchanan Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201511111001.100
20148761123402.307

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201526434400.190
20146714118202.286

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20154.00001012.250.50
201418.010013444.501.28

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20155.00004401.801.40
201417.30307804.671.73
Jake Buchanan Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 20 A TRI 14 14 61.0 6.20 1.62 3.82 0.44 66.2% 4.28 3.30 .337
2011 21 A+ LAN 1 25 158.2 5.80 1.99 2.91 0.57 67.6% 3.91 3.51 .299
2011 21 AA COR 1 1 7.0 2.57 1.29 2.00 0.00 85.7% 1.29 3.06 .253
2012 22 AA COR 3 19 134.1 5.57 2.21 2.52 0.74 67.4% 4.96 3.90 .352
2012 22 AAA OKL 3 1 8.0 5.63 5.63 1.00 1.13 61.9% 10.13 5.45 .477
2013 23 AA COR 12 13 82.0 4.83 0.99 4.89 0.44 79.2% 2.09 3.16 .252
2013 23 AAA OKL 12 12 76.1 6.50 1.54 4.23 0.71 70.7% 3.89 3.29 .331
2014 24 AAA OKL 16 15 88.1 4.70 1.63 2.88 0.72 70.2% 3.87 3.84 .303
2014 24 MAJ HOU 17 2 35.3 5.09 3.06 1.67 1.02 4.24 71.4% 88.5 MPH 4.58 4.64 .317
2015 25 R SUR 1 0 1.2 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 3.20 .000
2015 25 AAA FRE 30 7 81.1 5.10 2.44 2.09 0.55 67.8% 4.76 3.79 .344
2015 25 MAJ HOU 5 0 9.0 5.00 4.00 1.25 1.00 2.50 87.5% 89.0 MPH 2.00 5.20 .164
2016 26 AAA IOW 13 13 76.1 7.21 2.13 3.39 0.71 67.3% 4.48 3.45 .342
3-Year Averages     11 1 22.2 4.87 3.25 1.50 0.81 72.4% 4.06 4.37 .294
Career     22 2 44.3 5.08 3.25 1.56 1.02 73.7% 4.06 4.66 .291

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2016 Stat Review for Jake Buchanan    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.39 K/BB
GOOD
7.21 K/9
WEAK
2.13 BB/9
GOOD
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.7 HR/9
GREAT
0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.48 ERA
WEAK
1.37 WHIP
WEAK
3.45 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

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

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.342 BABIP
HIGH
67.3% Strand Rate
LOW

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

Buchanan was reassigned to minor league camp Monday.

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Buchanan cleared waivers and accepted his assignment to Triple-A Fresno, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Buchanan was designated for assignment by the Astros on Tuesday.

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Buchanan was optioned to Triple-A Fresno on Sunday.

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Buchanan allowed a hit and a walk, but struck out two over 1.2 scoreless innings of relief during Thursday's loss at Detroit.

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Buchanan pitched two scoreless frames of relief during Monday's 2-1 loss to Oakland.

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Buchanan was officially recalled from Triple-A Fresno on Thursday.

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Buchanan will be called up to take the roster spot of Brett Oberholtzer (finger), MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Buchanan was optioned to Astros' minor league camp on Sunday.

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Buchanan has allowed seven runs (five earned) on 12 hits and three walks with four strikeouts over 8.1 Grapefruit League innings this spring.

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Buchanan (1-2) took the loss in the 15th inning of Tuesday's marathon at Philadelphia, allowing a run on three hits and two walks with a pair of strikeouts over 3.2 innings of relief.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

There was no outlook written for Jake Buchanan.

2015

After showing moderate success as a starter in the minors, Buchanan was called up to make his major league debut in a spot start last June. The 25-year-old right-hander was roughed up during the loss, however, and was subsequently demoted to the minors a week later. He returned in July to serve as the Astros' long man out of the bullpen, and in 17 total appearances (two starts), he went 1-3 with a 4.58 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 20:12 K:BB in 35.1 innings. An eighth-round pick of Houston in the 2010 draft, Buchanan doesn't miss many bats (5.5 K/9 in the minors), but he has good control (1.8 BB/9) and got a significant number of his big league outs on the ground (4.24 GB/FB). A return to the long-man role appears likely provided that he pitches well this spring.