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Nick Buss

29-Year-Old Outfielder – Free Agent

2016 Stats

AVG

.198

HR

1

RBI

8

R

7

SB

2

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 190   DOB: 12/15/1986   BORN: Southfield, MI   COLLEGE: USC   DRAFTED: 8th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Nick Buss Contract Information:

Signed to minor league deal with Angels in December 2015.

October 13, 2016  –  Nick Buss News

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Buss opted to become a free agent rather than accept an assignment to Triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday.

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Nick Buss Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 23 A GRE 61 278 242 42 69 12 9 2 1 23 19 5 24 30 4 3 5 .285 .358 .351 .709
2010 23 A+ INL 65 271 247 32 58 16 10 6 0 25 6 3 13 33 7 3 1 .235 .273 .324 .597
2011 24 A+ RAN 115 530 479 86 157 52 30 8 14 55 28 10 27 63 15 3 6 .328 .369 .511 .880
2012 25 AA CHA 132 558 492 70 134 42 24 10 8 57 19 13 38 71 19 4 5 .272 .328 .411 .739
2013 26 AAA ALB 131 518 459 84 139 57 29 11 17 100 21 2 41 90 3 8 7 .303 .363 .525 .888
2013 26 MAJ LAD 8 20 19 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .105 .150 .105 .255
2014 27 AAA SAC 110 506 450 79 138 23 17 2 4 52 14 4 45 75 2 5 4 .307 .371 .380 .751
2014 27 AAA ALB 26 104 92 12 24 7 3 3 1 16 0 2 8 12 1 1 2 .261 .330 .391 .721
2015 28 R GOO 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2015 28 AAA REN 92 320 284 43 84 21 14 3 4 33 10 4 24 35 2 6 4 .296 .352 .408 .760
2016 29 AAA SAL 87 372 331 49 96 37 23 8 6 46 8 5 30 66 7 4 0 .290 .345 .462 .807
2016 29 MAJ LAA 36 90 81 7 16 9 7 1 1 8 2 1 6 24 1 2 0 .198 .247 .346 .593
3-Year Averages     36 90 81 7 16 9 7 1 1 8 2 1 6 24 1 2 0 .198 .247 .346 .593
Career  (View All)     44 110 100 7 18 9 7 1 1 8 2 1 7 25 1 2 0 .180 .229 .300 .529

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Nick Buss: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 31 24 3 5
2013 6 3 1 3

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Nick Buss: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 85

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Nick Buss Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016150000.000.000.000

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016667182.242.424.722

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016382011.211.289.539

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016435171.186.395.640
Nick Buss Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 23 A GRE 278 242 8.6% 10.8% 0.80 88% .322 .066
2010 23 A+ INL 271 247 4.8% 12.2% 0.39 87% .271 .089
2011 24 A+ RAN 530 479 5.1% 11.9% 0.43 87% .356 .183
2012 25 AA CHA 558 492 6.8% 12.7% 0.54 86% .305 .139
2013 26 AAA ALB 518 459 7.9% 17.4% 0.46 80% .347 .222
2013 26 MAJ LAD 20 19 5% 5% 1.00 95% .111 .000
2014 27 AAA SAC 506 450 8.9% 14.8% 0.60 83% .361 .073
2014 27 AAA ALB 104 92 7.7% 11.5% 0.67 87% .291 .130
2015 28 R GOO 1 1 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2015 28 AAA REN 320 284 7.5% 10.9% 0.69 88% .327 .112
2016 29 AAA SAL 372 331 8.1% 17.7% 0.45 80% .347 .172
2016 29 MAJ LAA 90 81 6.7% 26.7% 0.25 70% .268 .148
3-Year Averages     90 81 6.7% 26.7% 0.25 70% .268 .148
Career     110 100 6.4% 22.7% 0.28 75% .230 .120

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2016 Stat Review for Nick Buss    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.198 AVG
TERRIBLE
70% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.268 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.346 SLG
TERRIBLE
.148 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.25 BB/K
POOR
6.7% BB Rate
WEAK
26.7% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.593 OPS
TERRIBLE
.247 OBP
TERRIBLE

Nick Buss: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Buss was outrighted to Triple-A Salt Lake on Monday

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Buss was designated for assignment Wednesday.

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Buss is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Mariners, according to Angels VP of Comm. Tim Mead reports.

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Buss went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and a stolen base in a loss to the Blue Jays on Tuesday.

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Buss was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake and is starting in center field Saturday against the Indians, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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Buss was reassigned to minor league camp Saturday, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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Buss was outrighted to Triple-A Sacramento on Monday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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The A's designated Buss for assignment Saturday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Buss was claimed off waivers by the Athletics on Sunday, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.

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The Dodgers designated Buss for assignment Thursday, Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register reports.

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2016

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