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Buck Farmer

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Detroit Tigers

2017 Stats

W-L

5-5

ERA

6.75

WHIP

1.56

K

49

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Farmer once again split time between Triple-A Toledo and Detroit in 2016, and once again he failed to find any real big league success. While he improved on his 7.36 ERA from 2015, that's not saying m...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 225   DOB: 2/2/1991   BORN: Conyers, GA   COLLEGE: Georgia Tech   DRAFTED: 5th Rd   

October 1, 2017  –  Buck Farmer News

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Farmer (5-5) claimed the victory against the Twins on Saturday, allowing just one run on four hits and four walks across five innings of work. He struck out three.

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Buck Farmer 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
2013 22 A CON 12 11 0 32.0 32 11 1 33 7 0 3 0 0 0 3.09 1.22
2014 23 A WES 18 18 0 103.2 91 30 6 116 24 10 5 0 0 0 2.60 1.11
2014 23 AA ERI 2 2 0 12.0 10 4 1 11 4 1 0 0 0 0 3.00 1.17
2014 23 AAA TOL 2 2 0 7.1 11 8 1 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 9.82 2.11
2014 23 MAJ DET 4 2 0 9.3 12 12 2 11 5 0 1 0 0 0 11.57 1.82
2015 24 AAA TOL 16 16 0 86.2 85 40 6 76 25 7 3 0 0 0 4.15 1.28
2015 24 MAJ DET 14 5 0 40.3 53 33 10 24 17 0 4 0 0 0 7.36 1.74
2016 25 AAA TOL 20 20 0 100.0 106 44 11 93 28 5 6 0 0 0 3.96 1.34
2016 25 MAJ DET 14 1 0 29.3 25 15 4 27 20 0 1 0 0 0 4.60 1.53
2017 26 AAA TOL 21 21 0 123.2 133 54 9 114 31 6 4 0 0 0 3.93 1.33
2017 26 MAJ DET 11 11 0 48.0 55 36 9 49 20 5 5 0 0 0 6.75 1.56
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3-Year Averages     10 2 0 26.3 30 20 5 20 14 0 2 0 0 0 6.84 1.67
Career  (View All)     43 19 0 127.0 145 96 25 111 62 5 11 0 6.80 1.63

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Buck Farmer Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games 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. 30 @Min 5.0 4 1 1 0 4 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 6.75 1.56
Sep. 24 Min 5.0 8 5 5 1 3 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 7.33 1.56
Sep. 18 Oak 2.7 6 5 4 1 0 3 1 1 0 L 0 0 0 7.11 1.47
Sep. 13 @Cle 4.0 4 4 4 1 3 7 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 6.62 1.42
Sep. 8 @Tor 5.0 5 2 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 6.32 1.37
Sep. 1 Cle 3.0 3 5 5 0 3 3 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 7.18 1.37
Aug. 26 @CWS 5.7 5 3 3 1 1 3 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 6.17 1.29
Jun. 13 Ari 2.3 9 6 6 2 0 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.52 1.17
Jun. 7 LAA 6.7 3 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.00 0.69
May. 27 @CWS 6.3 3 0 0 0 2 11 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.00 0.79
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.2 IP/G
12.7 18 11 10 2 7 11 1 1 0 1-2 0 0 0 7.11 1.97
Last 30 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.1 IP/G
24.7 30 22 20 3 15 24 2 1 0 2-4 0 0 0 7.30 1.82
Last 60 Games (Team)
10 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.6 IP/G
45.7 50 31 29 6 19 47 3 1 0 5-4 0 0 0 5.72 1.51

Buck Farmer Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017121231530605.291
201674121214224.233
20158491128603.389

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20179826525504.278
20165715811200.229
201510215625427.272

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201722.0140228711.051.91
201617.7010181135.091.53
20154.00003216.751.50

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201726.0410271223.121.27
201611.70009913.861.54
201536.3040211597.431.76
Buck Farmer vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Buck Farmer 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
2013 22 A CON 12 11 32.0 9.28 1.97 4.71 0.28 73.7% 3.09 2.20 .351
2014 23 A WES 18 18 103.2 10.12 2.09 4.83 0.52 78% 2.60 2.49 .327
2014 23 AA ERI 2 2 12.0 8.25 3.00 2.75 0.75 76.9% 3.00 3.45 .283
2014 23 AAA TOL 2 2 7.1 2.54 5.07 0.50 1.27 50% 9.82 6.16 .357
2014 23 MAJ DET 4 2 9.3 10.61 4.82 2.20 1.93 0.75 33.3% 93.1 MPH 11.57 5.88 .395
2015 24 AAA TOL 16 16 86.2 7.94 2.61 3.04 0.63 67.3% 4.15 3.32 .321
2015 24 MAJ DET 14 5 40.3 5.36 3.79 1.41 2.23 1.40 61.7% 92.5 MPH 7.36 6.72 .324
2016 25 AAA TOL 20 20 100.0 8.37 2.52 3.32 0.99 73.2% 3.96 3.70 .335
2016 25 MAJ DET 14 1 29.3 8.28 6.14 1.35 1.23 1.62 73.2% 92.9 MPH 4.60 5.28 .274
2017 26 AAA TOL 21 21 123.2 8.33 2.26 3.68 0.66 71% 3.93 3.10 .347
2017 26 MAJ DET 11 11 48.0 9.19 3.75 2.45 1.69 0.79 59.1% 91.7 MPH 6.75 5.10 .348
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3-Year Averages     10 2 26.3 6.84 4.78 1.43 1.71 61.5% 6.84 5.74 .315
Career     43 19 127.0 7.87 4.39 1.79 1.77 61% 6.80 5.52 .327

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Buck Farmer Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 40.3 -3 7 -3 0 4 0 0 0
2016 P 29.3 1 4 1 0 18 1 0 0
2017 P 48 -2 4 -2 0 22 -1 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 -1 0 -1 -2 0 -4
2016 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 P 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Buck Farmer    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.45 K/BB
WEAK
9.19 K/9
GREAT
3.75 BB/9
POOR
91.7 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
1.7 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.79 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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6.75 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.56 WHIP
TERRIBLE
5.10 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.348 BABIP
HIGH
59.1% Strand Rate
LOW

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Buck Farmer: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Farmer (4-5) took the loss in Sunday's game against the Twins. He allowed five runs on eight hits and three walks while striking out five over five innings.

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Farmer (shoulder) has been cleared to make his next scheduled start Sunday against the Twins, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.

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Farmer dealt with tightness in his trapezius muscle during Monday's start against the A's, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.

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Farmer (4-4) allowed five runs -- four earned -- on six hits while striking out three batters through just 2.2 innings to take the loss against Oakland on Monday.

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Farmer (4-3) gave up four runs on four hits and three walks while striking out seven over four innings in a losing effort against the Indians on Wednesday.

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Farmer (4-2) allowed two runs, one of which was earned, on five hits and two walks while striking out three across five innings to earn the victory Friday against the Blue Jays.

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Manager Brad Ausmus reported Sunday that Farmer will receive another start in the Tigers' rotation, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.

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Farmer (3-1) allowed three runs on five hits and one walk while striking out three across 5.2 innings to earn the victory Saturday against the White Sox.

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Farmer will be called up from Triple-A Toledo to start against the White Sox on Saturday, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Poor Farmer ó Google turns up more returns for male deer and deer farms than it does for the player himself. The Tigers saw Big Buck as a back-end starter when they drafted him in 2013, but their outlook has likely changed after 2015. Farmer throws with power, but he was eaten alive as an MLB starter last season. Converted to middle-relief, Farmer's heater became more dominant, but that led to the dreaded forearm tightness diagnosis in early September. His MRI came back clean, but that extra velocity could be an issue on that tender arm going forward. His 7.36 ERA, 1.74 WHIP and .323 OBA with the Tigers in 2015 all point to a conversion to the bullpen, but spring training will tell that tale.

2015

The Tigers selected Farmer in the fifth round of the 2013 first-year player draft. Farmer got off to a quick start with Low-A West Michigan last season, going 10-5 with a 2.60 ERA and 116:24 K:BB ratio in 103.2 innings. He was old (23) for the Low-A level at the time, but his success and a rash of injuries to the Tigersí rotation forced the teamís hand to call upon Farmer for a couple of spot starts. Unsurprisingly, the 6-foot-4, 225-pound righty struggled in his time with the Tigers, compiling an 11.57 ERA and 11:5 K:BB ratio in 9.1 innings. Despite the rocky debut, the Tigers still view Farmer as a potential backend starter in the future. His fastball usually sits in the low-90s, but he has shown the ability to touch 95 mph. He always has a changeup, curveball and slider in his repertoire, and all three pitches have the potential to be major-league quality with some work. In an ideal situation, Farmer would have spent more time in Double-A Erie and/or Triple-A Toledo last season. Most likely, the Tigers will make up for that lost development time and have Farmer work primarily at those two levels in 2015. Heíll once again be a spot-start option, but Farmerís first long-term look in the majors will likely be 2016 if he shows growth this year.

2013

Signed a contract with Detroit in June 2013.