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Jake BuchananTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2018 MLB Years: 2014-2017
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Drafted

PositionsP-247Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJake T. Buchanan
Height6-1Weight221BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 24,1989 [29.085]PlaceGastonia,North Carolina
High SchoolNorth Gaston (Gastonia,NC)
CollegeNorth Carolina State University (Raleigh,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 8th round (243rd overall) of the 2010 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$120,000Signing ScoutsJ.D. AllevaService Time0.137 (2016)
MLB DebutJune 21,2014 [24.270]
OrganizationsHOU [6] ARI [2] CHN [2] CIN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID144823Retrosheet IDbuchj001MLBAM ID594772
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (34.18%) -- Slider (19.57%) -- Curveball (16.84%) -- Changeup (14.30%) -- Fastball (13.69%) -- Cutter (1.01%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.41%)
Fastball Velocity [2017] - 89.28 - [2016] - 88.35 - [2015] - 88.60 - [2014] - 88.70
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts21Walks77Hittable31SO/BB58vsPower31Hitting15Durability51Team.509Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008NC StateACCNCAA-1Fr33Rel18323.2820416100360.0432322514396100.946.410.752.095.822.79.600-
2009NC StateACCNCAA-1So33S/R19266.5416106200074.0976454721724001.5911.740.852.548.723.43.250-
2010NC StateACCNCAA-1Jr33ST20863.86181712000105.01126445827964201.329.600.692.318.233.56.571-
2010Tri City ValleyCatsNYPLA-hou31ST20454.2814140000061.0693229311426001.3110.180.441.626.203.82.444-
2011Lancaster JethawksCalifA+hou31ST215103.91252501100158.2157926910351027001.218.910.571.995.792.91.333-
2011Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou49ST21001.2911000007.06110120001.007.71--1.292.572.00--
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST05103.80262601100165.2163937010361047001.208.860.541.965.652.89.333-
2012Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou55S/R22594.96271980040134.017185741133834001.5211.460.742.215.562.52.357-
2012Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou55S/R220110.1331200008.0171091551002.7519.131.135.635.631.00.000-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R05105.253020100040142.018895831238885001.5911.890.762.405.562.32.333-
2013Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou33S/R23722.0918135002182.067221949442000.937.350.440.994.834.89.778-
2013Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhouST23553.8912120000076.0853333613556001.2810.020.711.536.484.23.500-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R01272.96302550021158.015255521022998001.108.640.571.255.634.50.632-
2014Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou33ST24753.8716151110088.0954438716463001.269.680.711.634.692.88.583-
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou58Rel24134.5817215009035.0411918412202001.5010.441.023.065.091.67.2504.49
2015Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAhou33S/R25554.7630723009381.01014743522463001.5111.180.552.435.092.09.500-
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou58Rel25002.0050500109.05221452001.005.001.004.005.001.25-4.80
2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn44ST261284.34242220000141.015476686381055001.369.830.382.436.702.76.600-
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43S/R26101.5021100106.03111140000.674.501.501.506.004.001.0004.48
2017Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn43ST27224.75880000041.2492622519291001.6310.581.084.106.261.53.500-
2017Reno AcesPCLAAAari56ST27504.2611110000061.061292929383001.148.950.291.325.584.221.000-
2017Louisville BatsILAAAcin0Rel27016.7520200102.24221140001.8713.503.373.3713.504.00.000-
2017Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--ST0734.51211920010104.21145753829714001.359.710.682.476.052.45.700-
2017Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin41Rel27008.16505003014.02413131740002.1615.070.634.402.510.57-4.97
2018Reno AcesPCLAAAariST281195.17272610010156.21909290947861001.5110.910.522.704.941.83.550-
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter234.73293260014064.2733534724334001.5010.160.973.344.591.38.4001.50
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter68624.3021817444221741097.112265915267025968742001.3510.030.572.125.622.65.523-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter47364.571331023111113655.07563593344217041423001.4110.350.582.335.672.44.566-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12113.794633130061223.02441089415431296001.299.830.601.735.203.00.522-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5103.91252501100158.2157926910351027001.218.910.571.995.792.91.333-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter454.2814140000061.0693229311426001.3110.180.441.626.203.82.444-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13144.545431235003239.2252151121206220714301.319.460.752.337.773.34.481-
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter134.06222200010044.0462120516254001.409.341.023.255.081.56.250-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter008.16505003014.02413131740002.1615.070.634.402.510.57--
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101.5021100106.03111140000.674.501.501.506.004.001.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings7104.7399108900480220.0248119116248211214001.5010.160.973.344.591.38.4121.50
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14124.30443590031220.024511810514521378001.3510.030.572.125.622.65.538-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou55p221113000000000402000.000.000.000.0000015.000.000.000.0000.0026.670.000.000.000.00
2012Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou55p2221000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1314000000000502000.000.000.000.0000016.000.000.000.0000.0031.250.000.000.000.00
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou58p24171000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn44p261625520000006904001.080.258.080.3382035.125.000.240.19017.1425.711.500.000.000.00
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43p2621000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2017Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn43p2756000000001202000.000.143.000.143009.000.000.167.09911.1122.222.000.000.000.00
2017Totals for AAA-AAA         1421010000002902001.048.130.048.1781025.083.000.095.0988.0036.004.500.000.000.00
2017Reno AcesPCLAAAari56p27815010000001700001.067.125.067.1921016.125.000.067.0986.2543.757.000.000.000.00
2017Totals for PCL-PCL         1321010000002902001.048.130.048.1781025.083.000.095.0988.0036.004.500.000.000.00
2017Totals for AAA-AAA         1421010000002902001.048.130.048.1781025.083.000.095.0988.0036.004.500.000.000.00
2017Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin41p2742110001001100000.500.667.5001.1671031.000.000.500.52333.3333.331.000.000.000.00
2018Reno AcesPCLAAAari281420010000000709000.050.050.050.1001029.077.000.000.0440.0024.140.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter234110001001200000.250.400.250.650105.500.000.250.00020.0040.002.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter578054000000830017002.050.136.050.18640105.080.000.100.0007.6228.573.750.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter466754000000826015002.060.160.060.2204090.098.000.119.0008.8928.893.250.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1113000000000402000.000.000.000.0000015.000.000.000.0000.0026.670.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter42110001001100000.500.667.5001.1671031.000.000.500.00033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter171000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162287700070071400000.250.400.250.6507035.500.000.250.00020.0040.002.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16222714110000002385048006.050.136.050.186110298.080.000.100.0007.6228.573.750.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2010Tri City ValleyCats NYPLA-hou20P14--212411814.7781.00------14100.018.9
2011Lancaster Jethawks CalifA+hou21P25--2628125554.9822.16------25100.017.9
2011Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou21P1--13--441.0004.00------1100.00.7
2012Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou22P27--1518223533.9431.22------27100.019.3
2012Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou22P3---3--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
2013Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou23P18--811-219191.0001.06------18100.012.9
2013Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou23P12--563-1411.7860.92------12100.08.3
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou24P16--711111918.9471.13------16100.011.1
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24P17235261198.8890.470.231150.0-17100.010.5
2015Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou25P30--513-218181.0000.60------30100.021.0
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou25P5-9-1--111.0000.200.111-100.0-5100.03.1
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26P24--12172-3129.9351.21------24100.016.8
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P2162---221.0001.000.33-----2100.01.2
2017Reno Aces PCLAAAari27P11--414--18181.0001.64------11100.07.7
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn27P8---72197.7780.88------8100.05.8
2017Louisville Bats ILAAAcin27P2---------------2100.01.4
2017Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27P5-14-31-43.7500.600.21-----5100.03.1
2018Reno Aces PCLAAAari28P27--1529124544.9781.63------27100.019.3
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P29364410211614.8750.480.222166.7-290.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P133--4810096157148.9431.11------1330.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P46--2432245856.9661.22------460.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--2628125554.9822.16------250.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--212411814.7781.00------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2010Tri City ValleyCats NYPLA-hou2014----------
2011Lancaster Jethawks CalifA+hou2125----------
2011Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou211----------
2012Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou2227----------
2012Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou223----------
2013Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou2318----------
2013Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou2312----------
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou2416----------
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou2417----------
2015Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou2530----------
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou255----------
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2624----------
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn262----------
2017Reno Aces PCLAAAari2711----------
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn278----------
2017Louisville Bats ILAAAcin272----------
2017Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin275----------
2018Reno Aces PCLAAAari2827----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2009Cotuit KettleersCape Cod LeagueCollege19310.84761210043.0331141638200.916.910.211.267.956.332.30.750
2014Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB24008.1030300003.1433103001.2910.802.700.008.1008.10.000
2015Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB25105.4060600208.11275134001.8512.961.083.244.321.337.561.000
2016Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB26013.8670700317.01033007001.4312.860.000.009.0003.86.000
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27027.5643100008.11177226001.6011.882.162.166.483.007.56.000
2018Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB280010.5050500326.01277114102.1718.001.501.506.004.0010.50.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs310.84761210043.0331141638200.916.910.211.267.956.332.30.750
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs136.8225322008333.04927255624101.6713.361.361.646.554.007.36.250

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-11-02PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected Free Agency29.039  
2018-04-04PArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Reno (AAA)28.192Team Roster on 2018-04-04
2017-12-26SPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.093Team Roster on 2017-12-26
2017-09-20SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Diamondbacks27.361  
2017-07-13SPArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Reno (AAA)27.292Team Roster on 2017-07-13
2017-07-04SPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract27.283Team Roster on 2017-07-04
2017-06-29SPFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent27.278  
2017-06-27SPCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.276Team Roster on 2017-06-27
2017-06-18SPCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Louisville (AAA)27.267Team Roster on 2017-06-18
2017-05-25SPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Cubs by Reds27.243Team Roster on 2017-05-25
2017-05-18SPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.236Team Roster on 2017-05-18
2017-04-22SPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.210Team Roster on 2017-04-22
2017-04-16SPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.204Team Roster on 2017-04-16
2017-03-21SPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)27.178Team Roster on 2017-03-21
2016-09-01SPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors26.342Team Roster on 2016-09-01
2016-04-24PChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)26.212Team Roster on 2016-04-24
2016-04-01PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Astros26.189  
2016-04-01PChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract26.189Team Roster on 2016-04-01
2015-09-07PHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors25.348Team Roster on 2015-09-07
2015-09-02PHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment25.343Team Roster on 2015-09-02
2015-06-08PHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Fresno (AAA)25.257Team Roster on 2015-06-08
2015-05-15PHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Fresno (AAA)25.233Team Roster on 2015-05-15
2015-04-09PHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Fresno (AAA)25.197Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-03-30PHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YMinors--Sent to minors25.187Team Roster on 2015-03-30
2014-07-18PHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)24.297Team Roster on 2014-07-18
2014-06-28PHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)24.277Team Roster on 2014-06-28
2014-06-21PHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors24.270Team Roster on 2014-06-21
2013-07-11PHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)23.290Team Roster on 2013-07-11
2013-07-05PHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA)23.284Team Roster on 2013-07-05
2013-06-28PHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)23.277Team Roster on 2013-06-28
2013-06-09PHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL23.258Team Roster on 2013-06-09
2013-06-06PHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list23.255Team Roster on 2013-06-06
2012-08-06PHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA)22.316Team Roster on 2012-08-06
2012-07-25PHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)22.304Team Roster on 2012-07-25
2012-06-13PHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-Minors--22.262Team Roster on 2012-06-13
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-06-10ContractSigned by Astros 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2010Houston Astros-20120,000-------120,000Signing Bonus out of 2010 Draft (8th round - 243rd overall)
2014Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24500,000-79439-3,256,497500,000620,000
2015Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25507,5000.10578435-3,571,283507,5001,127,500
2016Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26507,5000.13777137-3,498,245507,5001,635,0002016-04-01 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll27535,000-81925-3,651,709535,0002,170,0002017-07-04 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red