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Brian BuscherTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 2002-2010 MLB Years: 2007-2009
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

Positions3B-559, 1B-37, DH-6, 2B-2, P-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrian Phillip Buscher
Height6-0Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateApril 18,1981 [37.210]PlaceJacksonville,Florida
High SchoolTerry Parker (Jacksonville,FL)
CollegeUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia,SC), College of Central Florida (Ocala,FL)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (93rd overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks [Team Picks] in the 50th round (1451st overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 50th round (1471st overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$215,000Signing ScoutsLee ElderService Time1.013 (2008)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2004-SFN-#10
MLB DebutJuly 27,2007 [26.100]
OrganizationsSFN [4] MIN [3] CLE [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID26476Retrosheet IDbuscb001MLBAM ID430927
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed35Power47Contact69XBH42RBIs66Runs32Hitting64Durability57Team.527Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002South CarolinaSECNCAA-1Jr183b21752945695206146411253256302.323.382.575.95716940333.323.252.337.4077.519.611.284.2021.0042.11
2003South CarolinaSECNCAA-1Sr183b226727055106192156655243266006.393.453.6441.09717436306.408.251.341.4697.8410.461.334.9018.0033.96
2003Hagerstown SunsSALAsfn113b225420019557102600102540304.275.318.320.638648217.309.045.095.2874.6111.522.500.000.0014.55
2004San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn553b23883435010014745654336160508.292.359.408.76714025387.339.116.216.3388.5315.761.851.0385.7525.00
2005San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn553b2455206375812152902274720207.282.367.422.7898718237.340.140.262.34911.3919.831.742.1141.2031.03
2005Norwich NavigatorsEastAAsfn173b2464215194981123532036606010.228.304.288.5926210247.261.060.163.2708.1014.571.800.40215.0020.41
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11942156107202652554783808017.254.335.354.68914928484.297.100.211.3099.7117.151.771.2470.1726.17
2006Connecticut DefendersEastAAsfn183b2513046743121233749543975675312.259.321.366.68717133524.292.107.193.3027.4414.311.921.3466.7127.27
2007New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-3b2663247377619173722313040243.308.391.478.86911827284.325.170.296.37710.9210.560.972.4635.2935.53
2007Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin-3b264013221417072210131110112.311.374.523.8976914147.296.212.318.3858.847.480.854.7618.8634.15
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10337958117261145932444150355.309.385.493.87818741431.315.184.303.38010.219.510.933.2527.0735.04
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin323b2633828201021010101601102.244.323.329.65227394.277.085.220.29710.6417.021.602.1341.0015.00
2008Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin323b2753185275912083012202170216.319.402.514.9169520214.323.195.297.3989.359.811.053.7423.1333.90
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin323b277021829649044702194200706.294.340.390.7308513244.335.096.174.3227.7917.212.211.6454.5020.31
2009Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin-1b282378614001201112000002.179.281.218.49917189.228.039.167.24112.3622.471.821.1278.007.14
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin323b-1b286113614323121200243530103.235.360.316.676436164.300.081.257.31614.6321.341.461.2268.0018.75
2010Columbus ClippersILAAAcle293b294716219439242600171012517.265.330.420.7506815187.255.155.259.3269.095.350.592.1440.5034.88
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16443651116131869125393319011.266.343.356.69915522502.314.090.209.00010.5618.531.751.5954.5018.97
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter617223527861611116443001918221336379311061.276.346.399.7458911712533.303.123.222.0008.7213.261.521.7450.8027.76
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter163557731572822080236162928317.282.357.447.80424950637.284.165.273.0009.589.731.023.1427.8531.85
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter25792999246505151091299014116713725.265.336.378.714351701055.294.113.213.0008.5313.361.571.4261.9328.46
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter143549871582689855660108807015.288.362.413.77522743624.339.125.233.0009.6217.311.801.4461.0027.22
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5420019557102600102540304.275.318.320.638648217.309.045.095.0004.6111.522.500.000.0014.55
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter142564111201398291306649641112308.356.416.6081.02434376639.363.252.339.0007.6710.021.314.5419.4537.81
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16443651116131869125393319011.266.343.356.69915522502.314.090.209.00010.5618.531.751.5954.5018.97
Average MLB - Per 162 games16243150115131868125292319011.266.343.356.69915322496.314.090.209.00010.5618.531.751.5954.5018.97
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625877316229412795558881028316.276.346.399.74523445665.303.123.222.0008.7213.261.521.7450.8027.76

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2010Columbus ClippersILAAAcle-Rel29000.0010100101.0000000000----------0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.0000000000----------0.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.0000000000----------0.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings000.002200220002200220.0000000000----------0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2003Hagerstown Suns SALAsfn223B53--3010459139134.9642.53------5498.139.3
2004San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn233B17--1139455450.9262.94------8819.312.1
2005San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn243B54--2379149116102.8791.89------5598.238.6
2005Norwich Navigators EastAAsfn243B42--1874689892.9392.19------6465.629.6
2006Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn253B127--852541520354339.9582.67------13097.790.1
2007New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin263B42--28791111118107.9072.55------6366.729.8
2007New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin261B1--11-121211.91711.00------631.60.7
2007Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin263B25--1446376360.9522.40------4062.517.4
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin263B27242011731465248.9231.780.24-----3381.816.7
2008Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin273B37--237341010096.9602.59------5369.825.7
2008Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin271B8--574-561611.0007.63------5315.15.6
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin273B646051937113109160150.9382.340.29-----7091.439.3
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin271B611413--113131.0002.170.93-----708.63.7
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin272B1-1-------------701.40.6
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27DH1---------------701.40.6
2009Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin281B9--623-365651.0007.22------2339.16.3
2009Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin283B4--39--12121.0003.00------2317.42.8
2009Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin282B1--1---111.0001.00------234.30.7
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin283B25221951931145150.9802.000.26-----6141.015.3
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin281B13672696-1375751.0005.771.04-----6121.38.0
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28DH5---------------618.23.1
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle293B42--29705410499.9522.36------4789.429.2
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle29P1---------------472.10.7
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B116106915731751519263248.9432.140.27-----1160.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B19786826-1488881.0004.631.02-----190.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH6---------------60.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1-1-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B108--691981221279267.9572.47------1080.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B17--1197-81261261.0007.41------170.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B211--1314073239570538.9442.55------2110.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--11-121211.91711.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B71--341181814170152.8942.14------710.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B53--3010459139134.9642.53------530.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2003Hagerstown Suns SALAsfn22-----53-----
2004San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn23-----17-----
2005San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn24-----54-----
2005Norwich Navigators EastAAsfn24-----42-----
2006Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn25-----127-----
2007New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin26--1--42-----
2007Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin26-----25-----
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26-----27-----
2008Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin27--8--37-----
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27--61-64----1
2009Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin28--91-4-----
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28--13--25----5
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle291----42-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB251422252001000300000.227.227.318.5457222.263.091.0910.0013.640.000.000.0040.00
2008Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB271435350012004910001.143.250.229.4798140.160.086.20010.0022.502.252.5035.0020.00
2009Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB282456152230211009700100.393.470.5541.02431566.417.161.32113.6410.610.783.0328.0022.73
2010Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB291123340016001500200.174.192.304.4967126.158.130.1743.8519.235.003.8523.0025.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs6313623365042000142410301.265.331.390.721539154.288.125.2289.0915.581.712.6034.0025.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2013University of South Carolina GamecocksSECNCAACollege-32Assistant Coach291712.5867.52Chad HolbrookCWS Super Regionals,#14 in Nation
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2003Southeastern Conference All-Conference Team (3B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-12-13ContractSigned by Indians 
2003-06-29Contractsigned 
* 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
2003San Francisco Giants-22215,000-------215,000Signing Bonus out of 2003 Draft (3rd round - 93rd overall)
2007Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26380,000-73738-2,459,737380,000595,000
2008Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll27390,0001.01375333-2,696,252390,000985,000
2009Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll28412,500-62929222,746,792400,0001,397,500
* 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