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Current Status
Free Agent since 2019-10-31 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Clay Daniel Buchholz
Stat Years
2004-2019  [mlb] 2007-2019
Height/Weight
6-3 / 190
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
P (327)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1984-08-14 in Lumberton, Texas   [36.069]
High School
Lumberton (Lumberton,TX)
Colleges
McNeese State University (Lake Charles, Louisiana), Angelina College (Lufkin, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Boston Red Sox in Round #1 (#42 overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Jim Robinson
MLB Debut
2007-08-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.003)
Service Time
11.021 (2019)
Organizations
BOS [12] PHI [1] ARI [1] KCA [1] TOR [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 47131 ... retro id: buchc001 ... mlbam id: 453329
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2005Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos11201---012.6115150000041.134151229450111.047.400.441.969.803.275.00.000
    2005Minor Totals: BOSbyYearA-----201---012.6315150000041.334151229450111.057.450.441.979.853.285.00.000
    2006Greenville DriveSALAbos11212---942.62212100000103.078343010291178101.046.820.872.5310.222.974.03.692
    2006Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+bos21212---201.13330000016.0104204231000.885.630.002.2512.942.255.751.000
    2006Minor Totals: BOSbyYearA+/A----212---1142.42242400000119.088383210331409101.026.660.762.5010.592.874.24.733
    2007Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos11223---721.7716151001086.25518174221161100.895.710.422.2812.051.875.27.778
    2007Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos23223---133.96880000038.2322117513551301.167.451.163.0312.804.894.23.250
    2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos61223Log - Sp - Ext - Perf311.59431101022.21464010220011.065.560.003.978.742.382.20.750
    2007Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA/AA----222---852.45242310010125.38739349351712400.986.260.652.5212.302.814.89.615
    2007MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf311.62431101022.71464010220011.085.680.004.058.922.432.20.750
    2008Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos-234---101.80220000015.074301180000.534.200.000.6010.802.4018.001.000
    2008Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos19234---422.47990000043.2361312317433001.217.420.623.508.862.682.53.667
    2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos61234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf296.7516151001076.09363571141722121.7611.011.304.868.537.461.76.182
    2008Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA/AAA----232---522.3211110000058.7431715318613001.056.650.462.789.432.633.39.714
    2008MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf296.7516151001076.09363571141722121.7611.011.304.868.537.461.76.182
    2009Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos28245---722.3617161101099.0673026730894100.986.090.642.738.092.732.97.778
    2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos61245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf744.2116160000092.09144431336681021.388.901.273.526.654.301.89.636
    2009Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----241---722.3617161101099.0673026730894100.986.090.642.738.092.732.97.778
    2009MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf744.2116160000092.09144431336681001.388.901.273.526.654.301.89.636
    2010Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-256---004.9111000003.24221120111.369.822.452.454.914.912.00.000
    2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos11256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1772.33282811000173.214255459671207151.207.360.473.476.222.851.79.708
    2010Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----251---005.6311000003.74221120111.5611.252.812.815.635.632.00.000
    2010MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1772.34282811000173.714255459671207101.217.380.473.486.242.861.79.708
    2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos11267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf633.4814140000082.27634321031603021.298.271.093.376.533.701.94.667
    2011MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf633.5014140000082.77634321031603021.308.321.093.396.573.721.94.667
    2012Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-278---000.0011000002.11000230001.293.860.007.7111.570.001.50.000
    2012Boston Red SoxALMLBbos11278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1184.56292921000189.118710496256412922121.338.891.193.046.134.942.02.579
    2012Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----271---000.0011000002.31000230001.434.290.008.5712.860.001.50.000
    2012MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1184.57292921000189.318710496256412922121.338.901.193.056.144.952.02.579
    2013Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos-289---0013.5011000000.21310310006.0013.500.0040.5013.5040.500.33.000
    2013Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos11289---002.7011000003.17110020002.1018.900.000.005.402.700.00.000
    2013Boston Red SoxALMLBbos11289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1211.74161611000108.1752321436961011.026.230.332.997.981.912.67.923
    2013Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA/A-----282---004.5022000004.08420330002.7518.000.006.756.759.001.00.000
    2013MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1211.75161611000108.3752321436961011.036.240.333.007.991.912.67.923
    2014Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos112910---012.53220000010.263322100010.755.061.691.698.442.535.00.000
    2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos112910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8115.34282822000170.1182108101175413280101.399.620.902.856.975.712.44.421
    2014Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----291---012.65220000010.763322100010.785.291.761.768.822.655.00.000
    2014MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8115.34282822000170.3182108101175413280101.399.630.902.866.985.712.44.421
    2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos113011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf773.26181810000113.111448416231073051.219.050.481.838.503.814.65.500
    2015MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf773.26181810000113.311448416231073051.219.070.481.838.513.824.65.500
    2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos113112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8104.783721007160139.113080742155931051.338.401.363.556.015.171.69.444
    2016MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8104.793721007160139.313080742155931051.338.411.363.566.025.181.69.444
    2017Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi213213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0112.2722000007.11610101350002.5919.641.233.686.1412.271.67.000
    2017MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0112.6822000007.31610101350002.6820.281.273.806.3412.681.67.000
    2018Visalia RawhideCalifA+ari---3314---103.0011000006.04221160000.836.001.501.509.003.006.001.000
    2018Northwest Arkansas NaturalsTexAAkca---3314---000.0011000004.21000250000.641.930.003.869.640.002.50.000
    2018Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca---3314---101.59220000011.19222542001.247.151.593.973.181.590.801.000
    2018Reno AcesPCLAAAari---3314---015.40220000011.2127705101001.469.260.003.867.715.402.00.000
    2018Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari323314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf722.0116161000098.1802522922811031.047.320.822.017.412.293.68.778
    2018Minor Totals: KCA-ARIbyYearAA/A+/AAA----334---212.98660000033.7261111313253001.177.050.813.526.782.981.92.667
    2018MLB Totals: ARIbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf722.0216161000098.3802522922811031.047.340.832.027.432.293.68.778
    2019Gulf Coast Blue Jays GCLRktor---3415---003.6022000005.05221040001.009.001.800.007.203.600.00.000
    2019Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor---3415---002.2511000004.04110070001.009.000.000.0015.752.250.00.000
    2019Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor---3415---015.4011000005.04534050000.807.207.200.009.009.000.00.000
    2019Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor363415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf256.5612120000059.07244431316391011.4910.981.982.445.956.712.44.286
    2019Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA/A+/Rk----343---013.86440000014.0138650160000.938.363.210.0010.295.142.00.000
    2019MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf256.5612120000059.07244431316391011.4910.981.982.445.956.712.44.286
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)90693.9823621810671801,332.312726445891394581024304491.308.590.943.096.924.352.24.566
    American League Totals (11 yrs)83664.092182009671801,226.71176609557129433938294461.318.630.953.186.884.472.17.557
    National League Totals (2 yrs)732.74181810000105.79635321025861031.158.210.862.147.362.993.44.700
    Minor League Totals33172.5210710521020511.73771671434214656521831.026.640.742.579.952.943.87.660
    Minor: Rk Totals003.6022000005.05221040001.009.001.800.007.203.602.00.000
    Minor: A- Totals012.7916160000042.0351813212460111.127.500.432.579.863.863.83.000
    Minor: A Totals942.62212100000103.078343010291178101.046.820.872.5310.222.974.03.692
    Minor: A+ Totals301.73550000026.0187515361000.886.230.351.7312.462.427.201.000
    Minor: AA Totals821.70191810010106.36322204251391100.835.340.342.1211.791.875.56.800
    Minor: AAA Totals13102.87444311010229.31788473247522311521.106.990.942.958.763.302.97.565
    Boston Red Sox Totals (10 yrs)81613.962061889671801,167.71104565514116417899284451.308.510.893.226.934.362.16.570
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (1 yrs)722.0216161000098.3802522922811031.047.340.832.027.432.293.68.778
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)256.5612120000059.07244431316391011.4910.981.982.445.956.712.44.286
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)0112.6822000007.31610101350002.6820.281.273.806.3412.681.67.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2004McNeese StateSthlandNCAA-1rpi 154-19p---Fr518431003011211000.167.250.222.4722141.056.055.1884.769.522.000.00.0033.3
    2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1125pL-S-E-P1110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2012Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1127pL-S-E-P2292000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1129pL-S-E-P3282010000000000000.500.500.5001.000210.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1130pL-S-E-P4186000000000200000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1131pL-S-E-P542000000001200000.000.333.000.333300.500.000.00033.3366.672.000.00.000.0
    2017Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2132pL-S-E-P622000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2018Reno AcesPCLAAAari---33p---724000000000200000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2018Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3233pL-S-E-P716310210010011705000.065.094.097.1913731.065.032.1432.7045.9517.000.00.0050.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)98460410010022406000.087.125.109.2345451.065.022.1823.7044.4412.000.00.0025.0
    American League Totals (5 yrs)8013020000001501000.154.214.154.3681520.077.000.2506.6733.335.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)18330210010011905000.061.088.091.1793931.061.030.1432.5648.7219.000.00.0050.0
    Minor League Totals24000000000200000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals518431003011211000.167.250.222.4722141.056.055.1884.769.522.000.00.0033.3
    Minor: AAA Totals24000000000200000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Boston Red Sox Totals (5 yrs)8013020000001501000.154.214.154.3681520.077.000.2506.6733.335.000.00.000.0
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (1 yrs)16310210010011705000.065.094.097.1913731.065.032.1432.7045.9517.000.00.0050.0
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)22000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2005Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-20P1500.01300441.0000.300.0020.0100.06
    2006Greenville DriveSALA21P2100.01012202422.9171.000.0015.0100.09
    2006Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+21P300.00500551.0001.700.002.2100.019
    2007Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA22P800.0702097.7780.900.005.6100.016
    2007Boston Red SoxALMLB22P4323.2131054.8001.000.172.5100.019
    2008Portland Sea DogsEastAA23P200.01300441.0002.000.001.4100.021
    2008Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA23P900.02400661.0000.700.006.3100.015
    2008Boston Red SoxALMLB23P161576.03600991.0000.600.129.9100.013
    2009Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA24P1700.0513101918.9471.100.0011.9100.014
    2009Boston Red SoxALMLB24P161692.088101716.9411.000.179.9100.012
    2010Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA25P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.027
    2010BostonALMLB25P2828173.22124214745.9571.600.2617.3100.010
    2011BostonALMLB26p141482.21514103029.9672.100.358.6100.014
    2012Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA27P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.035
    2012BostonALMLB27P2929189.12914324643.9351.500.2317.9100.010
    2013Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-28P100.0000000.0000.000.001.4100.024
    2013Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA28P100.01000111.0001.000.000.7100.032
    2013BostonALMLB28P1616108.11713213230.9381.900.289.9100.016
    2014Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA29P200.02200441.0002.000.001.4100.024
    2014BostonALMLB29P2828170.12016113736.9731.300.2117.3100.08
    2015BostonALMLB30P1818113.196201715.8820.800.1311.1100.014
    2016BostonALMLB31P3721139.196101615.9380.400.1122.8100.07
    2017PhiladelphiaNLMLB32P227.1000000.0000.000.001.2100.027
    2018Visalia RawhideCalifA+33P100.02000221.0002.000.000.7100.033
    2018NW Arkansas NaturalsTexAA33P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.033
    2018Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAA33P200.00400441.0002.000.001.4100.028
    2018Reno AcesPCLAAA33P200.01200331.0001.500.001.4100.023
    2018ArizonaNLMLB33P161698.129211311.8460.700.119.9100.016
    2019Gulf Coast Blue Jays GCLRk34P200.00200221.0001.000.004.0100.029
    2019Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+34P100.01100221.0002.000.000.7100.026
    2019Buffalo BisonsILAAA34P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.040
    2019TorontoALMLB34P121259.07160223231.0001.900.397.4100.020
    MLB Totals - (P)2362181,33014113516811.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)440018263011.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)300140012.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)500360012.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)210010122011.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (P)1600130010.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)200020011.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2005Minor15----------
    2006Minor24----------
    2007MLB4----------
    2007Minor8----------
    2008MLB16----------
    2008Minor11----------
    2009MLB16----------
    2009Minor17----------
    2010MLB28----------
    2010Minor1----------
    2011MLB14----------
    2012MLB29----------
    2012Minor1----------
    2013MLB16----------
    2013Minor2----------
    2014MLB28----------
    2014Minor2----------
    2015MLB18----------
    2016MLB37----------
    2017MLB2----------
    2018MLB16----------
    2018Minor6----------
    2019MLB12----------
    2019Minor4----------
    Totals327----------