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Bob BuchananHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1992 MLB Years: 1985-1989
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PositionsP-449, C-63Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Gordon Buchanan
Height6-1Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 3,1961 [56.297]PlaceRidley Park,Pennsylvania
High SchoolRiverview (Sarasota,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2nd round (41st overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsGeorge Zuraw
MLB DebutJuly 13,1985 [24.071]
OrganizationsCIN [9] KCA [3] HOU [1] NYN [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID9370Retrosheet IDbuchb001MLBAM ID111653
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts30Walks57Hittable40SO/BB42vsPower40Hitting13Durability73Team.515Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1979Billings MustangsPioRkcin-ST18753.3614140310091.0824234625801001.188.110.592.477.913.20.583-
1980Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-S/R19774.28271893202101.01025348640676001.419.090.533.565.971.68.500-
1981Cedar Rapids RedsMidwAcin-ST2010113.21252509300171.0174816113641258001.399.160.683.376.581.95.476-
1982Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-ST211083.86272614210165.0174907112687811001.469.470.653.704.251.15.556-
1983Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-Rel22016.50140140011218.019131329121001.569.501.004.506.001.33.000-
1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-Rel22166.61301290011149.0694236731221002.0412.671.295.694.040.71.143-
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0176.58441430022367.0885549940342001.9111.821.215.374.570.85.125-
1984Vermont RedsEastAAcin-Rel23122.18140140012620.21485014181001.356.10--6.107.841.29.333-
1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-R/CL23123.073903900311158.2512120428351001.357.820.614.305.371.25.333-
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--R/CL0242.845305300431778.0652925442532001.357.370.454.766.011.26.333-
1985Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcin-R/CL24432.182902900221241.0452010313363001.409.800.652.837.842.77.571-
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51Rel24108.4414014003016.02515154931002.1314.062.255.061.690.331.0007.25
1986Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcin-Rel25375.38366301012377.0955346737294001.7111.100.824.323.390.78.300-
1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-Rel26443.60294250011260.0602524416375001.279.000.602.405.552.31.500-
1988Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-Rel27512.37470470025676.0702120329443001.308.290.363.435.211.52.833-
1989Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST28893.35272433210164.015070618491048001.218.230.442.695.712.12.471-
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca45Rel280016.2020200103.05661331002.4013.502.708.108.101.00-7.56
1990Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-S/R29533.52246181014564.0633225425214001.388.860.563.522.950.84.625-
1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-Rel29005.54909003113.013882981001.699.001.386.235.540.89--
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0533.86336271017677.0764033634295001.438.880.703.973.390.85.625-
1991Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-S/R301173.263222102020157.014767571266799001.358.410.693.784.521.20.611-
1992Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-ST31044.961091000049.0633427321191001.7111.570.553.863.490.90.000-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter109.7816016004019.030212151262002.1713.972.335.592.790.501.0004.60
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter77803.704331552782610156511374.013916805669654481468001.419.100.633.565.321.50.490-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter42463.71312722407213241808.08263933345732443440001.429.190.633.604.831.34.477-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11113.9355262942248203.120711189149110813001.469.130.624.014.761.19.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter774.28271893202101.01025348640676001.419.090.533.565.971.68.500-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10113.21252509300171.0174816113641258001.399.160.683.376.581.95.476-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter753.3614140310091.0824234625801001.188.110.592.477.913.20.583-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter108.4414014003016.02515154931002.1314.062.255.061.690.331.000-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0016.2020200103.05661331002.4013.502.708.108.101.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1109.78182018200460220.0341239239571376823002.1713.972.335.592.790.501.0004.60
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12133.7069254442258220.022210990158713011001.419.100.633.565.321.50.480-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Billings MustangsPioRkcin-p181739380002100810000.205.225.205.4308040.258.000.026.2000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1980Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-p192829330000007802000.103.278.103.3813038.143.000.241.21318.4221.051.140.000.000.00
1981Cedar Rapids RedsMidwAcin-p2026528112001005804000.212.281.250.53113261.250.038.135.2538.2013.111.600.000.0018.18
1982Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-p2127572830051001705100.140.138.193.33111363.195.053.070.1450.0026.980.000.000.0037.50
1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-p22319200000001200000.000.100.000.1000010.000.000.111.07110.0020.002.000.000.000.00
1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-p23394000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51p24141000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1986Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcin-p25364010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2260.000.000.000.000.000.00
1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p26293000000000101000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1988Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-c27245578200620261700010.145.420.182.60210281.211.037.545.31932.1020.990.650.000.0025.00
1989Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-c2831661116100810151210200.242.381.258.63917184.286.016.258.31317.8614.290.800.000.006.25
1989Appleton FoxesMidwAkca-c2816434910050051200100.209.286.233.51910149.281.024.140.24710.2024.492.400.000.0011.11
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         4710915252001310202410300.229.346.248.594272133.284.019.211.28815.0418.051.200.000.008.00
1992Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-p31109111000000301000.111.111.222.3332110.167.111.111.1460.0030.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter141000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter3143704165100027505988213410.176.290.203.4937510448.227.027.200.00013.1719.641.490.000.0015.38
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14529321000001602000.069.100.103.2033132.087.034.069.0003.1318.756.000.000.0050.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter27572830051001705100.140.138.193.33111363.195.053.070.0000.0026.980.000.000.0037.50
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2829330000007802000.103.278.103.3813038.143.000.241.00018.4221.051.140.000.000.00
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter42951220300600102004100.211.283.242.525233110.263.031.137.0009.0918.182.000.000.0015.00
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5512118243001430412910210.198.400.223.623273165.255.025.388.00024.8517.580.710.000.0012.50
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1739380002100810000.205.225.205.4308040.258.000.026.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter141000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16212000000000000000.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16219121345001430304517210.176.290.203.493395231.227.027.200.00013.1719.641.490.000.0015.38

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1979Billings Mustangs PioRkcin18P14--717312724.8891.71------1782.420.3
1980Tampa Tarpons FSLA+cin19P27--518212523.9200.85------2896.420.6
1981Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin20P25--346415349.9251.96------2696.218.8
1982Waterbury Reds EastAAcin21P27--736234543.9561.59------27100.019.6
1983Waterbury Reds EastAAcin22P14---3--331.0000.21------14100.010.1
1983Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin22P30--211-113131.0000.43------3196.822.1
1984Vermont Reds EastAAcin23P14--133-74.5710.29------14100.010.0
1984Wichita Aeros AmerAAAcin23P39--28-110101.0000.26------39100.025.2
1985Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcin24P29---71-87.8750.24------29100.020.4
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24P14-1613--441.0000.290.25-----14100.08.7
1986Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcin25P36--410-114141.0000.39------36100.025.4
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn26P29--416-120201.0000.69------29100.020.7
1988Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca27C17--15316-41691691.0009.94-----62470.822.4
1988Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27P47--311131514.9330.30------47100.033.1
1989Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca28C31--213951227222.9787.16-----431100.040.8
1989Appleton Foxes MidwAkca28C15--991261117111.9497.40-----11693.811.1
1989Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28P27--440414844.9171.63------27100.018.5
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28P2-3-------------2100.01.2
1990Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor29P24--210111312.9230.50------24100.016.6
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou29P9---4--441.0000.44------9100.06.3
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca30P32--537-242421.0001.31------32100.022.2
1992Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin31P10--211-213131.0001.30------10100.06.9
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P16-1913--441.0000.250.21-----160.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P312--28165713200193.9650.62------3120.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P55--842535550.9090.91------550.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--518212523.9200.85------270.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--346415349.9251.96------250.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C15--991261117111.9497.40-----1150.00.0
A- Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C48--3662555396391.9878.15-----10480.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--717312724.8891.71------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1979Billings Mustangs PioRkcin1814----------
1980Tampa Tarpons FSLA+cin1927----------
1981Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin2025----------
1982Waterbury Reds EastAAcin2127----------
1983Waterbury Reds EastAAcin2214----------
1983Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin2230----------
1984Vermont Reds EastAAcin2314----------
1984Wichita Aeros AmerAAAcin2339----------
1985Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcin2429----------
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2414----------
1986Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcin2536----------
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn2629----------
1988Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca27-17---------
1988Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2747----------
1989Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca28-31---------
1989Appleton Foxes MidwAkca28-15---------
1989Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2827----------
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca282----------
1990Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor2924----------
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou299----------
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca3032----------
1992Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin3110----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1989-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-11-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1987-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-11-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1986-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-11-11TradeTraded by Reds to Giants for Colin Ward. 
* 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
1985Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll2460,000-51627-370,78060,00060,000
1989Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll2862,500-69129-429,80262,500122,500
* 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