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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Gordon Buchanan
Stat Years
1979-1992  [mlb] 1985-1989
Height/Weight
6-1 / 185
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (449) ... C (63)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Riverview (Sarasota,FL)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #2 (#41 overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
George Zuraw
MLB Debut
1985-07-13 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.071)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [9] KCA [3] NYN [1] TOR [1] HOU [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9370 ... retro id: buchb001 ... mlbam id: 111653
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1979Billings MustangsPioRkcin-181---753.3614143100091.0824234625801031.188.110.592.477.914.153.20.583
    1979Minor Totals: CINbyYearRk----181---753.3614143100091.0824234625801031.188.110.592.477.914.153.20.583
    1980Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-192---774.28271832092101.01025348640676011.419.090.533.565.974.721.68.500
    1980Minor Totals: CINbyYearA+----191---774.28271832092101.01025348640676011.419.090.533.565.974.721.68.500
    1981Cedar Rapids RedsMidwAcin-203---10113.21252593000171.0174816113641258011.399.160.683.376.584.261.95.476
    1981Minor Totals: CINbyYearA----201---10113.21252593000171.0174816113641258011.399.160.683.376.584.261.95.476
    1982Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-214---1083.86272642110165.1174907112687811011.469.470.653.704.254.901.15.556
    1982Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA----211---1083.87272642110165.3174907112687811011.479.490.653.714.254.911.15.556
    1983Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-225---016.50140001114218.019131329121001.569.501.004.506.006.501.33.000
    1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-225---166.61301001129149.0694236731221012.0412.671.295.694.047.710.71.143
    1983Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA/AAA----222---176.58441002243367.0885549940342011.9111.821.215.374.577.390.85.125
    1984Vermont RedsEastAAcin-236---122.18140001214620.21485014181001.356.100.006.107.843.481.29.333
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-236---123.073900031391158.2512120428351001.357.820.614.305.373.221.25.333
    1984Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA/AAA----232---242.845300043531779.3652925442532001.357.400.464.786.033.301.26.333
    1985Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcin-247---432.182900022291241.1452010313363001.409.800.652.837.844.352.77.571
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf108.4414000314016.02515154931002.1314.062.255.061.698.440.331.000
    1985Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----241---432.192900022291241.3452010313363001.419.850.662.857.884.382.77.571
    1985MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf108.4414000314016.02515154931002.1314.062.255.061.698.440.331.000
    1986Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcin-258---375.38366101230377.0955346737294001.7111.100.824.323.396.190.78.300
    1986Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----251---375.38366101230377.0955346737294001.7111.100.824.323.396.190.78.300
    1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-269---443.60294001125260.0602524416375011.279.000.602.405.553.752.31.500
    1987Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----261---443.60294001125260.0602524416375011.279.000.602.405.553.752.31.500
    1988Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-2710---512.37470002547676.0702120329443011.308.290.363.435.212.491.52.833
    1988Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----271---512.37470002547676.0702120329443011.308.290.363.435.212.491.52.833
    1989Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-2811---893.35272432130164.015070618491048001.218.230.442.695.713.842.12.471
    1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca452811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0016.2020001203.15661331002.4013.502.708.108.1016.201.00.000
    1989Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----281---893.35272432130164.015070618491048001.218.230.442.695.713.842.12.471
    1989MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0017.4220001203.35661331002.5814.522.908.718.7117.421.00.000
    1990Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-2912---533.52246101418564.0633225425214001.388.860.563.522.954.500.84.625
    1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-2912---005.54900039113.013882981011.699.001.386.235.545.540.89.000
    1990Minor Totals: TOR-HOUbyYearAAA----292---533.86336101727677.0764033634295011.438.880.703.973.394.680.85.625
    1991Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-3013---1173.263222202100157.114767571266799041.358.410.693.784.523.831.20.611
    1991Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----301---1173.273222202100157.314767571266799041.368.420.693.784.533.841.20.611
    1992Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-3114---044.961090001049.0633427321191011.7111.570.553.863.496.240.90.000
    1992Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----311---044.961090001049.0633427321191011.7111.570.553.863.496.240.90.000
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)109.9016000416019.330212151262002.2014.142.365.652.839.900.501.000
    National League Totals (1 yrs)108.4414000314016.02515154931002.1314.062.255.061.698.440.331.000
    American League Totals (1 yrs)0017.4220001203.35661331002.5814.522.908.718.7117.421.00.000
    Minor League Totals77803.704331552610156278511,376.3139168056696544814680151.419.100.633.565.324.451.50.490
    Minor: Rk Totals753.3614143100091.0824234625801031.188.110.592.477.914.153.20.583
    Minor: A Totals10113.21252593000171.0174816113641258011.399.160.683.376.584.261.95.476
    Minor: A+ Totals774.28271832092101.01025348640676011.419.090.533.565.974.721.68.500
    Minor: AA Totals11113.9355264224298204.020711189149110813011.469.130.624.014.764.901.19.500
    Minor: AAA Totals42463.72312727213224041809.38263933345732443440091.429.190.633.604.834.371.34.477
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)108.4414000314016.02515154931002.1314.062.255.061.698.440.331.000
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)0017.4220001203.35661331002.5814.522.908.718.7117.421.00.000
    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%
    1979Billings MustangsPioRkcin-18p---11739380002100810000.205.225.205.4304080.026.000.2580.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    1980Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-19p---22829330000007802000.103.278.103.3813830.241.000.14318.4221.051.140.00.000.0
    1981Cedar Rapids RedsMidwAcin-20p---326528112001005804000.212.281.250.53161132.135.038.2508.2013.111.600.00.0018.2
    1982Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-21p---427572830051001705100.140.138.193.33163113.070.053.1950.0026.980.000.00.0037.5
    1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-22p---5319200000001200000.000.100.000.1001000.111.000.00010.0020.002.000.00.000.0
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-23p---6394000000000000000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5124pL-S-E-P7141000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1986Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcin-25p---8364010000000000000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.2500.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-26p---9293000000000101000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    1988Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-27c---10245578200620261700010.145.420.182.60281102.545.037.21132.1020.990.650.00.0025.0
    1989Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-28c---1131661116100810151210200.242.381.258.63984171.258.016.28617.8614.290.800.00.006.2
    1989Appleton FoxesMidwAkca-28c---1116434910050051200100.209.286.233.51949101.140.024.28110.2024.492.400.00.0011.1
    1992Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-31p---12109111000000301000.111.111.222.3331021.111.111.1670.0030.000.000.00.00100.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)141000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)141000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals3143704165100027505988213410.176.290.203.4934487510.200.027.22713.1719.641.490.00.0015.4
    Minor: Rk Totals1739380002100810000.205.225.205.4304080.026.000.2580.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A- Totals5512118243001430412910210.198.400.223.623165273.388.025.25524.8517.580.710.00.0012.5
    Minor: A Totals42951220300600102004100.211.283.242.525110233.137.031.2639.0918.182.000.00.0015.0
    Minor: A+ Totals2829330000007802000.103.278.103.3813830.241.000.14318.4221.051.140.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals27572830051001705100.140.138.193.33163113.070.053.1950.0026.980.000.00.0037.5
    Minor: AAA Totals14529321000001602000.069.100.103.2033231.069.034.0873.1318.756.000.00.0050.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)141000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1979Billings MustangsPioRk18P1400.0717312724.8891.700.0020.382.45
    1980Tampa TarponsFSLA+19P2700.0518212523.9200.900.0020.696.44
    1981Cedar Rapids RedsMidwA20P2500.0346415349.9252.000.0018.896.24
    1982Waterbury RedsEastAA21P2700.0736234543.9561.600.0019.6100.07
    1983Waterbury RedsEastAA22P1400.00300331.0000.200.0010.1100.011
    1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA22P3000.02110113131.0000.400.0022.196.82
    1984Vermont RedsEastAA23P1400.0133074.5710.300.0010.0100.014
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAA23P3900.0280110101.0000.300.0025.2100.02
    1985Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA24P2900.0071087.8750.200.0020.4100.04
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24P14016.01300441.0000.300.258.7100.012
    1986Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA25P3600.04100114141.0000.400.0025.4100.03
    1987Tidewater TidesILAAA26P2900.04160120201.0000.700.0020.7100.05
    1988Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-27C1700.015316041691691.0009.900.0022.470.83
    1988Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA27P4700.0311131514.9330.300.0033.1100.01
    1989Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-28C3100.0213951227222.9787.200.0040.8100.02
    1989Appleton FoxesMidwA28C1500.0991261117111.9497.400.0011.193.84
    1989Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA28P2700.0440414844.9171.600.0018.5100.06
    1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLB28P203.1000000.0000.000.001.2100.016
    1990Syracuse ChiefsILAAA29P2400.0210111312.9230.500.0016.6100.05
    1990Tucson TorosPCLAAA29P900.00400441.0000.400.006.3100.015
    1991Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA30P3200.05370242421.0001.300.0022.2100.05
    1992Nashville SoundsAmerAAA31P1000.02110213131.0001.300.006.9100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)160191300441.0000.300.210.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)3120028165713200193.9650.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)5500842535550.9090.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)2700518212523.9200.900.000.00.00
    A Totals - (C)1500991261117111.9497.400.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)2500346415349.9252.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (C)48003662555396391.9878.100.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)1400717312724.8891.700.000.00.00
    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
    1979Minor14----------
    1980Minor27----------
    1981Minor25----------
    1982Minor27----------
    1983Minor44----------
    1984Minor53----------
    1985MLB14----------
    1985Minor29----------
    1986Minor36----------
    1987Minor29----------
    1988Minor4717---------
    1989MLB2----------
    1989Minor2746---------
    1990Minor33----------
    1991Minor32----------
    1992Minor10----------
    Totals44963---------