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Brian Buscher
Birthdate: 4/18/1981 (33 y, 3 m, 4 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/222     Position: 3B
Drafted: 2006 Rule 5 (3A phase) - Round: 2, Pick: 5, Overall: 22, Team: Minnesota Twins
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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Giants (AA)1305247434957.4 %14.3 %.107.292.259.321.366.31295    
2007Twins (AA)6328473737210.9 %10.6 %.170.325.308.391.478.387135    
2007Twins (AAA)401477212218.8 %7.5 %.212.296.311.374.523.396145    
2007Twins33942810110.6 %17.0 %.085.277.244.323.329.29777-2.5-5.2-4.0-0.6
2008Twins (AAA)532148273019.3 %9.8 %.195.323.319.402.514.404151    
2008Twins702454294707.8 %17.1 %.096.335.294.340.390.32295-0.1-1.6-3.00.4
2009Twins (AAA)2389162012.4 %22.5 %.038.228.179.281.218.24544    
2009Twins6116421412014.6 %21.3 %.081.300.235.360.316.316890.3-1.9-0.50.3
2010Indians (AAA)481874192609.1 %5.3 %.154.255.265.330.420.32799    
Total- - -16450385169110.5 %18.5 %.089.314.266.343.356.31590-2.4-8.8-7.50.1


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Giants (AA)1304675241218823374349393756571254.259
2007Twins (AA)6324728476491917373731430420322.308
2007Twins (AAA)401321474127707212213111110210.311
2007Twins338294201710281010016011210.244
2008Twins (AAA)5318521459391208273020121720612.319
2008Twins702182456451904294719042070602.294
2009Twins (AAA)23788914130016211020000201.179
2009Twins611361643226312141224035310300.235
2010Indians (AAA)481621874328924192617110152700.265
Total- - -1644365031169413185169530933911112.266

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Giants (AA)7.4 %14.3 %0.52.259.321.366.687.1073.3.292 -0.656-3.2.31295
2007Twins (AA)10.9 %10.6 %1.03.308.391.478.869.1703.1.325 -0.54712.3.387135
2007Twins (AAA)8.8 %7.5 %1.18.311.374.523.897.2123.0.296 0.2257.7.396145
2007Twins10.6 %17.0 %0.63.244.323.329.652.0852.9.277-2.60.19-2.7.29777
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303    .331 
2008Twins (AAA)9.3 %9.8 %0.95.319.402.514.915.1951.9.323 -0.83913.0.404151
2008Twins7.8 %17.1 %0.45.294.340.390.730.0962.0.3350.9-1.028-1.3.32295
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300    .328 
2009Twins (AAA)12.4 %22.5 %0.55.179.281.218.499.0381.4.228 -0.55-5.7.24544
2009Twins14.6 %21.3 %0.69.235.360.316.676.0812.2.3000.4-0.118-1.7.31689
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Indians (AAA)9.1 %5.3 %1.70.265.330.420.749.1542.9.255 -0.222-0.2.32799
Total- - -10.5 %18.5 %0.57.266.343.356.699.0892.1.314-1.4-1.155-5.7.31590

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2007Twins1.0716.4 %43.3 %40.3 %0.0 %7.4 %3.4 %0.0 %
2008Twins0.8627.9 %33.3 %38.8 %9.9 %5.6 %3.3 %0.0 %
2009Twins0.8326.5 %33.3 %40.2 %12.2 %4.9 %8.8 %0.0 %
Total- - -0.8925.3 %35.2 %39.5 %8.6 %5.8 %4.8 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2007Twins2927110110141216357
2008Twins6171517200370593963
2009Twins3441275300292406698
Total- - -124139891261080312152018

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2007Twins-0.31-1.641.34-1.93-0.180.991.427-0.27-0.04
2008Twins0.67-3.774.447.180.740.971.6460.230.46
2009Twins-0.29-2.932.64-2.87-0.271.041.6422-0.280.00
Total- - -0.07-8.358.422.380.291.001.6035-0.310.38

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2007Twins60.2% (91.7)10.5% (81.0)2.0% (87.6)8.2% (73.8)13.9% (83.0)2.0% (81.7)3.1% (65.0)1.4%
2008Twins62.8% (90.4)11.1% (82.1)3.5% (86.8)9.9% (76.6)10.0% (82.5)0.7% (84.4)2.0% (73.1)1.0%
2009Twins59.9% (92.1)7.9% (83.3)5.5% (88.3)11.5% (76.4)13.3% (83.8)1.9% (83.5) 0.7%
Total- - -61.3% (91.2)9.9% (82.2)3.9% (87.6)10.2% (76.2)11.8% (83.1)1.4% (83.3)1.5% (70.1)1.0%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Twins57.2 % 1.0 %1.0 % 0.3 %15.1 %5.8 %  15.4 % 3.9 %0.3 %
2008Twins62.0 % 1.7 %  0.4 %10.1 %11.6 %  12.6 % 1.5 % 
2009Twins54.9 %4.8 %3.0 %0.3 % 1.7 %8.8 %10.9 %  15.5 %   
Total- - -58.7 %1.7 %2.1 %0.3 % 0.9 %10.5 %10.4 %  14.1 % 1.3 %0.1 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Twins91.7 77.876.0 93.581.576.1  81.4 64.8
2008Twins90.5 87.1  87.183.176.9  82.2 71.4
2009Twins92.390.088.783.9 90.183.376.1  83.5  
Total- - -91.390.087.279.1 89.682.876.5  82.6 68.3

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2007Twins1.8-2.4-0.8-0.9-1.11.4-0.10.86-6.57-10.88-3.06-2.3019.85-0.63
2008Twins-1.0-2.3-2.73.30.90.6-0.2-0.16-2.14-8.173.510.978.83-1.23
2009Twins0.80.50.90.8-4.1-0.7 0.180.912.421.00-4.46-5.51 
Total- - -1.6-4.2-2.53.2-4.31.3-0.30.13-2.12-3.251.58-1.824.78-1.01

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Twins1.7 -1.10.3 0.1-0.8-0.6  -1.1 0.0
2008Twins-2.4 -2.0  -0.3-4.24.7  2.3 0.2
2009Twins0.40.11.20.5 -0.8-0.31.1  -4.3  
Total- - --0.30.1-1.90.8 -1.1-5.25.2  -3.1 0.2

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Twins0.95 -35.739.59 5.28-1.62-3.27  -2.37 -0.32
2008Twins-0.40 -12.45  -7.46-4.324.24  1.94 1.53
2009Twins0.110.205.7326.92 -6.87-0.441.53  -4.03  
Total- - --0.030.20-4.6516.52 -6.30-2.542.58  -1.13 0.68

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2007Twins23.9 %59.4 %41.0 %63.6 %90.1 %82.1 %48.0 %64.9 %7.3 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Twins22.6 %67.5 %45.4 %52.3 %90.2 %80.9 %50.7 %56.7 %8.6 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Twins19.7 %66.4 %41.3 %56.2 %80.6 %74.3 %46.2 %52.4 %10.2 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
Total- - -21.8 %65.7 %43.2 %55.8 %87.0 %78.9 %48.7 %56.9 %8.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Twins20.5 %58.1 %39.9 %61.3 %88.2 %81.5 %51.5 %20.1
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Twins22.6 %64.0 %44.9 %52.5 %90.2 %81.5 %53.9 %19.9
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Twins18.6 %61.1 %40.9 %54.1 %80.1 %74.5 %52.5 %20.5
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
Total- - -20.8 %62.1 %42.7 %54.5 %86.4 %79.1 %53.0 %20.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2008Twins1B6114.013000010011    1.0000
2009Twins1B13672.16960001310132    1.0002
Total- - -1B19786.18260001410143    1.0002
2008Twins2B101.0000000000     .000 
Total- - -2B101.0000000000     .000 
2007Twins3B2724201.117314316600     .923-5
2008Twins3B6460519.13711310559900     .938-3
2009Twins3B2522195.219311014301     .980-1
Total- - -3B116106916.1731751587191801     .943-9

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2008Twins1B14.0 0 00032.6670  0.0   -0.20.1-0.1-9.4
2009Twins1B72.1 0 01187.8754  1.80 0.11.10.21.428.9
Total- - -1B86.1 0 011119.8184  1.80 0.10.90.31.220.6
2008Twins2B1.0 0 00000 0          
Total- - -2B1.0 0 00000 0          
2007Twins3B201.1 0 0-3-44121.51210  -4.5  0.0-2.8-1.5-4.3-32.3
2008Twins3B519.1 0 1-2-113895.68816  -1.6  -0.90.1-2.8-3.6-8.6
2009Twins3B195.2 0 0-2-23224.7506  -1.8-3 -0.3-2.01.2-1.0-8.2
Total- - -3B916.1 0 1-7-7211140.66432  -7.9-3 -1.2-4.7-3.1-9.0-13.3

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2009Twins268.0262424281924432727-3
Total- - -268.0262424281924432727-3

SeasonTeamPosInnFSRDRSTZLUZRSTDEVERRADR
2008Twins1B14.0 00.0-0.10+/- 00
2009Twins1B72.1011.81.41+/- 01
2008Twins2B1.0 0     
2007Twins3B201.1 -4-4.5-4.00+/- 0-4
2008Twins3B519.1 -2-1.6-3.31+/- 1-2
2009Twins3B195.2-3-2-1.8-1.11+/- 0-2

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2007Twins-2.7-2.5-4.30.3-5.2-4.00.32.9-5.9-0.6($2.4) 
2008Twins-1.5-0.1-3.70.7-1.6-3.00.87.53.60.4$1.6 
2009Twins-2.20.30.3-0.8-1.9-0.50.65.03.10.3$1.4 
Total- - --6.4-2.4-7.70.2-8.8-7.51.815.40.80.1$0.6 

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  • 2006 Rule 5 (3A phase) - Round: 2, Pick: 5, Overall: 22
    • Team: Minnesota Twins
    • School: N/A
  • 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 26, Overall: 93
    • Team: San Francisco Giants
    • School: U South Carolina (SC)
  • 2000 June Amateur Draft - Round: 50, Pick: 19, Overall: 1451
    • Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
    • School: Central Florida Community College
  • 1999 June Amateur Draft - Round: 50, Pick: 18, Overall: 1471
    • Team: Boston Red Sox
    • School: Terry Parker HS (Jacksonville, FL)