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Billy Buckner
Birthdate: 8/27/1983 (31 y, 2 m, 4 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/205     Position: P
Drafted: 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 14, Overall: 55, Team: Kansas City Royals
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RotoWire News: Buckner has signed a minor league deal with the Brewers. (8/16/2014)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006Royals (A+)710161690.08.504.700.60.33773.6 %  3.904.42  
2006Royals (AA)530131375.27.494.640.83.30973.1 %  4.644.53  
2007Royals (AA)1304319.16.052.791.86.25878.4 %  4.665.48  
2007Royals (AAA)9702715104.27.142.240.95.30972.8 %  3.784.17  
2007Royals1207534.04.504.241.32.30571.7 %40.4 %13.9 %5.295.564.980.0
2008Diamondbacks (AAA)51002120116.15.343.330.70.32464.0 %  4.954.53  
2008Diamondbacks10010014.07.072.571.93.32595.2 %41.9 %21.4 %3.215.423.95-0.1
2009Diamondbacks (AAA)9301816103.08.393.930.44.29873.9 %  3.323.58  
2009Diamondbacks460161377.17.453.381.40.35063.2 %48.8 %16.7 %6.404.703.910.6
2010Diamondbacks (AAA)3107743.15.613.530.42.29073.1 %  3.534.53  
2010Tigers (AAA)3508837.15.063.861.93.36650.9 %  9.406.37  
2010Diamondbacks0303313.07.623.462.77.44058.4 %48.1 %21.1 %11.087.004.79-0.2
2011Rockies (AAA)4802321109.06.614.290.99.34758.4 %  6.035.37  
2012Red Sox (AA)430101056.18.152.720.96.28781.8 %  3.203.90  
2012Red Sox (AAA)860171796.25.493.351.12.25472.7 %  3.914.92  
2013Angels (AAA)740181894.17.354.770.67.32464.3 %  4.874.56  
2013Angels1007217.13.633.632.60.22688.9 %35.1 %20.0 %4.677.375.60-0.4
2014Padres (AAA)450151463.26.224.661.41.35164.5 %  5.806.06  
2014Brewers (AAA)1104212.011.252.250.75.28637.7 %  6.003.03  
2014Padres010115.26.356.351.59.27881.4 %55.6 %25.0 %4.766.134.71-0.1
2015Steamer000001.06.044.201.11.25467.2 %  5.194.92 0.0
Total- - -71204424161.16.363.631.67.33269.5 %45.1 %17.6 %6.025.474.42-0.2


SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Royals (A+)713.901616000  90.0397924439647047085
2006Royals (AA)534.641313000  75.2344784039739059063
2007Royals (AA)134.6643000  19.18520101046001113
2007Royals (AAA)973.782715000  104.243910849441126153083
2007Royals125.29750000034.0143372020516000017
2008Diamondbacks (AAA)5104.952120000  116.15171367464943147069
2008Diamondbacks103.211000000014.059165534112011
2009Diamondbacks (AAA)933.321816110  103.04369141385451113096
2009Diamondbacks466.4016130000077.13429457551229036064
2010Diamondbacks (AAA)313.5377000  43.1183401917217067027
2010Tigers (AAA)359.4088100  37.1189604439816023021
2010Diamondbacks0311.08330000013.07226171645021011
2011Rockies (AAA)486.032321000  109.0508136917312520712080
2012Red Sox (AA)433.201010100  56.1235512020617044151
2012Red Sox (AAA)863.911717110  96.24108748421236183059
2013Angels (AAA)744.871818000  94.14261016151750024177
2013Angels104.67720000017.17317995701207
2014Padres (AAA)455.801514000  63.23048552411033035044
2014Brewers (AAA)116.0042000  12.04798813003015
2014Padres014.7611000005.2276331410004
2015Steamer005.1900  0  1.0511100 0  1
Total- - -7126.02442400000161.1716196111108306527110114

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006Royals (A+)8.504.701.810.6021.4 %11.8 %9.6 %.2661.54.33773.6 %  4.42
2006Royals (AA)7.494.641.620.8318.3 %11.3 %7.0 %.2601.55.30973.1 %  4.53
2007Royals (AA)6.052.792.171.8615.3 %7.1 %8.2 %.2531.34.25878.4 %  5.48
2007Royals (AAA)7.142.243.190.9518.9 %5.9 %13.0 %.2651.28.30972.8 %  4.17
2007Royals4.504.241.061.3211.9 %11.2 %0.7 %.2911.56.30571.7 %1151235.56
2007Average6.673.332.001.0317.1 %8.5 %8.6 %.2631.41.29970.7 %  4.43
2008Diamondbacks (AAA)5.343.331.600.7013.4 %8.3 %5.0 %.2891.54.32464.0 %  4.53
2008Diamondbacks7.072.572.751.9318.6 %6.8 %11.9 %.2961.43.32595.2 %711195.42
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
2009Diamondbacks (AAA)8.393.932.130.4422.0 %10.3 %11.7 %.2331.32.29873.9 %  3.58
2009Diamondbacks7.453.382.211.4018.7 %8.5 %10.2 %.3031.59.35063.2 %1451054.70
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010Diamondbacks (AAA)5.613.531.590.4214.8 %9.3 %5.5 %.2501.32.29073.1 %  4.53
2010Tigers (AAA)5.063.861.311.9311.1 %8.5 %2.6 %.3512.04.36650.9 %  6.37
2010Diamondbacks7.623.462.202.7715.3 %6.9 %8.3 %.4002.38.44058.4 %2601657.00
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Rockies (AAA)6.614.291.540.9915.8 %10.2 %5.5 %.3031.72.34758.4 %  5.37
2012Red Sox (AA)8.152.723.000.9621.7 %7.2 %14.5 %.2381.21.28781.8 %  3.90
2012Red Sox (AAA)5.493.351.641.1214.4 %8.8 %5.6 %.2381.27.25472.7 %  4.92
2013Angels (AAA)7.354.771.540.6718.1 %11.7 %6.3 %.2701.60.32464.3 %  4.56
2013Angels3.633.631.002.609.6 %9.6 %0.0 %.2621.38.22688.9 %1231957.37
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Padres (AAA)6.224.661.331.4114.5 %10.9 %3.6 %.3171.85.35164.5 %  6.06
2014Brewers (AAA)11.252.255.000.7531.9 %6.4 %25.5 %.2051.00.28637.7 %  3.03
2014Padres6.356.351.001.5914.8 %14.8 %0.0 %.2611.76.27881.4 %1381776.13
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Steamer6.044.201.441.1113.4 %9.3 %4.1 %.2371.53.25467.2 %  4.92
Total- - -6.363.631.751.6715.9 %9.1 %6.8 %.3041.62.33269.5 %1391275.47

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2007Royals1.2226.6 %40.4 %33.0 %13.9 %13.9 %0.0 %0.0 %5.451124.98
2008Diamondbacks1.2925.6 %41.9 %32.6 %14.3 %21.4 %5.6 %0.0 %3.63913.95
2009Diamondbacks1.6321.3 %48.8 %30.0 %5.6 %16.7 %6.8 %33.3 %4.04923.91
2010Diamondbacks1.3716.7 %48.1 %35.2 %5.3 %21.1 %15.4 %0.0 %4.241204.79
2013Angels0.8021.1 %35.1 %43.9 %0.0 %20.0 %10.0 %0.0 %5.491415.60
2014Padres2.5022.2 %55.6 %22.2 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %5.111284.71
Total- - -1.3822.3 %45.1 %32.6 %7.1 %17.6 %6.4 %22.2 %4.481054.42

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2007Royals443629501018214318532
2008Diamondbacks1814112100599136235
2009Diamondbacks11772514862414988061304
2010Diamondbacks261991400389159248
2013Angels20251202106114175289
2014Padres104400100384987
Total- - -23517011612159273105216432695

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2007Royals-0.35-1.981.64-0.200.000.640.630.691.066-0.30-0.2400
2008Diamondbacks0.04-0.320.36-0.37-0.050.280.350.410.175-0.310.4511
2009Diamondbacks-0.81-7.026.22-13.49-1.231.030.980.841.2916-1.450.6611
2010Diamondbacks-0.79-1.760.97-10.51-1.101.040.830.870.313-0.910.1500
2013Angels0.07-0.790.86-1.46-0.120.670.490.301.123-0.490.6000
2014Padres-0.15-0.610.46-1.27-0.171.140.910.870.531-0.260.1200
Total- - --1.99-12.4810.49-27.30-2.670.860.780.630.9634-3.711.4022

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2007Royals63.9% (90.3)  19.5% (79.5)16.5% (82.2)  0.8%
2008Diamondbacks64.2% (90.5)4.2% (81.1) 22.2% (79.5)9.4% (82.8)  8.1%
2009Diamondbacks55.4% (88.8)0.1% (80.0)5.0% (83.6)23.9% (79.6)15.6% (82.2)  1.2%
2010Diamondbacks52.6% (88.1) 8.1% (84.1)22.3% (78.2)17.0% (82.0)  0.4%
2013Angels56.7% (86.8)  19.4% (77.1)23.9% (80.4)   
2014Padres59.0% (87.7)  27.7% (78.8)13.3% (82.5)  4.6%
Total- - -57.8% (89.0)0.4% (81.0)3.2% (83.7)22.4% (79.2)16.3% (81.9)  1.6%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Royals65.0 %     1.9 %17.2 %  15.8 %   
2008Diamondbacks60.9 %    1.3 %4.7 %23.8 %  7.7 %   
2009Diamondbacks43.4 %4.9 %    9.2 %18.7 %  23.8 %   
2010Diamondbacks27.0 %25.4 %8.1 %   4.8 %17.3 %  17.3 %   
2013Angels38.5 %13.2 %    2.4 %19.8 %  25.7 %   
2014Padres40.2 %17.2 %     26.4 %  11.5 %   
Total- - -46.4 %6.9 %0.8 %  0.1 %6.1 %19.2 %  20.2 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Royals90.0     81.179.2  81.7  
2008Diamondbacks90.3    90.681.579.6  82.9  
2009Diamondbacks89.289.2    81.879.4  83.3  
2010Diamondbacks88.487.784.0   79.177.9  82.0  
2013Angels87.087.0    81.677.1  81.0  
2014Padres87.588.0     78.7  82.3  
Total- - -89.288.184.0  90.681.579.0  82.6  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2007Royals-8.3  0.65.8  -2.45  0.616.68  
2008Diamondbacks-3.00.7 2.8-1.1  -2.227.39 5.90-5.49  
2009Diamondbacks-7.40.00.91.8-5.7  -1.03-4.931.440.57-2.86  
2010Diamondbacks-9.2 -0.7-2.11.2  -7.05 -3.50-3.832.90  
2013Angels0.0  -1.1-1.2  -0.02  -1.99-1.69  
2014Padres-1.8  0.50.1  -3.64  2.150.84  
Total- - --29.60.60.22.4-0.9  -1.946.160.260.41-0.21  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Royals-9.2     0.01.2  4.5  
2008Diamondbacks-2.8    -0.30.43.7  -1.0  
2009Diamondbacks-7.80.4    1.51.1  -4.8  
2010Diamondbacks-4.8-4.3-0.4   0.0-2.0  1.2  
2013Angels-1.01.7    0.5-1.1  -2.2  
2014Padres0.2-2.7     0.5  0.8  
Total- - --25.4-4.9-0.4  -0.32.43.5  -1.5  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Royals-3.27     -0.121.62  6.60  
2008Diamondbacks-1.94    -10.433.476.69  -5.38  
2009Diamondbacks-1.380.61    1.260.45  -1.55  
2010Diamondbacks-7.21-6.89-1.81   0.03-4.55  2.70  
2013Angels-0.894.49    7.38-1.96  -3.02  
2014Padres0.51-17.77     2.29  8.43  
Total- - --2.12-2.74-1.81  -10.431.520.70  -0.29  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2007Royals27.3 %64.6 %44.3 %65.4 %91.0 %82.4 %45.6 %53.2 %7.7 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Diamondbacks20.6 %57.3 %38.6 %63.6 %79.7 %75.3 %49.1 %52.5 %8.5 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Diamondbacks30.7 %66.4 %47.0 %54.0 %88.9 %76.5 %45.6 %58.2 %10.7 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Diamondbacks28.0 %65.8 %46.3 %68.6 %90.9 %83.9 %48.4 %55.6 %7.3 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2013Angels28.7 %69.5 %45.6 %89.6 %90.2 %90.0 %41.4 %52.1 %4.5 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Padres21.2 %71.0 %39.8 %54.6 %95.5 %81.8 %37.4 %44.4 %6.9 %
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -28.5 %65.6 %45.3 %62.2 %89.1 %79.9 %45.4 %55.3 %8.8 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Royals29.5 %59.6 %43.7 %68.7 %90.1 %82.5 %47.2 %18.6
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Diamondbacks21.5 %54.6 %37.2 %61.5 %83.3 %76.7 %47.6 %19.0
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Diamondbacks32.2 %64.1 %46.5 %59.3 %88.5 %77.3 %44.8 %19.5
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Diamondbacks28.0 %63.4 %45.6 %65.7 %91.0 %83.2 %49.6 %21.6
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2013Angels22.2 %70.9 %45.0 %91.2 %89.5 %89.9 %46.7 %22.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Padres25.0 %60.0 %39.8 %50.0 %100.0 %81.8 %42.2 %19.0
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -29.1 %63.0 %44.7 %64.0 %89.0 %80.2 %46.0 %19.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2007RoyalsP7534.0130002101 1   1.000 
2008DiamondbacksP10014.0000000000 0   .000 
2009DiamondbacksP161377.1571011100 4   .923 
2010DiamondbacksP3313.0310000000 1   1.000 
2013AngelsP7217.1010000000 1   1.000 
2014PadresP115.2000000000 0   .000 
Total- - -P4424161.19121013201 7   .955 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2007RoyalsP34.00  0-1-1              
2008DiamondbacksP14.00  000              
2009DiamondbacksP77.11  0-2-1              
2010DiamondbacksP13.00  0-2-2              
2013AngelsP17.10  000              
2014PadresP5.20  000              
Total- - -P161.11  0-5-4              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013AngelsP17.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -P161.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2007Royals0.10.00.10.10.50.0$0.2 
2008Diamondbacks0.2-0.10.40.3-0.7-0.1($0.3) 
2009Diamondbacks-0.5-1.0-0.2-1.25.90.6$2.8 
2010Diamondbacks-0.7-0.50.0-0.5-2.1-0.2($0.8) 
2013Angels0.10.30.20.5-4.7-0.4($2.2) 
2014Padres0.00.00.10.1-1.2-0.1($0.6) 
Total- - --0.8-1.30.6-0.6-2.4-0.2($1.0) 

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  • 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 14, Overall: 55
    • Team: Kansas City Royals
    • School: U South Carolina (SC)
  • 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 1, Overall: 248
    • Team: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
    • School: Young Harris Col (GA)