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Billy Buckner
Birthdate: 8/27/1983 (30 y, 11 m, 25 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
Contract: Add New Contract
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
2014Steamer000001.05.673.751.29.34469.4 %  5.065.05 0.0
2014ZiPS59 2321109.35.353.871.32.30067.1 %  5.355.24 -0.6
2014Padres (AAA)450151463.26.224.661.41.35164.5 %  5.806.03  
2014Brewers (AAA)000101.018.000.000.00.000100.0 %  0.00-0.32  
2014Padres010115.26.356.351.59.27881.4 %55.6 %25.0 %4.766.144.73-0.1
2014ZiPS (R)11 3317.05.993.831.08.29968.0 %  4.824.83 -0.1
2014ZiPS (U)12 4423.06.084.461.21.29871.0 %  4.815.16 -0.2
2014Steamer (U)010117.06.286.071.53.27479.4 %  4.855.99 -0.1
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
2014Steamer005.0600  0  1.0411100 0  1
2014ZiPS595.352321     109.3 12070651647079165
2014Padres (AAA)455.801514000  63.23048552411033035044
2014Brewers (AAA)000.0010000  1.030000000002
2014Padres014.7611000005.2276331410004
2014ZiPS (R)114.8233     17.0 1710927 1  11
2014ZiPS (U)124.8144     23.0 231312311 1  15
2014Steamer (U)014.8511  0  7.03274414 0  5
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 %1231967.37
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Steamer5.673.751.511.2915.7 %10.4 %5.3 %.3091.51.34469.4 %  5.05
2014ZiPS5.353.871.381.32   .2801.53.30067.1 %  5.24
2014Padres (AAA)6.224.661.331.4114.5 %10.9 %3.6 %.3171.85.35164.5 %  6.03
2014Brewers (AAA)18.000.002.000.0066.7 %0.0 %66.7 %.0000.00.000100.0 %  -0.32
2014Padres6.356.351.001.5914.8 %14.8 %0.0 %.2611.76.27881.4 %1361746.14
2014Average7.712.942.620.8720.3 %7.7 %12.5 %.2481.28.29573.0 %  3.84
2014ZiPS (R)5.993.831.571.08   .2691.46.29968.0 %  4.83
2014ZiPS (U)6.084.461.361.21   .2701.54.29871.0 %  5.16
2014Steamer (U)6.286.071.041.53   .2571.73.27479.4 %  5.99
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 %5.121274.73
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
2013Angels0.03-0.760.79-2.61-0.240.720.520.321.472-0.490.5300
2014Padres-0.12-0.590.47-0.96-0.111.140.930.870.651-0.190.0800
Total- - --2.00-12.4410.44-28.15-2.740.870.790.640.9833-3.651.3422

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  -3.62  2.190.83  
Total- - --29.60.60.22.5-0.9  -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  
2014Padres0.54-17.72     2.33  8.41  
Total- - --2.11-2.74-1.81  -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 %
2014Average31.0 %65.5 %46.5 %65.8 %87.3 %79.5 %45.1 %60.6 %9.3 %
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
2014Average29.9 %63.1 %46.1 %63.1 %87.5 %79.4 %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) 
2013Angels0.10.30.20.5-4.6-0.4($2.2) 
2014Padres0.00.00.10.1-1.2-0.1($0.6) 
Total- - --0.8-1.30.6-0.6-2.3-0.2($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)