Walker Buehler

Los Angeles Dodgers (AAA)
Age: 23
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 2" / 175
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Prospects Report
Team Rank: 1Overall Rank: 27Reported: 2018ETA: 2018  
FastballSliderCurveballChangeupCommandFuture Value
70 / 7055 / 5555 / 6045 / 5045 / 5055

RotoWire News: Buehler threw a five-inning simulated game with Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday, but it is still unclear when he will rejoin the major-league rotation, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports. (7/21/2018)

7/19/2018
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After Acquiring Machado, Dodgers Need Relief by Jay Jaffe
7/17/2018
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2018 Trade Value: #31 to #40 by Kiley McDaniel
7/13/2018
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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 574 – Paxton Bac… by Paul Sporer
7/5/2018
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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 571 – Yoenis Ces… by Paul Sporer
7/1/2018
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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 570 – The LaLa L… by Paul Sporer



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2016Dodgers (R)100102.013.500.000.00.000100.0 %66.7 %0.0 %0.001.121.42 
2016Dodgers (A)000213.09.009.000.00.000100.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.005.475.47 
2017Dodgers (A+)0005516.114.882.760.00.26778.6 %53.6 %0.0 %1.101.712.19 
2017Dodgers (AA)220111149.011.762.760.92.31575.0 %51.3 %16.1 %3.492.952.35 
2017Dodgers (AAA)11112323.113.114.240.39.33362.9 %61.1 %5.9 %4.632.783.22 
2017Dodgers100809.111.577.711.93.40967.9 %66.7 %50.0 %7.715.943.92-0.1
2018THE BAT43018857.010.113.731.01.30175.3 %  3.533.73  
2018ATC32015951.011.354.021.29.30575.9 %  3.813.84  
2018Depth Charts32018857.011.253.861.06.31175.8 %  3.553.59 1.0
2018Steamer43018856.010.783.680.87.29375.7 %50.7 % 3.263.363.411.2
2018ZiPS430361993.711.724.041.25.31775.9 %  3.843.83 1.5
2018Dodgers (A+)000113.015.003.000.00.33366.7 %83.3 %0.0 %3.001.351.35 
2018Dodgers (AAA)1003313.011.082.770.00.30373.3 %59.4 %0.0 %2.082.473.71 
2018Dodgers420111057.19.262.040.78.28671.9 %50.0 %10.2 %3.453.013.271.4
2018ZiPS (R)21 12737.011.063.451.12.32175.1 %  3.683.58 0.6
2018Steamer (R)430101055.010.013.160.91.29774.5 %  3.413.40 1.0
2018Depth Charts (R)320101055.010.543.311.01.31574.8 %  3.553.49 1.0
2018THE BAT (R)430101056.09.663.231.12.30274.4 %  3.693.81  
Total- - -520191066.29.592.840.95.30171.0 %52.2 %13.2 %4.053.423.361.2

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2016Dodgers (R)100.0010000002.060000000003
2016Dodgers (A)000.0021000003.0120000301003
2017Dodgers (A+)001.10550000016.16383205010027
2017Dodgers (AA)223.4911110000049.0195401919515001064
2017Dodgers (AAA)114.631230010023.1100191212111003134
2017Dodgers107.7180000109.144118828101012
2018THE BAT433.53188  0  57.023948242262412  64
2018ATC323.81159  01 51.0 42232172350  64
2018Depth Charts323.55188  01 57.0 472422724 2  71
2018Steamer433.261880001 56.0235462220523 2  67
2018ZiPS433.843619  0  93.7 79434013421451122
2018Dodgers (A+)003.0011000003.0122110100005
2018Dodgers (AAA)102.08330000013.054104304011016
2018Dodgers423.4511100000157.1233492322513023059
2018ZiPS (R)213.68127     37.0 321615514 1  45
2018Steamer (R)433.4110100000 55.0228472321619 2  61
2018Depth Charts (R)323.551010  00 55.0 482422620 2  65
2018THE BAT (R)433.691010  0  56.023449252372012  60
Total- - -524.0519100001166.2277603130721124071

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2016Dodgers (R)13.500.003.000.0050.0 %0.0 %50.0 %.0000.00.000100.0 %  1.12
2016Dodgers (A)9.009.001.000.0025.0 %25.0 %0.0 %.0001.00.000100.0 %  5.47
2017Dodgers (A+)14.882.765.400.0042.9 %7.9 %34.9 %.1400.80.26778.6 %  1.71
2017Dodgers (AA)11.762.764.270.9232.8 %7.7 %25.1 %.2221.12.31575.0 %  2.95
2017Dodgers (AAA)13.114.243.090.3934.0 %11.0 %23.0 %.2141.29.33362.9 %  2.78
2017Dodgers11.577.711.501.9327.3 %18.2 %9.1 %.3062.04.40967.9 %1861405.94
2017Average8.343.292.531.2721.6 %8.5 %13.1 %.2521.34.29772.6 %  4.40
2018THE BAT10.113.732.711.01   .2301.26.30175.3 %  3.73
2018ATC11.354.022.821.29   .2271.28.30575.9 %  3.84
2018Depth Charts11.253.862.921.06   .2271.26.31175.8 %  3.59
2018Steamer10.783.682.930.8728.6 %9.8 %18.8 %.2171.22.29375.7 %  3.36
2018ZiPS11.724.042.901.25   .2301.29.31775.9 %  3.83
2018Dodgers (A+)15.003.005.000.0041.7 %8.3 %33.3 %.1821.00.33366.7 %  1.35
2018Dodgers (AAA)11.082.774.000.0029.6 %7.4 %22.2 %.2041.08.30373.3 %  2.47
2018Dodgers9.262.044.540.7825.3 %5.6 %19.7 %.2251.08.28671.9 %89753.01
2018Average8.523.292.591.1422.2 %8.6 %13.6 %.2441.31.29373.0 %  4.18
2018ZiPS (R)11.063.453.201.12   .2371.26.32175.1 %  3.58
2018Steamer (R)10.013.163.170.91   .2281.22.29774.5 %  3.40
2018Depth Charts (R)10.543.313.191.01   .2361.24.31574.8 %  3.49
2018THE BAT (R)9.663.232.991.12   .2381.24.30274.4 %  3.81
Total- - -9.592.843.380.9525.6 %7.6 %18.1 %.2361.22.30171.0 %102843.42

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2016Dodgers (R)2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %  33.3 %66.7 %0.0 %     1.42
2016Dodgers (A)2.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %  0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %     5.47
2017Dodgers (A+)2.1421.4 %53.6 %25.0 %28.6 %0.0 %  36.7 %16.7 %46.7 %     2.19
2017Dodgers (AA)1.9021.7 %51.3 %27.0 %29.0 %16.1 %  44.0 %24.1 %31.9 %     2.35
2017Dodgers (AAA)1.947.4 %61.1 %31.5 %11.8 %5.9 %  40.0 %16.4 %43.6 %     3.22
2017Dodgers4.0016.7 %66.7 %16.7 %0.0 %50.0 %6.3 %0.0 %33.3 %37.5 %29.2 %20.8 %58.3 %20.8 %4.47913.92
2018Dodgers (A+)5.0016.7 %83.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %  66.7 %16.7 %16.7 %     1.35
2018Dodgers (AAA)1.583.1 %59.4 %37.5 %16.7 %0.0 %  54.6 %12.1 %33.3 %     3.71
2018Dodgers1.6119.0 %50.0 %31.0 %6.1 %10.2 %2.5 %100.0 %31.4 %38.4 %30.2 %18.9 %47.2 %34.0 %3.36803.27
Total- - -1.7918.7 %52.2 %29.1 %5.7 %13.2 %3.2 %100.0 %31.7 %38.3 %30.1 %19.1 %48.6 %32.2 %3.49813.36

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2016Dodgers (R)2100    01212
2016Dodgers (A)2000    121628
2017Dodgers (A+)15762    94171265
2017Dodgers (AA)5931259    240510750
2017Dodgers (AAA)331742    162302464
2017Dodgers16440100373119192
2018Dodgers (A+)5010    113041
2018Dodgers (AAA)191212    79146225
2018Dodgers794930321136296622918
Total- - -9553343311393697411110

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2017Dodgers-0.02-0.580.56-2.79-0.300.640.470.540.676-0.310.2711
2018Dodgers0.40-3.904.305.840.641.010.980.901.12111.01-0.6101
Total- - -0.38-4.484.863.050.350.950.900.750.96170.70-0.3012

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2017Dodgers69.8% (98.1)7.3% (91.6) 22.9% (83.5)   2.0%
2018Dodgers60.9% (95.9)21.0% (88.5) 12.5% (80.2)5.6% (89.8)  0.1%
Total- - -62.4% (96.3)18.7% (88.7) 14.3% (81.1)4.6% (89.8)  0.4%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2017Dodgers69.8 %     10.9 %18.8 %  0.5 %   
2018Dodgers39.8 %21.8 %    20.6 % 12.7 % 5.0 %   
Total- - -45.5 %17.7 %    18.8 %3.5 %10.3 % 4.1 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2017Dodgers98.2     88.483.6  92.6  
2018Dodgers95.995.4    88.6 80.5 89.6  
Total- - -96.695.4    88.583.680.5 89.6  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2017Dodgers69.8 %    6.8 %23.4 %    
2018Dodgers41.3 %10.2 % 19.5 %5.8 %11.3 %11.9 %    
Total- - -46.7 %8.3 % 15.8 %4.7 %10.4 %14.1 %    

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2017Dodgers98.4    92.283.8   
2018Dodgers96.690.4 96.290.487.880.7   
Total- - -97.190.4 96.290.488.381.7   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2017Dodgers-2.2-0.9 1.9   -1.64-6.73 4.38   
2018Dodgers2.94.8 0.7-2.4  0.522.47 0.60-4.77  
Total- - -0.73.8 2.6-2.4  0.101.84 1.65-4.77  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2017Dodgers-2.2     -0.11.2  -0.1  
2018Dodgers2.7-0.5    2.6 0.7 -2.6  
Total- - -0.5-0.5    2.51.20.7 -2.7  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2017Dodgers-1.61     -0.463.35  -8.87  
2018Dodgers0.82-0.25    1.52 0.67 -6.32  
Total- - -0.12-0.25    1.313.350.67 -6.38  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2017Dodgers-2.2    -0.71.7   
2018Dodgers2.71.0 -0.7-2.52.20.4   
Total- - -0.61.0 -0.7-2.51.52.1   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2017Dodgers-1.61    -5.183.77   
2018Dodgers0.801.23 -0.42-5.212.350.43   
Total- - -0.121.23 -0.42-5.211.431.48   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2017Dodgers22.6 %63.6 %43.8 %52.4 %84.1 %76.2 %51.6 %59.1 %10.2 %
2017Average29.9 %66.7 %46.5 %62.9 %85.5 %77.5 %45.0 %60.3 %10.4 %
2018Dodgers28.7 %68.7 %48.8 %66.4 %87.7 %81.4 %50.2 %64.0 %9.0 %
2018Average30.6 %67.2 %46.4 %62.9 %85.6 %77.0 %43.1 %60.5 %10.6 %
Total- - -27.6 %67.8 %47.9 %64.5 %87.1 %80.6 %50.4 %63.2 %9.3 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2017Dodgers24.5 %63.8 %43.8 %58.3 %83.3 %76.2 %49.0 %25.3
2017Average30.3 %64.1 %46.5 %61.2 %85.8 %77.4 %47.9 %23.8
2018Dodgers29.3 %66.7 %49.5 %68.5 %87.2 %82.1 %54.0 %23.5
2018Average30.3 %64.2 %46.4 %60.3 %85.7 %77.0 %47.5 %23.5
Total- - -28.3 %66.2 %48.4 %66.7 %86.6 %81.1 %53.1 %23.8

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2017Dodgers24.2 %64.5 %43.8 %62.5 %81.7 %76.2 %48.4 %25.3
2018Dodgers29.5 %66.4 %49.6 %69.4 %86.9 %82.2 %54.4 %24.2
Total- - -28.4 %66.1 %48.5 %68.2 %86.0 %81.1 %53.3 %24.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2017Dodgers (A+)P5516.1210  0          
2017Dodgers (AA)P111149.0430  0          
2017Dodgers (AAA)P12323.1211  0          
2017DodgersP809.1210001001 1   1.000 
2018Dodgers (A+)P113.0000  0          
2018Dodgers (AAA)P3313.0200  0          
2018DodgersP111057.1060000000 3   1.000 
Total- - -P191066.2270001001 4   1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2017DodgersP9.10  000              
2018DodgersP57.10  000              
Total- - -P66.20  000              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2017DodgersP9.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2018DodgersP57.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (4)
Total- - -P66.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (5)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2017Dodgers-0.3-0.20.1-0.1-1.4-0.1($1.1) 
2018Dodgers1.30.1-0.2-0.112.21.4$11.0 
Total- - -1.0-0.1-0.1-0.210.81.2$10.0 

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