Padres Giving Ryan Buchter a Break, Option to Minors

The San Diego Padres Friday optioned one of their best relievers Ryan Buchter to AAA to give him a break after a heavy workload this season. He also has allowed runs in two consecutive outings. The Padres have been happily surprised about Buchter’s emergence this season off the scrap heap to their top left-handed reliever […] Padres Giving Ryan Buchter a Break, Option to Minors...
Via Friars on Base
8 days ago

Padres Send Ryan Buchter To Minors

The Padres optioned left-handed reliever Ryan Buchter to Triple-A El Paso on Saturday, according to Carlos Collazo of The 29-year-old rookie has been a highly productive part of the Friars’ bullpen this season, but they sent him down amid concerns about fatigue and a decline in spin rate. Buchter has relied almost exclusively on his fastball, which FanGraphs’ Eno Sarris...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
9 days ago

Padres option Buchter to Triple-A El Paso

The Padres optioned left-handed reliever Ryan Buchter to Triple-A El Paso on Saturday afternoon, amid a handful of roster moves that included optioning Nick Noonan back to El Paso, and recalling infielder/outfielder Patrick Kivlehan and left-handed pitcher Keith Hessler.
9 days ago

Padres option Buchter, call-up pair

The San Diego Padres made a pair of moves prior to Saturday night’s contest against the Arizona Diamondbacks by calling up utility-man Patrick Kivlehan and LHP Keith Hessler from Triple-A, and sending down infielder Nick Noonan and LHP Ryan Buchter in their place. .@Padres recall INF/OF Patrick Kivlehan, LHP Keith Hessler from Triple-A El Paso; […] The post Padres option Buchter...
Via Today's Knuckleball
9 days ago

Ryan Buchter on Spin Rate and Its Limitations

Padres reliever Ryan Buchter has been around — playing for five organizations since 2008 — which really only means that teams haven’t agreed on his value. For every team that’s passed on the left-hander, another onehas seen something. That’s the life of a reliever, sure, but this one is doing well right now, and took a while to find his way to San Diego. The lefty is...
Via Fangraphs
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Score Late to Win Nationals Series

Despite an early deficit, the Padres rallied to score 4 in the 9th and defeat the Nationals Sunday 10-6. Ryan Buchter got the win after pitching a scoreless 8th inning. The Padres were tied 6-6 after being down early and the bullpen pitched six innings to keep the Padres in the game as the offense […] Padres Score Late to Win Nationals Series - Friars on Base - Friars on Base ...
Via Friars on Base
July 25, 2016

Padres Suffer Rare Ryan Buchter Meltdown, Lose to Cardinals

Ryan Buchter has been arguably the Padres best reliever all season long, a revelation that has solidified the back end of the bullpen even after Fernando Rodney left town. Thursday he blew a 4 run lead in the 8th inning. Of course, the Padres know that he is human, but many questioned why Buchter wasn’t […] Padres Suffer Rare Ryan Buchter Meltdown, Lose to Cardinals - Friars...
Via Friars on Base
July 22, 2016

Former Brave Buchter finds fit with Padres

Padres reliever Ryan Buchter didn't get a chance to show his former organization, the Braves, his stuff. He's found a fit in San Diego.
June 06, 2016

Padres’ Ryan Buchter Not Surprised by Success

As the Padres were culling players from the Spring Training roster, paring the team down to 25 players, there was a lot of speculation about who would make the team. In a Spring where 46 pitchers threw to at least one batter for San Diego, there was certainly no shortage of choices. On the final […] Padres’ Ryan Buchter Not Surprised by Success - Friars on Base - Friars on Base...
Via Friars on Base
May 05, 2016

Reliever Ryan Buchter making push for Braves talented bullpen

Ryan Buchter is pulling double duty this spring training. First, there's baseball, a craft the 6-foot-3 Braves left-hander has been professionally honing for the past nine years at various minor league destinations. After team workouts and games comes dinner. Then class until lights out. The 27-year-old journeyman pitcher, who is coming off a dominant 2013 campaign at Triple-A Gwinnett...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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