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Ryan Buchter | Relief Pitcher

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/13/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 240
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Dodgers signed LHP Ryan Buchter to a minor league contract.
The deal also includes an invitation to major league spring training. The 27-year-old southpaw spent the majority of the 2014 season at Triple-A Gwinnett, where he posted a 3.29 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 63/40 K/BB ratio over 63 innings. He'll provide organizational bullpen depth for the Dodgers and could compete for a role as a situational left-hander. Jan 9 - 9:06 PM

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Braves sent LHP Ryan Buchter outright to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The 27-year-old southpaw now longer occupies a spot on the Braves 40-man roster. He registered a 3.29 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 63/40 K/BB ratio over 63 frames at Gwinnett this season. He'll continue to function as organizational bullpen depth.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 08:09:00 PM

Braves optioned LHP Ryan Buchter to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Buchter threw a scoreless inning during his lone appearance with the big club. He's clearing room for the arrival of Wednesday's starter, Alex Wood.
Tue, Jun 24, 2014 11:47:00 PM

Braves recalled LHP Ryan Buchter from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Buchter earned the promoted by posting a 3.79 ERA and 35/21 K/BB ratio over 35 2/3 relief innings at Triple-A. The 27-year-old has a big arm but also major control issues. He won't be used in high-leverage situations.
Fri, Jun 20, 2014 01:25:00 PM

Braves optioned LHP Ryan Buchter to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Buchter was only on the Braves' active roster for a handful of days and did not appear in a game. The lefty should get a legitimate shot later this summer.
Thu, Apr 3, 2014 12:57:00 PM

Braves recalled LHP Ryan Buchter from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Buchter was optioned to the minors earlier this week, but plans changed after Cory Gearrin's elbow injury. The 27-year-old southpaw had a 2.76 ERA and 103 strikeouts over 62 innings in Triple-A last year, but he also walked 51 batters. He has never pitched in a major league game.
Sat, Mar 29, 2014 11:25:00 AM

Braves optioned LHP Ryan Buchter to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Buchter pitched his way out of the Opening Day bullpen mix this spring by allowing five earned runs in 8 2/3 innings of Grapefruit League play. The 27-year-old left-hander has never pitched in a major league game.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 01:44:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of LHP Ryan Buchter from Triple-A Gwinnett.

He needed to be added to the 40-man roster in order to avoid the Rule 5 Draft. Buchter posted a 2.76 ERA while striking out 103 over 62 relief innings at Gwinnett this season, though control (51 walks) remains a major issue.
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 04:34:00 PM

Braves acquired LHP Ryan Buchter from the Cubs for RHP Rodrigo Lopez.

Buchter has been assigned to Single-A Lynchburg and will pitch out of the bullpen there. The 24-year-old was sporting a rough 6.55 ERA and 2.18 WHIP in 11 innings of relief for the Cubs' Double-A affiliate.
Thu, May 26, 2011 06:42:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2A.J. Ellis
3Austin Barnes
4Ali Solis
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2Jamie Romak
2B1Howie Kendrick
2Justin Turner
3Alex Guerrero
4Enrique Hernandez
SS1Jimmy Rollins
2Darwin Barney
3B1Juan Uribe
LF1Carl Crawford
2Chris Heisey
3Scott Van Slyke
4Scott Schebler
CF1Joc Pederson
RF1Yasiel Puig
2Andre Ethier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Zack Greinke
3Hyun-Jin Ryu
4Brandon McCarthy
5Brett Anderson
6Juan Nicasio
7Joe Wieland
8Zach Lee
9Chris Reed
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Joel Peralta
3J.P. Howell
4Brandon League
5Chris Hatcher
6Jamey Wright
7Pedro Baez
8Paco Rodriguez
9Yimi Garcia
10Carlos Frias
11Daniel Coulombe
12Adam Liberatore
13Chris Withrow
14Sergio Santos