Travis Buck #6

  • RF
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 2"/230

Travis Buck MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.243 20 95 8 .715

Travis Buck Bio

  • Full Name: Travis George Buck
  • Born: 11/18/1983 in Richland, WA
  • Draft: 2005, Oakland Athletics, 1st rd. (36th overall)
  • College: Arizona State
  • Debut: April 2, 2007
  • Last Game: 5/28/2012
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 810 99 197 20 95 8 .243 .316 .715

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Travis Buck Statcast Events

Awards

Travis Buck Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2006 Midland TEX

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2006 Phoenix AFL

Travis Buck Leaderboards

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Season 3B Rank
2007 5 18th in AL

Travis Buck Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 24, 2014 El Paso Chihuahuas activated LF Travis Buck from the 7-day disabled list.
July 2, 2014 El Paso Chihuahuas placed LF Travis Buck on the 7-day disabled list.
May 15, 2014 El Paso Chihuahuas activated OF Travis Buck from the 7-day disabled list.
May 7, 2014 El Paso Chihuahuas placed OF Travis Buck on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 3, 2014.
January 22, 2014 OF Travis Buck assigned to El Paso Chihuahuas.
January 17, 2014 San Diego Padres signed free agent OF Travis Buck to a minor league contract.
June 7, 2013 Tucson Padres placed LF Travis Buck on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 4, 2013.
May 23, 2013 Tucson Padres activated LF Travis Buck from the 7-day disabled list.
May 11, 2013 Tucson Padres placed LF Travis Buck on the 7-day disabled list.
November 28, 2012 San Diego Padres signed free agent LF Travis Buck to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 5, 2012 LF Travis Buck elected free agency.
September 20, 2012 Oklahoma City RedHawks activated LF Travis Buck from the 7-day disabled list.
August 10, 2012 Oklahoma City RedHawks placed LF Travis Buck on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 8, 2012.
June 27, 2012 Houston Astros sent LF Travis Buck outright to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
June 26, 2012 Houston Astros designated Travis Buck for assignment.
June 18, 2012 sent LF Travis Buck on a rehab assignment to Corpus Christi Hooks.
June 2, 2012 Houston Astros placed LF Travis Buck on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 29, 2012. Right Achilles tendinitis.
April 4, 2012 Houston Astros selected the contract of Travis Buck from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 4, 2012 Houston Astros activated LF Travis Buck.
November 10, 2011 Houston Astros signed free agent LF Travis Buck to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 10, 2011 Travis Buck assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
September 29, 2011 LF Travis Buck elected free agency.
August 3, 2011 Cleveland Indians sent LF Travis Buck outright to Columbus Clippers.
July 28, 2011 Cleveland Indians designated Travis Buck for assignment.
June 25, 2011 Cleveland Indians recalled Travis Buck from Columbus Clippers.
June 23, 2011 Cleveland Indians optioned Travis Buck to Columbus Clippers.
June 18, 2011 Cleveland Indians recalled Travis Buck from Columbus Clippers.
June 17, 2011 Cleveland Indians optioned LF Travis Buck to Columbus Clippers.
May 16, 2011 Cleveland Indians recalled Travis Buck from Columbus Clippers.
April 19, 2011 Cleveland Indians optioned Travis Buck to Columbus Clippers.
March 30, 2011 Cleveland Indians selected the contract of Travis Buck from Columbus Clippers.
December 21, 2010 Cleveland Indians signed free agent LF Travis Buck to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 21, 2010 LF Travis Buck assigned to Columbus Clippers.
December 2, 2010 LF Travis Buck elected free agency.
October 13, 2010 Oakland Athletics activated LF Travis Buck.
August 24, 2010 Oakland Athletics optioned Travis Buck to Sacramento River Cats.
August 16, 2010 Oakland Athletics recalled Travis Buck from Sacramento River Cats.
July 30, 2010 Oakland Athletics optioned Travis Buck to Sacramento River Cats.
July 30, 2010 Travis Buck roster status changed by Sacramento River Cats.
July 19, 2010 AZL Athletics sent RF Travis Buck on a rehab assignment to Sacramento River Cats.
July 5, 2010 Travis Buck roster status changed by Oakland Athletics.
June 21, 2010 Travis Buck assigned to AZL Athletics.
April 22, 2010 Oakland Athletics placed LF Travis Buck on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 21, 2010. Strained right oblique.
September 19, 2009 Oakland Athletics recalled Travis Buck from Sacramento River Cats.
July 6, 2009 Oakland Athletics optioned Travis Buck to Sacramento River Cats.
June 14, 2009 Oakland Athletics optioned Travis Buck to Sacramento River Cats.
June 8, 2009 Oakland Athletics sent RF Travis Buck on a rehab assignment to Sacramento River Cats.
May 30, 2009 Travis Buck roster status changed by Oakland Athletics.

Travis George Buck Bio Info

Graduated from Richland (WA) High School in 2002...drafted by Seattle in the 23rd round out of high school but did not sign...Went on to attended Arizona State University, where he was a two-time All-Pac-10 selection in 2004 and 2005...had a .362 career average in three seasons at ASU with 19 home runs and 147 RBI in 192 games...drafted by Oakland in the supplemental first round (36th overall) of the June 2005 draft as compensation for the free agent loss of Damian Miller to Milwaukee...signed by Athletics' scout Jeremy Schied...Signed to a minor league contract for 2012, Buck was invited to Major League Spring Training on Nov. 9, 2011. 2011 Made the Indians Opening Day roster and appeared in 50 games over four stints with the club...began the year as a nonroster invite to Cleveland's Major League camp...hit .393 (22x56) with five doubles, four home runs and 12 RBI in 20 Spring game before having his contract purchased by Cleveland...his four stints with the Major League club were from March 30-April 17, May 16-June 16, June 18-21 and June 25-July 27...designated for assignment on July 28 and outrighted on Aug. 3...hit .280 thru his first 23 games, including three three-hit games...hit .176 (13x74) over his final 27 games of the season...received the vast majority of his at-bats against right-handed pitchers (134AB) as opposed to lefties (15AB)...hit .246 (33x134) against lefties with both his home runs on the season and 17 RBI...started 22 games in left field, 12 in right field and one in center field...committed an error in right field on July 9 vs. TOR, his first Major League error...began his career with 199 consecutive errorless games...hit .256 (31x121) with a .366 on-base percentage, four homers and 25 RBI during his time at Triple A Columbus, including a .309 (25x81) average with 19 RBI against right-handed pitching. 2010 Concluded his tenure with the A's, making Oakland's opening day roster in each of the last four straight seasons from 2007-10...Was the A's starting opening day left fielder (11th different starting LF for Oakland in last 11 seasons) after starting the 2008 and 2009 openers in right field...Was on the DL five times from 2007-10...Owns a career minor league batting average of .308 (326-1057) with an OB% of .386...Career on-base % in the big leagues is .330...Started 10 games in left field and three in right field for Oakland last year...Has not committed an error in 162 career games in the outfield, which is tied with Stan Javier for the second longest errorless streak by an outfielder in Oakland history...It is three short of the record of 165 set by Jermaine Dye from Sept. 25, 2002-Aug. 6, 2004...Hit .215 from 2008-10 with 11 home runs and 37 RBI in 88 games over the last three seasons after hitting .288 with seven home runs and 34 RBI in 82 games in his rookie season of 2007...Was batting .219 with a home run and two RBI in 11 games before he was placed on the 15-day disabled list April 21 with a strained right oblique...Transferred to the 60-day DL July 5...Was reinstated from the DL and optioned to Sacramento, 7/30...Was recalled to Oakland on Aug. 16 and went 0 for 10 with four strikeouts in three starts in right field before he was optioned back to Sacramento on Aug. 24 where he finished the season...Hit .298 with three home runs and 17 RBI in 32 games with Triple-A Sacramento...Batted .295 (13 for 44) with two of his three home runs against left-handed pitching and .299 (23 for 77) against right-handers...Went 4 for 18 (.222) with two doubles, a home run and four RBI in five postseason games for the River Cats. 2009 Was on the A's Opening Day roster for the third consecutive season but hit .219 with three home runs and 10 RBI in just 36 games over three stints...now has a .223 batting average with 10 home runs and 35 RBI in 74 games over the last two seasons after hitting .288 with seven home runs and 34 RBI in 82 games in his rookie season of 2007...made 24 starts in right field and three in left field...did not commit an error in 32 games overall in the outfield...has not committed an error in 149 career games (296 total chances) in the outfield, which is the third longest errorless streak by an outfielder in Oakland history...made 26 of his 27 starts against right-handed pitching and hit .231 (21 for 91) with all three of his home runs and nine of his 10 RBI against right-handers...hit .143 (2 for 14) against left-handers...hit .226 in Oakland and now has a .224 (70 for 313) career average at home compared to .302 (70 for 232) on the road...was 0 for 6 with two strikeouts as a pinch hitter and is now 1 for 9 (.111) in his career. 2008 Was on the A's Opening Day Roster for the second consecutive season but appeared in just 38 games over three stints with Oakland...batted .154 over his first 15 games before going on the disabled list on April 24 retroactive to April 19 with shin splints...it was his third stint on the DL in two seasons with the A's...began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Sacramento on May 3 but was reinstated from the DL and optioned to Sacramento on May 10...returned to Oakland on May 30 and hit .171 with three home runs and seven RBI in 11 games before he was optioned to Sacramento again on June 13...recalled for his third stint on September 16 and hit .367 with four home runs and 12 RBI in 12 games...batted .226 with seven home runs and 25 RBI in 38 games overall...the home runs matched his 82-game total from his rookie season of 2007 but his batting average dropped 62 points from .288...17 of his 35 hits were for extra bases (nine doubles, one triple) and he finished with a .432 slugging percentage...batted .333 on the road compared to .133 at home...now has a .323 (61 for 189) career average on the road compared to .223 (56 for 251) at home...hit .185 with the bases empty compared to .286 with runners on bases...including .293 with runners in scoring position...hit .239 (26 for 109) with six of his seven home runs off right-handed pitchers compared to .196 against lefties...batted .190 against a pitcher the first time he saw him in a game, .235 the second time and .297 after that...made 25 starts batting leadoff, which was second most on the team, and hit .239 with nine runs scored and a .282 on-base percentage...started 37 games total, including 34 in right field and three in left field...did not commit an error in 87 chances and has not made an error in 117 career games (235 chances)...the 117-game errorless streak is fifth longest by an outfielder in Oakland history. 2007 Made his Major League debut at the age of 23 in just his third professional season, but an assortment of injuries limited his playing time to just 82 games...batted .288 in those games and added seven home runs and 34 RBI...had two stints on the disabled list...missed 13 games during his first stint from June 28 to July 14 with a sprained right thumb...went on the DL for the second time on August 18 with a strained left hamstring...had also been bothered by elbow problems all year and underwent surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow on September 10 and missed the remainder of the season...never started more than seven consecutive games all year...ranked second among American League rookies in slugging (.474) and triples (5), third in on-base percentage (.377) and fifth in batting, doubles (22) and walks (39)...led the A's in triples...got off to a slow start as he hit .190 in April...then hit .300 or better in three of his other four months and batted a combined .315 (70 for 222) in 62 games from May 1 until the end of the season...hit .352 in May, .317 in June, .264 in July and .327 in August...hit six home runs over his first 36 games through May 28 but then homered just once over his final 46 contests...the A's were 6-1 in games in which he homered...fared better against left-handed pitching as he hit .323 with four home runs in 65 at bats against lefties compared to .277 with three home runs in 220 at bats against righties...hit .272 with three home runs and 22 RBI over the first six innings but improved to .322 with four home runs and 12 RBI in the seventh inning or later...batted .392 in 13 interleague games...added eight walks for a .483 on-base percentage, which ranked eighth best in the Majors...batted .318 at night compared to .218 during the day...hit .333 when leading off an inning...started a team leading 56 games in right field and also made 16 starts in left field and three in center field...did not commit an error in 80 games total in the outfield and his 148 total chances were the most among Major League outfielders with no errors...started games at every spot in the order except third and fourth and saw his most action with 42 starts in the leadoff spot...made each of his last 38 starts batting leadoff and hit .304 with a .383 on-base percentage in 43 games overall while hitting first...made the A's Opening Day roster less than two years after being selected as a compensation pick following the first round of the 2005 draft...is the first A's player from that draft to reach the Majors...made his Major League debut on April 2 at Seattle and went 1 for 3 in a start in right field...doubled off Felix Hernandez in the sixth inning for his first ML hit...hit his first ML home run on April 20 at Texas, a two-run shot off Bruce Chen in the fourth inning...added a three-run double in the second inning for a career high five RBI and also had the first three-walk game of his career...his second home run on April 28 against Tampa Bay snapped a career long 0 for 16 streak...did not go more than two consecutive games without a hit the rest of the season...started seven consecutive games from May 26 to June 2, his longest such streak of the season...had his first of three four-hit games on June 8 at San Francisco and batted .500 (12 for 24) in six games against the Giants...was placed on the DL for the first time on June 29 retroactive to June 28 and went 1 for 7 with a triple, a RBI and two walks in a two-game rehab assignment with Triple-A Sacramento on July 12 and 13...was reinstated from the DL on July 14 and appeared in 13 consecutive games from July 14 to 27, his longest consecutive games played streak of the season...had a season high tying seven-game hitting streak from July 30 to August 5 (9 for 26, .346) and ended up batting .339 (20 for 59) with seven doubles over his final 15 games...including his third career four-hit game on August 10 at Detroit...hit .526 (10 for 19) in five games against the Tigers...was placed on the DL for the second time on August 20 retroactive to August 18 and missed the remainder of the season. 2006 Split time between Single-A Stockton and Double-A Midland...batted a combined .320 with seven home runs and 48 RBI on the season...of his 108 hits, 50 were for extra bases (39 doubles, four triples, seven home runs)...his 39 doubles led all players in the A's minor league system...batted .349 with three home runs and 26 RBI in 34 games for Single-A Stockton...saw all of his action in left field...hit .467 with runners in scoring position and two out...was promoted to Double-A Midland May 13 and hit safely in his first five games with the RockHounds for a 17-game hitting streak overall...hit .302 with four home runs and 22 RBI in 50 games with Midland...batted .405 vs. left-handers and .276 vs. right-handers...played for the United States team in the All-Star Futures Game July 9 at Pittsburgh...last appearance came July 13 before suffering a season-ending groin injury...batted .259 with two doubles, one home run and seven RBI in six games for the Phoenix Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League. 2005 Made his professional debut at Short Season Single-A Vancouver and batted .361 with two home runs and nine RBI in nine games for the Canadians...hit safely in all nine games, including four multiple-hit games...went 2 for 5 with four RBI and a home run in his professional debut against Tri-Valley...was promoted to Kane County Aug. 2 where he batted .341 with one home run and 22 RBI in 32 games for the Cougars...had 15 multiple hit games...batted .370 vs. right-handed pitchers and .258 vs. lefthanders...was 17 for 42 (.405) with runners in scoring position.