Nick Buss

Nick Buss #41

  • LF
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 2"/190

Nick Buss MLB Career Stats

.105 0 0 0 .255

Nick Buss Bio

  • Full Name: Nicholas Gregory Buss
  • Nickname: Chili
  • Born: 12/15/1986 in Southfield, MI
  • Draft: 2008, Los Angeles Dodgers, 8th rd. (247th overall)
  • College: Southern California
  • Debut: September 14, 2013
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MLB Career Stats 19 0 2 0 0 0 .105 .150 .255


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Nick Buss Awards Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 LA Dodgers NL

Topps Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Albuquerque PCL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Albuquerque PCL

PCL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Albuquerque PCL

Nick Buss Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2015 LF Nick Buss elected free agency.
May 29, 2015 Reno Aces activated LF Nick Buss from the 7-day disabled list.
April 8, 2015 Reno Aces placed LF Nick Buss on the 7-day disabled list.
November 20, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent LF Nick Buss to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 20, 2014 LF Nick Buss assigned to Reno Aces.
July 7, 2014 Oakland Athletics sent Nick Buss outright to Sacramento River Cats.
July 5, 2014 Oakland Athletics designated CF Nick Buss for assignment.
May 4, 2014 Oakland Athletics claimed CF Nick Buss off waivers from Los Angeles Dodgers.
May 4, 2014 Oakland Athletics optioned Nick Buss to Sacramento River Cats.
May 1, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers designated CF Nick Buss for assignment.
March 4, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned CF Nick Buss to Albuquerque Isotopes.
October 21, 2013 Nick Buss roster status changed by Los Angeles Dodgers.
October 21, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers activated CF Nick Buss.
October 3, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers reassigned LF Nick Buss to the minor leagues.
September 14, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of CF Nick Buss from Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 2, 2013 Nick Buss assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes from Chattanooga Lookouts.
March 15, 2013 CF Nick Buss assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
April 3, 2012 Nick Buss assigned to Chattanooga Lookouts from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
March 27, 2012 CF Nick Buss assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
June 2, 2011 Nick Buss roster status changed by Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
May 23, 2011 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes placed CF Nick Buss on the 7-day disabled list.
April 4, 2011 CF Nick Buss assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes from Great Lakes Loons.
June 26, 2010 Nick Buss assigned to Great Lakes Loons from Inland Empire 66ers.
March 28, 2010 Nick Buss assigned to Inland Empire 66ers from Great Lakes Loons.
March 22, 2010 CF Nick Buss assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
May 6, 2009 Nick Buss assigned to Great Lakes Loons from Ogden Raptors.

Nicholas Gregory Buss Bio Info

Nicholas Gregory Buss…attended De La Salle Collegiate High School in Warren, Michigan, where he also played three seasons on the golf team…attended San Diego Mesa CC in 2006 and earned All-Southern California and All-Pacific Coast Conference first team honors, batting .382 with 30 runs scored, 22 RBI and 21 steals … transferred to USC and played two seasons for the Trojans in 2007-08 … attended the Dodgers' 2014 Winter Development Program and Major League Baseball's Rookie Career Development Program this past offseason…participated in the Dodgers' 2014 Community Caravan and FanFest...selected by the Dodgers in the eighth round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft and signed by scout Bobby Darwin.


Saw his first big league action and appeared in eight games with the Dodgers during a September call-up … made four starts with Los Angeles, including two in right field, one in center field and one in left field. Had his contract selected from Triple-A Albuquerque on Sept. 14 and made his Major League debut on that night at Dodger Stadium…entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the third inning, remaining in the game in left field, and recorded his first hit in the fifth inning with a single off San Francisco's Tim Lincecum. Batted .105 (2-for-19) in eight games with Los Angeles. Prior to his call-up, hit .303 with 17 homers and 100 RBI in 131 games with Triple-A Albuquerque to earn selections as a midseason Pacific Coast League All-Star, a spot on the postseason All-PCL Team and a selection as a Topps Triple-A All-Star. Won the June and August Dodger Pride Awards for Albuquerque. Also ranked among the league's best in runs (84, 6th), hits (139, T-10th), triples (11, 2nd), slugging percentage (.525, 4th) and OPS (.888, 5th). Hit .316 with runners in scoring position with Albuquerque (49-for-155). Following the season, played for Cardenales de Lara in the Venezuelan Winter League, batting .301 with three homers and 22 RBI in 23 games.


Led Double-A Chattanooga with 134 hits and 70 runs scored, batting .272 with eight homers and 57 RBI in 132 games. Finished the season strong by hitting .296 (73-for-247) in 69 games after the All-Star break. Had his best month of the season in July, batting .370 (37-for-100) with five doubles, 14 RBI and a .448 on-base percentage. Posted a three-hit performance in three consecutive games from May 12-14.


Led Single-A Rancho Cucamonga and ranked fifth in the California League with a .328 batting average ... also ranked among the league leaders in hits (157, 8th), triples (8, 7th) steals (28, T-9th) and slugging percentage (.511, 8th). After batting .212 (14-for-66) in 17 April games, batted over .300 in each month the rest of the season. Batted .349 (97-for-278) with eight homers and 36 RBI in 66 second-half games. Ranked among Dodger full-season minor leaguers in batting average (4th), doubles (30, 5th), triples (8, T-4th) and steals (28, T-4th). Batted .366 against left-handers and hit .313 against righties. Won Dodger Pride Awards in June and also August/September.


Combined to hit .264 with one home run and 48 RBI in 126 games with Single-A Great Lakes and Single-A Inland Empire. Opened the season with Inland Empire, where he batted .293 with runners in scoring position (17-for-58) and hit .330 with runners on base (30-for-91) before being transferred to Great Lakes on June 26. Batted .370 (10-for-27) with seven RBI in six Midwest League playoff games ... hit .360 (18-for 50) against lefties while with Great Lakes.


Spent the entire season at Single-A Great Lakes, batting .260 (108-for-416) with 10 home runs and 63 RBI. Posted a .296 batting average against right-handers (89-for-301), while hitting eight of his 10 homers against righties. Batted .281 with runners in scoring position (32-for-114), including a .438 mark with the bases loaded (7-for-16).


Made his professional debut with Rookie-level Ogden, batting .279 in 36 games for the Raptors.