2013 MLB Draft Profile: Buck Farmer

by Matt Grabusky | Posted on Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Player:  Buck Farmer
Position:  RHP
School:  Georgia Tech
Date of Birth:  2/20/1991
Height/Weight:  6’3/228
Bats/Throws:  L/R
2013 Class:  College Senior
Previously Drafted:  2012, 15th Rd, Brewers
2009, 45th Rd, Braves

Scouting Report:

Viewed by many as a likely 3rd to fifth round selection in 2012, Farmer slid to Milwaukee in the 15th round.  Farmer failed to come to terms with the Brewers and will return for his senior season hoping to improve his draft stock for 2013.

  • Fastball, generally 90-92, can touch 95
  • Fastball lacks good movement
  • Maintains velocity well
  • Above average change with plus potential
  • Throws both a slider and curve
  • Drop and drive delivery
  • 3/4 arm slot
  • Some inconsistency in delivery has affected results
  • Attacks hitters and works inside
  • Competitor

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Awards/Achievements

  • 2012 1st Team All-ACC
  • 2012 ABCA All-Atlantic Region 2nd Team
  • 2012 NCBWA Preseason All-American
  • 2012 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American
  • 2011 2nd Team All-ACC
  • 2011 Named the #50 Prospect in the CCBL by Perfect Game
  • 2010 Named the #2 Prospect in the Coastal Plain League by Baseball America

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Statistics:

YR LG W L ERA G GS CG SV IP H HR BB SO WHIP
2010 NCAA 5 1 3.63 19 3 0 0 52 39 4 18 44 1.10
2011 NCAA 11 3 2.91 16 16 2 0 108.1 95 5 31 106 1.16
2012 NCAA 8 4 3.54 16 16 1 0 106.2 100 14 37 115 1.28
2010 Coastal Plain 4 3 3.89 8 7 1 0 39.1 38 2 10 28 1.22
2011 CCBL 2 1 5.57 4 4 0 0 21 27 0 4 17 1.48

If any of this information is incorrect or you have additional information on this player, please let us know at matt@bigleaguefutures.net

 

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