• Full name Jake T. Buchanan
  • Born 09/24/1989 in Charlotte, NC
  • Profile Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 232 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School North Carolina State
  • Debut 06/21/2014
  • Drafted in the 8th round (243rd overall) by the Houston Astros in 2010 (signed for $120,000).
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    The Wolfpack's top draftee likely will be righthander Buchanan, who was outstanding in the Cape Cod League last summer, going 3-1, 0.84 with just six walks in 43 innings. He's a pitchability righthander and doesn't have a great pro body at 6 feet, 221 pounds. He commands his fastball well at average velocity, and he ran it up to 93 mph against Georgia Tech in a heavily scouted start against Deck McGuire.

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  • Rated Best Control in the Houston Astros in 2014
  • Rated Best Control in the Houston Astros in 2012

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