Buck Farmer
Milwaukee Brewers (ML)
Buck Farmer
Birthdate:
Feb. 20, 1991 (33 y, 11 m, 19 d)
Born In:
Conyers, GA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'3"/250
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$5.4M / 3 years (2023-2025)
ML Service Time:
8 years, 64 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 8 years, 64 days
40-man Service Time 9 years, 29 days
Time as Pro 12 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 2 - No
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Normal
Desire for Win Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
2023 $1.8M
2024 $1.8M
2025 $1.8M ($1.8M left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 5 3 5 4
vs R 4 5 3 5 4
vs L 4 5 3 5 4
Potential 4 5 3 7 4
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 7 1
Arm 1 6 1
Turn DP 3
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 1
Run/Bunt
Speed 3
Stealing 2
Running 9
Sac Bunt 11
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 18 12 12
vs R 19 12 12
vs L 17 11 12
Potential 18 12 12
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 16 16
Curveball 9 9
Slider 17 17
Changeup 19 19
Other Pitching
Velocity 94-96 mph
GB % 52%
Stamina 4
Hold 12
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-02-08
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
P defense decreased from 5 to 1
Stuff Potential decreased from 19 to 18
Stuff decreased from 19 to 18
Stuff vs R decreased from 20 to 19
Movement Potential decreased from 13 to 12
Movement decreased from 13 to 12
Movement vs R decreased from 14 to 12
Movement vs L decreased from 13 to 11
Weight increased from 249 to 250
2024-11-05
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 4 to 3
2024-11-01
Control vs R decreased from 13 to 12
2024-10-19
Movement vs R increased from 13 to 14
Control vs R increased from 12 to 13
GB% increased from 51% to 52%
Weight decreased from 250 to 249
2024-09-09
Weight decreased from 251 to 250
2024-08-19
Eye Potential increased from 6 to 7
2024-08-05
Speed decreased from 4 to 3
Movement vs R decreased from 14 to 13
2024-07-22
Control vs R decreased from 13 to 12
2024-07-08
Stuff vs L decreased from 18 to 17
Control vs R increased from 12 to 13
2024-06-17
Speed increased from 3 to 4
2024-05-20
Stuff vs L increased from 17 to 18
2024-05-06
Power Potential increased from 2 to 3
Power increased from 2 to 3
Power vs R increased from 2 to 3
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
2024-04-15
Power Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Power decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 250 to 251
2024-03-20
Slider increased from 16 to 17
2024-03-11
Movement vs R increased from 13 to 14
2024-02-25
Movement vs R decreased from 14 to 13
2024-02-09
Control vs L increased from 11 to 12
2024-02-03
Contact Potential increased from 3 to 4
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Slider decreased from 17 to 16
2024-01-17
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Contact decreased from 4 to 3
Contact vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Contact vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff vs L decreased from 18 to 17
Movement vs R increased from 13 to 14
2024-01-02
Weight increased from 249 to 250
2023-12-26
Stuff vs L increased from 17 to 18
2023-12-19
Movement vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Stamina decreased from 5 to 4
2023-12-12
Stuff vs L decreased from 18 to 17
2023-12-07
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs L increased from 17 to 18
Movement vs R increased from 13 to 14
2023-11-27
Contact Potential increased from 3 to 4
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
2023-11-20
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Contact decreased from 4 to 3
Contact vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Contact vs L decreased from 4 to 3
2023-11-13
Contact Potential increased from 3 to 4
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs L decreased from 18 to 17
2023-11-09
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Contact decreased from 4 to 3
Contact vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Contact vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Stamina increased from 4 to 5
2023-09-11
Control vs L decreased from 12 to 11
GB% increased from 50% to 51%
2023-07-17
Power Potential increased from 2 to 3
Power increased from 2 to 3
Power vs R increased from 2 to 3
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 17 to 18
Control vs R decreased from 13 to 12
2023-05-29
Power Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Power decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Control vs R increased from 12 to 13
2023-02-26
Sac Bunt decreased from 12 to 11
Stuff Potential increased from 18 to 19
Stuff increased from 18 to 19
Stuff vs R increased from 19 to 20
Movement Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Movement vs R decreased from 14 to 13
GB% decreased from 53% to 50%
Slider increased from 16 to 17
Weight decreased from 250 to 249
2022-10-14
Eye decreased from 6 to 5
Eye vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Eye vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Sac Bunt increased from 11 to 12
Stuff vs R decreased from 20 to 19
2022-07-31
Stuff vs R increased from 19 to 20
Control vs R decreased from 13 to 12
2022-05-29
Gap Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Gap decreased from 6 to 5
Gap vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Gap vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Eye Potential increased from 5 to 6
Eye increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs R increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs L increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 16 to 17
Control vs R increased from 12 to 13
GB% increased from 52% to 53%
Stamina decreased from 5 to 4
Changeup increased from 18 to 19
2021-04-10
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Speed decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 249 to 250

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2024 33 0 85 78.2 3-3 8 67 31 19.88% 9.20% 4.15% 71.28% 44.16% 0.308 5.377 5.065 125 4.498 0.31 -0.74
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2023 32 0 90 91.0 5-8 4 87 36 22.37% 9.25% 4.37% 85.27% 49.71% 0.293 3.560 4.948 122 4.055 -1.39 -0.80
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2022 31 0 78 94.0 6-6 2 101 47 23.93% 11.14% 3.55% 71.77% 52.98% 0.318 4.979 4.601 119 3.826 0.38 -0.47
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2021 30 0 84 87.2 5-1 2 78 35 21.37% 9.59% 3.29% 77.84% 46.15% 0.284 3.901 4.556 118 4.337 -0.65 -0.33
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2020 29 0 75 95.0 4-2 0 80 47 18.48% 10.85% 3.00% 68.67% 50.26% 0.330 5.211 4.809 125 4.527 0.40 -0.71
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2019 28 0 75 83.2 5-3 1 81 42 22.25% 11.54% 3.30% 68.97% 45.16% 0.318 5.486 4.620 122 4.183 0.87 -0.42
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2018 27 6 86 105.0 2-5 3 112 61 23.09% 12.58% 2.68% 67.57% 53.23% 0.358 5.829 4.466 116 4.092 1.36 -0.03
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2017 26 0 80 90.1 8-8 6 96 39 23.88% 9.70% 2.99% 73.83% 48.17% 0.336 4.683 4.252 110 3.922 0.43 0.03
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2016 25 0 13 10.0 1-1 1 10 7 22.22% 15.56% 0.00% 71.43% 42.11% 0.222 2.700 2.580 67 4.105 0.12 0.21
Total - MLB
MLB
6 666 735.1 39-37 27 712 345 21.96% 10.64% 3.33% 72.56% 48.80% 0.318 4.859 4.628 119 4.172 0.23 -3.26

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Biloxi - SL
HUN - SL
2016 25 0 16 24.1 3-0 0 36 2 37.50% 2.08% 0.00% 86.96% 52.94% 0.346 1.110 1.406 29 2.263 -0.30 1.05
Toledo - IL
TOL - IL
2015 24 0 7 10.1 0-1 1 14 1 41.18% 2.94% 2.94% 125.00% 47.06% 0.056 0.871 2.655 53 2.965 -1.78 0.31
Erie - EL
ERI - EL
2015 24 0 53 78.2 3-5 3 94 26 28.31% 7.83% 2.11% 66.53% 62.02% 0.349 4.348 3.848 81 3.512 0.50 1.08
Total - AAA
AAA
0 7 10.1 0-1 1 14 1 41.18% 2.94% 2.94% 125.00% 47.06% 0.056 0.871 2.655 53 2.965 -1.78 0.31
Total - AA
AA
0 69 103.0 6-5 3 130 28 30.37% 6.54% 1.64% 70.47% 60.12% 0.348 3.583 3.271 69 3.217 0.31 2.14

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2024 33 80 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -0.19
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2023 32 86 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.18
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2022 31 75 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.25
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2021 30 79 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.02
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2020 29 70 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.15
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2019 28 71 7 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0.167 0.143 0.310 0.2500 0.128 -0.07
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2018 27 84 10 9 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0.222 0.222 0.444 0.3333 0.198 0.03
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2017 26 75 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.200 0.200 0.600 0.2500 0.253 -0.21
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2016 25 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Total - MLB
MLB
633 43 40 4 1 0 0 2 2 0 14 0 0 0.100 0.098 0.223 0.1481 0.096 -1.04

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2024 P 77 78.2 9 5 0 1.000 1.602 0.856 -1.59
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2023 P 85 91.0 2 10 0 1.000 1.187 0.929 -1.50
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2022 P 75 94.0 5 11 1 0.941 1.532 1.056 -0.59
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2021 P 81 87.2 8 5 1 0.929 1.335 1.364 0.67
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2020 P 75 95.0 7 10 1 0.944 1.611 1.063 -0.17
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2019 P 71 83.2 4 5 0 1.000 0.968 1.133 0.14
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2018 P 80 105.0 7 18 0 1.000 2.143 1.142 1.03
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2017 P 77 90.1 1 7 3 0.727 0.797 0.800 -1.67
Milwaukee - MLB
MIL - MLB
2016 P 13 10.0 1 1 0 1.000 1.800 1.532 0.52
Total P 634 735.1 44 72 6 -3.17
Player Awards
None
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink1
Grey Ink5
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year G Rank
2018 86 5
2021 84 9
2022 78 10
2023 90 1
2024 85 4
Year Hold Rank
2023 21 4
2024 21 6
Year WP Rank
2020 10 10