Wed, 23 Nov 2016 21:03:08 -0800
The Philadelphia Phillies released P David Buchanan Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 08:38:11 -0800
The Philadelphia Phillies have designated SP David Buchanan and RP Jimmy Cordero for assignment.
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:39:32 -0700
New York Mets SS Wilmer Flores is out of the starting lineup Tuesday, Sept. 29, against the Philadelphia Phillies. SS Ruben Tejada bats eighth against Phillies SP David Buchanan.
Fantasy Tip: Flores ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) has slumped in recent days and carries a .222 career average against Buchanan. This, plus the Mets already in the postseason, may be reason enough for Mets manager Terry Collins to rest some players. As for Tejada ($3,400, 6.8% of cap), he does have a .356 average in September so do keep an eye on him if you want a lower-cost shortstop.
Wed, 09 Sep 2015 19:14:58 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP David Buchanan (2-8) allowed four runs on 10 hits over 3 1/3 innings in a loss to the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Sept. 9, with three walks and no strikeouts.
Fantasy Tip: Fortunately for FantasyScore owners, Buchanan was not available Wednesday, in a game which saw his ERA for the season rise to 9.11 (through 11 starts and 52 1/3 innings). He is scheduled to face the Washington Nationals in his next start Tuesday, Sept. 15.
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:00:12 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP David Buchanan was optioned to the minors Wednesday, Aug. 12.
Fantasy Tip: Buchanan ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) had a 9.00 ERA and 1.96 WHIP in 10 starts with the Phillies after allowing 11 earned runs in just 1 2/3 innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks in his last start. It's unknown who'll take his rotation spot, but whoever it is, they're unlikely to have much fantasy value in traditional leagues or at FantasyScore.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:25:20 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP David Buchanan (2-5) allowed three runs on eight hits over 7 1/3 innings in a victory over the Atlanta Braves Friday, July 31, with no walks and four strikeouts.
Fantasy Tip: Buchanan ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) lowered his ERA to 6.44 and appears to have a regular rotation spot for the Phils following the trade of Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers. He will make his next start against the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Aug. 6, but should be avoided in FantasyScore until he can put a string of solid starts together.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:46:13 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP David Buchanan was officially recalled from Class AAA Lehigh Valley Friday, July 31, and he will start against the Atlanta Braves Friday.
Fantasy Tip: Buchanan ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) could grab the vacated rotation spot left by Cole Hamels ($8,900, 17.6% of cap), and he could be worth grabbing in NL-only formats. Buchanan's upside is limited, though. FantasyScore players should likely pass Friday, and at best, Buchanan should be viewed as a desperation flier.
Sat, 02 May 2015 14:56:39 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Chad Billingsley will join the rotation in place of SP David Buchanan. He will pitch Tuesday, May 5.
Fantasy Tip: Billingsley ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) may be worth looking into if his first start is all right, so keep an eye on how well he does once on the mound.
Sat, 02 May 2015 13:32:31 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP David Buchanan was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Saturday, May 2. The team, in a corresponding move, recalled RP Elvis Araujo.
Fantasy Tip: Buchanan ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) should be dropped from all applicable leagues, as he will likely spend quite some time at Triple-A to develop more seasoning. An 0-5 record can only get you so far in the majors.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:08:56 -0700
The Philadelphia Phillies may look outside the organization for a fifth starter to complement SPs Cole Hamels, Aaron Harang, David Buchanan and Jerome Williams. Names tossed about include free-agent SP Jhoulys Chacin (Rockies), free-agent SP Scott Baker (Yankees) and free-agent SP Felix Doubront (Cubs).
Fantasy Tip: It may be worth a pick towards the last few rounds of deep NL drafts depending on who wins the job. Stay tuned.