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Ryan James Buchter
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 3", Weight 185 lb.
- School Gloucester County Junior College
- High School Highland Regional High School
- Born February 13, 1987 in Reading, PA USA
 Biographical information
Ryan Buchter is a minor league relief pitcher currently in the Chicago Cubs farm system.
He was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 33rd round of the 2005 amateur draft as a draft-and-follow out of high school. After a year of junior college, he began his professional career the next year with the GCL Nationals. That season, he went 1-1 with a 7.24 ERA in 11 games with 13 walks in 13 2/3 IP. In 2007, he pitched for the Vermont Lake Monsters, going 1-2 with a 6.82 ERA in 20 relief appearances. He struck out 34 batters in 31 2/3 innings. With the GCL Nationals and Hagerstown Suns in 2008, Buchter went a combined 4-2 with a 2.59 ERA in 17 relief appearances. In 24 1/3 innings, he struck out 25 batters.