Jay Campbell Buhner
Bone Position: Rightfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 205 lb.
Born: August 13, 1964 in Louisville, KY
High School: Clear Creek HS (League City, TX) School: McLennan Community College (Waco, TX) by the Drafted Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2nd round of the 1984 amateur draft (January Secondary). Player signed May 26, 1984.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 11, 1987 (Age 23)
vs. TOR 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Mariners/Yankees 1987-2001 Agents: Randy Hendricks,Alan Hendricks [*] Final Game: October 7, 2001 (Age 37)
vs. TEX 3 AB, 1 H, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- December 2013
12/6 Swingin' A's: Have No Fear That Robinson Cano Is Here: As I’m sure you all have heard by now, another AL West rival has added another superstar player to their roster. In keeping ...
12/6 mlbreports.com: Cano Signs With Seattle 10 YRs/$240 MIL: Do You Want A Good Team Or A Good Business?: By Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Analyst/Website Owner): (Big Credit to Paul Francis Sullivan) Follow MLB Reports On Twitter ... News -- November 2013
11/22 Tyler's Think Tank: The Trout/A-Rod parallel: Alex Rodriguez has been in the news a lot lately, but for all the wrong reasons. Mike Trout's name has come up a bit too (for ...
11/21 Call to the Pen: Seattle Mariners: 2013 Season in Review: Seattle is 802 miles from Oakland, the nearest baseball city, but at times in 2013 it may have seemed like the distance from Oaktown ...
11/5 mlbreports.com: “Stoking The Fire” Week 4: Mariners State Of The Union: Spend Some $$$ This Winter Seattle!!: Hunter Stokes (Chief Writer): Follow The MLB Reports On Twiter Nothing is more a waste of time, than watching a premiere talent ... News -- October 2013
10/14 SoDo Mojo: Mariners Go Back To The Future?: Did you know that we are just about two years away from the year that Marty McFly went ahead to the future in Back to the Future ... News -- September 2013
9/26 Phillies Nation: The Phillies Should Avoid Bautista: My colleague Corey Seidman is a man of many talents: he is a fantastic writer, one of the hosts of Phillies Nation TV, and an ... News -- August 2013
8/13 Inside the Dodgers: Daily Distractions: The significance of 2-2.: In his seminal 2000 book “The Tipping Point,” author Malcolm Gladwell identified a handful of small phenomena that ...
8/13 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History – August 13: August 13, 1931 The Cincinnati Reds Tony Cuccinello collects six hits in six at-bats against the Braves. He had a triple, two ...
8/13 Science Witness: Ken Griffey Junior was Seattle’s biggest star, still is.: Ken Griffey Jr. entered the Mariners Hall of Fame Saturday and now awaits his place in the Baseball Hall of Fame. 46,027 fans ... News -- July 2013
7/28 Yanks Go Yard: Will The New York Yankees Ownership Be the Issue Moving Forward?: Back in the 1980′s the New York Yankees fielded some very mediocre teams. Young players like Doug Drabek, Fred McGriff and ... News -- June 2013
6/25 North and South of Royal Brougham: Safeco Field Fences and Power: We need more power, we said. So we got some sluggers and made the ballpark smaller. Moving Safeco’s fences closer to home plate ...
6/23 Bleeding Yankee Blue: "WHAT THE HELL DID YOU TRADE JAY BUHNER FOR?":
We have all lived through it. A roster change made by our
team which made us scream, cringe, or just plain feel sick ...
6/22 Sports Out West: Seattle Mariners: Kyle Seager one hit shy of the cycle: In baseball, hitting for the cycle is an elusive accomplishment that every hitter dreams of, but can rarely achieve. Seattle ...
6/17 Billy-Ball.com: Torii Hunter hits #300: Torii Hunter hit his third homer of the season and the 300th of his career as the Tigers defeated the Twins, 5-2. Hunter hit 192 ... News -- May 2013
5/13 Seattle Sports Daily: Getting to Know Moose Man and his 259 Moose: If you’ve been to a Mariners game, you’ve probably seen George. You may not have known it was George you were seeing, ... News -- March 2013
3/26 Bleeding Yankee Blue: LEADING IN THE OUTFIELD: ICHIRO SUZUKI:
3/1 For Baseball Junkies: Mariners All-Time Team v.2012: Today we're taking a look at the Mariners All-Time team, version 2012. Last year's inaugural team can be seen here. ... News -- February 2013
2/23 WahoosOnFirst: Ghosts of Indians Past: Paul Sorrento: Ask anyone who their favorite mid-90′s Indian was and you’ll hear a lot of the same responses over and over and over. ... News -- January 2013
1/23 Billy-Ball.com: Dept. of the Obvious: Junior a Mariners Hall of Famer: The Mariners announced yesterday that Ken Griffey Jr. will be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony at ...
1/22 Billy-Ball.com: In honor of this country’s 44th President: Here are four #44s that have been retired Hank Aaron Braves April 15, 1977 Hank Aaron Brewers October 3, 1976 Reggie Jackson Yankees ... News -- December 2012
12/28 SocraticGadfly: Edgar Martinez — Hall of Fame for #Gar or not?: Edgar Martinez as a possible Hall of Famer is a tricky one indeed.
First, if you get the "luxury" of playing DH, you have to ...
12/21 Buhner Dot Com: The Deal That Broke Frank Costanza’s Heart (and mine too): The post below was an excerpt from a post I was writing that would act as my "submission" for the Hall of Nearly Great project. ...
12/20 Baseball Musings: Being Ken Phelps: A few days ago, I wrote about evaluating hitters with three metrics, Bayesian versions of BABIP. One was the classic batting average ...
12/19 SoDo Mojo: Mariner Fan Favorites: Joey Cora: A few weeks ago, we asked SoDo Mojo readers to list their all-time favorite Mariners. So far, answers have ranged from the greats—Junior, ... News -- November 2012
11/16 PaulLebowitz.com: The Trout vs Cabrera MVP Battle Is Over, But The Argument Rages On: Remember a player named Mike Blowers? He’s a broadcaster now for the Mariners and had a few relatively productive seasons for ...
11/1 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Adding a Middle Reliever to the Indians All-Time Team: By Ronnie Tellalian With yet another installment of the Cleveland Indians All-Time team, we continue through the Tribe bullpen. ... News -- October 2012
10/31 MLB Dirt: An Interview with Greg Hibbard: There are untold numbers of baseball players who had promising careers derailed by injuries; a sad reality in a sport so connected ... News -- August 2012
8/28 High Heat Stats: Adam Dunn, meet David Letterman: Adam Dunn’s most unusual season is an endless source of quirky statistical curiosities. Dunn launched two more bombs Friday ...
8/21 The Captain's Blog: Dewayne Wise Proves Turnabout Is Fair Play: Freddy Garcia was cruising along in last night’s game until Dewayne Wise launched a two-run homer in the fifth inning. The journeyman ...
8/13 The Baseball Page: Jay Buhner hits the first cycle in Mariner's history:
Jay Buhner hit the first cycle in Mariner's history. On his birthday ...
8/3 PaulLebowitz.com: Zduriencik and the Mariners Are Free From the Shackles of Ichiro: A window was opened into the reality of the Mariners’ relationship with Ichiro Suzuki when, right before Ichiro wound up being ... News -- July 2012
7/21 The Baseball Page: Pumpsie Green debut and the Jay Buhner Trade:
July 21, 1959, the Boston Red Sox become the last team to debut a black ... News -- June 2012
6/30 High Heat Stats: Strikeout Milestones and Related Musings: Following up on a post by birtelcom concerning the continually increasing trend to more strikeouts in the game, I noticed that ... News -- May 2012
5/17 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Seattle Mariners: Now that we’ve gotten the more recent expansion teams out of the way, we’re finally to our first team with at least ... News -- April 2012
4/3 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY YOUNG YANKEE FANS KNOW NOTHING ABOUT "REAL" LOSING: (In Photo: Al Leiter, left, and Mike Pagliarulo)Not too long ago, at my day job, I was having a conversation with an intern. ... News -- March 2012
3/16 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY THE HYPE TO PUSH PINEDA OUT?: Is it a surprise to anyone that there are reports from, like from George King III that Michael Pineda would start in the minor ...
3/10 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY I'M NOT A BANDWAGON FAN, I'M A YANKEE FAN: I was born into this team. I think as early as 6 or 7 I remember watching the New York Yankees on TV with my dad and as the ... News -- January 2012
1/22 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY IT'S DELLIN BETANCES TIME: Hey look, I admit it... I was expecting the Yankees to unload Dellin Betances this winter, and hey, they still may, but at this ...
1/17 PaulLebowitz.com: Ken Phelps is a Punchline of Circumstance: In today’s NY Times, Tyler Kepner discusses the maneuvers the Yankees made on Friday night in acquiring Michael Pineda from ... News -- December 2011
12/24 High Heat Stats: The best and worst value among batters in 1998 using $WAR: Matt Stairs, one of the most productivebatters of 1998 / Icon SMIHere are the players who produced the most and least value ...
12/13 B-R Blog: B-R: HoF Candidate – Jeromy Burnitz: Jeromy Burnitz Jeromy Neal Burnitz Position: Rightfielder Bats: Left, Throws: Right Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb. Born: April ... News -- October 2011
10/11 The Golden Sombrero: Jay Buhner’s sombreros merit a spot in the record books: After subscribing to Baseball Reference’s Play Index, which is probably the greatest statistical tool ever created, I immediately ...
10/10 B-R Blog: 4 extra-base hits in a postseason game: In game 2 of the NLCS, Albert Pujols went 4-5 with a HR and three 2Bs, driving in the first 4 runs in the Cards' series-tying ... News -- September 2011
9/25 B-R Blog: Seasons With 40+ HR, Less Than 160 Hits & Less Than 100 BB – Since 1961: Since 1961, how many players have hit 40 homeruns in a season where they also had less than 160 hits and less than 100 walks on ...
9/23 B-R Blog: Finally 40 homers means something again: It appears than only two players--Jose Bautista and Curtis Granderson--will hit 40 home runs this season. Two other players--Albert ...
9/10 SoDo Mojo: Royals Score Field Goal, But Touchdown And PAT Enough For Mariners Victory: No citation needed: I took this one! With football season in full effect, it’s hard to focus on baseball. I mean, ... News -- August 2011
8/30 SoDo Mojo: What We Learned From Mike Carp’s Homer: Let us all not forget, before we get too excited, we’re talking about a guy who has spent… oh, **** **** the expectation ...
8/12 B-R Blog: Most Natural Golden Sombreros: Since 1919, who has the most games, of 9-innings of less, where they whiffed 4+ times in the contest? Here is the list - Rk Player ... News -- July 2011
7/21 NY Baseball Digest: Will Yanks Like Inge, Pepsi Porch, Senior Saviors, 50 Amazin Years, Vance Worley: The Tigers designated Brandon Inge for assignment last night. Inge has struggled this season hitting only .177 with a homer ...
7/12 B-R Blog: 9+ Games Of aLI>=1.3, and WPA>=.37 and RE24>=2.5: Fooling around with Play Index, I asked it show me players with the most games where: aLI>=1.3, and WPA>=.37 and RE24>=2.5 ... News -- June 2011
6/22 B-R Blog: Three True Outcomes: Players with the highest fraction of HR + walks + strikeouts: Thanks to reader Doug N., I figured out how to generate this list with the PI. Here are the guys (ranked by most plate appearances) ... News -- May 2011
5/16 B-R Blog: Players to hit 40+ homers after the age of 29 who never did it before: Using their seasonal June 30th ages, here are the players to hit 40+ homers at least once at the age of 29 or older who never ... News -- March 2011
3/29 B-R Blog: Home run winning percentage: After Steve's post a few days ago about most homers coming in a loss, it got me wondering what the team's winning percentage looks ... News -- February 2011
2/9 B-R Blog: Fewest singles in a career: Here are the 20 players since 1901 who hit the fewest singles per plate appearance (minimum 3000 PAs) over their careers: Rk Player ... News -- January 2011
1/11 B-R Blog: Mailbag: Biggest Differences Between HR Leader and Runner-Up: Here's a question from Ehud: "Jose Bautista was the AL home run king in 2010, while the second-place HR leader (Paul Konerko) ...
1/10 NY Baseball Digest: MLB Network’s Top 75 Catches With NY Twist: The MLB Network recently named the “Top 75 catches in history.” Here is the entire list which I found courtesy of ... News -- December 2010
12/31 B-R Blog: Andruw Jones, Carlos Pena, and OPS+ over 100 with a low batting average: Over the last 30 seasons, only 17 players have had at least two years in which they had and OPS+ of 100 or better while batting ... News -- November 2010
11/4 The Captain's Blog: Yankee Lifer King Passes Away; Tenure as GM Often Overlooked: The Yankee family lost another member when Clyde King passed away on November 3 at the age of 86. King, a baseball lifer who ... News -- July 2010
7/14 PaulLebowitz.com: George Steinbrenner's Unappreciated, Underreported Attributes: There was a heart in there....somewhere: Because he acquired such a re**** as a raving lunatic capable of coming unhinged ... News -- May 2010
5/25 B-R Blog: Old Sluggers Are Rare To Find: Via Baseball-Reference.com's Play Index Batting Season Finder - players 35 and older with the most seasons of an ISO of at least ...