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David

Buchanan

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Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 198
Year: Junior
Hometown: Peachtree City, Ga.
High School: Fayette Co. HS
Other College: Chipola JC
Experience: Junior College

Bio

2010
After the season, drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 7th Round (231st Overall) of the MLB First-Year Player Draft...State's top early season pitcher, but a finger injury sidelined him after April 16th...Compiled a 4-2 record in eight starts and ten appearances, striking out 53 in 55.1 innings pitched...Earned CAA Pitcher of the Week honors after his first CAA start against Old Dominion, pitching 8.1 innings and not allowing a run until the ninth of a 2-1 Panther victory, striking out 12 and walking none...Prior to the season, named the Top Newcomer in the CAA by SEBaseball.com, as well as by Baseball America...Earn All-CAA First Team honors by SEBaseball.com before the season and was named the #3 CAA-prospect in the 2010 MLB Draft by SEBaseball.com...Struck out 10 in just 5.1 innings against North Carolina Central...Pitched opening day against top ten ranked Florida State...Pitched 6.0 innings and allowed just three hits at New Mexico State, leading the Panthers to a 2-1 victory...Pitched a complete game, seven-hitter in the Panthers win over Hofstra, allowing just two runs, while striking out seven...Pitched 3.2 innings of three-hit relief in the CAA Championship against UNC Wilmington, his final appearance of the season.

2008-2009
Went 4-2 in 15 appearances during his second season at Chipola Junior College, leading the team to the conference championship game...Made four starts, pitching 38.1 innings, striking out 43 and holding opponents to a .258 batting average, earning one save on the season...Ranked among the top 40 in the state of Florida by Baseball America and as the 24th top junior college prospect according to PGCrosschecker.com...Helped the team to a state title during his freshman season in 2008, going 2-0 in 17 appearances...Made three starts, throwing 24.2 innings, striking out 27 and earning a pair of saves.

Prep
Earned team MVP honors his senior year at Fayette County High School and was team captain his senior year...Holds single game strikeout record for Fayette County with 19.

Personal
David Andrew Buchanan is one of five children to Andy Buchanan and Stacy Wood...Born on May 11, 1989, in Atlanta, Ga...Has two older sisters, Ashley and Sarah, as well as two step-sisters, Liz and Amanda...Drafted by the New York Mets in the sixth round of the 2009 MLB Amateur draft (194th pick overall) before deciding to attend Georgia State...Currently majoring in psychology.

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