D-backs claim Edwin Escobar, outright Matt Buschmann

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks continued their flurry of April bullpen moves by claiming left-hander Edwin Escobar from the Boston Red Sox on Friday. Escobar was optioned to Triple-A Reno, but the way the D-backs have gone through their relievers during the first three-plus weeks of the season, it may not be long before he moves up. Right-hander Matt Buschmann was designated...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 day ago

At long last, Matt Buschmann makes his big-league debut

Since being the 453rd player taken in the 2006 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the San Diego Padres out of Vanderbilt University, Matt Buschmann has been around the block more times than the ice cream man. Buschmann has played for six different organizations and 12 different minor league teams. He pitched 1,408 innings in 296 minor-league appearances. Sunday, he finally got a taste...
Via Arizona Sports
19 days ago

After 10 years, Buschmann reaches Majors

Matt Buschmann admitted there were times he doubted whether this day would ever come, which is understandable after you've spent 10 years and thrown 1,326 2/3 innings in the Minor Leagues without a promotion to the big leagues.
21 days ago

D-backs select Buschmann from Triple-A Reno, designate Drabek for assignment

The Arizona Diamondbacks, in need of some fresh arms in the bullpen, selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Matt Buschmann from Triple-A Reno on Friday. In a corresponding move, the team designated pitcher Kyle Drabek for assignment. The 32-year-old Buschmann went 8-10 with a 4.08 ERA in 23 starts last season for Triple-A Durham, Triple-A Louisville and Triple-A Norfolk. He...
Via Arizona Sports
22 days ago

Arizona Diamondbacks to call up Matt Buschmann

A feel-good story is emerging in Arizona, with a 10-year minor-leaguer potentially set to make his major league debut. The D-backs are calling up Matt Buschmann to replace Kyle Drabek on their 25-man roster. This is especially significant because the 32-year-old Buschmann has never pitched in the majors despite holding the minor league record for strikeouts with 1,098 — a total...
Via Today's Knuckleball
22 days ago

Reds Minor League Game Review – 8/1/15

Louisville won 1-0. Box Score Ryan LaMarre went 1-3 with a walk, steal (11) and a run. Josh Satin went 1-1 with 2 walks and an RBI. Matt Buschmann threw 9 shutout innings with 4 strikeouts. Game Notes There was a baseball game that was scheduled in Louisville, but a pitching duel broke out. Matt Buschmann took a shutout through six innings, but the Bats offense hadn’t gotten...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

A’s Trade Triple-A RHP Matt Buschmann to Tampa Bay to Make Way for Possible Addition of Barry Zito to Nashville Rotation

Could Barry Zito be Nashville bound? The A’s traded Triple-A RHP Matt Buschmann to the Tampa Bay Rays for cash on Thursday. We’€™ve also learned that, though no final decision has been made yet, the A’€™s front office thinks it’s likely that non-roster pitcher Barry Zito will agree to join the Triple-A Nashville Sounds to start the season. And if that is indeed the case...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday, August 26th: Matt Buschmann Notches 3-Hit Shutout Victory for Sacramento while Stockton Wins to Clinch Second Half Division Title

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Matt Buschmann (9 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 10 K / Win)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Sacramento River Cats  2 Nashville Sounds                0 WP – Buschmann 9-6 / 4.24 Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Matt Buschmann (9 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 10 K / Win) Sacramento starter Matt Buschmann tossed a 3-hit shutout...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Wednesday, August 20th: Jonathan Joseph Tosses 5 Scoreless & Matt Olson Homers in Ports Victory while Matt Buschmann Earns 8th Win for River Cats

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Jonathan Joseph (5 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 4 K / Win)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) Stockton Ports         4 Lake Elsinore Storm  0 WP – Joseph 6-3 / 3.99 HR – Olson (36) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Jonathan Joseph (5 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 4 K / Win) RHP Jonathan Joseph was impressive in a spot start for Stockton...
Via Athletics Farm
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Saturday, May 31st: Buschmann & Atherton Pitch Cats & Ports to Victory while Snappers Win in Extras and Hounds Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Matt Buschmann (7 IP / 7 H / 2 ER / 0 BB / 9 K / Win)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Sacramento River Cats  12 Fresno Grizzlies                    3 WP – Buschmann 4-0 / 4.28 HR – Taylor (5), Vogt (3), Barton (1) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Matt Buschmann (7 IP / 7 H / 2 ER / 0 BB / 9 K / Win) RHP Matt...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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