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Brian Buchanan

Brian Buchanan
Right fielder
Born: (1973-07-21) July 21, 1973 (age 42)
Miami, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 19, 2000 for the Minnesota Twins
Last MLB appearance
August 29, 2004 for the San Diego Padres
Career statistics
Batting average .258
Home runs 32
Runs batted in 103
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Brian James Buchanan (born July 21, 1973 in Miami, Florida) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He played for Fairfax High School in Fairfax, Virginia, where he excelled not only at hitting but at pitching as well and was named First Team All-Region for all of Northern Virginia. He once played for the St. Paul Saints of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. He played in Major League Baseball from 2000 through 2004.


A standout player at the University of Virginia, Brian was drafted by the New York Yankees in the first round (24th overall) of the

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After the

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During the 2007–08 offseason, Buchanan signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals and became a free agent after the season. In January

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On November 18, 2009, he retired. He is now coaching in the Kansas City Royals Minor League system. He was manager for the Idaho Falls Chukars of the Pioneer Baseball League in 2010 and 2011. In 2012, he was manager of the Kane County Cougars of the Class A, Midwest League. In 2013, he became manager of the Lexington Legends, the new Royals Class A affiliate in the South Atlantic League.

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