Buck Farmer is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball who was a four-year letter winner and three-year captain at Rockdale County High School.
During his junior year, he had a 1.50 earned run average (ERA) and a.443 batting average, while during his senior year, he had a 2.02 ERA and a.468 hitting average.
Farmer set the Rockdale single-game strikeout record in 2008, with 22 versus Dacula High School. He was voted the 2008 Connie Mack World Series MVP, as well as the 2008 World Wood Bat Championships MVP.
Farmer was picked in the 46th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the Atlanta Braves, but he did not sign and instead chose to play college baseball for the Georgia Institute of Technology Yellow Jackets.
Farmer was taken in the fifth round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft by the Detroit Tigers and signed a minor league contract.
Farmer began the 2014 season with the Class A West Michigan Whitecaps, making 18 starts before being promoted to the Double-A Erie SeaWolves, where he made two starts.
Farmer was 11–5 with a 2.65 ERA between Class A and Double-A, allowing 101 hits over 11523 innings with 127 strikeouts and 28 walks. He was named Midwest League Pitcher of the Year at the end of the season.
How Tall Is Buck Farmer?
Buck is 6 feet 4 inches tall.