Buck Farmer is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds. He was born on February 20, 1991, and formerly pitched for the Detroit Tigers.
On August 13, 2014, Farmer made his major league debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He tossed five innings in his debut, allowing four runs on six hits and striking out four hitters while collecting a no-decision.
He was optioned to the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens after his debut. On August 23, 2014, Farmer was called up again to start the first game of a doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins.
Farmer pitched 113 innings in his second big league start, allowing seven runs on five hits, walking two batters, and striking out three in a 12–4 loss.
Farmer joined the Tigers’ opening day roster in 2016. Farmer was optioned to the Toledo Mud Hens on April 16, 2016. He was called up to the Tigers on May 22, the same day Drew VerHagen was optioned to Toledo.
Farmer made his first big league start of the season on September 21, 2016, against the Minnesota Twins, however, the game was called due to rain, he had 13 relief appearances for the Tigers in 2016, in addition to one start, with a 4.60 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 29+13 innings worked.
Buck Farmer Parent: Meet Rose Farmer and Warren Farmer
Buck’s parent, Rose Farmer and Warren Farmer have been supporting their son throughout the years as a pitcher in junior year to his minor league game, but there is little information about them as they have all kept their personal lives out of public scrutiny.