Born: Sep 24, 1989
Jacob T. Buchanan was selected by the Astros in the eighth round of the 2010 amateur draft out of NC State.
In 2011, Jake pitched for the Astros' Lancaster (A+) and Corpus Christi (AA) affiliates. He was named the Astros' Minor League Pitcher of the Year that season.
In 2012, he pitched for Corpus and for AAA Oklahoma City. Assigned to start 2013 at Corpus, Buchanan led the Texas League in ERA and WHIP during the season's first half, and was again promoted to OKC.
After starting at Oklahoma City for the 2014 season, Jake made his MLB debut for the Astros on June 21 of that year.