The Mets picked up Brian Buchanan off waivers from the San Diego Padres on August 25, 2004. He made his Met debit on August 26 and struck out pinch hitting for Pedro Feliciano. He appeared in one more game for the Mets three days later as the Mets starting first baseman and went 0 for 2 at the plate.
The next day he was designated for assignment thus ending his brief Met career.
While with the Mets Buchanan wore number 10.
Brian Buchanan also played for the following teams:
Minnesota Twins – 2000-2002
San Diego Padres – 2002-2004