John Buck

C / Atlanta Braves / EXP: YRS / MINORS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Veteran catcher John Buck announces retirement

      Braves catcher John Buck announced Thursday he is retiring from baseball to spend more time with his family. Buck was in camp this spring as a non-roster invitee. The 34-year-old Buck retires after spending 11 years in the majors. He played for the Royals, Marlins, Mets, Angels, Pirates, Mariners and Blue Jays. He made one All-Star team (2010) and finishes with a career .234 average in 1,090 games.

    • by Chris Cwik |

      Angels' John Buck decides to become a free-agent

      Angels catcher John Buck has elected free agency Thursday. Buck was designated for assignment by the club Tuesday. He could have accepted a spot with the Triple-A club, but opted to become a free-agent. He'll search for a new team during the offseason. Buck hit .225 over 89 at-bats in the majors last season.

    • by R.J. White |

      Angels DFA John Buck, Brennan Boesch

      The Angels designated catcher John Buck and outfielder Brennan Boesch for assignment Tuesday. The move opened up two 40-man spots for players claimed off waivers. Buck was just 1 for 5 with the Angels after hitting .226/.293/.286 in 84 at-bats with the Mariners. Boesch hit .187/.203/.293 in 75 at-bats with the Angels.

    • by R.J. White |

      Angels sign John Buck to minor-league deal

      The Angels have signed catcher John Buck to a minor-league deal and assigned him to Triple-A Salt Lake, the Orange County Register reports. Buck hit just .226/.293/.286 with one home run and six RBI in 84 at-bats with the Mariners before being designated for assignment earlier in July. He owns a career .234/.301/.398 line in 3,607 major-league at-bats.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      John Buck released by Mariners

      The Mariners have released catcher John Buck. He was designated for assignment July 8 after batting .226 with one home run and six RBI in 27 games.

    • by R.J. White |

      Mariners designate John Buck for assignment

      The Mariners desginated catcher John Buck for assignment after Monday's win over the Twins. Buck has hit just .226/.293/.286 with one home run and six RBI in 84 at-bats while serving as the team's No. 2 backstop. He'll head to waivers before potentially being assigned to a minor-league club, while the Mariners will likely add another catcher to the active roster before Tuesday's game.

    • by R.J. White |

      John Buck blasts first home run in three-hit night Tuesday

      Mariners catcher John Buck went 3 for 4 with his first home run of the season as well as two RBI and three runs in his team's 7-5 win over the Braves Tuesday. Buck broke a 5-5 tie in the seventh inning by depositing a two-run shot over the right field fence, but it was just his first home run in 45 at-bats after smacking 15 home runs last season. He has hit .267/.340/.378 in limited action.

    • by R.J. White |

      Mariners, John Buck agree to major-league deal

      The Mariners have agreed to a major-league deal with catcher John Buck worth $1 million, baseball insider Jon Heyman reports. Buck hit .219/.285/.362 with 15 home runs and 62 RBI in 392 at-bats with the Mets and Pirates last season, with most of his work coming with the Mets before he was traded to Pittsburgh in late August. The Mariners will be his sixth major-league team.

    • by R.J. White |

      Mariners close to agreement with John Buck

      The Mariners are making progress towards a deal with free-agent catcher John Buck, and an agreement is close, FOX Sports 1 reports. Buck hit .219/.285/.362 with 15 home runs and 62 RBI in 392 at-bats with the Mets and Pirates last season. Were he to sign with Seattle, Buck would likely serve as the backup to second-year backstop Mike Zunino.

    • by R.J. White |

      Nationals have interest in John Buck

      The Nationals are looking for a backup catcher and have interest in free agent John Buck, reports. The team is searching for a backup that can fill a starting role in the event of a Wilson Ramos injury. Buck hit .219/.285/.362 with 15 home runs and 62 RBI in 392 at-bats between the Mets and Pirates last season.

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