Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in New York Mets history last season, but he struggled mightily after that and finished the season 6-9 with a 4.85 ERA. Santana was bouncing back from shoulder surgery and finished the season on the disabled list with a back injury. Apart from his health, Santana may have had…Read More
Articles tagged: John Buck
There he is, fourth row from the bottom, third from the left, Marlins catcher John Buck flipping the camera a nice big double bird. Apparently the players were told to goof around in this version of the team photo, and that’s when Buck broke out the middle fingers. Hey, if you were hitting .197 for…Read More
Say what you will about the Marlins and whether or not they can turn an ugly franchise around, but so far I like their style. Take away a few of the gimmicks — like fish tanks as a backstop and whatever that thing is that they have in center field — and I have to…Read More
This week, John Buck is more than just the name of a Miami Marlins catcher. The Marlins may be popping up in headlines all over the country for the way they are throwing money around this offseason, but it is Buck who deserves the spotlight after what he went through last week. Buck and his…Read More
Logan Morrison was demoted to Triple-A after Saturday’s game, leaving many people to question the Marlins’ decision. We’ve already established that LoMo’s outspoken ways were a major reason why they sent him down. We’re also learning that the front office wasn’t alone in their thoughts. Catcher John Buck told The Miami Herald that Morrison’s tweeting…Read More
They say that a dog is man’s best friend. For a baseball catcher, it’s a cup that is his most valuable possession. Marlins catcher John Buck switched to the NuttyBuddy (great name) cup last year in Toronto after breaking one of his old ones. Buck broke one cup earlier in the season after a curveball…Read More
Alan Hull takes a look at the early MLB Hot Stove action, analyzing the Dan Uggla-Omar Infante trade as well as the John Buck and Jake Westbrook signings.