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Rotoworld Jul 21, 2014

Angels ink John Buck to minor league deal - John Buck (C) Los Angeles Angels

Angels signed C John Buck to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Salt Lake.
KFFL Jul 15, 2014

Mariners | John Buck released

The Seattle Mariners released C John Buck Tuesday, July 15.

McClendon: Sucre makes Mariners better

Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon explained the decision to let go of backup catcher John Buck and replace him with Jesus Sucre: It makes the Mariners better. As the Mariners push into the second half of the season squarely in contention for the playoffs, growing concerns about Buck’s defense, particularly his ability to block and receive pitches, caused the Mariners to designate him for assignment. Buck was a leader, and his teammates were somber in the clubhouse after learning of his fate following a 2-0 win Monday, which also happened to be Buck’s 34th birthday. But McClendon said he...
U.S.S. Mariner Jul 8, 2014

The Day The Internet Cared About John Buck

(Note that Marc is working on a simultaneous post on the subject. I think there’s value in having a couple of perspectives, even if they end up being pretty similar. This way we improve the odds of covering all of our bases!) The Mariners designated John Buck for assignment on his 34th birthday. I haven’t This post came from: U.S.S. Mariner, and is copyright by the authors. This RSS feed is intended for the personal use of readers and not, for instance, spam blogs.The Day The Internet Cared About John Buck
U.S.S. Mariner Jul 8, 2014

John Buck and the Quick Hook

Fernando Rodney’s imaginary arrow had barely cleared the foul line when Ryan Divish gave us the news that changed the tenor of the evening. John Buck, seen joking with teammates a few minutes earlier, was dumped by the M’s – DFA’d, after hitting an anemic .226/.293/.286 in just shy of 100 plate appearances. Buck’s never This post came from: U.S.S. Mariner, and is copyright by the authors. This RSS feed is intended for the personal use of readers and not, for instance, spam blogs.John Buck and the Quick Hook

Mariners part ways with John Buck, likely to recall Jesus Sucre

The Seattle Mariners made a surprise move on Monday night when they designated catcher John Buck for assignment, effectively ending the veteran’s time with the club. The team announced the move after the M’s 2-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins in the first game of a seven-game homestand heading into the All-Star break. They will […]
Tacoma News-Tribune Jul 8, 2014

Mariners DFA John Buck

The Seattle Mariners designated catcher John Buck for assignment following Monday's 2-0 win against the Minnesota Twins.
Seattle Times Jul 8, 2014

Roster move: John Buck designated for assignment,

Normally after a win, the music is blaring, players are laughing, there's lots going on. But not tonight. After the Mariners 2-0 win, the club announced that back-up catcher John Buck had been designated for assignment.

Mariners designate Buck for assignment

After Monday’s win, the Mariners designated backup catcher John Buck for assignment. They now have 10 days to trade, release or outright him to the minor leagues. Buck was hitting .226 in limited duty as the backup catcher. A corresponding move – likely the call-up of catcher Jesus Sucre from Tacoma – will be made Tuesday. The move surprised and quieted what was initially a celebratory Mariners clubhouse postgame. “These … Read more »
Lookout Landing Jul 8, 2014
Mariners surprise, designate John Buck designated for assignment

Mariners surprise, designate John Buck designated for assignment

The Mariners win and promptly dump their backup catcher for who, exactly? There's some bizarre news coming out following the Mariners win, as the team has announced they've DFA'd catcher John Buck. It comes as nothing less than a total shock to most, as even though Buck hasn't hit much, he's one of the only sources of right-handed power on the roster. He also doesn't play very much, and while his defense/framing skills are very much in question -- just short of terrible -- he's still a durable catcher with tons of major league experience to share. But he's an offensive-oriented catcher who...
KFFL Jul 8, 2014

Mariners | John Buck designated

The Seattle Mariners designated C John Buck for assignment on Monday, July 7. The Mariners ...

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