Tag: John Buck

Vic Black Should Report To Mets By Sept. 1 And Bypass Vegas

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Vic Black Should Report To Mets By Sept. 1 And Bypass Vegas

Update 8/29, 5:45 PM by Satish Ram The Mets announced earlier on Twitter that Victor Black was the PTBNL in the deal that saw the Mets send Marlon Byrd, John  Buck, and cash to the Pirates. This was old news, however, as speculation ran rampant as soon as the trade was announced. The new news, coming […]

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Prospect Spotlight: 2B Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: 2B Dilson Herrera

With Tuesday’s trade of Marlon Byrd and John Buck, the Mets got a very intriguing prospect from the Pirates, 19 year-old second base prospect Dilson Herrera. Herrera is a converted third baseman out of Cartagena, Colombia who is three years into his professional baseball career, and in his second year playing in the U.S., after spending […]

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Prospect Spotlight: RHP Vic Black

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: RHP Vic Black

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets and Pirates have agreed on Vic Black as the player to be named late in the trade that sent Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pirates. The Mets sent cash to Pittsburgh as well in exchange for Dilson Herrera,who we profiled yesterday, and Black, who […]

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Alderson: This Trade Was About The Future And In Our Best Interest

An article by posted on August 28, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson: This Trade Was About The Future And In Our Best Interest

“We all want to win as many games as possible, but my job is to match the short term with the long term,” he said. “We felt this was in our best interest.” That’s what Mets general manager Sandy Alderson had to say to reporters before tonight’s game, in response to trading catcher John Buck […]

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Phillies vs Mets: Niese Tries To Stop Five Game Losing Streak

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Phillies vs Mets: Niese Tries To Stop Five Game Losing Streak

  Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets Citi Field • 7:10 PM Kyle Kendrick (10-10, 4.51) vs Jon Niese (5-6, 4.03) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Andrew Brown – RF Ike Davis – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Juan Lagares – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jonathon Niese […]

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Buck and Byrd Traded To Pirates For 2B Prospect Dilson Herrera and PTBNL

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Buck and Byrd Traded To Pirates For 2B Prospect Dilson Herrera and PTBNL

The Mets have traded John Buck and Marlon Byrd and cash considerations to the Pittsburgh Pirates for 19-year-old Single-A second baseman Dilson Herrera and a player to be named later, according to ESPN New York. Herrera is the 20th best prospect in the Pirates minor leagues according to Baseball America and 11th best according to MiLB.com who also ranked him […]

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Mets Offense Was Helpless Against Tigers Pitching In 3-0 Defeat

An article by posted on August 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Offense Was Helpless Against Tigers Pitching In 3-0 Defeat

The Detroit Tigers are just one more win away from completing a three-game sweep of the Mets after beating them 3-0 on Saturday evening at Citi Field. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and the Tigers had no problems knocking him around, and despite only scoring two runs off the Mets’ ace, they roughed him […]

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Buck Will Catch Harvey In His All Star Showdown With Scherzer

An article by posted on August 24, 2013 0 Comments
Buck Will Catch Harvey In His All Star Showdown With Scherzer

It’s not exactly the fight of the century or even the Thrilla In Manilla, but when the Mets’ Matt Harvey and the Tigers’ Max Scherzer oppose each other on Saturday at Citi Field, it will mark the first time in MLB history that both All-Star Game starters have faced off at any point during the same […]

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D’Arnaud Rips A Double For First Major League Hit

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Rips A Double For First Major League Hit

In case you missed it, here is Travis d’Arnaud ripping a double into the gap for his first major league hit. “Finally got it out of the way,” d’Arnaud said, according to ESPN New York. “Thankful my teammates were all there every time I kept coming to the dugout without a hit and they were […]

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John Buck Understands Reduced Role: “It’s The Nature Of The Beast”

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
John Buck Understands Reduced Role: “It’s The Nature Of The Beast”

It’s taken me a long time to warm up to John Buck after that whole punch-pie incident with Jordany Valdespin. Until that point he was exceeding my expectations for someone who was forced on us as a condition of the R.A. Dickey deal. But sometimes you just gotta move on, and after hearing his take […]

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