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John Buck
current status: On roster
Birth Date:July 7, 1980 (34 years old)
Place of Birth:Kemmerer, WY
Hometown:Taylorsville, UT
Bats:R
Throws:R
Experience:10 years
Drafted:Drafted by Houston in 1998 (7th round).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2014.
Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 29 86 9 19 2 0 1 6 8 26 0 0 .287 .279 .221
On Pace 42 125 13 28 3 0 1 9 12 38 0 0 .287 .279 .221
Scouting Report
Assets: Possesses major home-run power with the bat (for a catcher). Produces a solid number of doubles and RBI per at-bat. Is a decent game-caller and leader behind the plate.
Flaws: Has holes in his swing, leading to a lot of strikeouts and low batting averages. Has also declined somewhat defensively over time and struggles to throw runners out.
Career Potential: Veteran backup catcher.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Named to the All-Star Game 2010
Texas League (AA) All-Star Team 2002
New York-Penn League (A) All-Star Team 1999