Tagged John Buck

The Mets are a Quick Turnaround Candidate

The New York Mets are mired in another abysmal season, winning just 49 of the first 109 games of the year. The club’s record is closer to that of the Astros, the worst team in baseball, that of the NL East Division-leading Braves. The ballclub’s run differential is staggeringly poor at -37, the fifth worst…

Mets-Blue Jays Trade a Win-Win for Both Teams

In perhaps the most anti-climactic outcome involving a reigning Cy Young winner, the Mets have agreed to send knuckleballer R.A. Dickey to the Blue Jays, in exchange for top prospects Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard as well as catcher John Buck and 17-year-old outfielder Wuilmer Becerra. Also heading north to Toronto are catchers Josh Thole,…