Mariners beat Braves 7-5

John Buck's go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning was the difference, as the Seattle Mariners beat the Atlanta Braves, 7-5.

Mariners defeat Angels 3-1

The Seattle Mariners defeated the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 3-1, in the third matchup of a four-game set.
Rays blank the Mariners in pitchers' duel

Rays blank the Mariners in pitchers' duel

Jake Odorizzi fired six innings of one-hit ball and the Tampa Bay Rays blanked the Seattle Mariners, 2-0, in the finale of a three-game set.
Chicago Cubs suffer shutout against Mariners

Chicago Cubs suffer shutout against Mariners

Dustin Ackley had three hits to back six shutout innings from Erasmo Ramirez as the Seattle Mariners posted a 3-0 Cactus League victory over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Seattle 8, Chicago 7

Ty Kelly's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning gave the Seattle Mariners an 8-7 win over the Chicago Cubs in Cactus League play.

MLB: St. Louis 7, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Joe Kelly silenced the Pirates on one run over six innings Sunday and the St. Louis Cardinals pulled into a first-place tie with a 7-2 defeat of Pittsburgh.

Pirates acquire Marlon Byrd, John Buck from Mets

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The pennant-contending Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher John Buck in a trade from the New York Mets.

MLB: New York Mets 4, San Diego 1

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Marlon Byrd hit a two-run double in the eighth inning Thursday to help the New York Mets defeat the San Diego Padres 4-1.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 4, New York Mets 2

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers won their seventh consecutive game Tuesday by topping the visiting New York Mets 4-2.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 4, New York Mets 2

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Ricky Nolasco tossed 6 1/3 strong innings and the Los Angeles bullpen shut the door Monday in the Dodgers' 4-2 defeat of the New York Mets.

MLB: New York Mets 5, Colorado 0

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Matt Harvey allowed four hits in the first shutout of his career Wednesday, carrying the New York Mets to a 5-0 win over Colorado.

MLB: Kansas City 6, New York Mets 2

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Ervin Santana tossed six solid innings and Lorenzo Cain provided a key two-run single Sunday in Kansas City's 6-2 interleague win over the New York Mets.

MLB: New York Mets 4, Miami 2 (10 innings)

MIAMI, July 30 (UPI) -- John Buck put New York ahead with a two-run single in the 10th inning Tuesday and the Mets went on to post a 4-2 decision over Miami.
MLB: New York Mets 7, Atlanta 4

MLB: New York Mets 7, Atlanta 4

NEW YORK, July 25 (UPI) -- John Buck contributed to two big New York rallies Thursday in helping the Mets to a 7-4 win over the Atlanta Braves.

MLB: New York Mets 4, Atlanta 1

NEW YORK, July 23 (UPI) -- Carlos Torres notched his first victory as a Met Tuesday, tossing six innings of one-run ball in New York's 4-1 decision over Atlanta.
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John Buck
Kansas City Royals' John Buck (R) is tagged out by Seattle Mariners' second baseman Jose Lopez during the fourth inning at Safeco Field in Seattle April 15, 2008. Buck was thrown out on the play by Mariners catcher Kenji Johjima. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)

Johnathan Richard Buck (born July 7, 1980 in Kemmerer, Wyoming) is an American Major League Baseball catcher who plays for the Florida Marlins. He went to high school in Taylorsville, Utah. He is the only active MLB player to have been born in Wyoming.

A catcher, Buck was initially drafted by the Houston Astros in the 7th round of the 1998 Amateur Draft. He was signed to a minor league contract on June 11, 1998.

By 2002, Buck was highly regarded for his defensive ability, becoming one of the game's top minor league catchers and 68th top prospect in all of baseball. In 2003, Buck moved farther up prospect lists. He was listed as the 21st best prospect in baseball by John Sickels.

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