As snowflakes swirled over Target Field, John Buck drove another ball deep into the air to join them.
Buck and the New York Mets sure didn't let the wintry Minnesota night slow down their swings.
Buck kept up his powerful start with a grand slam, his fourth home run in the last four games, and the Mets beat the Twins 16-5 on Friday.
''You're almost starting to take it for granted,'' Mets manager Terry Collins said. ''When you need a big hit, he's going to get it. And he's going to drive in runs when he gets his hit. It's just amazing, one night after the next.''
Buck became only the fourth major league player in at least 92 years to reach 19 RBIs in the first 10 games of a season, according to STATS research dating to 1921. Chris Davis did it for Baltimore this year, Manny Ramirez for Cleveland in 1999 and Lou Gehrig for the Yankees in 1927.
In his first two weeks with the Mets after being traded twice during the offseason, Buck already has six homers. His career high is 20. He...