Matt Harvey’s been dominant, Lucas Duda has been selective and powerful but beyond a shadow of a doubt the best story so far for the 2013 Mets is that of John Buck. So, I asked friends in the blogosphere the following question:
What do you make of John Buck’s start? Is this a brief hot stretch like Rod Barajas in 2010 or is it something else?
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Howard Megdal – A lonely teenage broncin’ Buck
It is, in all likelihood, Rod Barajas Redux. But I steadfastly hope otherwise.
Jason Fry – Buck, buck – please! We all know it’s Johnny on the Pony
So far Buck is working counts and looks like he’s got a sound approach at the plate, whereas with earlier briefly loved Met backstops it just seemed like hits were falling in (or going out) — Rod Barajas and Omir Santos got good results out of hacktastically suspect approaches, which works until it d...