Tucson got their first win of the year thanks in large part to the bat of Travis Buck. Both San Antonio and Lake Elsinore fall 2-1, though no Missions starter has given up a run yet. Fort Wayne won't go undefeated for the year.
– The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated left handed pitcher Daniel Moskos for assignment the team announced. He debuted in the Majors in 2011 and went 1-1 with a 2.96 ERA, 0.0 HR/9, 3.3 BB/9 and 4.1 SO/9 in 24.1 innings with the Pirates. This season he was 1-2 with a 3.86 ERA, 0.0 HR/9, 5.1 BB/9 and 7.1 SO/9 in 14.0 innings with the Pirates' Triple-A team.
– The Houston...
Badly timed injuries to first baseman Carlos Lee and outfielder Travis Buck have the Astros wondering just how short their bench can go in an effort to avoid disabled list stints. Buck was already banged up before, and Lee was injured during the Astros' 4-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Friday at Minute Maid Park. Lee pulled his left hamstring Friday, and Buck has a sore right...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Heyward appears to be regaining his power stroke, and that's good news for the Braves.
Homering for the second time in three games, Heyward hit a grand slam in the first inning off Wandy Rodriguez as Atlanta beat the Houston Astros 9-5 on Friday night.
Heyward, runner-up for NL Rookie of the Year in 2010, struggled last season. Bothered by a sore...
Few players in the Astros' clubhouse can say they've been on as many consecutive Opening Day rosters as non-roster outfielder Travis Buck, who is trying to make a team out of spring camp for the sixth year in a row.
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The Houston Astros have agreed to minor league contracts with outfielder Travis Buck and outfielder-first baseman Nick Stavinoha, and both have been given non-roster invites to spring training.
General Manager Ed Wade announced the moves in a release Wednesday night.
The 27-year-old Buck spent last season with the Cleveland Indians. He hit .228 (34 for 149) in 50 games with two...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2011
Here's a running list of Minor League signings reported by Matt Eddy of Baseball America:
– The Houston Astros agreed to a deal with outfielder Travis Buck.
– The Cincinnati Reds signed outfielder Daryl Jones.
– The Florida Marlins signed left handed pitcher Beau Jones.
The Houston Astros signed outfielder Travis Buck to a minor league contract Wednesday.
Buck appeared in 50 games with the Cleveland Indians this past season, batting .228 with two home runs and 18 RBIs.
The 27-year-old Buck has a .246 career batting average with 20 home runs and 89 RBIs in 220 career games over parts of five seasons.
The Astros signed outfielder Travis Buck, according to Matt Eddy of Baseball America (on Twitter). The 27-year-old appeared in 50 games for the Indians in 2011 before electing free agency at the end of the season.