Mariners designate C Buck

Updated: July 8, 2014, 2:13 AM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- The Seattle Mariners designated backup catcher John Buck for assignment following Monday night's game against the Minnesota Twins.

The Mariners will make a corresponding move on Tuesday.

Buck, 34, signed a one-year contract with Seattle in the offseason. He was hitting .226 with one home run and six RBIs in 27 games.

He hit 63 homers over the last four seasons, fifth-most among catchers. He also played for Miami, Toronto, Kansas City, the New York Mets and Pittsburgh.


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