Latest John Buck Stories

2009-05-17 17:59:56

John Buck, Jose Guillen and Billy Butler all drove in two runs Sunday to rally the Kansas City Royals to a 7-4 victory against the Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore grabbed a 3-0 third-inning lead but Buck's RBI groundout cut it to 3-1 in the bottom of the inning. Guillen's two-run, sixth-inning double gave Kansas City a 4-3 lead, while Butler and Buck had RBI in the three-run eighth. Coco Crisp had one RBI, and Butler and David DeJesus had two hits apiece for the Royals, who split the four-game...

2009-04-14 23:26:15

John Buck blasted a grand slam home run and a solo shot Tuesday, powering the Kansas City Royals past visiting Cleveland 9-3. Buck's heroics gave the Royals their third consecutive win and secured the victory for Kyle Davies (1-0), who labored through 5 2/3 innings, giving up three runs on seven hits while striking out five. Carl Pavano (0-2) gave up four runs on eight hits over six innings and took the loss for the Indians. Mark DeRosa and Asdrubul Cabrera each had two hits and an RBI for...

2008-07-08 09:00:04

By Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A stroke of good luck by Carlos Pena wasn't quite enough for the Tampa Bay Rays. After Pena hit a tying solo homer off All-Star closer Joakim Soria in the ninth, the Royals struck back with 10th-inning home runs by John Buck and Mike Aviles for a 7-4 win Monday. The loss snapped the Rays' seven-game winning streak. Tampa Bay, with the major's best record at 55-33, lost for the second time in the last 13 games. The Rays went 1-for-19 with...

2006-03-30 07:15:00

The songs of the humpback whale are among the most complex in the animal kingdom. Researchers have now mathematically confirmed that whales have their own syntax that uses sound units to build phrases that can be combined to form songs that last for hours. Until now, only humans have demonstrated the ability to use such a hierarchical structure of communication. The research, published online in the March 2006 issue of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, offers a new approach...

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