Buck, a seventh-round Draft pick of the Astros in 1998, was an American League All-Star while with the Blue Jays in 2010, when he hit .281 with a career-high 20 home runs and 66 RBIs. He hit 134 home runs in his big league career.
Buck broke into the Majors with the Royals and spent six seasons with them. He placed eighth in AL Rookie of the Year voting in 2004 and was Kansas City's starting catcher through 2008.
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