Saturday, February 09, 2013
When pitchers and catchers officially report next week, new Mets Catcher John Buck will have a conversation with Johan Santana in an effort to help the left-hander.
Buck’s Marlins picked up on Santana tipping his pitches last year, and now Buck wants to relay the information to Santana in an effort to correct the problem.
The veteran catcher will be there for his pitchers in many different ways.
“Little things like that can really help,’’ Buck explained yesterday. “I know it’s something that Santana has known about in the past, but being his catcher and having hit against him, if it happens to pop up again, I can help.’’