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John Buck Doesn't Think Royals' David DeJesus Gets Enough Credit

Former Royals catcher John Buck was in Kansas City long enough to appreciate David DeJesus. According to Boston-based WEEI.com, Buck thinks DeJesus doesn't get the attention he deserves because of where he's been playing.

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“I don’t think he gets enough credit,” said Buck. “He does it so subtly, because I think he’s a good ballplayer. He goes about his business. He’s not too flashy. He just gets it done and stays consistent. At the end of the year, he’s got really good numbers.

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“I don’t think I’ve ever seen anyone have as consistent of at-bats as he does. He never gives away an at-bat. He always seems to be putting competitive at-bats, no matter what the situation is, no matter what type of pitcher it is. Plus, he was in the running for a Gold Glove last year [even though he plays] in left field.”

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And words like that are why DeJesus is a fan-favorite. These words are also why the Royals will want to "hit a homerun" in any potential trades with DeJesus as the MLB trade deadline nears.