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Catching Up With Former Waterloo Buck Clint Barmes

 This week in Catching Up With the Bucks, we are looking at former Buck Clint Barmes. The Vincennes, Indiana native played for the Bucks from 1999-2000 while attending Indiana State University.  

With the Bucks, Barmes obtained a .263 batting average with 64 hits in 243 at bats. He had 17 doubles, one triple, 11 home runs, 56 RBI’s and 27 stolen bases.  Barmes was drafted in the 2000 amateur draft by the Colorado Rockies in the 10th round. 

In the major leagues, Barmes spent his first eight seasons with the Colorado Rockies before signing a free agent contract with the Houston Astros in 2011. He spent one season in Houston before signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates, where he has been for the 2012-2013 seasons.  

Barmes is a career .247 hitter with 828 hits, 383 runs scored, 83 home runs, 379 RBI, 179 doubles, 16 triples and 42 stolen bases. This current season with the Pirates, Barmes has a .201 batting average, with 2 home runs, 10 RBI, and 10 runs scored in 56 appearances.

We will always remember Clint Barmes as a great Waterloo Buck and wish him luck for the rest of his successful major league career. Bucks fans, tune in every Wednesday to Catch Up WIth former Waterloo Buck players.