On the 33rd episode of the DFA podcast, R.J. and Bryan walk us through a couple of recent catcher extensions … Kurt Suzuki and Tucker Barnhart! With this as a springboard, the guys discuss the recent spate of catcher concussions, and R.J.’s recent research and discussion with Tyler Flowers.
Sal Perez isn’t striking out, but he’s swinging more than ever and his batting average would be a career high. Is that why his fantasy value has been higher in 2017?
The framing advantage is shrinking, but Martin Maldonado is a perfect fit with the Angels and that isn’t an accident.
As more and more teams go heavy into catcher framing, improvements are obvious and the margins are shrinking.
A look at the menu of backstop options in the senior circuit.
After a change in his approach at the plate, what can we expect from the Brewer-turned-Ranger this season?
You might want to someone else draft or buy these players in your leagues this spring.
Which of these Buckeye State backstops is a better long-term bet for fantasy owners?
Scraping the bottom of the sea for future value behind the plate.
A look at the menu of backstop options in the junior circuit.