The best and worst of the week and season.
The best and worst of the week and season, plus more on Matt Wieters and the Brewers.
The best and worst framers of the week and the season, plus framing-related links.
The best and worst receivers of the week and the 2013 season so far.
Blind framing test results and the best and worst receivers of the week and the season.
Take the blind framing test, plus the best and worst framers of the week and season.
The best missed and stolen strikes of the week, and the best and worst backstops so far.
The first installment of a season-long study of what makes Jose Molina (and others like him) sexy.
Jason Cole catches up with the Padres’ top prospect and shows him flashing his skills.
Sure, some catchers can’t hit. But are we learning to look on the bright side?
Ben and Sam discuss the finding that Jose Molina’s receiving was worth 50 runs and talk about what it’s implications for baseball might be.
Is Jose Molina a stealth MVP candidate? Ben looks for photographic evidence.
BP’s mechanics guru takes a break from breaking down pitchers to analyze their brethren behind the plate.
Ben and Sam thank their listeners for being more numerous than Astros fans who watch the team on TV, dissect Wilin Rosario’s defense, and pick the most likely candidates for 2013 Comeback Player of the Year.
Ben and Sam reach a milestone (the 20-minute mark) as they tackle the topics of clubhouse chemistry and whether there’s more to Jeff Mathis than meets the eye.
Was Mike Piazza one of the best defensive catchers ever? How does catcher defense age? What effect do managers have on their pitching staffs, and do former catchers really make the best skippers? And how good was Leo Mazzone, really?