Grandal has been a top 10 fantasy catcher, but the emergence of Austin Barnes in the playoffs clouds Grandal’s future with the Dodgers.
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.