A look at the young backstops working their way through the pipeline and what they might one day bring to your fantasy squad.
Buster Posey and Joe Mauer headline a large group of high-end backstops, followed by thinner groupings below.
Notes from the fantasy staff on several backstops you should consider selecting in your drafts this spring.
Ben and Sam answer a strong selection of listener emails on award voting, the BBWAA, defensive stats, Phillies analytics, lefty catchers, free agent compensation systems, and more.
A new argument in favor of reviving a long-extinct species.
Summing up the seasons of some of the catchers, DHs, and relievers who’ve surprised so far.
Extending the quantification of catcher framing to a new frontier.
A video walkthrough of framing technique with two talented receivers.
Talking to Chris Stewart and Miguel Montero about framing pitches.
An AL scout weighs in on the evaluation of catcher receiving skills.
The Diamondbacks GM on the importance of catcher receiving skills.
What the cerebral Diamondbacks starter thinks about the importance of framing pitches.
Catching instructors and coordinators comment on the importance of receiving skills.
The pitch before the pitch that sent the Dominican Republic to the WBC semifinals.
Catchers can’t throw anyone out anymore. Why is that, and should we be worried?