Box Score Baseball Podcast – Catcher Preview

The Box Score Baseball Offseason Extravaganza turns it’s collective eye on the catcher position heading into the 2014 season. Before diving in to their positional preview, Wayne Bretsky and Michael Pichan discuss Masahiro Tanaka’s deal with the Yankees, Logan Forsythe’s trade to the Rays and Bobby Abreu’s minor league deal. The guys continue the While You Were Drafting segment by looking to Houston’s backstop Jason Castro and name their top-10 catchers for 2014.

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Box Score Baseball Podcast – Catcher Preview

News and Notes

  • Masahiro Tanaka signs a 7-year $155 million contract with the Yankees
  • Logan Forsythe traded to Tampa Bay
  • Bobby abreu signs with the Phillies
  • Matt Kemp questionable for opener
  • Dynasty News: Javier Baez to start the season at 2B for the Cubs’ triple-A affiliate

While You Were Drafting – Jason Castro

  • .260-63-18-56-2 in 435 at-bats
  • Batted .316 with 5 HR and 17 RBI in 28 games from Aug. 1 to Sept. 7

Position Preview – Catcher

  • What we learned: a look at 2013’s top-10
  • A look ahead: top options for 2014
  • Top story line: Brian McCann’s m0ve to New York
  • Value Picks: Salvador Perez, Wilson Ramos
  • Busts: Joe Mauer, Evan Gattis
  • Digging Deep: Dioner Navarro, Welington Castillo
  • Wildcards: Mike Zunino, Yan Gomes


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