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November 20, 2019
Who is the best CATCH in Free Agency? - The Candidates
With Robinson Chirinos and Martin Maldonado no longer under contract, the Houston Astros are in the market for major league catching. We take a look at the 2019-20 Free Agent Catchers.
November 19, 2019
Out of the Frame: The Effect of an Electronic Strike Zone on Catching
With the electronic strike zone coming to the minors in 2020, it is only a matter of time before its eventual implementation in the majors. When the robots arrive, catchers face a change in job description.
November 12, 2019
Garver, Grandal, Realmuto Top the 2019 Catcher Skills Spectrum Scores
Backed by a strong offensive season, Robinson Chirinos registered as the number 6 overall catcher in mhatter106’s weighted overall catcher skills spectrum scores.
July 14, 2019
2016 - 2019 Catcher Skills Spectrum Scores
A follow-up or appendix to the original article "Deconstructing the Catcher: Valuating the Five Tools of the Backstop". Here are all the skill spectrums scores and weight overall scores for catches since 2016.
July 1, 2019
Deconstructing the Catcher: Valuating the Five Tools of the Backstop
Batting, Baserunning, Pitch Framing, Throwing out Baserunners, and Blocking Pitches. Each of these are important skills for a catcher, but some of them are more impactful than others.