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Tag: catcher

Seattle Mariners Acquire Welington Castro: Breaking Down the Trade

The Seattle Mariners made a move bolster their offense and production at the catcher position, bringing in veteran backstop Welington Castro from the Chicago Cubs. The M’s traded reliever Yoervis Medina to Chicago in return. On the surface the move Read More

5 Stats to Know from the Detroit Tigers’ 11-0 Win over the Minnesota Twins

  4 The number of runs scored by catcher Alex Avila. Avila went 1-for-1 with three walks. His batting average on the season is .750. Shortstop Jose Iglesias had four hits for the Tigers. Avila and Iglesias, the team’s 8 Read More

Kingdome Crossover- Why Michael Saunders Is the Most Important Player in the Seattle Mariners’ Lineup

Here is a piece I wrote over at http://www.kingdomeofseattlesports.com/ on why Michael Saunders is the most important player in the M’s lineup. Thought you all might enjoy it. Big name additions Mike Morse and Kendrys Morales might be viewed as the most Read More

Assessing the Tigers' Needs

It’s starting to feel like the time of year when all the teams rush to the trade market and go after a new bat or arm. Just as with shoppers on Black Friday, baseball teams too rush out at some Read More

Contender- Boston Red Sox

Boston– The Red Sox could use upgrades at shortstop and catcher respectively, as well as some answers in the rotation if they don’t get healthier. If Jed Lowrie comes back from injury, then shortstop probably is not a huge need.  Read More