Posts tagged "catchers"

A.J. Pierzynski is hurting the White Sox

Nuccio DiNonza, Chicago Tribune Diatribes against individual players after a night of drinking and watching them struggle in the cold is a recipe for retractions, so let’s stick to the cold hard stats. With metrics not factoring in A.J.’s two rollicking singles on Monday night, the bleached backstop has racked up a -0.1 fWAR and... Read more »

White Sox player wrap-ups - Donny Lucy & Tyler Flowers

White Sox player wrap-ups - Donny Lucy & Tyler Flowers
Pictured: Donny Lucy touching the sky There are few great catchers in this league.  Well, perhaps there are great catchers, but few catchers are great players, because there’s no reason for them to be.  It’s a physically demanding position not conducive to long careers and demands frequent days off.  If you’re a player who is... Read more »