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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Power ranks: The elite catchers

Kendall Rogers        

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Throughout the history of the baseball draft, catching has been the most challenging demographic for scouts to accurately gauge. Little more than 50 percent of all catchers drafted in the first round have ever played in the big leagues.

As a result, major league clubs have been reluctant to invest heavily in catchers early in the draf


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