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Overtime

...dealCincinnati agreed to a four-year contract with All-Star catcher Devin Mesoraco, leaving them with two players in salary arbitration...when he took over as the starter and led all major league catchers in homers (25) and RBI (80) while batting .273.? Right-hander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-26/overtime
Area Announcements

...formerly NAE 14 U) will have tryouts Feb. 1 from 2-4 p.m. at the North Augusta Parks and Recreation Field B. Pitchers and catchers are asked to stay after for an extended tryout. For more information, contact Ben Thomas at (803) 609-6925.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-24/area-announcements
Braves: Comparing contact rates for new players

...Justin Upton (80%, 73%)RF ? Jason Heyward (89%, 82%) Every position change should see an increase in contact. Catcher is up for debate, but Bethancourt's contact deficiencies are more outside the zone from chasing. He has the chance to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-25/braves-compa
Overtime

...outfield and behind the plate.He is expected to split time between right field and catcher for the Knights in 2015 before heading to the Bobcats as a catcher. MediaLocal golf show receives honorThe Augusta Golf Show with John Patrick was awarded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-23/overtime
Overtime

...has the distinction of being the first former GreenJacket to later manage the team. He played in Augusta in 2007-08 as a catcher and first baseman. He totaled six seasons in the Giants system after signing out of Venezuela.Jerry Cram has been named...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-16/overtime
Augusta GreenJackets announce coaching staff for 2015 season

...has the distinction of being the first former GreenJacket to later manage the team. He played in Augusta in 2007-08 as a catcher and first baseman. He totaled six seasons in the Giants system after signing out of Venezuela.Jerry Cram has been named...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-16/augusta-greenjackets-ann
Strasburg, Nationals agree to contract

...arbitration.ORIOLES: First baseman Chris Davis and Baltimore reached agreement on a $12 million contract for next season and catcher Matt Wieters, a former Georgia Tech standout, got a one-year deal for $8,275,000.YANKEES: Reached one-year agreements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-16/strasburg-nationals-agre
Braves Notebook: pitchers and catchers

...of workouts for pitchers and catchers went without a hitch Saturday...arrivals and immediately donned catcher's gear. He has some experience...hitter, rather than a third catcher. "I'll see if I can talk...camp with the pitchers and catchers Friday, is wondering where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/01/oth_204721.shtml
Other sports
Braves notes: Lopez leads all catchers

...game's most productive catcher plays for the Braves. Javy Lopez leads all catchers with 29 home runs and 91...home run and RBI totals by a catcher in Braves history. He's...the best season by a Braves catcher since Joe Torre hit 36 homers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/31/oth_237627.shtml
Other sports
Dream 16: North Augusta's Trib Reece ready to lead team

...with a strong arm and game-breaking receivers. He's a senior now, a veteran working with talented but inexperienced pass catchers."Back then, it was so easy," he said. "I didn't have to know my reads as well and know the game. I had such great...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-21/dream-16-nor