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GreenJackets Gameday: Rome's Steve Janas vs. Augusta's Chase Johnson

...plus arm strength and some quickness. If he can further develop his footwork, he could become a real threat as an offensive catcher who can stick behind the plate. Rome shortstop Johan Camargo is a defensive-minded Panamanian with a strong glove...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-06-02/greenjackets
White Sox and Braves complete Vazquez trade

...has a lot of agility behind the plate and he throws the ball extremely well.... I think he will be a heck of an offensive catcher and a solid defensive catcher behind the plate." Lillibridge hit.200 in 80 at-bats with Atlanta last season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/05/bra_502816.shtml
Braves
MLB notebook

...three weeks. Until then, he can run and pinch hit." ... Mike Piazza might be the National League's premier offensive catcher, but that doesn't mean he's proud of his defensive skills. In fact, he's painfully aware that NL base stealers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/12/bas_283765.shtml
Baseball
Magic of October arrives for Braves

...Galarraga gives the lineup its most powerful bat since Dale Murphy, Javy Lopez has become one of the game's top offensive catchers and the emergence of rookie closer Kerry Ligtenberg has solidified the bullpen. Yet, there are worries. Injuries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/27/oth_240243.shtml
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Lopez gets contract extension

...batting average with 86 homers and 267 RBI in 500 games. With the exception of Mike Piazza, there's no better offensive catcher in the National League, and even Piazza's numbers don't compare with Lopez's right now. Lopez credits Galarraga's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/28/oth_229692.shtml
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Lopez makes improvements

...can do both good, that would be fine." Corrales feels Lopez may not win a Silver Slugger as the league's top offensive catcher as long as Mike Piazza plays in the National League, but he should be a Gold Glove winner. "To me he's a better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/24/bas_257070.shtml
Baseball
Lopez gets contract extension

...batting average with 86 homers and 267 RBI in 500 games. With the exception of Mike Piazza, there's no better offensive catcher in the National League, and even Piazza's numbers don't compare with Lopez's right now. Lopez credits Galarraga's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/28/oth_229698.shtml
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