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Chase Utley doesn't want to leave last-place Phillies

...minutes from last years and 12 minutes since 2010.That's just fine with Milwaukee's Jonathan Lucroy, the NL's starting catcher."I don't think you ever want to speed up games. I think you should leave the game the way it is. I think it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-14/chase-utley-doesnt-want-
Dominant pitching will be on display in All-Star Game

...starter unless you're in trouble and you're losing the game," said Baltimore's Matt Weiters, elected as a starting catcher. "I think for a while it was trying to get the starter out of the game so you can get to that fifth, sixth, seventh-inning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-14/dominant-pitching-will-b
Jon Egan had the talent, but lost his fire

...he could put on a show."Egan was destined for stardom. English felt he was such a sure bet, he cited Boston starting catcher Jason Varitek's contract in relation to Egan's development time. English said in 2005 that Egan should be knocking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-05/jon-egan-had-talent-lost
Streaking Braves finding different ways to win

...Upton. He was hitting .290 in his first year as the starting catcher and was a candidate to be named to the NL All-Star...for his strong throwing arm and defense, was the starting catcher in all three games against the Mets. Veteran Gerald...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-03/streaking-braves-finding
Former catcher Joe Mauer has advice for Buster Posey

...not anytime soon. And manager Bruce Bochy, a former catcher, reiterated the Giants are paying him to be their starting catcher.The debate about where Posey should play has still raged on in San Francisco since he suffered violent, season-ending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-24/former-catcher-joe-mauer
Catcher framing data not kind to Braves

...chances is a rate stat designed to compare according to the average amount of framing chances per season. The average starting catcher will have around 7,000 chances in a season.) McCann hasn't always been the best at slowing the run game, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-03-05/catcher-fram
Braves' Evan Gattis has more on his plate in Year 2

...Gattis is physically intimidating, but in the locker room, he's just one of the guys trying to blend in as the starting catcher. He'll talk about the past, but his eyes are more on the future.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-24/braves-evan-gattis-has-m
Tim Lincecum feels he made the right decision to stay with Giants

...million after earning $512,000 last year. Earlier this month, the Dodgers and star pitcher Clayton Kershaw agreed on a $215 million, seven-year deal.Ellis drove in 52 runs last season, his second as the team's starting catcher.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-01/tim-lincecum-feels-he-ma
Atlanta Braves re-sign stars Freddie Freeman and Jason Heyward

...starting pitchers Julio Teheran and Mike Minor are 26 or younger. Evan Gattis, 27, is replacing Brian McCann as the starting catcher.Heyward is coming off an injury-filled season, and Wren said the relative lack of playing time complicated the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-04/atlanta-braves-re-sign-s
Former Jaguar baseball coach and pro catcher Terry Childers dies after battle with cancer

...Childers Jr. played in the Expos and New York Mets systems after winning the College World Series in 1990 as the starting catcher for Georgia. Scott Childers was Childers Jr.'s teammate at Westside and went on to be a minor league umpire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2013-11-06/former-jaguar-basebal