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Blue Jays handle Rangers, stay alive in ALDS

...postseason hitter until the homer. He later singled.With Estrada on the mound, Dioner Navarro was the Blue Jays starting catcher instead of playoff veteran Russell Martin.Navarro got Toronto's first hit, a double leading off the third when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-11/blue-jays-handle-rangers
Former GreenJacket Esposito returns to Augusta as visitor

...be a pro and how to handle yourself. It gives me some time to reflect on some things."Esposito was Augusta's starting catcher in 2001 but only hit .190 in his first full season. He improved to hit .253 in his second trip to Augusta in 2002...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-29/former-greenjacket-espos
Martinez-Evans advances to title round with rout

...I was so excited," Proctor said.In all, MELL scored the 31 runs with 20 hits, 11 of which were home runs.Starting catcher John D'Amelio walked in the first inning then proceeded to hit a home run, double, added another home run and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-12/martinez-evans-advances-
Fantasy Baseball: Who should you draft?

...PadresSLEEPER: Travis d'Arnaud, Mets (left): Not an ideal target, but d'Arnaud can hold his own as a decent starting catcher and is being drafted fairly low.PROSPECT TO WATCH: Blake Swihart, Red SoxPOTENTIAL BUSTSBE WARY: Matt Wieters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-02/fantasy-baseball-who-sho
Braves: Spring Training Watch (Part 5)

...shifting his feet to block pitches. He needs to improve his focus to handle the expectations that come with being a starting catcher. As I said, it won't be pretty at times. Fans might grow weary. But be patient with Bethancourt and it could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-19/braves-sprin
Atlanta Braves enter Spring Training with many new faces, storylines

...is seen as a potential back-end starter or closer down the road.Christian Bethancourt is slated as Atlanta's starting catcher in 2015. The arm is one of the best in baseball, but questions remain about his overall defensive profile and offensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-14/atlanta-braves-enter-spr
Pitcher Jake Peavy finalizes deal with San Francisco Giants

...ended in San Diego earlier this month, acquiring three starting outfielders (Myers, Matt Kemp, Justin Upton) a starting catcher (Derek Norris) and a potential starting third baseman, too (Will Middlebrooks) through a series of trades in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-23/pitcher-jake-peavy-final
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-
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
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