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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
Braves GM Wren impressed by Bethancourt's 2013 season

...tremendous offensive player at the Double-A level. We saw what we had hoped to see." Evan Gattis has a hold on the starting catcher spot now, especially considering he's probably the best defensive catcher on the big league roster, even ahead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-01-27/braves-gm-wr
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
Braves ZiPS projections released

...catching prospect and shows Bethancourt needs adjustment time in the majors, something I touched on here. The expected starting catcher, Evan Gattis, is projected to hit .251/.301/.472/.329 wOBA and 5.4 walk percentage, all of which sound...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2013-12-10/braves-zips-
Braves to soon face decision on Bethancourt

...McCann is likely to leave Atlanta for a bigger contract, and Evan Gattis remains the only in-house option as a starting catcher. Bethancourt took a step forward in his second trip to Double-A, and a big reason is a swing that has smoothed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2013-10-23/braves-soon-
Greenbrier's Glover is player of the year

When Taylor Glover was given the starting catcher job his freshman year, he understood what was expected...about the third or fourth game, Glover was the starting catcher. The role required him to learn quickly. Because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-06-22/greenbriers-glover-pl
Braves suffer first back-to-back losses

...Instead of going to the multiplex, they headed to the video room and Martin, usually the Pittsburgh Pirates' starting catcher, showed a highlight reel to McDonald, the struggling right-hander. The entire video consisted of McDonald striking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-04-20/atlanta-suffers-first-ba