Originally written on Crown Crazed  |  Last updated 10/20/14
With Salvador Perez finally starting his rehab for Omaha on friday night, it's time to take a look into who will be dropped when he is recalled from the disabled list. I do not foresee the Royals carring 3 catchers so Brayan Pena or Humberto Quintero will end up being designated for assignment. As of late, watching Quintero play behind the plate reminds me a lot of watching the Royals trot out the likes of Paul Bako, Miguel Olivo, and Benito Santiago.Looking at the statistics, Quintero and Pena both have been what you would expect out of the journeymen catchers. Quintero's catcher ERA is 4.17 where Pena's catcher ERA is 4.18. The triple slash for both catchers are almost identical with Quintero's slash at .230/.261/.354 and Pena's slash at .255/.257/.357 so they are almost identical hitters except for the fact that Quintero does walk a little more often. With all the statistics out there, it really a flip of the coin to as could stay on the roster. The Royals are...
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