Found November 25, 2011 on isportsweb.com:
It is generally understood that in the game of baseball, very few things are more important than having a reliable catcher. At this point in time, it looks like the Chicago White Sox will have two of those in the upcoming 2012 season. As last season came to a close, backup catcher Tyler Flowers turned quite a few heads when he stepped in for A.J. Pierzynski during his injury. The White Sox were very much still in the pennant race with the Cleveland Indians and the Detroit Tigers. Even though the Sox didn’t end the season the way they would have liked, it was certainly not due to Pierzynski’s absence. Flowers posted a .209 batting average during the 2011 season, but anyone who watched the White Sox play everyday would know that this stat is very misleading. Flowers routinely came in clutch in key situations and kept the team alive during big innings. Obviously it would have been ideal to have the veteran Pierzynski up to bat in those spots. However, the word “veteran” doesn’t necessa...
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