One of the big questions the Yankee’s have involves their rotation… who will they be throwing to?
Russell Martin, who was the Yanks main catcher last year, is now a free agent. However, the free agent pool of catchers is pretty limited. Here is a breakdown of some of the more established catchers on the Market.
Russell Martin. He’s been with the Yankees for the past two seasons and has gotten mixed results. He hit 21 homers last season which was a career high for Martin. However, he coupled that with a career low in batting average and on-base-percentage with .211/.311. A big reason Martin’s numbers could have dipped was because he was swinging and missing a lot more this season, punching out a career high 95 times in 422 at bats. Martin proves pop and is familiar with the staff but, if his decline at the dish continues, he is on the verge of being an offensive liability.
Mike Napoli. He is the complete opposite of Martin. Offensively, Napoli is a force. He hasn’t hit less th...