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Evaluating Catcher Defense

Driveline Mechanics has a lengthy, stat-geeky post up, seeking to find a way to quantify catcher defense in terms of runs saved, and then setting out how every catcher ranked in that regard.

Taylor Teagarden was a couple of runs belowabove average, Jarrod Saltalamacchia was right around average.

Oh, and some guy who used to play for the Rangers lapped the field...