MLB Network continued their rankings of the best players at each position on Sunday night, looking at catchers and center fielders (more on this spot below). Francisco Cervelli was named the seventh best catcher. The entire top ten can be found at the bottom of this article.
These rankings are based on what to expect for the upcoming season. Each show has two hosts who submit their own top tens, plus a panel of experts who give their top ten. The main list for the show though, is submitted by “the Shredder”, which is just their name for the list put together by the show’s researchers based on offense and defense, using “analytic methodology”.
The catcher show tonight was hosted by Brian Kenny and former MLB catcher Dave Valle. Bill James, Vince Gennaro, who is the president of SABR, ...
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