Oh my gawd Luis Valbuena is the backup catcher

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RED ALERT!  RED ALERT!  THIS IS NOT A DRILL! Seriously, they even said it…since John Baker is nursing a sore throat from the foul ball last night, Welington Castillo is on the disabled list due to a ribcage strain, leaving only Eli Whiteside as a bonafide catcher at the major Continue reading Oh my gawd Luis Valbuena is the backup catcher

The Cubs and Catchers

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Dabynsky has often lamented the lack of depth at the catcher position for the Cubs past incumbent starter Welington Castillo.  The worry is that if Beef Castle goes down with an injury, there are no true MLB-ready catchers in-house to step in.  My argument is that you can’t have two Continue reading The Cubs and Catchers