Daily Archives: June 22, 2011

Around the System–Catchers

Lehigh Valley

Erik Kratz, 31, .277/.376/.509 in 159 AB’s; 10 HR 28 RBI; 12% bb rate, 18% k rate; .375 vs. LH, .234 vs. RH, .275 with RISP, .266 since May 1. 47 games caught with 2 errors, and 6 passed balls. 30% CS rate. Kratz should have been in the majors backing up Ruiz the last 6 weeks.  Doing everything he can at AAA.

John Suomi, 30, .259/.302/379 in time throughout the system this year (58 AB’s); 1 HR and 5 RBI. Organizational guy.

Reading

Tuffy Gosewisch, 27, .268/.320/.420 in 157 AB’s; 6 HR and 32 RBI; 6% bb rate, 13% k rate; .317 vs. LH, ,.250 vs. RH, .364 with RISP, .264 since May 1. 48 games caught with one error, 3 passed balls, 35% caught stealing rate. Gosewisch belongs in AAA. Very good defensively, much improved offense. Continue reading Around the System–Catchers