Daily Archives: September 11, 2012

Post Season Report Card–Catchers

All of a sudden plenty of depth at catcher and some significant decisions to make as to where players may fit it…

Lehigh Valley

Sebastian Valle, 22, Signed as a free agent in 2006; .253/.271/.428 in 388 AB’s between Reading and Lehigh Valley; 17HR 58RBI; .218/.232/.397 in 78 AB’s for Lehigh Valley; 4HR 19RBI; 3%bb/26%K rate in Reading; 3%bb/39%k rate in Lehigh Valley; Caught 100 games with 3 errors (.996); 11 passed balls; Threw out 28 of 107 baserunners (26%). Valle played well in Reading but I was a little surprised that he landed in Lehigh Valley so quickly.  Having now seen him quite a few times, what the critics say is accurate, he needs alot of work on his plate discipline.  That being said, a year during which Valle has stayed on track to make a major league debut in the 2014 season if not late next year. Grade: B-. 2013: Sharing time with Tommy Joseph in Lehigh Valley.  Notable that the first time Valle was scouted it was as a 3B years ago…. Continue reading Post Season Report Card–Catchers