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11-12-2012, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by ryno23 View Post
Again leaving out the Sabremetrics you look at his 2011 season and he was 4th among MLB catchers with 23 homers and 5th with 78 rbi's. That is the production that teams would be looking for from a catcher especially one has young as JPA where teams think with more experience he would improve his secondary stats such as OBP, AVG, walks.

He was hitting in the bottom of the order. If he had AB in the middle of the order which teams think he could hit he would be probably tops in HR and RBI's and that is what your looking for offensively from a catcher not speed haha.
I'm not going to comment on RBIs because they are an empty stat.

While JPA ranked 4th in HR, he ranked dead last in AVG among catchers with 350+ PA. He also tied for the most K.

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