backup catchers

Castro back in fold (updated)

After surveying the field, the White Sox returned to their old backup catcher, signing Ramon Castro to a one-year, $1 million deal. If you despite Castro with your coal-black heart and are looking for a reason to like this deal,…

(Why a) backup catcher matters

Remember the climax in Mr. Holland’s Opus? Well, this is kind of the same thing, except instead of American classical music, it involves White Sox backup catchers. And I don’t have any kids, much less a son with a disability…

Cumulative backup catcher stats

Combined stats from non-starting White Sox catchers since they moved into U.S. Cellular Field. Year PA BA OBP SLG OPS XBH RBI 1991 278 .257 .309 .398 .707 21 32 1992 248 .229 .294 .312 .606 10 24 1993 179…