DougDE wrote:In one of Roch's most recent blogs, he lists the backup catcher battle as one of the things to watch this Spring. He guesses Steve Clevenger is the favorite. I understand the backup is never an exciting topic but I wish we had a better option then this. I think Weiters might hit a little better if we had an offensively competent enough backup to give him 35-40 games out from behind the plate. Even if some of those were at DH. I admit I know nothing about either candidates defensive skills. Is Caleb Joseph never going to be ready to even be a decent backup? I feel like we're giving other teams minor league retreads a shot without giving our own the opportunity. I thought he could hit a little.
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