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2012 TigsTools: Best Defensive Catcher

Casali does great work behind the plate

The Tigers have been reaching outside the organization for defense-first backup catchers over the last couple of years inking Gerald Laird and Brayan Pena to one-year deals, but that could change in 2014 as several prospects have the potential to fill that defensive need. Check inside to see if Curt Casali could defend his claim as the top defensive catcher in the Tigers' system.

Best Defensive Catcher 1. Curt Casali 2. Bryan Holaday 3. James McCann 4. John Murrian 5. Ben Pickar Casali sat atop this list last year and is deserving of the top spot yet again. He is an excellent leader on the field and he works very well with the pitching staff. His catch-and-throw skills a very good and he is the best in the system at blocking balls in the dirt. Bryan Holaday isn't the... Recommended Stories

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