AL West

Analyzing The A's Options At Catcher

By: Noah Wright   The A’s have just lost out on resigning their 2018 catcher Jonathan Lucroy. Last season, the former Brewer all-star batted .241/.291/.325 with 4 home runs and was worth 70 wRC+. Defensively, Lucroy was so-so. Granted he was worth -11 DRS, -3.7 framing runs and -.3 dWAR, he did catch 30% of runners trying to take an extra base on him. Plus, many of the A’s pitchers did enjoy having Lucroy behind the plate. Regardless, the Angels have swooped in and nabbed him on a 1 year, $3.35 million deal. This leaves the A’s without a good...

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