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Sizing Up The Catcher Prospects

Montero is ready for the big leagues

The Yankees have transformed what was a glaring organizational weakness a few years ago into what is not only a major strength these days, but arguably the strongest crop in all of baseball. analyzes the Yankees' catcher prospects. Which catcher prospect has the highest upside? Which are the ones ready to make a Major League impact soon? Who needs to make their mark quickly?

Highest Ceiling J.R. Murphy: Murphy had a solid debut season with the Charleston RiverDogs last year, hitting .255 with seven home runs and doing so while really getting his first extended exposure behind the plate. He got better in all facets of the position defensively, especially receiving the ball, blocking balls in the dirt, and learning how to work with his pitchers. He began playing... Recommended Stories

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