Most would agree that there is no position in baseball harder than catcher. They’re responsible for so much — calling the game, managing base stealers, setting the defense — all while playing the most physically demanding spot on the field. Not to mention, they also have to hit. Having a successful catcher is important for a team’s success on both sides of the ball.
With the Marlins and Phillies swapping their starting catchers in a five-player trade on Thursday, every single team in the National League East division has a new catcher going into 2019. Let’s break it down.
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