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Los Angeles Times Mar 18, 2015

Angels catcher Chris Iannetta looks to improve pitch-framing ability

New statistics that quantify the art of pitch-framing can be difficult for even major league catchers to comprehend.
Boston Herald Mar 15, 2015
Hanigan well-received

Hanigan well-received

Andover native and first-year Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan has slid under the radar since arriving from San Diego via the Will Middlebrooks trade. However, the 34-year-old, six-year veteran does rate at or near the top of the active leaders for several catching statistics and batting categories.Here are a few:Catcher’s fielding percentage(Minimum 500 games)Ryan Hanigan.996Chris Iannetta .995Joe Mauer .995Shutouts Caught (2013-14)Catcher SHO Starts Pct.Yadier Molina 29 234 12.4
Halos Heaven Mar 9, 2015

Heaney Sharp, Trop Not, Angels Lose

It is only Spring The Angels may have worked out some pitching kinks today in their fifth game of the Spring while their 2B question mark remains unresolved because candidate was awesome. Andrew Heaney was crisp in three innings pitched, allowing a run but stirking out two major leaguers including Joey Votto. If that wasn't enough to pencil him in for "April Action of Anaheim" his closest competitor for the rotation's #5 spot, Nick Tropeano, basically stunk. Mike Scioscia threw Chris Iannetta under the bus on Tropeano's account, pointing out that the veteran Catcher has to get used to the...

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