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Top 10 Catchers Heading Into Week 5

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Week four of the MLB season is in the books and the first month is all but wrapped up. April was full of solid action and many young stars broke out while other top superstars fell victim to injury. Fantasy owners know just how tough it is to find a solid catcher, but here are the top 10 from week four.

10. Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

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10. Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

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Buster Posey is getting back to his good old hitting ways for the Giants. They will need a comeback year for everyone.

Week 4 Stats: .333 AVG, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 Run, .429 OBP

9. Jose Lobaton, Washington Nationals

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9. Jose Lobaton, Washington Nationals

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The Washington Nationals will be without slugger Bryce Harper for a while so it's time for other guys like Jose Lobaton to step up.

Week 4 Stats: .333 AVG, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 Runs, .333 OBP

8. Miguel Montero, Arizona Diamondbacks

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8. Miguel Montero, Arizona Diamondbacks

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Miguel Montero is playing for one of the worst teams in MLB and yet he's excelling at the plate.

Week 4 Stats: .316 AVG, 0 HR, 5 RBI, 4 Runs, .462 OBP

7. Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals

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7. Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals

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Yadier Molina seems to make this list every week and you better believed he is owned in 100 percent of leagues.

Week 4 Stats: .333 AVG, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 1 Run, .346 OBP

6. A.J. Pierzynski, Boston Red Sox

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6. A.J. Pierzynski, Boston Red Sox

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A.J. Pierzynski is known more for his personality but his bat perked up in week four, making fantasy owners really proud.

Week 4 Stats: .333 AVG, 1 HR, 6 RBI, 3 Runs, .381 OBP

5. Carlos Ruiz, Philadelphia Phillies

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5. Carlos Ruiz, Philadelphia Phillies

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Carlos Ruiz is rising in the ranks of fantasy catchers and if he's available, I would suggest adding him immediately.

Week 4 Stats: .444 AVG, 0 HR, 3 RBI, 6 Runs, .545 OBP

4. Matt Wieters, Baltimore Orioles

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4. Matt Wieters, Baltimore Orioles

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Matt Wieters was one of the first catchers drafted in most leagues this season and there is a reason for that.

Week 4 Stats: .389 AVG, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 Run, .389 OBP

3. Rene Rivera, San Diego Padres

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3. Rene Rivera, San Diego Padres

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Not many people know about Rene Rivera of the Padres, but the young catcher is making some noise in MLB.

Week 4 Stats: .400 AVG, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 1 Run, .400 OBP

2. Dioner Navarro, Toronto Blue Jays

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2. Dioner Navarro, Toronto Blue Jays

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Dioner Navarro has been one of the better hitting catchers in baseball all season and the Blue Jays are lucky to have one of the few consistent catchers in the league.

Week 4 Stats: .471 AVG, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 4 Runs, .500 OBP

1. Derek Norris, Oakland Athletics

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1. Derek Norris, Oakland Athletics

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The Oakland Athletics are in a serious battle for first place in the AL West this season and Derek Norris is in a serious battle for the top catcher from week four.

Week 4 Stats: .667 AVG, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 3 Runs, .733 OBP

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