Fantasy Baseball 2014: Top 10 Catchers Heading Into Week 8

Top 10 Catchers Heading Into Week 8

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Week seven of the MLB regular season is in the books and week eight is sure to get some fantasy owners going as the dog days of summer are coming up. Everyone is looking to add those diamonds in the rough at each position.

Let's take a look at the top catching performers from week seven who you should make a move to acquire.

Honorable Mention: John Jaso, Oakland Athletics

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Honorable Mention: John Jaso, Oakland Athletics

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Stats from week seven of play:

Average: .250
Home runs: 1
RBI: 3
Runs: 5
OBP: .318

10. Jonathan Lucroy, Milwaukee Brewers

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10. Jonathan Lucroy, Milwaukee Brewers

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Stats from week seven of play:

Average: .273
Home runs: 0
RBI: 3
Runs: 3
Stolen Bases: 1
OBP: .385

9. Yan Gomes, Cleveland Indians

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9. Yan Gomes, Cleveland Indians

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Stats from week seven of play:

Average: .250
Home runs: 1
RBI: 4
Runs: 3
OBP: .286

8. Tony Sanchez, Pittsburgh Pirates

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8. Tony Sanchez, Pittsburgh Pirates

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Stats from week seven of play:

Average: .267
Home runs: 2
RBI: 3
Runs: 2
OBP: .267

7. Brian McCann, New York Yankees

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7. Brian McCann, New York Yankees

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Stats from week seven of play:

Average: .280
Home runs: 2
RBI: 6
Runs: 4
OBP: .308

6. Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals

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6. Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals

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Stats from week seven of play:

Average: .333
Home runs: 1
RBI: 1
Runs: 2
OBP: .400

5. Carlos Ruiz, Philadelphia Phillies

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5. Carlos Ruiz, Philadelphia Phillies

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Stats from week seven of play:

Average: .330
Home runs: 0
RBI: 2
Runs: 1
OBP: .438

4. Kurt Suzuki, Minnesota Twins

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4. Kurt Suzuki, Minnesota Twins

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Stats from week seven of play:

Average: .360
Home runs: 0
RBI: 2
Runs: 4
OBP: .360

3. Rene Rivera, San Diego Padres

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3. Rene Rivera, San Diego Padres

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Stats from week seven of play:

Average: .300
Home runs: 2
RBI: 4
Runs: 3
OBP: .364

2. Devin Mesoraco, Cincinnati Reds

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2. Devin Mesoraco, Cincinnati Reds

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Stats from week seven of play:

Average: .714 (5/7)
Home runs: 1
RBI: 4
Runs: 1
OBP: .750

1. Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals

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1. Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals

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Stats from week seven of play:

Average: .476
Home runs: 0
RBI: 4
Runs: 1
Stolen Bases: 1
OBP: .480

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