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Luis Torrens
Could make club as third catcher
CSan Diego Padres
April 7, 2020
Torrens could break camp as the Padres' third catcher, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
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Max Stassi
Valued for pitch-framing skills
CLos Angeles Angels
April 6, 2020
Stassi is locked in as the Angels' No. 2 catcher due largely to his ability to frame pitches, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
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Mike Zunino
Firm hold on starter's job
CTampa Bay Rays
April 6, 2020
Zunino has a firm hold on the starting catcher job despite having struggled at the plate both last season and this spring, Josh Tolentino of The Athletic reports.
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Jeff Mathis
Fully recovered
CTexas Rangers
April 6, 2020
Mathis is fully recovered from a pulled left hamstring, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.
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Jose Trevino
Nearing baseball activities
CTexas Rangers
Finger
April 6, 2020
Trevino (finger) is two weeks away from being full-go in his baseball activities, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.
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Michael Perez
Positioned for No. 2 catcher job
CTampa Bay Rays
April 5, 2020
Perez was the leading candidate to win the Rays' No. 2 catcher job on the Opening Day roster before the MLB suspended its season March 12, Josh Tolentino of The Athletic reports.
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Eric Haase
Could be one of three catchers
CDetroit Tigers
April 2, 2020
Haase and fellow catcher Grayson Greiner could both make the team behind starter Austin Romine when the regular season is able to begin, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.
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Andrew Susac
In running for backup spot
CPittsburgh Pirates  NRI
March 31, 2020
Susac, who went 4-for-13 with four walks in Grapefruit League action this spring, remains one of three catchers in the running to back up starter Jacob Stallings, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
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Jonathan Lucroy
Team may keep three catchers
CBoston Red Sox  NRI
March 30, 2020
The Red Sox will have the flexibility to keep both Lucroy and Kevin Plawecki if MLB expands rosters from 26 to 29 players for the first month of an abbreviated season, Christopher Smith of MassLive.com reports.
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Kevin Plawecki
Roster rule changes help chances
CBoston Red Sox
March 30, 2020
The Red Sox may keep both Plawecki and Jonathan Lucroy if MLB expands rosters from 26 to 29 players for the first month of an abbreviated season, Christopher Smith of MassLive.com reports.
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Logan Ice
Retiring from baseball
CCleveland Indians  
March 29, 2020
Ice informed the Indians of his intention to retire Sunday, Andersen Pickard of MLBDailyDish.com reports.
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Andrew Knizner
Sent to Triple-A
CSt. Louis Cardinals  AAA
March 29, 2020
The Cardinals optioned Knizner to Triple-A Memphis on Thursday.
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David Garcia
To start at Low-A
CTexas Rangers  A
March 29, 2020
Garcia was set to open the season at Low-A Hickory before the coronavirus pandemic forced a postponement of play, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.
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Francisco Arcia
Back with Angels
CLos Angeles Angels  AAA
March 27, 2020
Arcia signed a minor-league contract with the Angels on Friday, Andersen Pickard of MLBDailyDish.com reports.
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Jacob Nottingham
Heading to Triple-A
CMilwaukee Brewers  AAA
March 27, 2020
Nottingham was optioned to Triple-A San Antonio on Thursday, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
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Garrett Stubbs
Ushered to minors
CHouston Astros  AAA
March 26, 2020
Stubbs was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on Thursday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Tres Barrera
Shipped to Triple-A
CWashington Nationals  AAA
March 26, 2020
Barrera was optioned to Triple-A Fresno on Thursday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
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Gary Sanchez
Has rough spring
CNew York Yankees
March 25, 2020
Sanchez went 1-for-17 with seven strikeouts in Cactus League play. He also struggled behind the plate and was bothered by a sore back and a bout with the flu.
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Tyler Heineman
Competing for backup job
CSan Francisco Giants  NRI
March 25, 2020
Heineman was competing with Rob Brantly for the backup catching job before spring training was suspended, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
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Buster Posey
Strong spring showing
CSan Francisco Giants
March 25, 2020
Posey had a .455/.478/.727 slash line with three doubles and one home run in 20 spring training games.
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Chris Herrmann
Layoff could be advantageous
CTampa Bay Rays  NRI
March 24, 2020
Herrmann, who's battling Kevan Smith and Michael Perez for the backup catcher job, could potentially benefit from the current suspension of spring training, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Victor Caratini
Draws manager's praise
CChicago Cubs
March 23, 2020
Chicago manager David Ross said he has a "ton of confidence" in Caratini, Patrick Mooney of The Athletic reports.
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Roberto Perez
Sluggish in spring training
CCleveland Indians
March 23, 2020
Perez finished with a .176/.222/.176 slash line and two RBI over 18 plate appearances in spring training.
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Dom Nunez
On roster bubble
CColorado Rockies
March 23, 2020
Nunez was on the roster bubble prior to the shutdown, Kyle Newman and Jeff Bailey of The Denver Post report.
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Tony Wolters
Set as primary catcher
CColorado Rockies
March 23, 2020
Wolters will open the year as the Rockies' primary catcher, Kyle Newman and Jeff Bailey of The Denver Post report.
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