Mike Zunino
Mike Zunino knocks 21st home run Friday
Mike Zunino, C, SEA
9/20/2014
News: Mariners catcher Mike Zunino went 2 for 5 with a three-run home run in his team's 10-5 win over the Astros Friday.

Zunino broke a 1-1 tie with his fourth-inning blast, putting his team up for good and earning a critical win as the Mariners chase a potential Wild Card berth. Despite displaying quality power numbers this season, Zunino has struggled to consistently deliver hits. He owns a .199/.256/.409 line with 21 home runs and 57 RBI in 413 at-bats.

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Alex Avila
Alex Avila still out of lineup Saturday
Alex Avila, C, DET
9/20/2014
News: Tigers catcher Alex Avila remains out of the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Royals.

Avila reportedly felt "disoriented" after taking some swings in the batting cages recently, and his post-concussion symptoms may end up keeping him sidelined for the rest of the regular season. The Tigers are concerned about the catcher, ESPN reports.

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Dioner Navarro
Dioner Navarro returns Friday
Dioner Navarro, C, TOR
9/19/2014
News: Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro returned to the starting lineup Friday.

Navarro sat Thursday after a bout of dizziness. He missed two games due to the issue. Navarro is hitting .281/.323/.409 over 455 at-bats. 

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Salvador Perez
Manager: Salvador Perez too anxious at plate
Salvador Perez, C, KC
9/17/2014
News: Ned Yost is blaming anxiousness rather than fatigue for the slump of Royals catcher Salvador Perez. He told the Kansas City Star that Perez is trying too hard with a playoff spot on the line.

Perez has just five hits in his last 45 at-bats and has been hitless in seven of his last 11 games. His .290 on-base percentage is at its lowest point since April 23. He has a dozen strikeouts in the last 10 games.

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Geovany Soto
Geovany Soto available off bench Tuesday
Geovany Soto, C, OAK
9/16/2014
News: Athletics catcher Geovany Soto is available off the bench for Tuesday's game against the Rangers, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

"I'm good to go," Soto said Tuesday.

Soto hasn't played since leaving Friday's game due to back spasms. He has hit .211/.250/.316 in 57 at-bats.

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Francisco Cervelli
Francisco Cervelli returns to lineup Tuesday
Francisco Cervelli, C, NYY
9/16/2014
News: Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli is back in the starting lineup Tuesday.

Cervelli has played just once in September while dealing with migraines. He returns to a .280/.341/.441 line wtih two home runs and 11 RBI in 118 at-bats.

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Derek Norris
Derek Norris not playing at 100 percent
Derek Norris, C, OAK
9/14/2014
News: Athletics manager Bob Melvin told MLB.com Sunday that catcher Derek Norris' hip isn't at 100 percent.

"He's all right. He's a catcher," Melvin said.

Norris went 0 for 3 with a walk and a strikeout Sunday at Seattle and is batting just .238 (39 for 164) with two home runs since the All-Star break.

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Brian McCann
Brian McCann slugs 19th home run Saturday
Brian McCann, C, NYY
9/13/2014
News: Yankees catcher Brian McCann went 1 for 3 with a walk and a solo home run in his team's 3-2 win over the Orioles Saturday.

McCann put his team on the board with a second-inning home run, and the Yankees wouldn't relinquish the lead after scoring two more runs in the same inning. The catcher was 0 for 11 in his last three games before homering Saturday. He has hit .236/.290/.399 with 19 home runs and 65 RBI in 454 at-bats.

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Robinson Chirinos
Robinson Chirinos finally back Friday night
Robinson Chirinos, C, TEX
9/12/2014
News: Rangers promising catcher Robinson Chirinos has returned to the lineup for the Friday night game against Atlanta. He had been out throughout September with a neck problem.

Chirinos owns a stat line of .232./.282/.408 with 11 home runs in just 267 at-bats.

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Yan Gomes
Yan Gomes set to sit in nightcap Thursday
Yan Gomes, C, CLE
9/11/2014
News: The Indians are sitting hot-hitting catcher Yan Gomes for the second game of their doubleheader Thursday against Minnesota. Roberto Perez will be doing the crouching behind the plate instead.

Gomes homered and doubled in the opener.

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