2019 Catcher Rankings

Catcher is so brutal. As if it couldn’t get worse, Salvador Perez is now out for the year. I’m not even sure everyone I listed is real.

Podcasts on C: J&J, Sporer Solo

  • What’s your strategy at C in 1-C leagues v. 2-C leagues?
  • How do you play it in shallow (10-12) v. deep (15)?
  • Who’s your favorite gamble outside of my top 15?

2019 Catcher Rankings
PLAYER TEAM AGE
1 Gary Sanchez NYY 26
2 J.T. Realmuto PHI 28
3 Wilson Ramos NYM 31
4 Yasmani Grandal MIL 30
5 Buster Posey SF 32
6 Willson Contreras CHC 26
7 Yadier Molina STL 36
8 Danny Jansen TOR 23
9 Kurt Suzuki WAS 35
10 Welington Castillo CWS 31
11 Francisco Cervelli PIT 33
12 Austin Barnes LAD 29
13 Tucker Barnhart CIN 28
14 Mike Zunino TB 28
15 Austin Hedges SD 26
16 Robinson Chirinos HOU 34
17 Yan Gomes WAS 31
18 Omar Narvaez SEA 27
19 Isiah Kiner-Falefa TEX 24
20 Jorge Alfaro MIA 25
21 Willians Astudillo MIN 27
22 Jonathan Lucroy LAA 32
23 Francisco Mejia SD 23
24 Elias Diaz PIT 28
25 Chance Sisco BAL 24
26 John Hicks DET 29
27 Victor Caratini CHC 25
28 Chris Iannetta COL 35
29 Tom Murphy COL 27
30 Eno Sarris ATH 39
31 Tony Wolters COL 27
32 Carson Kelly ARI 24
33 Jason Castro MIN 31
34 Mitch Garver MIN 28
35 Tyler Flowers ATL 33
36 Christian Vazquez BOS 28
37 Blake Swihart BOS 26
38 Brian McCann ATL 35
39 Alex Avila ARI 32
40 Russell Martin LAD 36
41 Matt Wieters STL 32
42 Austin Wynns BAL 28
43 Travis d’Arnaud NYM 30
44 Manny Pina MIL 31
45 Max Stassi HOU 28
46 Chris Herrmann OAK 31
47 Roberto Perez CLE 30
48 James McCann CWS 28
49 Josh Phegley OAK 31
50 Sean Murphy OAK 24
51 Meibrys Viloria KC 22

We hoped you liked reading 2019 Catcher Rankings by Paul Sporer!

Please support FanGraphs by becoming a member. We publish thousands of articles a year, host multiple podcasts, and have an ever growing database of baseball stats.

FanGraphs does not have a paywall. With your membership, we can continue to offer the content you've come to rely on and add to our unique baseball coverage.

Support FanGraphs




Paul is the Editor of Rotographs and contributes to ESPN's Daily Notes. Follow Paul on Twitter @sporer and on Twitch at sporer.

newest oldest most voted
Brad Johnson
Member
Member

You snubbed Carson Kelly. He’s at least as good as Sarris. Seriously though, I’m taking him late-teens. They say the devil you know is better than the devil you don’t, but with dumpster fires, it’s better to try the unfamiliar one.