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MLB The Best MLB Catchers of 2014  

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Who is the best MLB catcher of the 2014 season? This list includes starters and backup catchers from teams in both the American and National League. Catchers help control the pace of a game and call each and every pitch. They are responsible for knowing each hitter’s weakness and directing the pitcher. This list has been ranked by baseball fans with the best major league catchers of 2014.

Major League Baseball is America’s pastime and from its pastoral beginnings, through to its professional urban setting today, it has always captured the imaginations and hearts of fans. Baseball is a game many Americans played as kids, and for that reason it always holds a special place in the American zeitgeist. Opening day each spring is something many baseball fans count down to all year long.

The best MLB catchers of 2014 on this list include players such as Buster Posey, Yadier Molina, Brian McCann, and Salvador Perez. The best catchers in Major League Baseball are all talented at calling great games, blocking wild pitches, and throwing out base stealers. Through 162 games these best catchers will help their teams jockey for post-season position.

Vote up the best catchers from the 2014 MLB season or add the catcher you think is the best from 2014 if he isn't already on the list.

list ordered by

1
55 16
Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - St. Louis Cardinals

2
35 18
Buster Posey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher, First baseman - SF Giants

3
29 14
Salvador Pérez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Kansas City Royals

4
15 10
Yan Gomes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Infielder, Catcher, Third baseman - Cleveland Indians

5
16 12
Matt Wieters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Baltimore Orioles

6
16 12
Jonathan Lucroy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Milwaukee Brewers

7
13 9
Devin Mesoraco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Cincinnati Reds

8
13 9
Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Designated hitter, Left fielder, Catcher - Cleveland Indians

9
10 6
Stephen Vogt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Oakland Athletics

10
10 7
Yasmani Grandal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - San Diego Padres

11
12 10
Jarrod Saltalamacchia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher, First baseman - Miami Marlins

12
12 10
Kurt Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Minnesota Twins

13
9 7
Carlos Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Philadelphia Phillies

14
12 11
A. J. Ellis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - LA Dodgers

15
11 10
Mike Zunino is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Seattle Mariners

16
10 9
Alex Avila is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher, Third baseman - Detroit Tigers

17
10 9
Miguel Montero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Arizona Diamondbacks

18
9 9
Derek Norris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Oakland Athletics

19
8 8
Nicky Hundley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - San

20
13 14
Brian McCann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - NY Yankees

21
12 14
Russell Martin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher, Third baseman - Pittsburgh Pirates

22
8 10
Evan Gattis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Atlanta Braves

23
8 10
Welington Castillo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Chicago Cubs

24
7 9
Wilson Ramos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Washington Nationals

25
6 8
J. P. Arencibia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Texas Rangers

26
8 11
A. J. Pierzynski is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Boston Red Sox

27
8 12
Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Outfielder, Catcher, First baseman - Minneso

28
5 9
Wilin Rosario is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Colorado Rockies

29
8 13
Ryan Doumit is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Catcher - Atlanta Braves

30
5 12
Dioner Navarro is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Toronto Blue Jays

31
4 11
José Lobatón is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Washington Nationals

32
4 11
Travis d'Arnaud is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - NY Mets

33
4 11
Tim Federowicz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - LA Dodgers

34
6 14
Jason Castro is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Houston Astros

35
4 12
Josmil Oswaldo Pinto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Minnesota Twins

36
3 11
Gerald Laird is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Atlanta Braves

37
4 13
Geovany Soto is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Texas Rangers

38
3 12
Michael McKenry is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Colorado Rockies

39
2 12
Chris Stewart is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Pittsburgh Pirates

40
2 12
Carlos Corporán is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best MLB Catchers of 2014
Catcher - Houston Astros