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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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