Nationals positional review, Part 5: Catchers

In the final installment of our five-part series, we take stock of the Nationals' catchers.

The Nationals have improved at stealing bases, throwing out baserunners

Both areas were weaknesses last season, and before that, and the Nationals have so far been better this year.

Catcher Koyie Hill traded to Phillies

The veteran backup catcher was reassigned to minor league camp on Monday morning.

Nationals continue to struggle holding baserunners — and other notes

Also, Doug Fister will throw in a minor league game on Monday.

Nationals catchers get primer on new home plate collision rules — and other workout notes

Some of the team's catchers were fuzzy on the rules so bench coach Randy Knorr led a demonstration.

Wilson Ramos’s spring power display, and his planned usage during the season

The catcher hit the scoreboard beyond left field – perhaps 450-foot homers – during batting practice.

Nationals sign catcher Koyie Hill to minor league deal

Hill, a veteran catcher, has struggled to hit in the majors but is added at minimal risk for further catching depth.

Nationals sign Chris Snyder to minor league deal, adds catching depth

The veteran catcher was with the Nationals in spring training last year.

Wilson Ramos and Kurt Suzuki to play multiple days in a row

Davey Johnson wants both of his catchers to feel more like everyday players, regardless of who's on the mound.

Nationals catchers succeeding despite splitting time

How bench coach Randy Knorr has worked with both Kurt Suzuki and Wilson Ramos to stay fresh.

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