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PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 31: Catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants throws to second base against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the ninth inning of a MLB game at Chase Field on August 31, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Catcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top catchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/11/2014

Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees waves to the crowd after he is presented with a surfboard, a bottle of wine and a check for his foundation by Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin and team president Michael Crowley. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

5 Great Moments From First Half Of Mariano Rivera’s Farewell Tour

When visiting his long-time opponents during road trips, Rivera has been meeting with players, coaches and the individuals behind the scenes to say his goodbyes. Check out our top Mo-ments…

07/16/2013

Fans walk outside of Citi Field during Gatorade All-Star Workout Day on July 15, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

All-Stars Young And Old Set For Midsummer Classic At Citi Field

Although fresh faces are taking over, that doesn’t mean all the old guys are out. Rivera, Hunter and Beltran are back at the All-Star Game, bringing decades of experience and wisdom.

07/16/2013

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Who Should You Draft? Fantasy Baseball’s Top 40 Players

If you’re fantasy baseball draft hasn’t happened already, it’s going to be happening soon. Here’s a look at the top five players at each position.

03/16/2013

David Wright (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

David Wright Drives In 5 As Team USA Rolls Puerto Rico

The Mets’ star was locked in again. Wright drove in five runs, the last three with a bases-loaded double in the eighth. That prompted chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” from the crowd of 32,872.

03/13/2013

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Salvador Perez Gives Royals Rare Offense At Catcher

There’s a new age of offensive catchers coming up through the ranks of the big leagues, and Salvador Perez is part of that movement.

03/08/2013

Ichiro Suzuki #51 of Japan holds up the championship trophy with his team after defeating Korea during the finals of the 2009 World Baseball Classic. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Japan Going For 3rd WBC Title In A Row; Can Team USA Stop Them?

They’ll play in the Far East and the Far West — and in the Caribbean, too. Wherever they are, Miguel Cabrera and R.A. Dickey and dozens of All-Stars in the World Baseball Classic know the team to beat: two-time WBC winner Japan.

02/28/2013

Derek Jeter scores against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Sabathia Strong Over 8, Yankees Blast Twins

This hasn’t been the smoothest of seasons for C.C. Sabathia. He’s still coming through when it counts for the New York Yankees.

09/26/2012

Twins catcher Joe Mauer

Yankees Throw Away Huge Chance To Build On AL East Lead

Phil Hughes ran out of gas in the seventh inning and Boone Logan couldn’t hold the lead for him as the New York Yankees missed a chance to go up 2 1/2 games on Baltimore in a 5-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.

09/25/2012

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B&C Morning Show: Go Get Mauer!

As hard as it’s to believe the Yankees could use some help in the lineup. Well, that bat may just be out there in the form of Joe Mauer. The All-World catcher cleared waivers yesterday, and Craig thinks the Yanks should jump all over him.

WFAN–08/30/2012

Prince Fielder

MLB All-Star Game Preview

In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.

07/09/2012

Freddy Garcia

Twins’ Pavano Settles Down After Rocky Start, Mows Down Yankees

Carl Pavano quieted an unfriendly Yankee Stadium crowd with seven solid innings, Justin Morneau played in the field for the first time this season and hit a long homer, and the Minnesota Twins earned a rare victory in New York, 7-3 on Monday night.

WFAN–04/16/2012

Justin Verlander (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Hartnett: AL MVP Voters Get It Right, Choosing Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander was the clear choice to win the 2011 AL MVP Award and was boosted by new-age statistics along with the usual criteria needed to capture the award.

WFAN–11/21/2011

The game between the Minnesota Twins and the New York Yankees is postponed due to weather at Yankee Stadium on April 6, 2011 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Yankees-Twins Rained Out; Garcia Skipped, Burnett Next

The Yankees will keep A.J. Burnett on schedule to pitch Thursday after Wednesday’s rainout. Freddy Garcia’s first start with his new team will be pushed back to next week. “It’s hard, because Freddy is going to go a while before he gets a start,” manager Joe Girardi said.

WFAN–04/07/2011

Rafael Soriano (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Twins Finally Get It Done In The Bronx, Rally Past Yankees

Joe Mauer hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning and Minnesota broke through in the Bronx, rallying past the New York Yankees 5-4 on Tuesday night to overcome a dominant outing by CC Sabathia.

WFAN–04/05/2011

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