2019 MLB Free Agent Catcher Rankings:
Brian McCann – Signed with the Atlanta Braves on a 1-year, $2 million dollar contract. (11/26/2018)
- It’s a homecoming for Brian McCann who spent the last three seasons with the Houston Astros. Last month, the Houston Astros declined Brian McCann’s $15 million dollar club option which made him a free agent. Since hitting free agency, McCann has been linked to a reunion with the Braves and now it has all been confirmed. McCann is set to platooning this time around for the rising Atlanta Braves, he will play behind the plate with Taylor Flowers in 2019.
Kurt Suzuki – Signed with the Washington Nationals on a 2-year, $12 million dollar contract. (11/19/2018)
- This will be Kurt Suzuki‘s second stint with the Washington Nationals having previously played for them in 2012 and 2013. Suzuki, 35, spent the last two seasons with division rival Atlanta Braves where he put up back-to-back solid campaigns for the team. Last season, Suzuki had a batting line of .271/.322/.776. He will take over starting duties while Spencer Kieboom and Pedro Severino battle for the backup role in Spring Training.
Jeff Mathis – Signed with the Texas Rangers on a two-year, $6.25 million dollar contract. (11/20/2018)
- The deal has been finalized after his physical. Mathis, not really known for his hitting skills more so for his great defensive skills behind the plate. He will serve as a backup for the Rangers as the team will move forward with Isiah Kiner-Falefa as their likely starter.
- Matt Wieters
- Nick Hundley
- Bryan Holaday
- Stephen Vogt
- Adam Moore
- Jhonatan Solano