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Wednesday May 29th 2024


Austin Romine and Jesus Montero: Impressions of the New York Yankees’ Catchers

yesterday's Spring Training game against the Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees fans got what was, for many, their first look at two young catchers in the Yankee organization.

Austin Romine took over behind the plate for Jorge Posada. Romine looked very steady behind the plate in his set up and how quiet he was receiving pitches.

He also showed good agility, blocking several balls in the dirt even though there were no Phillies runners on the bases.

The only criticism this observer would have of Romine in this very brief look at his defensive skills is he showed a tendency to throw the ball with an odd motion for a catcher.

Romine seemed to make his throws back to the mound and to third base after a strike out with a ...

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