– Lucroy will now be the personal starter for Chris Capuano, who starts tonight against Josh Johnson of the Marlins. George Kottaras will catch Randy Wolf.
– George Kottaras is at a 25% walk rate through 100 plate appearances. Of course, you know this, because of the George Kottaras Walk Rate Tracker. Therefore, you also know that this is the best in the majors among anybody with 100 PAs. The only two even above 20% with at least 100 PAs are Chipper Jones and Geovany Soto, both at 20.1% In fact, this is the best walk rate among any player in professional baseball with at least 100 PAs. Second place is Kila Ka’aihue, at 24.8% with AAA Omaha.