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MLB PLAYERS POLL
June 18, 2012
Which catcher is the hardest to run on?
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June 18, 2012

Mlb Players Poll

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Which catcher is the hardest to run on?

YADIER MOLINA, CARDINALS 71%

MIGUEL OLIVO, MARINERS 3%

MATT WIETERS, ORIOLES 3%

BUSTER POSEY, GIANTS 2%

JOE MAUER, TWINS 2%

FAST FACTS

Molina, winner of four straight Gold Gloves, is the active career leader in caught stealing percentage (43.7—minimum 100 games), as well as pickoffs, with 40.... His closest pursuer in the latter category, his brother Jose, of the Rays (with 23), placed eighth here (1%).... The Red Sox' Kelly Shoppach, who in 2011 led the majors in caught stealing percentage (41.0—minimum 81 games) was not among the 28 backstops to receive at least one vote.... In a similar poll on Facebook, Yadier caught 62% of the votes.

BASED ON 306 MLB PLAYERS WHO RESPONDED TO SI'S SURVEY

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