Dennis Eckerlsey Says Teams Take Major Risk by Putting Franchise Players at Catcher


Giants catcher Buster Posey's gruesome injury earlier this week that he suffered in a collision at home plate has served as a reminder about the dangers of catching. Those dangers are even more scrutinized when a player is the face of the franchise, a tag that can arguably be given to Posey.

NESN's Dennis Ecklersley spoke with Tom Caron about the Posey injury on Red Sox First Pitch, and the Hall of Famer said that teams are taking a big risk by using their best players behind the plate.

For the entire conversation, see the video above.

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