Tony Wolters, Catcher, Colorado Rockies, #14


Date of Birth: 6/9/1992
Birthplace: Vista, California

Tony Wolters, catcher for the Cleveland Indians, was drafted by the Indians in 2010. He started as an infielder but transitioned to a catcher in 2013. He played in the Indians' minor league system from 2010 through 2015. In 438 games, he batted .258 with 423 hits, 165 RBIs, and 353 strikeouts to 165 walks. Defensively, as an infielder, he played 74 games at second base and 144 games at shortstop. As a catcher in 180 games, he made 153 assists, 1,258 putouts, and 6 errors. He caught players trying to steal 40% of the time and he had a .996 fielding percentage.

In 2016, Wolters batted .259 in 71 games with the Rockies. He had 53 hits, 15 doubles, and 30 RBIs. Defensively, as a catcher in 59 games, he made 29 assists, 451 putouts, and 6 errors. He had a .988 fielding percentage and he caught players trying to steal 30.8% of the time.

Sources for Information
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