MLB Rankings 2013: Top 10 Catchers

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MLB Rankings 2013: Top 10 Catchers
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Rankings for the top 10 catchers in 2013 is not a topic that many would expect to vary from the top 10 catchers in 2012. However, young athletes at the position such as Wilin Rosario and J.P. Arencibia are off to red-hot starts, while guys like Brian McCann and Alex Avila have been injured or cold to start the year. More in-depth analysis is needed to properly judge the rankings for the top 10 catchers in baseball.

The catcher position is one of the most vital for a top-tier baseball team. They are field generals and leaders of teams, and unlike many position players, their defense is one of the most crucial parts of their skill set. 

However, what makes a catcher truly elite and allows him to find himself in the top 10 is the combination of immense defensive talent behind the plate and equal talent in the batter's box. The best catchers in baseball are also some of the best hitters, leaders and play the best defense. They are game changers who posses talent in every facet of the game.

The following is a ranking of the top 10 catcher in Major League Baseball today based on offensive stats as well as an emphasis on the importance of great stats in the department of defense. 

Here are the top 10 catchers right now in Major League Baseball.

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