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Oakland A's Spring Training Battles: Catchers

Recker had his best season in 2011.

The answer to the question of who will be the Oakland A's starting catcher in 2012 is obvious, but the race for the job of backing up Kurt Suzuki is wide-open. We take a look at the A's spring training battle for that back-up catcher spot inside.

A Look Back At 2011 For more than 10 years, the Oakland A's have counted on one primary catcher to take the vast majority of their reps behind the plate. That trend continued in 2011, as veteran Kurt Suzuki logged 129 games played behind the plate. It was the fourth straight year that Suzuki appeared in more than 120 games as the A's catcher. Kurt Suzuki is coming off of a rough 2011 season... Recommended Stories

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