Erik Kratz

Toronto Blue Jays #31 - Catcher

  • Born: 06/15/80
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 255
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

On the Road Again Sunday April 13, 2014 Links

Loads of Jays and MLB links for your weekend reading amusement.

Janssen to 15-Day DL, Kratz Promoted

Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen has been placed on the disabled list, with catcher Erik Kratz being promoted to take his place.

Opening Day Roster Revealed

The first big decision of the spring has been made as Erik Kratz has been sent down to minor league camp. Kratz was the favourite to get the backup job and catch R.A. Dickey, but it turns out the B...

How Much Have The Blue Jays Upgraded At Catcher?

The Blue Jays did very little to remodel their roster going into the 2014 season, but they did spring for a completely new catching tandem.

Lincoln Traded To Phillies For Kratz and Rasmussen

The news just broke that reliever Brad Lincoln has been shipped to Philadelphia for catcher Erik Kratz and left-handed reliever Rob Rasmussen. Lincoln came to Toronto in the Travis Snider deal and...

Ben Revere placed on DL, Erik Kratz activated

The Phillies will be without Revere for a significant amount of time after the outfielder broke his foot on a foul ball.

Brewers walk off with 5-4 win over Phillies

Aramis Ramirez's single was the difference as the Crew pulled one out.



Nats Rewind Pt. 2: Dan Haren - 10 Ks; 2 HR Allowed

Philadelphia Phillies' outfielder Domonic Brown and catcher Erik Kratz hit back-to-back home runs off Washington Nationals' starter Dan Haren in the second for two of the three runs the visitors scored while the right-hander was on the mound.

Quick Reaction: Phillies 5, Nationals 3

The Phillies held on to even the series with several key two-out hits, and another solid performance from Jonathan Pettibone.

Papelbon and a generous (human) strike zone

What looks like a ridiculous called strike through technology might not have been so outrageous after all, thanks to the same technology.

Chooch Hit By Pitch: X-Rays Negative

Carlos Ruiz, our soon-to-be savior (right?), was hit in the wrist in an extended spring training game today. X-rays were negative, but he is day-to-day.

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