Posted by admin on 9th July 2009
Jose Contreras means no disrespect to A.J. Pierzynski when he glows about the job that backup catcher Ramon Castro has done behind the plate with him.
Contreras acknowledges that when Pierzynski served as his primary catcher, he did help Contreras win a franchise-record 17 decisions in a row from Aug. 21, 2005-July 4, 2006. The Castro-Contreras combination was at it again on Wednesday night as the White Sox cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Indians at U.S. Cellular Field. Contreras defeated the Indians for the second time in a week, lasting 6 1/3 innings and allowing one run on six hits while striking out a season-high nine batters.
Click here to read the full article – By Jesse Temple of MLB.com
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