Who is the best all-around catcher in baseball?
Russell Martin, Dodgers 30%
Joe Mauer, Twins 17%
Iván Rodríguez, Yankees 14%
Jason Varitek, Red Sox 10%
Brian McCann, Braves 9%
Players could not vote for a teammate.... Mauer led big league catchers with a .315 batting average through Sunday; McCann led with 21 homers.... Rodríguez, acquired by New York on July 30, had a 31.6% caught-stealing rate this season, best among these five top vote getters.... Martin, hitting .286 with 53 RBIs, had caught 902 innings, third most in the majors.
[Based on a survey of 449 MLB players] • For more on the poll, and to comment on it, go to SI.com/players.