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Angels catcher Chris Iannetta looks to improve pitch-framing ability
Angels catcher Chris Iannetta looks to improve pitch-framing ability

New statistics that quantify the art of pitch-framing can be difficult for even major league catchers to comprehend. "They could be accurate, they could be inaccurate," Angels catcher Chris Iannetta said. "You never really know." What Iannetta is sure of is that, according to advanced metrics, he is not very good at turning balls into strikes. He is working diligently this spring to improve, watching video of catchers who excel at it and asking umpires for advice on where to set up and how to give them better visuals. "It's something I really take pride in. I'm really trying to work on it," Iannetta said. "Some of the numbers last year are...

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