Yost: Kendall's throwing percentage misleading - Brewers Blog

Phoenix - The statistics say that new Brewers catcher Jason Kendall had a horrible year trying to throw out runners last season.

Manager Ned Yost says those numbers don't tell the whole story.

"You have to look at how many times did the catcher have the opportunity to throw the runner out? And then gauge and judge his throwing off of that," said Yost, who spent much of the winter examing video of Kendall's work behind the plate. "It's a diluted stat to say Jason Kendall was the worst thrower in baseball last year.