Kurt Suzuki

#28 C / Washington Nationals / EXP: 13YRS Height: 5-11 Weight: 210 lb Age: 36 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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      Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Set to begin year as No. 2 catcher

      Manager Dave Martinez said Wednesday that Kurt Suzuki would serve as the primary catcher for Max Scherzer and Anibal Sanchez during the regular season, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.Meanwhile, Martinez estimated that Yan Gomes would catch around 4-to-5 times per week as the main battery mate for the other three pitchers in the Washington Nationals rotation. That division of workload seemingly implies that Suzuki will occupy the smaller side of the timeshare to begin the season, though Martinez's plans could change if Gomes declines further as a hitter. Suzuki's 105 wRC+ in 2019 was well above Gomes' mark (79), but the latter graded out better in terms of average pop time and framing, per Baseball Savant.

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      Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Catches simulated game

      Kurt Suzuki (hip) appears to be fully healthy at spring training after he caught Max Scherzer's two-inning simulated game Wednesday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.Suzuki was unable to play in the Washington Nationals' Game 7 win over the Astros in the World Series due to a hip flexor, but he's feeling fine again after the long offseason. Heading into his age-36 season, Suzuki will likely find himself in a timeshare at catcher again with Yan Gomes, who was re-signed over the winter on a more club-friendly deal. Suzuki proved last season that he could still have value in a part-time role, as he batted .264 with 17 home runs, 63 RBI and 37 runs in only 309 plate appearances.

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      Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Scratched from lineup

      Kurt Suzuki (hip) was scratched from the lineup for Game 7 of the World Series against the Astros on Wednesday.Suzuki appeared to be progressing toward a start for Game 7 and was originally listed in the starting lineup, but the team evidently decided Yan Gomes was the safe play with the season on the line. Given Suzuki's status over the past few days, it wouldn't be surprising if he was available off the bench for the winner-take-all contest.

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      Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Starting in Game 7

      Kurt Suzuki will start at catcher for Game 7 of the World Series against the Astros on Wednesday, batting eighth.Suzuki was sidelined since exiting Game 3 of the World Series with a hip flexor, but he'll rejoin the starting lineup for Game 7, as expected. The 36-year-old went 2-for-10 with a solo home run and two runs scored in the World Series prior to his injury.

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      Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Set to start Game 7

      Kurt Suzuki (hip) said he's healthy and will start at catcher for Game 7 of the World Series at Houston on Wednesday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.Suzuki hasn't seen the field since exiting Game 3 with the hip flexor issue, but it looks as though he'll be ready to go for the winner-take-all affair. The veteran catcher was reportedly available off the bench Tuesday for Game 6, but neither team used any bench players. Suzuki went 2-for-10 with a solo home run, two runs scored and a walk in the series before suffering the injury.

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      Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Remains sidelined

      Kurt Suzuki (hip) remains on the bench for Game 6 of the World Series in Houston on Tuesday.Suzuki hasn't played since leaving Game 3 with a hip flexor issue. He'll be available off the bench Tuesday and could start Game 7 on Wednesday if the Washington Nationals are able to extend the series, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

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      Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Feeling better Monday

      Kurt Suzuki (hip) said he was feeling better Monday but that he would reassess his availability for Game 6 on Tuesday morning, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.The 36-year-old has been sidelined the past two games with a hip flexor issue he sustained during Game 3 of the World Series, but said that he would perform some activities Monday to see how he feels ahead of Game 6. Suzuki said he would have been available in an emergency situation while he was absent from the starting lineup, which is an encouraging sign for his availability for Tuesday's must-win Game 6. If Suzuki is unable to start, Yan Gomes would likely handle the duties at catcher again.

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      Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Not starting Sunday

      Kurt Suzuki (hip) is not in the lineup for a second consecutive game after suffering a hip injury in Game 3 of the World Series.Suzuki left in the sixth inning of Game 3 on Friday with a bit of a hip flexor problem. He passed his strength tests, which is encouraging, and the Washington Nationals are keeping him on their World Series roster with the hope he could be ready to go for Game 6 or possibly come off the bench later in the game as a pinch hitter.

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      Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Could catch Sunday

      Kurt Suzuki (hip) will receive treatment Sunday and could start Game 5 if he feels well enough, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.Coach Dave Martinez said the veteran catcher was only available as an emergency option for Saturday's loss in Game 4. Suzuki underwent an MRI and will remain on the roster for the World Series, but it's up in the air when he'll be able to rejoin the starting lineup, if at all.

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      Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Will remain on roster

      Kurt Suzuki (hip) will remain on the roster for the World Series, Barry Svrluga of The Washington Post reports.The 36-year-old underwent an MRI earlier in the day Saturday, and the results apparently indicated that he should be healthy enough to be available for later in the series. Yan Gomes will start at catcher for Game 4 on Saturday as Suzuki deals with a right hip flexor issue that occurred Friday during Game 3.