Latest Update Chris Iannetta said his left forearm and hand are fine. Tue Sep, 09, 05:39 PM
Powerfully-built, he has a quick bat with above-average power. Is willing to take a walk if he doesn't get his pitch. Calls a solid game behind the dish and displays good leadership.
Flaws: : Can be all-or-nothing at the dish: takes a huge cut when he swings and strikes out too much. Has holes in his swing (and would benefit by shortening it up). Needs work on throwing runners out.
He's been the Angels primary catcher recently, but is dealing with an arm injury and will miss Tuesday's game.Analyst: Mark Kaplan
Although Iannetta is the regular catcher for the Halo's, he does not provide enough pop or statistical dominance to be started in one catcher leagues or as a flex player. He is an average number 2 catcher if playing in a two-catcher league.Analyst: Colby Conway
Mike Scioscia must really like the defensive work of Iannetta, because offensively, this guy just doesn't cut it. He's 2-for-20 (.100) recently and this was his first home run since May 25. He's batting just .255 on the year with five home runs and 34 RBI. That's barely worth using as your second catcher in a deep two-catcher league. Still, he's getting most fo the starts recently over Hank COnger so it looks like he'll be still getting strong at-bats over the final month.Analyst: Howard Bender
Despite a nice showing from the Angels catcher on Tuesday night, Ianetta is a far cry from being consistent enough to warrant fantasy consideration. He is now slashing .270/.369/.422 with five home runs ad 34 RBI through 237 at-bats as his production remains minimal at the age of 31.Analyst: Matthew Beck