The catcher position has long been considered one of the shallowest in the realm of fantasy baseball to the point where most people don’t even pay attention to drafting them. It’s worse than tight ends in fantasy football for most people. However, I’m here to tell you that the position is quickly going to get better and now is the time to start stashing those fantasy impact backstops before it’s too late. Now clearly, we all know the Adley Rutschmans and Joey Barts of the world and so we won’t be focused on them but there are plenty more bats like theirs at the position.

Francisco Alvarez, NYM - At 5’10” and 233 pounds, the 19-year-old backstop is the prototypical size for a catcher. He’s already in possession of three...