Originally Posted by nmculbreth
IMHO keeping both is a bad idea because it isn't the most efficient way for the club to maximize it's resources. While Mes or Grandal both have the potential to be solidly above average offensive catchers, I'm not sure either has the bat that profiles as an above average OF or 1B. Given the dearth of good catching options available, Mes or Grandal should be able to fetch a prospect who profiles better at the position that the club is looking to fill.
Amen. If they both turn out to be plus players at catcher, trade one for a plus player at another spot instead of wasting him in a part time role or moving him to 1B where he'll struggle to be league average.
Hanigan is the tandem guy for three years and Mark Fleury after that.