Originally Posted by dougdirt
No, it shouldn't. When pitchers trade teams they don't take their catchers with them. Yet they perform just as expected in most scenarios.
And how do they know who they are comfortable with. Mesoraco hasn't caught Cueto, Latos or Arroyo enough to have a clue how they would feel with him.
I completely disagree with your opinion here.
Pitchers are vital to team success. I'm willing to live with some spotty playing time for Mesoraco if it means the pitchers are happy with who is catching them.
Pitching is, after all, 50% of the game.