Originally Posted by KronoRed
Just a thought here. Perhaps Javier Valentin assumes the role of lead pinch hitter instead of Jacob Cruz. Valentin can also play some first base.
I'm not saying that carrying three catchers will happen, but why trade for Ross if he isn't going to be on the opening day roster?
Barring a trade of LaRue or Valentin, the above reason is only logical one I can think of.