Where were you when the Cleveland Guardians made the biggest splash of the 2021-22 offseason? Luke Maile, a legendary catcher who blessed the Rays, Blue Jays, and Brewers with his presence over an illustrious six-year career, signed with the Guardians for a cool $900k on March 12.
What he did in the months since was, well, pretty average. If you squint and put Maile on a team that has an offensive catcher ahead of him, he looks like a serviceable backup catcher, slashing .221/.301/.326 with the Guardians this season. To go along with a career-high 76 games, he also tied his personal best with three home runs.