A.J. Ellis threw out 33 percent of basestealers in 39 contests at catcher for the Miami Marlins in 2017. Of the 15 remaining players on the list, he had the third highest slugging percentage, weighing in with a .210/.298/.371 slashline, six home runs, and 14 RBI.
Brett Hayes caught in 107 of his 143 appearances with the Florida and Miami Marlins from 2010 through 2012. Through his first two seasons, he had zero errors in over 500 innings of work before booting it five times in 33 games in 2012. Hayes threw out 26 percent of runners and posted a .217/.266/361 slashline during his stay with Florida/Miami.
Brad Davis played in 33 games for the Florida Marlins in 2010, slashed .211/.270/.376, and popped three homers with 16 RBI. Defensively, he threw out seven-of-26 baserunners.
Mike Rabelo was the backup catcher on the 2008 Florida Marlins, on a team that had three catchers appear in at least 32 games but none over 65. He posted the highest fielding percentage, at .995, and the best CS rate, coming in at 27 percent. He put up a .202/.256/.294 slashline in his 34 total contests.
Steve Decker played in a handful of games for the 1993 Marlins, but didn’t serve as the “primary” backup until 1995. He threw out 32 percent of basestealers, just above the National League average, and slashed out a .226/.318/.323 line by showing a lot of patience at the plate.