Originally Posted by JM
Having a second catcher isn't exactly a bad thing. Nap can play first and DH as well to keep his bat in the line up while giving his knees a break.
Indeed, it's just the backup catcher we had wasn't that bad. I guess they're hoping Soto can improve at the plate and possibly replace Napoli. Soto is an upgrade defensively over Torreabla, so that's good. He might be better than Napoli too, who isn't that great defensively either.