A closer look at what makes J.T. Realmuto the best catcher in baseball February 8th, 2019, SIS Featured J.T. Realmuto has been a Phillie for one day and you’ve probably already heard a few dozen times that he’s the best catcher in baseball. In a column in support of the trade Thursday, I referred to Realmuto as the only catcher in baseball you could argue possesses all five tools. Click here to read the rest of the article on NBCSports.com.