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The Toronto Blue Jays and Jeff Mathis have agreed to a two-year contract extension worth $3 million that includes a club option for the 2015 season that will pay the back up catcher another $1.5 million if it’s picked up.

It’s easy to mock the commitment of funds to a position player who offers as little offensively as Mathis does. However, there’s a lot more beyond offense that a player who fields such a demanding position might provide in terms of value. There’s a lot beyond defense, too.

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