Ausmus makes a record-setting start

Ausmus makes a record-setting start

MIAMI -- Brad Ausmus, who started behind the plate on Thursday, passed Benito Santiago and tied former Dodgers catcher Al Lopez for seventh place all-time for Major League games caught, at 1,918. Next up is Jim Sundberg, at 1,927.

Ausmus also tied former Dodger Shawn Green for the all-time record for regular-season games by Jewish players, at 1,951, according to JewishMajorLeaguers.org.