On June 17th, a third catcher was called up to the Cubs from Iowa. Wilson Contreras served his role very well with his bat, along with being a solid defensive catcher. Over the 2016 season, Contreras played in 57 games. In those 57 games of his rookie season in the majors, he threw out 13 base runners. At the plate, he batted .353 in AAA and .282 in Chicago with 12 home runs. Here you can find more expansive statistics.
With the retirement of David Ross and a 32 year old Montero's age showing and impending free agency, it is fantastic that the Cubs have Contreras to count on as being the future of Cubs catching. Next season will be a great opportunity for Montero to share as much of his veteran experience to Contreras as he hands off the torch.