Found February 17, 2014 on Fox Sports Florida:
JUPITER, Fla. -- If Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia seems extra chatty this spring training, there's a reason for it. Saltalamacchia, who signed a three-year contract during the offseason, inherits a young pitching staff that posted the lowest ERA (3.71) in club history last season. "At this point, just trying to develop a relationship with them," Saltalamacchia said. "We're all here for a reason. We all know how to play baseball, we have coaches that do all the teaching and we've got to go out there and perform." The 28 year old spent the past four seasons in Boston -- even winning a World Series title in 2013. Now, he must get to know his new teammates. Last season with the Red Sox, Saltalamacchia watched Miami ace Jose Fernandez on the clubhouse TVs. He was so impressed by what he saw his decision during free agency was that much easier. When pitchers and catchers reported on Sunday, Saltalamacchia dived right in, catching the National ...
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