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D-backs activate Saltalamacchia, return Leone to Double-A

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks reinstated catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia from the 15-day disabled list and optioned relief pitcher Dominic Leone to Double-A Mobile. Saltalamacchia had been sidelined with a strained neck. He is 13 for 61 with one home run in 20 games for the Diamondbacks, who signed him on May 7 as a minor-league free agent.
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Diamondbacks reinstate Saltalamacchia from disabled list

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have reinstated catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia from the 15-day disabled list and optioned right-hander Dominic Leone to Double-A Mobile. The 30-year-old Saltalamacchia had been on the DL since before the All-Star break with a strained neck. He appeared in 20 games, hitting .213 with a homer and four RBIs after signing with Arizona as a free agent...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs activate Inciarte, place Saltalamacchia on DL

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks on Friday reinstated outfielder Ender Inciarte from the 15-day disabled list while placing catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia on the 15-day DL with a strained left neck (retroactive to July 12). Inciarte has been out since suffering a strained hamstring on June 12. He had 8 hits in 25 at-bats while playing in seven rehab games with Double-A Mobile and the Arizona...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarrod Saltalamacchia sports picture of Chuck Norris on his bat (Video)

Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia sports a picture of Chuck Norris on the handle of his bat.  Why, you might ask?  Well, the reason is rather simple:  "Salty" thinks it's cool.Video via MLB. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
Via Holdout Sports
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Saltalamacchia Back In 'The Show' With Snakes

After being cut by the Miami Marlins, former Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia is back in the major leagues with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Salty had been languishing at AAA Reno (where he batted a dismal .188) before today's call-up. Even more oddly-spelled Arizona catcher Tuffy Gosewisch went on the DL—opening up a spot for Salty. This, after The Fish decided that their oddly...
Via FenwayNation
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Agrees To Minor League Contract With Diamondbacks

This embed is invalid" /> Jarrod Saltalamacchia has found work. Saltalamacchia, who was released by the Miami Marlins earlier this week, on Thursday agreed to a minor league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the signing team announced. The Diamondbacks have received little production from the catching position this season, so it makes sense for...
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s Marlins Release No Reason For Red Sox Reunion

This embed is invalid" /> Sometimes, if you poke around a yard sale long enough, you’ll come away with something good. Other times, you’ll buy something that’s cool in theory but really only ticks off your wife in the end. The case of Jarrod Saltalamacchia is no different. Yes, the Red Sox probably could use a veteran catcher, or should at least...
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Red Sox Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia Released By Miami Marlins

This embed is invalid" /> MIAMI — The Miami Marlins have released catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, making him a free agent. The move Tuesday came eight days after Saltalamacchia was designated for assignment. The Marlins parted ways with the veteran even though he has nearly two seasons left on the three-year, $21 million contract he signed before...
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Marlins are cutting bait on Jarrod Saltalamacchia

The Jarrod Saltalamacchia era in Miami is already over. The Marlins designated the veteran catcher for assignment today, less than halfway through a three-year, $21 million contract signed last offseason. #Marlins C Jarrod Saltalamacchia reinstated from paternity list and designated for assignment. — Juan C. Rodriguez (@JCRMarlinsbeat) April 27, 2015 The 29-year old Saltalamacchia...
Via The Outside Corner
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: 3 Reasons to love the A.J. Pierzynski signing

This morning, the Boston Red Sox came to 1 year/8.25mil deal with former Texas Ranger, AJ Pierzynski. Big splash move? One that will cement the Red Sox as back-to-back champs? Not necessarily. No, he’s not Brian McCann. No, he’s not Carlos Ruiz. Yes, this means that Jarrod Saltalamacchia will be (most likely) taking his talents and beautiful, beautiful hair elsewhere (and all...
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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