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Diamondbacks to call up Jarrod Saltamalacchia

Just 24 days following his release from the Miami Marlins, Jarrod Saltamalcchia will be re-joining a major league team, this time in Arizona. Hearing that #Dbacks will call up catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia from Triple-A Reno on Friday. — Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) May 28, 2015 Saltalamacchia, 30, signed a three-year, $21 million contract with the Miami Marlins back in December...
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Diamondbacks recalling Jarrod Saltalamacchia on Friday

On Friday the Arizona Diamondbacks will recall catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia from Triple-A Reno. Saltalamacchia gets the call up to the big league roster with Tuffy Gosewish out with injury. While Saltalamacchia failed to produce with the Miami Marlins earning his release earlier this year, the veteran was the most likely replacement. If his nine games at Triple-A are any indication...
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Fun Fact Illustrative of the Marlins’ Plight

On Sunday, the Miami Marlins fired their manager, Mike Redmond, barely half a year after he received votes for the 2014 NL Manager of the Year. Coupled with the cut and forthcoming salary-eating of Jarrod Saltalamacchia and his contract, and now the, uh — promotion? demotion? — of general manager Dan Jennings to manager, it’s […]
Via Fangraphs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Saltalamacchia lands in D-backs' system after release from Marlins

  The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with Jarrod Saltalamacchia. The 30-year-old catcher was released by the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, barely into the second year of a three-year, $21 million contract. Saltalamacchia is to report to the team's spring training facility in Scottsdale, then be sent to one of the Diamondbacks' affiliates, probably...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Saltalamacchia: 'I was definitely hoping for a reunion' with Red Sox

Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia was recently designated for assignment by the Miami Marlins in the second year of a three-year, $21 million deal. He told WEEI that while he was caught off guard by the assignment, he was hoping to return to the Boston Red Sox, the team he won a ring with in 2013:“I was definitely hoping to come back. Some of my best memories in baseball are there...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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22 days ago  |  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...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Returns from Paternity Leave…Gets Cut

It’s a story as old as the game of baseball itself. Man wins World Series ring. Leaves team and inks a huge contract. Spends a year in new city. Takes time off for birth of child. Returns…and promptly gets cut. Wait. What? Roster Move: Jarrod Saltalamacchia reinstated from paternity list and designated for assignment. — Miami Marlins (@Marlins) April 27, 2015 Monday, the...
Via Hall of Very Good
April 28, 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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