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Being Optimistic about Jarrod Saltalamacchia

The Blue Jays have a fantastic starting catcher in Russell Martin. He’s everything you want in a catcher: a solid hitter, a good defender, and someone who can handle a pitching staff well. Even in the first stages of a potential decline, he’s the best the Jays have ever had at the position and one of the best backstops in baseball. After a stretch where Martin caught R.A. Dickey...
Via BP Toronto
4 days ago

AP source: Saltalamacchia, Blue Jays agree to deal

TORONTO (AP) A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a minor league contract with free agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement is subject to a successful physical and Toronto had not made an announcement. Saltalamacchia would get a $1.25 million, one-year contract...
Via Associated Press
January 24, 2017  |  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...
Via NESN.com
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

Marlins' Saltalamacchia out with concussion, prospect J.T. Realmuto called up

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins placed catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia on the seven-day concussion list and called up prospect J.T. Realmuto from Double-A Jacksonville prior to Sunday's game against the Atlanta Braves. Saltalamacchia hit just .177 with two doubles, one homer and eight RBI in May. In the eighth inning of Saturday's loss, he struck out with the tying run at second on three...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Returns From Workout To Find Plane Crashed Near Home

Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia witnessed a scary sight upon his return from a workout Monday: a partially submerged, homemade aircraft in a pond close to his home. A plane had crashed near Saltalamacchia’s home, and the the pilot did not survive, according to the Sun Sentinel. Leonard “Link” McGarity, a former Marine pilot who flew commercially for American Airlines...
Via NESN.com
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia getting to know his Marlins pitchers

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Pens Thank You Letter to Red Sox Fans, Says It Was ‘Best Three-Plus Years of My Life’

The jheri curl era in Boston officially ended when Jarrod Saltalamacchia agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal with the Miami Marlins. Salty was officially introduced in Miami on Monday, but he took some time out to pen a thank you letter to all the fans in Boston. Saltalamacchia, who joined the Red Sox in 2010 in a trade with Texas, wrote a post on Boston.com’s Extra Bases...
Via NESN.com
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Introduced as Member of Miami Marlins at Winter Meetings (Photos)

Jarrod Saltalamacchia and the Red Sox parted ways after the World Series, with the free-agent catcher choosing to take his talents to South Beach as the newest member of the Miami Marlins. Saltalamacchia made his first appearance in orange and black (and blue, and yellow, and white) Monday at Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings in Orlando, where he was presented with his No...
Via NESN.com
December 09, 2013  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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