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JEFF MATHIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Marlins agree on one-year contract with catcher Jeff Mathis

MIAMI (AP) -- Jeff Mathis has agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract to remain with the Miami Marlins, where he is expected to back up catcher J.T. Realmuto again.Mathis made the same salary in 2015, when he was limited to 32 games because he missed nearly two months due to a broken finger.He batted only .161 and is a .194 career hitter. But the 11-year veteran provides experience...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Mathis agrees to $1.5 million, 1-year deal with Marlins

MIAMI (AP) Jeff Mathis has agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract to remain with the Miami Marlins, where he is expected to back up catcher J.T. Realmuto again. Mathis made the same salary in 2015, when he was limited to 32 games because he missed nearly two months due to a broken finger. He batted only .161 and is a .194 career hitter. But the 11-year veteran provides experience...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Re-sign Catcher Jeff Mathis

The Miami Marlins and catcher Jeff Mathis agreed to a one-year, $1.5-million deal early on Friday that includes 100,000 in incentives. Mathis has been with the Marlins since coming over from the Toronto Blue Jays in the huge 2012 offseason trade between the two clubs. Mathis returns for another year as the team’s backup catcher. […]
Via Baseball Essential
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Backstop boys: How Jeff Mathis, JT Realmuto go about the craft of catching

Miami Marlins catcher Jeff Mathis wouldn't know what day it is the majority of the time if it weren't for his cell phone. But his memory when it comes to baseball, his mindfulness behind the plate, is incomparable. As a member of the Los Angeles Angels organization from 2001-11, Mathis both developed and improved his catching through a unique process. "We would have spring training...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

In defense of drafting Taylor Ward

When the Angels drafted Fresno State catcher Taylor Ward with their first round pick in this year’s draft, the reaction was… less than positive. Angels going with Taylor Ward, lots of folks do a face palm. — Scott (@ScottyA_MWAH) June 9, 2015 I heard Taylor Ward earlier today and winced uncontrollably. Then the Angels chose him. Stupidest FO in baseball, hands down. ...
Via Monkey with a Halo
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins activate C Jeff Mathis from 15-day DL

DENVER (AP) The Miami Marlins have activated catcher Jeff Mathis from the 15-day disabled list. He is available to play in the series opener against the Colorado Rockies on Friday. In a corresponding move the Marlins designated catcher Jhonatan Solano for assignment. Mathis, 32, broke his right hand early in the season and was placed on the disabled list April 13. He had just six...
Via Associated Press
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Mathis embraces role as Miami Marlins backup catcher, team leader

MIAMI -- When the Los Angeles Angels traded Jeff Mathis to the Toronto Blue Jays in December 2011, the former first-round selection would soon learn he wasn't just moving to another country. The Blue Jays approached him, the Angels' primary catcher over the previous three seasons, about serving as the backup to J.P. Arencibia. Mathis, who hit .194 with 26 homers and 139 RBI in parts...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB issues statement on controversial Reds-Marlins play

Major League Baseball has followed up on a play at home plate that caused a stir in the eighth inning of Thursday night's game between the Reds and Marlins. After a lengthy review, replay officials overturned the call on the field that the Reds' Zack Cosart was out and instead ruled that catcher Jeff Mathis was blocking the plate. Cosart's run scored tied the game at one and the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kid gets Jeff Mathis' pink bat after it flies into stands (VIDEO)

Jeff Mathis loses the handle on his Mother's Day pink bat and a young fan is excited to get a souvenir after it flies into the stands.Another reminder for fans to always keep your eyes on the batter.Your browser does not support iframes.
Via The Other Paper
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Marlins' Jeff Mathis steps in as Salty gets a rest

MIAMI -- With a matinee following a night game, Marlins manager Mike Redmond gave catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia Thursday's series finale against the Colorado Rockies off. Backup Jeff Mathis took his place and hit eighth in the order for his 2014 debut. Last season, the 31-year-old appeared in 73 games and carried the brunt of the work after Rob Brantly struggled and was demoted....
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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