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D-backs rally in 9th to overtake Rockies

DENVER -- Jarrod Saltalamacchia kept the Arizona Diamondbacks' ninth inning rally going by drawing a bases-loaded walk. Saltalamacchia drove home the tying run and pinch-hitter Aaron Hill hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly to cap a three-run rally as the Arizona Diamondbacks came back to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7 Wednesday night in a game that began with a 46 minute rain delay. Down...
Via AP on Fox
10 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Replaced by former D-back in Chicago, Castillo finds place in Arizona

Already with his third team this season, catcher Welington Castillo may have finally found his place with the Arizona Diamondbacks. It’s ironic because he started the season having been replaced at catcher by the Chicago Cubs with Miguel Montero -- formerly of the D-backs. He’s made his way to Arizona via Seattle where he spent a couple of weeks before being acquired by the D...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians select pitcher Triston McKenzie with the 42nd pick in the 2015 MLB Draft

The Cleveland Indians followed up their selection of pitcher Brady Aiken in the first round by selecting right handed pitcher Triston McKenzie with the No. 42 pick. The 42nd pick is part of the Competitive Balance A picks, which were given to teams who are in one of the ten smallest markets or one of the ten with the smallest revenue pools. Triston McKenzie is a high upside type...
Via Waiting For Next Year
26 days ago  |  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

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...
Via Baseball Essential
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Tireball.com
May 28, 2015  |  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
May 20, 2015  |  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
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

D-Backs agree to minor league deal with Saltalamacchia

PHOENIX (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarrod Saltalamacchia to Sign with Arizona Diamondbacks

Just days after being put on release waivers by the Miami Marlins, veteran backstop Jarrod Saltalamacchia has already found a new home. After clearing waivers today, the incumbent catcher is expected to sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks as reported by Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. The switch-hitting catcher was entering the second year of his three-year, $21 million deal...
Via Baseball Essential
May 07, 2015  |  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
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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Via NESN.com
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...
Via NESN.com
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins release catcher Saltalamacchia

MIAMI (AP) 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 $21 million, three-year contract he signed before the 2014 season. He played poorly last year and lost his...
Via AP on Fox
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Will The Red Sox Re-Unite With Saltalamacchia?

Salty In 2011 (FenwayNation Photo)There are multiple conflicting reports today that the Red Sox will or will not try to re-sign former catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia—who was released by the Miami Marlins. However, the weight of the evidence suggests that Boston will not re-unite with Salty. First, he's owed $15 million on the balance of his contract. Second, his bat is now a Mendoza...
Via FenwayNation
April 28, 2015  |  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

Marlins catcher Saltalamacchia designated for assignment

MIAMI (AP) The Miami Marlins' free agent deal with catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia will be remembered as a bust. They are optimistic his rookie replacement will fare much better. Saltalamacchia was designated for assignment Monday, even though he has nearly two seasons left on the $21 million, three-year contract he signed before the 2014 season. He played poorly last year and lost...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins Dump Jarrod Saltalamacchia

The Marlins signing of Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a three year, $21 million contract was always a bit on the questionable side, given that his one good season in Boston was built on the back of a .372 BABIP. That wasn’t going to last, and his contact rates were always going to be too low for […]
Via Fangraphs
April 27, 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

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 Bloguin Best
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins designate Jarrond Saltalamacchia for assignment

Jarrod Saltalamacchia has been designated for assignment by the Miami Marlins. The Marlins gave Saltalamacchia a three-year deal worth $21 million prior to the start of the 2014 season but have been frustrated by the 29-year-old’s lack of production. With J.T. Realmuto emerging as the Marlins option behind the plate the team simply activated Saltamacchia from the paternity leave...
Via Tireball.com
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins catcher Saltalamacchia eager for fresh start

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Over the winter, Jarrod Saltalamacchia took his family hunting, introduced his three young daughters to the sport and even spent 20 minutes with his 7-year-old in a deer stand before she got bored and turned to her iPad. ''I spent a lot of time with the family, a lot of great vacation time,'' Saltalamacchia said. ''It was a great offseason.'' Better than last...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Michael Morse the lineup’s missing ingredient

When the Miami Marlins signed Michael Morse, it was reminiscent of a move they made last offseason in the signing of Jarrod Saltalamacchia; filling a positional void in the offseason by a veteran with a record of above-average production and championship experience. This is the kind of underrated move that adds a tremendous amount of value to the team. With Saltalamacchia, it was...
Via isportsweb.com
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins position analysis: Catcher

After a 100-loss campaign in 2013, the Miami Marlins sought to address their areas of need, catcher being one of them. So they signed free agent and reigning World Series champion Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a three-year deal as the organization's backstop. Saltalamacchia struggled in his first season with the Marlins, batting .220 with 20 doubles, 11 homers and 44 RBI in 114 games...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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