JARROD SALTALAMACCHIA NEWS

Could Carlos Ruiz be on the move? Phillies had interest in catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia

View image | gettyimages.com PHILADELPHIA - Prior to signing a one-year deal with the Detroit Tigers for the Major League Baseball minimum salary on Sunday, catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia reportedly drew interest from "six or seven clubs," one of which included the Philadelphia Phillies, according to MLBTradeRumors.com. Saltalamacchia, 30, hit .225/.310/.435...
Via Philliedelphia
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers sign catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Feb 16, 2014; Jupiter, FL, USA; Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia (39) looks on during spring training at Roger Dean Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports According to MLB.com’s Jason Beck, the Detroit Tigers signed veteran catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a one-year deal that’s expected to be for the MLB minimum. Tigers announce Pelfrey signing...
Via The Majors Detroit
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarrod Saltalamacchia explains why he decided to cut his hair

D-backs catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia had become known for the curly locks that flowed out of his helmet, but earlier in the season he headed to the barbershop and chopped it all off. In a Q&A with the Arizona Republic, Saltalamacchia explains why he ditched his long locks, a decision he says has nothing to do with wanting a fresh start in his career. "I've been wanting to do...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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
July 27, 2015  |  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
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarrod Saltalamacchia: 1-on-1 with Jody Jackson

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Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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
June 25, 2015  |  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

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

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

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...
Via NESN.com
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: I Definitely Wanted To Return To Boston Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s mind started to wander after the catcher was designated for assignment and subsequently released by the Miami Marlins: Could a reunion be in the cards? While the Boston Red Sox reportedly aren’t considering signing Saltalamacchia, who’s a free agent, the 30-year-old catcher told WEEI.com’s Rob...
Via NESN.com
May 06, 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...
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

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Reinstated From Paternity Leave, DFA’d By Marlins

Could you imagine walking into work after your wife just had a baby, only to immediately be fired? Then welcome to Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s world. The Miami Marlins catcher was reinstated from his recent paternity leave and designated for assignment in the same transaction Monday. Talk about cold-blooded. Still, Saltalamacchia and his family should be...
Via NESN.com
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
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