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Toronto Star Feb 15, 2017
Jays add Salty for seasoning behind dish: Griffin

Jays add Salty for seasoning behind dish: Griffin

Jarrod Saltalamacchia knows his way around the AL East, and should help Russell Martin stay fresher.
Jays Journal Jan 30, 2017

Blue Jays Morning Brew: Prospects, podcast, a fond farewell

Toronto Blue Jays news and notes for Monday, January 30th Jays Nest Podcast, Ep. 106 If you thought the Jose Bautista podcast was a wild ride, wait until you get a load of the Jarrod Saltalamacchia episode! (Perhaps marketing is my true calling). Regardless, Shaun Doyle of Jays From the Couch and I break down […] Blue Jays Morning Brew: Prospects, podcast, a fond farewell - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
MLB Daily Dish Jan 26, 2017
AL East: Blue Jays sign Saltalamacchia to minor-league deal

AL East: Blue Jays sign Saltalamacchia to minor-league deal

Check out what’s happening around the American League East. The Blue Jays have signed Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a minor-league deal. If the veteran catcher makes it to the majors, he’ll make $1.25M with some extra pocket change in incentives. He’ll serve as Russell Wilson’s back up catcher, and with a record of poor pitch framing, no one really hopes it gets to that point. This is what else is going down in the American League East: Here are all the juicy details you need to know about the Tampa Bay Rays fan fest. Aaron Sanchez is on this year’s cover of MLB: The Show and it’s...
Call to the Pen Jan 25, 2017

Toronto Blue Jays Agree to Minor League Deal with Jarrod Saltalamacchia

The Toronto Blue Jays’ search for a backup catcher may have come to a close as they have agreed to a minor league deal with Jarrod Saltalamacchia. The Toronto Blue Jays may have found their new number two backstop. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, they have agreed to a minor league deal with […] Toronto Blue Jays Agree to Minor League Deal with Jarrod Saltalamacchia - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blue Bird Banter Jan 25, 2017
Wednesday Bantering: Mind Games, Retired Numbers

Wednesday Bantering: Mind Games, Retired Numbers

Your morning update for everything Blue Jays. Yes, we have news! The Blue Jays signed backup catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia yesterday, as first confirmed by Ken Rosenthal. This leaves a left-handed reliever and a left fielder as the only remaining needs for Toronto, a team that has taken shape over the past week. Source: Saltalamacchia signing minor-league deal with #BlueJays, $1.25M if in majors, plus $250K in incentives. Deal pending physical.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 24, 2017 Sam Miller of ESPN wrote on the art, or “mind games,” of mutual options yesterday,...
Jays Journal Jan 25, 2017

Blue Jays paced catching market well with Saltalamacchia

Different races require different paces. This off-season, it’s been more marathon than sprint right across the board, but the Toronto Blue Jays played the catching market right with their addition of Jarrod Saltamacchia and a series of depth moves. The Blue Jays did not have that same patience when it came to their first base […] Blue Jays paced catching market well with Saltalamacchia - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Scout Jan 25, 2017

Storylines: Saltalamacchia signs with Jays

The Blue Jays shored up their catching position with the signing of Jarrod Saltalamacchia on Tuesday, plus all the other news and notes from around baseball...
Scout Jan 25, 2017

Blue Jays Sign Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Salty heads north of the border.
The Republican Jan 24, 2017
MLB rumors: Ex-Boston Red Sox Jarrod Saltalamacchia signs with Toronto Blue Jays, per report

MLB rumors: Ex-Boston Red Sox Jarrod Saltalamacchia signs with Toronto Blue Jays, per report

Jarrod Saltalamacchia posted a .243/.307/.455/.762 line with 55 homers, 181 RBIs, 83 doubles and four triples in 355 games for the Boston Red Sox from 2010-13.
National Post Jan 24, 2017
Toronto Blue Jays reportedly sign former Detroit Tigers catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia to minor-league deal

Toronto Blue Jays reportedly sign former Detroit Tigers catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia to minor-league deal

Toronto has been looking for a backup and would pay Saltalamacchia $1.25 million for one year if he's added to the major league roster

MLB Hot Stove Signings: Blue Jays ink Saltalamacchia to minor-league deal

Saltalamacchia figures to serve as Russell Martin's backup
Sacramento Bee Jan 24, 2017

AP source: Saltalamacchia, Blue Jays agree to deal

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 …
Grand Rapids Press Jan 24, 2017
Ex-Tiger Jarrod Saltalamacchia signs with Toronto Blue Jays

Ex-Tiger Jarrod Saltalamacchia signs with Toronto Blue Jays

The Tigers opted to bring back Alex Avila this winter and didnt appear to seriously consider re-signing Saltalamacchia. DETROIT -- Former Detroit Tigers backup catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia has signed with the Toronto Blue Jays, according to several published reports. Saltalamacchia reportedly signed a minor-league contract that will be worth up to $1.5 million if he makes the team. Signed a year ago to replace Alex Avila, who left in free agency for the Chicago White Sox, Saltalamacchia got off to a hot start, but hit just .110 (9-for-82) after Aug. 1.  The...
Blue Bird Banter Jan 24, 2017
Blue Jays Sign Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Blue Jays Sign Jarrod Saltalamacchia

The Blue Jays may have found their new backup catcher, as Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the deal has an agreement with Jarrod Saltalamacchia on a minor league deal. Shi Davidi of Sportsnet first reported that the two sides were nearing a deal, and Jerry Crasnick of ESPN first reported Toronto's interest. As per Rosenthal, Saltalamacchia will make 1.25 million if in the majors, plus a potential $250k in incentives. Saltalamacchia is coming off a poor offensive season in Detroit, as he hit just .171 in 292 plate appearances. He's known as a "three-outcome" type of player as he...
Jays Journal Jan 24, 2017

Report: Blue Jays nearing deal with Jarrod Saltalamacchia

The Toronto Blue Jays are nearing a deal with free agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, according to a report from Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi. #BlueJays and C Jarrod Saltalamacchia nearing an agreement, per source: https://t.co/98eK6WfCAE — Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) January 24, 2017 Ken Rosenthal reports that the deal will be a minor-league agreement, pending a physical. Source: […] Report: Blue Jays nearing deal with Jarrod Saltalamacchia - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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