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Saltalamacchia Back In 'The Show' with Snakes

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 the 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-named young backstop ( J.T. Realmuto) was a better bargain than the high-priced and under-performing Saltalamacchia. We wish Salty the best in his return to "The Show".
Over the Monster May 8, 2015

Jarrod Saltalamacchia wanted to come back to Boston (and I wish the feeling was mutual)

World Series winners always have a home in Boston. But not necessarily a roster spot. Jarrod Saltalamacchia has a new home, but it is not his old home. The catcher, recently designated for assignment by the Marlins, was picked up by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, albeit on a minor league deal, ending the briefest of mid-season free agency stints. If Saltalamacchia is likely happy to be back in an organization, it is apparently not the organization he'd have chosen. To quote Rob Bradford quoting Saltalamacchia: "I was definitely hoping to come back," he said. "Some of my best...
Arizona Republic May 7, 2015
'No promises' made to catcher Saltalamacchia

'No promises' made to catcher Saltalamacchia

The Diamondbacks signed catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a minor-league deal on Thursday. But that doesn't mean Saltalamacchia will be upending the organizational pecking order at catcher any time soon.         
Arizona Republic May 7, 2015
Diamondbacks poised to land Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Diamondbacks poised to land Jarrod Saltalamacchia

The Diamondbacks are expected to sign veteran catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, a source indicated Thursday morning.         

More notes before tonight's game - School of Roch

NEW YORK - The Orioles were interested in catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, released by the Marlins this week, but I'm told that he's not signing with the club. It's believed that Saltalamacchia's clearest path to a starting job is with the Diamondbacks. Caleb Joseph is making the bulk of the starts...
Cincinnati.com May 6, 2015
Source: Reds won't pursue Saltalamacchia

Source: Reds won't pursue Saltalamacchia

Saltalamacchia was released by the Miami Marlins Tuesday, making him a free agent, even though he had two years left on his three-year, $21 million contract.         
Full Count | WEEI May 6, 2015

Jarrod Saltalamacchia: ‘I was definitely hoping for a reunion’ with Red Sox

As of Wednesday, newly-designated free agent Jarrod Saltalamacchia had four teams interested in bringing him aboard. As he said by phone, “I’m blessed to be able to spend this time with the family, and now it’s time to get back to work.” But that doesn’t mean the sting of how the catcher got to this […]
Arizona Republic May 5, 2015
D-Backs may pursue catcher Saltalamacchia

D-Backs may pursue catcher Saltalamacchia

The Diamondbacks are considering signing catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, who was released by the Miami Marlins on Tuesday.         
Athletics Nation May 5, 2015

Daily Link Dump 5/5/15

Links for Cinco de Mayo and the second of four games in Minnesota. Alex Cobb has a torn ligament in his elbow. Greg Holland, who was injured while the A's played at Kansas City, is expected to return tomorrow. Scooter Gennett is set to return from an injury he suffered in the shower. David Ortiz's appeal for smashing a dugout phone wasn't heard until yesterday. Still took less time than the Blue Ribbon Committee! Jarrod Saltalamacchia will be released. In case you were wondering, Saltalamacchia translates to "skip the spot". The Brewers are expected to sell at the deadline, but Jonathan...

Marlins can't find trade partner, release Saltalamacchia outright

It was a long shot they would find a trade partner to begin with. Tuesday, the Marlins finally cut ties once and for all with catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, eating the $14.2 million remaining on his three-year, $21 million contract. Saltalamacchia,...

Marlins release catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia

The Miami Marlins have released veteran catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia after the team was unable to find a trade partner for the 30-year-old switch hitter. The Marlins had designated him for assignment last week. Miami ...
DRaysBay May 1, 2015

In defense of Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Two days ago we got news that the Rays are among six teams interested in Jarrod Saltalamacchia. This makes sense, as the backup catcher in Tampa Bay is a journeyman veteran unlikely to last the season on the 25-man roster. But after a cursory look at Saltalamacchia, I didn't see a resounding reason to pick him up. Several in the comments suggested letting him be released, as opposed to giving up value for Salty, but if the Marlins pick up the money it might be worth a PTBNL. Let's look at why. Previously: Rays among teams discussing Jarrod Saltalamacchia Way back in 2012, catcher...

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