9:27 PM EST, Thu March 05, 2015

Marlins looking for Saltalamacchia to get defensive

Offensively, Jarrod Saltalamacchia in his first season with the Marlins left plenty to be desired. Yet neither the.220 average nor.681 on-base plus slugging percentage nor career-high 143 strikeouts are keeping the Marlins awake at night.

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