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Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Jarrod Saltalamacchia

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Age: 39Bats: BThrows: RCountry: USA

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Jarrod Saltalamacchia starting Friday night in Tampa

Jarrod Saltalamacchia will get his first Blue Jays start on Friday.

Fantasy Impact

Starting C Russell Martin is hitless to start the season, but even if he has a terrible season, Saltalamacchia will likely not see increased playing time.

Roy Widrig7 years ago
Jarrod Saltalamacchia signs with the Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays and free-agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia have a agreed to a minor-league deal worth $1.25M.

Fantasy Impact

Salty hasn't been relevant much in fantasy for some time now and it will remain that way for this season as well. Barring injury, Salty should remain on the waiver wire.

Israel Katz7 years ago
Jarrod Saltalamacchia hits game-winning HR

Down 2-1 in the eighth inning on Monday night, Tigers C Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit his 12th HR of the season and the Tigers won, 3-2. Saltalamacchia was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.

Fantasy Impact

As far as backup catchers go, Saltalamacchia has plenty of pop - showcasing 12 HR in just 77 games, albeit with a low .192 average.

Roy Widrig8 years ago
Jarrod Saltalamacchia hits 11th home run of season in loss to Royals

Saltalamacchia went 1-for-2 with a walk and his 11th home run of the season in the Tigers 6-1 loss to the Royals. The homer was one of only three hits for the Tigers in the loss.

Fantasy Impact

He now has 11 homers in just 61 games but is batting just .200 on the season. He got the start at first base with Miguel Cabrera out day-to-day with a left bicep strain.

Robert Klein8 years ago
Jarrod Saltalamacchia with a walk-off home run

Jarrod Saltalamacchia smacked a walk-off two-run home run off of Joakim Soria in the bottom of the ninth inning, part of his 1-for-3 effort with a walk on Sunday. Saltalamacchia is only 2-for-12 in July, but has driven in four RBI with those two hits. He has a .776 OPS this season.

Fantasy Impact

Saltalamacchia has provided power from the catcher position, nine home runs in 141 at-bats, but he is, at best, in a platoon at catcher with James McCann in Detroit. He had six home runs in April, but only had one home run in May, June, and this was his first home run in July.

Chris Zolli8 years ago