Which Dbacks Catcher Will Win The Starting Job?
Apr 23, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia (39) sits in the dugout before a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Salty opted to sign a minor league deal with the Dbacks after being released by Miami. Salty had gotten off to a horrendous start (2-for-29) and lost his job in South Beach. Salty has the most decorated MLB career of all the Dbacks options. Salty had his career years with the Boston Red Sox, where he also collected a World Series ring.
In 2012, Salty had a career in home runs with 25. The 2013 season saw him bring up his batting average .270 for the only time in his career. That season he also eclipsed his career high in RBI with 65. If the Dbacks are able to receive anything resembling that production from Salty, the signing was a chance well taken.
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