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Projections
TimeframeABHRAVGRBIRSB
2015 Season (CBSSports.com)400.0013.00.23053.0049.000.00
 
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
24612.17138300
 
Games Played By Position
YearC1B2B3BSSOFDHSPRP
201668110000100
20154740000200
 
Injury Report
No Injury Reported
More Injuries
 
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Atlanta300 .250 .000 .000
vs Teheran (Career)1221 .417.231.167
vs RHP1843210 .294 .370 .174
 
Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
03/13/2017Carlos Santana, DH CLE
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C TOR
Joey Wendle, 2B OAK
Drew Pomeranz, SP BOS
Byung Ho Park, DH MIN
Nick Vincent, RP SEA
Huston Street, RP LAA
Pablo Sandoval, 3B BOS
Mark Teixeira, 1B NYY
Jake Odorizzi, SP TB
Seth Smith, RF BAL
 
Last 10 Games
DateOppABRHHRRBIBBSB
9/7@CHW1000000
9/10BAL4000000
9/13MIN4010000
9/17@CLE3000000
9/20@MIN4010000
9/22@MIN3000000
9/22@MIN3010100
9/23KC4000000
9/25KC4000010
10/1@ATL3100010
 
Rank Among Leaders
 
 
 
Latest News

Blue Jays' Jarrod Saltalamacchia: Playing time in question

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(3/22/17) Saltalamacchia's workload this season will heavily depend on how much work starter Russell Martin wants to take on, Corey Long of MLB.com reports.

Manager John Gibbons said he isn't far from disclosing the Jays' planned pitching rotation this season. In the process of making that announcement, he will also figure out how he wants to utilize the backup catcher. The skipper added that he'll look to identify which pitcher Saltalamacchia meshes with best early in the campaign before making a set schedule for the catchers. Ultimately, though, the divvying of playing time will be up to Martin. "Really, it's going to revolve around Russ and when he needs a day," Gibbons said. In 2016, Martin logged his heaviest workload in seven season, but the gritty veteran is unlikely to cede any time behind the dish if he can avoid it. For now, Saltalamacchia is nothing more than a handcuff for Martin owners and a punt in daily leagues when he's called upon.

Blue Jays' Jarrod Saltalamacchia: Set to be team's reserve catcher

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(2/6/17) Saltalamacchia will enter camp as the favorite to back up starting catcher Russell Martin, Keegan Matheson of MLB.com reports.

This news contradicts another story from MLB.com that suggests A.J. Jimenez will be the team's backup. With the latter out of options, the Jays risk losing the 26-year-old Jimenez to waivers if they opt for Saltalamacchia on Opening Day. Saltalamacchia will be entering his 10th big league season and has a career .234/.309/.413 slash line. A savvy veteran he may be, but a fantasy asset he's not. Even if Saltalamacchia beats out Jimenez this spring, he won't be worth a roster spot in most formats if Martin remains healthy.

Blue Jays' Jarrod Saltalamacchia: Agrees to minor league deal with Blue Jays

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(1/24/17) Saltalamacchia agreed to a minor league contract with the Blue Jays on Tuesday, pending a physical, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.

Saltalamacchia was hot out of the gates with Detroit last season, smacking six homers in his first 12 games, but he finished with a .171 average and 69 wRC+ in 292 plate appearances. He'll get a chance to compete for the backup role behind Russell Martin, and while he has enough power to reach double-digits in home runs even in a reserve role, the 31-year-old sells out for that power (30.5 percent strikeout rate for career) and that makes him a huge liability in the batting average category.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia: Becomes free agent Monday

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(11/7/16) Saltalamacchia became a free agent Monday after the Tigers did not extend him a qualifying offer, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.

Saltalamacchia had a couple spurts of success with Detroit, but overall his numbers were among the worst of his career. He'll likely look to sign a minor league contract somewhere if he can't garner a backup catching job.

Tigers' Jarrod Saltalamacchia: Game continues to slide

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(9/10/16) Saltalamacchia went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts Saturday.

Since the start of August, Salty has gone 6-for-54 (.111) with two extra base hits and nine walks. His batting average has dropped well below Mendoza at .179 and his OPS sits at .675. Platoon-mate James McCann has just a .646 OPS on the season, but while Saltalamacchia's game is on the slide, McCann's is on the rise (16-for-50 since mid-August). Salty is a risk in any fantasy lineup at this point.

 
 
 

 
Upcoming 7 Games
DateOppTimeScheduled Starter
3/26/17@ DET1:05 pm
3/26/17BAL1:07 pm
3/27/17PHI6:07 pm
3/28/17@ PHI6:35 pm
3/29/17NYY1:07 pm
3/31/17PIT7:07 pm
4/1/17PIT1:07 pm
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2007ATL-TEX9330839821133197500 .310 .422 .266
2008TEX611982750326317402 .352 .364 .253
2009TEX842833466934229702 .290 .371 .233
2010TEX-BOS122424026500 .333 .292 .167
2011BOS103358528416562411910 .288 .450 .235
2012BOS121405559025593813901 .288 .454 .222
2013BOS1214256811614654313941 .338 .466 .273
2014MIA114373438211445514301 .320 .362 .220
2015MIA-ARI792002645924236900 .310 .435 .225
2016DET92246304212384110400 .284 .346 .171
Total 880282037666111038130296457 .309 .413 .234
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2007ATL-TEX1B3835332300211128 .967
2007ATL-TEXC47422852651734 .989
2008TEXC54523713451796 .976
2009TEXC83825375022874 .987
2010BOS1B1000000 ---
2010TEX-BOSC764946210 .980
2011BOSC101967406785663 .992
2012BOS1B10110001.000
2012BOSC104957637154173 .991
2013BOSC1191119609084664 .994
2014MIAC10710380174145156 .981
2015ARI1B4114140011.000
2015MIA-ARIC47443533262431 .992
2016DET1B1165853324 .966
2016DETC68614934711933 .994
Total  788734575753653197367 .987
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2007ATL-TEX13113010118
2008TEX1307210011
2009TEX12010513113
2010TEX-BOS30700000
2011BOS23316110317
2012BOS17118440105
2013BOS40019820037
2014MIA200135502411
2015MIA-ARI1508711205
2016DET518550011
Total 16161164214101248
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2013BOS1032160531900 .257 .219 .188
Total 1032160531900 .257 .219 .188
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2003 R-Braves461342332112214283300 .382 .396 .239
2004 A-Rome9132342881921051348310 .348 .437 .272
2005 A-Myrtle Bch129459701443511981579942 .394 .519 .314
2006 AA-Mississippi923133072181939557101 .353 .380 .230
2007 AA-Mississippi2281182570613131720 .404 .617 .309
2008AAA-Oklahoma155510163121371500 .391 .491 .291
2009AA-Frisco241000001100 .333 .000 .000
2010AAA-Oklahoma City Redhaw6323837581121133256010 .326 .445 .244
2010AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox93651050164900 .350 .500 .278
2014AFA-Jupiter Hammerheads270200001100 .375 .286 .286
2015R-Azl D-backs241100011300 .333 .250 .250
2015AAA-Reno Aces93226002721300 .222 .375 .188
Total 482168623945410996225822840583 .362 .455 .269
 
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