Jarrod Saltalamacchia C MIA 12 Hrs

Jarrod Saltalamacchia doubled twice and knocked in the winning run with a ninth-inning single in four trips to the plate as the Marlins downed the Braves on Thursday.

A big game for Salty, who has now hit safely in four of five games since the All-Star break. He doubled and scored in the fifth, and knocked in a go-ahead run in the ninth inning with a single off of Craig Kimbrel. The catcher is slashing .232/.333/.414 with 10 home runs and 30 RBI on the season.

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Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit his ninth home run of the year, a three-run shot, in the Marlins' win over the Cardinals on Sunday.

Salty had just one hit in his four at-bats, but it was a big one. The catcher took Jason Motte deep to right for a three-run home run that put the game out of reach for the Cardinals. The homer was Salty's third in his last seven games, giving him 27 RBI on the year. The 29-year-old is batting .232/.329/.415 in his first year in South Beach.

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Jarrod Saltalamacchia went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Wednesday's win over the Phillies.

Salty's homer padded the Marlins' lead to 5-0 in the eighth inning. He now has eight on the season along with 24 RBI and a .241/.339/.421 slash line. The catcher has been about as good as expected when the Marlins signed him to a three-year deal in the off-season.

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Jarrod Saltalamacchia went 1-for-4 with a two-run double in Wednesday's win over the Phillies.

Salty's fourth-inning, two-run double capped off a three-run frame and it proved to be the winning hit as the Marlins narrowly escaped with a one-run victory. The 29-year-old has had a decent season at the plate, slashing .246/.346/.411 with six home runs and 19 RBI.

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Marlins activated C Jarrod Saltalamacchia from the 15-day disabled list.

Salty missed a little over two weeks with a concussion. He was batting .237/.335/.404 with six home runs and 17 RBI in 48 games before suffering the head injury.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia C MIA 1 Month

Jarrod Saltalamacchia (concussion) went 2-for-4 with a strikeout Monday in his first minor league rehab game with Class A Jupiter.

It was his first game action since his concussion at the end of May. Saltalamacchia was transferred from the 7-day to the 15-day disabled list Monday, but it won't have an impact on his timetable. It looks like he could be back within the next couple of days.

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Marlins transferred C Jarrod Saltalamacchia from the 7-day disabled list to the 15-day disabled list.

It's a procedural move that doesn't affect Salty's timetable. The catcher is easing back into baseball activities after suffering a concussion at the end of May.

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Jarrod Saltalamacchia (concussion) has been cleared to resume baseball activities.

Salty took 25 swings from the left and right sides on Tuesday and also played catch and rode the stationary bike. "He will be on a day-to-day progression, to make sure he doesn't have any symptoms come back, and no headaches, or anything like that," Marlins manager Mike Redmond said. "As far as his timeframe, I don't know. It kind of depends on how he feels and progresses through the baseball activities."

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Marlins manager Mike Redmond said Tuesday that Jarrod Saltalamacchia is still feeling post-concussion symptoms.

Salty is eligible to return from the 7-day concussion disabled list on Sunday, but that's not going to happen. "It could go to the 15-day disabled list, but I don't know for sure," Redmond said. "He needs to make sure he's symptom free. When I say that, I mean headache-free, dizzy-free. ... As of right now, he's still resting." Jeff Mathis and J.T. Realmuto will continue handling the catching duties while Salty is out.

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Marlins placed C Jarrod Saltalamacchia on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

It's not clear when Salty suffered the injury, but he likely took a foul tip or two off the mask during Saturday's game. The catcher really slumped at the dish in May, batting just .177/.258/.241. He's been replaced on the roster by J.T. Realmuto, who should share time behind the plate with Jeff Mathis while Salty is out.