Jarrod Saltalamacchia C MIA 6 Days

Jarrod Saltalamacchia is not in the Marlins' lineup Sunday.

It's just a day of rest. Jeff Mathis will catch Henderson Alvarez Sunday.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia C MIA 10 Days

Jarrod Saltalamacchia went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's loss to the Nationals.

Salty's seventh-inning homer off of Drew Storen tied the game at six apiece. It was his first blast of the season. Saltalamacchia had the best offensive season of his career last year with the Red Sox and is looking to keep it going in the first year of a three-year pact with the Marlins.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia C MIA 2 Months

Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered and walked in his two plate appearances Tuesday in the Marlins' 3-1 victory over the Twins.

Salty was the Marlins' cleanup hitter behind Giancarlo Stanton today, but Garrett Jones is expected to occupy that spot initially. If Salty outhits him, then maybe he'll move up in the order. It'd help his fantasy value a bunch.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia C MIA 4 Months

Marlins signed C Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a three-year, $21 million contract.

The market for Saltalamacchia turned out to be a bit softer than expected, and the Marlins swooped in with a very reasonable three-year back. Salty will get to play near where he grew up, but the move isn't good news for his fantasy value, as he'll be on a poor offensive team and in a cavernous ballpark. The 28-year-old batted .244/.306/.457 during his three full seasons in Boston, averaging 18 homers and 60 RBI per year.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia C MIA 5 Months

Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that the Marlins have signed Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a three-year, $21 million contract.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia C MIA 5 Months

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, the Marlins are "extreme favorites" for Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post heard from a Rockies source on Tuesday afternoon that a deal between Salty and the Marlins had already been struck, but it's not quite official yet. Passan says the Fish have offered the 28-year-old catcher a three-year contract worth $7-8 million per season. That should do the trick.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia C MIA 5 Months

Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post hears that Jarrod Saltalamacchia is headed to the Marlins.

Saltalamacchia was reportedly deciding between the Marlins and Twins, but he apparently found a more appealing offer in Miami. We're still waiting on confirmation elsewhere, but Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN in Minneapolis previously reported that the Marlins had offered Salty a two-year deal with a club option for a third year.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia C MIA 5 Months

Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the Rangers will not pursue Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

Some have speculated on a possible reunion since A.J. Pierzynski has agreed to a deal with the Red Sox, but the Rangers are focused on other options, including Kurt Suzuki. The market for Saltalamacchia is expected to come down to the Twins and Marlins.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia C MIA 5 Months

Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN reports that the Marlins have offered Jarrod Saltalamacchia a two-year deal with a club option for a third yer.

Mackey speculates that the Twins could have the edge if they add a third guaranteed year. The market for Saltalamacchia is moving quickly, with ESPN's Jerry Crasnick suggesting that he could make a decision before next week's Winter Meetings.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia C MIA 5 Months

Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN hears that the industry sense is that the Twins and Marlins need to make their final offers to Jarrod Saltalamacchia within the next day.

Wolfson speculates that three years and $24 million could get a deal done, with the belief that the Twins would have to top the Marlins' offer in order to lure him to Minnesota. Either way, we should have some resolution soon.