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Detroit Tigers AL Central
 
Jarrod Saltalamacchia • #39 • C
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'4", 235 lbs.
Born:May 2, 1985 (31 yrs) in West Palm Beach, FL
Hometown:West Palm Beach, FL
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by Atlanta in 2003 (1/36).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2015.
Bats:S
Throws:R
2016 Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 77 203 27 39 5 1 12 37 35 86 0 0 .306 .404 .192
On Pace 108 285 38 55 7 1 17 52 49 121 0 0 .306 .404 .193
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Scouting Report
Assets: A switch-hitter, he boasts good plate discipline and pretty good power. Calls a good game and provides leadership. Is versatile enough to also play first base if needed, mainly due to his huge frame.
Flaws: Is somewhat injury-prone. Must also smooth out the rough patches in his defensive ability, as well as improve in throwing out base-stealers. Needs to develop more consistency with the bat, as well.
Career Potential: Inconsistent but talented, switch-hitting catcher.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Class A+ All-Star Team 2005
Carolina League (A) All-Star Team 2005
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