Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins have picked up a $1.5 million option on reserve catcher Jeff Mathis.

READ MORE: New Travel Restrictions In Place, Dow Drops 905 Points Over New COVID Variant Concerns

Mathis, a 10-year veteran, batted .200 with two homers and 12 RBIs in 64 games for Miami last year as a backup to Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

The Marlins exercised the option Saturday for Mathis, who also made $1.5 million this year.

READ MORE: Black Friday Shoppers Out Early Hoping To Score Deals

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


[display-posts category=”marlins” wrapper=”ul” posts_per_page=”5″]

MORE NEWS: Cold Fronts Bring More Than Just Cool Dry Air To South Florida