PHOENIX (CBSMiami/AP) — It didn’t take long for former Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia to catch on with another team.READ MORE: Attorney: School Gunman Nikolas Cruz To Plead Guilty To Massacre; Parkland Families React
The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with Saltalamacchia.
The 30-year-old catcher was released by the Marlins on Tuesday, barely into the second year of a three-year, $21 million contract.READ MORE: Nikolas Cruz Pleads Guilty In BSO Jail Guard Attack
Saltalamacchia is to report to the team’s spring training facility in Scottsdale, then be sent to one of the Diamondbacks’ affiliates, probably Triple-A Reno.
He is a career .240 hitter with 90 home runs and 320 RBIs with Atlanta, Texas, Boston and Miami.
But he was just 2 for 29 at the plate in nine games with the Marlins this season.MORE NEWS: Parkland Survivor David Hogg On Potential Guilty Plea: 'It's Horrific That Our Community Has To Continue Going Through This'
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