Latest Update Jarrod Saltalamacchia is not in the Marlins' starting lineup for Game 2 on Friday. Fri Sep, 26, 05:16 PM
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.
Saltalamacchia caught the early game on Friday and went 0-for-2 with two strikeouts. He should be behind the plate in the Marlins' final two games this weekend.Analyst: David Kerr
Just a routine day off for Salty as he's started behind the plate for the last two games. The always light-hitting Jeff Mathis is in the lineup and batting eighth.Analyst: Howard Bender
Jeff Mathis will start in his place. Salty' been slumping lately, and may see some less starts than usual in the final stretch of the season.Analyst: Ben Diamond
Salty is getting a routine day off. Jeff Mathis getting the start in his place and will bat eighth for the Marlins. Analyst: Mark Kaplan