Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Marlins officially announced the signing of free-agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a three-year contract on Friday.
The deal will reportedly pay Saltalamacchia $21 million.
A Florida native, Saltalamacchia had been with the Boston Red Sox since 2010.
The 28-year-old switch-hitter is coming off a solid season with the World Series champs. He batted .273 with 14 homers, 40 doubles and 65 RBI over 121 games.
Saltalamacchia is a career .246 hitter with 78 homers and 275 RBI in 595 games with Atlanta, Texas and Boston.