Jarrod Saltalamacchia is a married man. His wife‘s name is Ashley Saltalamacchia.
She was a gym teacher at Royal Palm Beach High while Jarrod was still studying as a student there. However, she has confirmed that she had not taught him and he was not present in any of her classes. She confirmed everything in 2006 in an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution before it became a scandal.
Ashley was born in 1971 and is 14 years older than her husband. The couple started dating a year after Jarrod graduated in 2004. They exchanged wedding vows on July 12, 2005. They have four daughters together. Currently, the family lives in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia is an American former baseball player. He played in the MLB as the pitcher for the Texas Rangers, Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers, Miami Marlins, and Toronto Blue Jays.
His last name is the longest surname in the history of the MLB with 14 characters. He has worked as the studio analyst for the Red Soz and also as a color commentator. Currently, he is the head coach of The King’s Academy Lions.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia was born Jarrod Scott Saltalamacchia on May 2, 1985, in West Palm Beach, Florida. As of 2020, his age is 34. He was born to his parents, John Saltalamacchia(father) and Jeri Saltalamacchia(mother). He has one brother, Justin.
His ancestry is Italian.
Education: School/College, University
For education, he joined Royal Palm Beach High School in Royal Palm Beach, Florida and graduated in 2003. He attended high school with his future Rangers teammate, Kason Gabbard. They were close friends growing up and eventually became teammates.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia: Professional Life, Career
The Atlanta Braves picked Jarrod Saltalamacchia in the 1st round (36 overall) of the 2003 MLB draft. In 2006, he had a breakthrough season for the Class A Myrtle Beach Pelicans, where he hit .314 with 35 doubles, 19 home runs, and 81 RBIs in 129 games.
On his 22nd birthday, he was called up to Atlanta Braves. His call-up meant that he was the new record-holder of the longest surname in MLB history. In 2007, in 47 games, he batted .284 with 4 home runs and 12 RBIs. On July 31, 2007, he was traded to Texas Rangers.
In 46 games with the Texas Rangers in 2007, he batted .251, with 7 home runs and 21 RBIs. On April 25, 2009, Jarrod struck out in his 28th consecutive game and set a new MLB strikeout streak record. Unfortunately, he suffered a shoulder injury on August 15, 2009, which forced him on the disabled list.
He was traded to the Boston Red Sox on July 31, 2010. He finished 2011 with .235/.288/.450 with 16 HR, and 56 RBIs in the 103 games he played. Similarly, in 2012 he averaged .222/.288/.454 with 25 HR, and 59 RBIs in 121 games. In 2013, he appeared in 121 games and hit .273/338/.466 with 14 home runs, 65 RBIs, 40 doubles, and 68 runs.
He joined the Miami Marlins on December 3, 2013. On May 7 of the same year, he joined the Arizona Diamondbacks. Following that, he had stints on Detroit Tigers, Toronto Blue Jays before rejoining Detroit Tigers.
He announced his retirement on January 28, 2019.
He has worked as the studio analyst for the Red Soz and also as a color commentator. In May 2019, he joined The King’s Academy, a private Christian school in West Palm Beach as the head coach.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia: Net Worth, Salary
He has an estimated net worth of around $12 million as of 2022. He had a salary of $7 million in his playing career.
Rumors and Controversies
He is not active on social media sites. However, people made several spam accounts that had created controversy.
Also, there were rumors that his wife was his teacher in high school. However, that was not technically true. She was a gym teacher in Royal Palm Beach High School but she had never taught Jarrod.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
He has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and weighs around 107 kg. He has brown hair and brown eyes.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
He is not active on any social media sites including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.