Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Blue Jays agree to deal

TORONTO -- The Blue Jays have agreed to a minor league contract with free-agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, according to multiple reports.

The agreement is subject to a successful physical. Toronto has not made an announcement.

Saltalamacchia would get a $1.25 million, one-year contract if added to the major league roster.

Toronto has been looking for a backup catcher to Russell Martin.

Saltalamacchia hit .171 with 12 home runs and 38 RBIs in 92 games with Detroit last season. The 31-year-old switch-hitter has 110 career home runs.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.