Marlins exercise club option on Mathis

Miami, FL ( – The Miami Marlins have exercised their
2015 contract option on catcher Jeff Mathis.

Mathis, who is due to make $1.5 million next year, batted .200 with two homers
and 12 RBI in 64 contests this past season. He played primarily as a backup to
Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

In 10 major league seasons, Mathis is hitting .196 with 41 homers and 207 RBI.