Jarrod Parker, Jarrod Saltalamacchia Proving Benefits of Alternative First Name Spelling (Video)

What’s in a name? That’s what fans might be wondering after watching Jarrod Saltalamacchia square off against Jarrod Parker in Monday night’s Red Sox-A’s contest.

Is there something about spelling “Jared” differently that grants people special baseball skills? After all, can you think of any Jared’s having success in the big leagues right now?

NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette explores the possibilities. 

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