Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/15/13
He very well could be in the air flying to Las Vegas right now, but in addition to getting promoted to Triple-A today, Baseball America tabbed Rafael Montero on their weekly Prospect Hot Sheet. The right-hander made the list because of his seven shutout innings in a win against Altoona on June 8th. The performance included only two hits and one walk allowed, while striking out six. Montero has been getting a lot of attention, and rightfully so. I talked about his hot streak in this week’s MMN Top-10 Tracker, and we also covered the story of him getting promoted to Triple-A on Friday. Here’s what the Baseball America staff had to say about the fourth ranked prospect on MMN: Montero made a spot start for Triple-A Las Vegas on May 21, but following his return to Binghamton he’s been nearly unhittable. He hasn’t allowed a run in three starts, spanning 20 innings, while opponents have collected just 11 hits in 71 at-bats (.155), while striking out 18 times and hitting zero...
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