Found April 09, 2013 on Mike Silva's Sports Media Watchdog:
PLAYERS: Rafael Montero
TEAMS: New York Mets
Binghamton’s Rafael Montero enjoys relaxing and listening to music prior to his starts. By Nicole Sorce Sports Media Watchdog.com ERIE, Pa. – The Binghamton Mets had little to be excited about last season. Aside from a fourth-place finish in the Eastern Division and a less-than-respectable 68-74 record, the squad also ranked ninth out of the Eastern League’s 12 teams in pitching, allowing 564 earned runs and walking 428 batters while tallying 994 strikeouts. Meanwhile in Class-A Savannah and St. Lucie, right-hander Rafael Montero was posting some of the most impressive numbers a New York Mets pitching prospect has in recent memory. He went 11-5 with a 2.73 earned run average while walking just 19 in 2012 and intends to continue his ways with Double-A Binghamton this year. “I want to keep doing what I’m doing – just throw strikes,” said Montero before the B-Mets victory over the Erie SeaWolves at Jerry Uht Park in Erie, P.A., last Monday. “That’s my strength, and t...
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