Rafael Montero Is Heading To AAA (Photo by MMO Contributor Gordon Donovan)
Rafael Montero promoted to Las Vegas, for what that’s worth.
— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) May 19, 2013
Well, we’ve been calling for some movement in the field of Rafael Montero for a little while now as he has dominated in Binghamton for the most part. The Mets organization has responded to Montero’s excellent performance so far this year with a promotion to AAA, where he will join the Las Vegas rotation as he perhaps progresses to an MLB call-up later this year.
Montero was one of my favorite prospects to cover last year because he had such amazing command and what I described as a bulldog mentality on the mound. He is intimidating when he pitches with great stuff, mixing in a slider, change-up, and occasional curve in with his fastball that has exceptional late movement.
I am part of the camp that believes Montero should have had some work in AA and then skipped Las Vegas, but regardless, he will get som...