Found January 20, 2012 on The Onion:
SEATTLE—Introducing former Yankee farmhand Jesus Montero to the media Friday, the Seattle Mariners said they have high expectations for the newly acquired catching prospect, a player they hope will eventually become great enough to desert them for a...

Mariners getting closer to making Montero for Pineda trade official

The agent for Jesus Montero said the catcher is happy about the trade that will send him to the Mariners.

Trade not yet official, but Montero has physical

The trade between the Mariners and Yankees involving premier 22-year-old talents Jesus Montero and Michael Pineda still hasn't been formally announced, but Montero was in Seattle on Saturday undergoing physical exams, and final word is likely to come by Monday.

Player Profile #142: Jesus Montero | C | SEA

OK, so Jesus Montero‘s move to Safeco Field isn’t all bad. First off, he’s almost guaranteed to get 600 plate appearances and should bat in the heart of the Mariners lineup. Another plus is that he should gain catcher eligibility quicker in Seattle than he would have in New York. We all know how hard Seattle can be on a righties power numbers, but Montero should be able to...

The New York Yankees are Making and Getting Calls on their DH Position

The New York Yankees since the trade of Jesus Montero have been making and receiving calls regarding their DH position. With only 20 days till spring training there are still many free agents without a job.Yankee general manager Brian Cashman has reached out to the agents of Johnny Damon and Hideki Matsui. Both players were well liked in the clubhouse, fan favorites and aren’t...

Montero, Darvish, Perez, Colon: AL West Bullet Points for 1/18

1: I have to agree with Dave that Jesus Montero’s bat is likely to be an upgrade, but something short of hall-of-fame level. The list of players Dave compiled includes quite a few guys who were established in the majors at the age Montero is now. Focusing on college-drafted players gets you a pool that’s more similar age-wise, but it presents its own set of problems. This...

Rothschild: Pineda can can be ‘ace’ in future

TAMPA, Fla. — It’s not that Larry Rothschild isn’t sorry to see Jesus Montero go.The Yankees’ pitching coach knows the talent of the organization’s former top offensive prospect.But if they had to give Montero up for someone, he’s glad it’s Michael Pineda.“I’m...

Quick Hits: Red Sox, Gordon, Francis, Montero, Braves

Friday night links.. It appears that talks between the Rockies and Red Sox regarding Marco Scutaro are dormant, but Rob Bradford of writes that Boston's possible motivation for a move involving Scutaro would be to free up payroll.  The club has reportedly expressed interest in White Sox starter Gavin Floyd and free agent outfielder Cody Ross, but neither move...

Player Comparison

Take a look at these numbers and tell me who seems like the better prospect:Player A - 463 AB/ 18 HR/ 67 RBI/ .288 BA/ .348 OBP/ .814 OPSPlayer B - 264 AB/ 18 HR/ 55 RBI/ .295 BA/ .390 OBP/ 1.002 OPSPlayer A is two years younger than Player B but you cannot tell me that his numbers are better than Player B's. Both players are about the same size and both players play the same...
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