Seattle Mariners re-sign catcher Humberto Quintero

The Seattle Mariners struggled to a 71-91 record in 2013 and headed into the off season with questions and holes to fill.  The Mariners' pitching staff had a pedestrian 4.31earned run average last season and having solid catchers who are familiar with the staff and play good defense are of vital importance.  The Mariners are solid with starting catcher Mike Zunino and have...
Via MLB Injury News
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Quintero agrees to minor league deal with Mariners

The Mariners have added depth behind the plate, agreeing to a minor league contract with catcher Humberto Quintero. Seattle said Monday that Quintero will attend major league spring training camp, where pitchers and catchers arrive Feb. 12 at Peoria, Ariz. Quintero signed with Seattle last July 26 and appeared in 22 games for the Mariners. He batted .224 with two homers. He started...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Quintero’s two run shot

M’s get the lead 8/7/13: Humberto Quintero belts a towering two-run homer to left, capping an incredible Mariners comeback and giving them a 9-7 lead. Relive that shot here.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Down A Catcher: Humberto Quintero Elects Free Agency

The Phillies' catching depth took a hit today when Humberto Quintero, designated for assignment in favor of utility nothingman Michael Martinez, has cleared waivers and elected free agency, reports MLB Trade Rumors. Quintero hit .250 in 68 games in two stints with the major league club. Should the Phillies trade...
Via Philliedelphia
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Is There a Case For Quintero?

Will it be Quintero (pictured) or Kratz who stays with the Phillies? Photo: AP Within the next 14 or so hours, the Phillies will decide between the following options: Option A:Keep Erik Kratz on the 25-man active roster, try to clear Humberto Quintero through waivers while keeping him on the 40-man roster and outright either Tyler Cloyd (7.65 ERA in 20 IP, 1.95 WHIP) or Michael Stutes...
Via Phillies Nation
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Sign Catcher Humberto Quintero

We may already know who will get some playing time for the Phillies while catcher Carlos Ruiz is suspended for 25 games in April.  According to Bob Brookover of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Phillies have signed veteran catcher Humberto Quintero.  Quintero played 2012 for the Kansas City Royals and their AAA affiliate. Quintero just may help fill the gap created by Carlos Ruiz...
Via Philliedelphia
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Quintero exits as Royals get down to two catchers

Humberto Quintero was a short-term solution for the Royals, acquired in a March 20 trade with the Astros for two minor-leaguers after starting catcher Salvador Perez had knee surgery. Quintero did a creditable job, hitting .232 in 43 games, including 40 starts, and when Perez came off the disabled list Friday, the Royals opted to stick with three catchers for a while. That stretch...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Humberto Quintero falls in batter's box during at-bat (Video)

Kansas City Royals catcher Humberto Quintero lost his footing and fell to the ground during his at-bat in the fourth inning of Wednesday night's against the New York Yankees. Your browser does not support iframes. Quintero's right foot slipped and he fell down in the batter's box just as he hit a foul ball . The bottom of Quintero's cleats were covered with...
Via Holdout Sports
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Fan jumps into fountain at Kauffman Stadium

The fountains at Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium are a nice touch. They're also off-limits. That didn't stop one fan from plunging into one of the fountains on Sunday, though. Royals catcher Humberto Quintero connected on a home run in the seventh inning. The ball traveled into the seats in left but richoceted off the hands of a few fans before sailing over the railing...
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals acquire catcher Quintero from Astros

Courtesy: Royals Media Relations SURPRISE, AZ The Kansas City Royals today announced that the club has acquired catcher Humberto Quintero and outfielder Jason Bourgeois from the Houston Astros in exchange for minor league pitcher Kevin Chapman and a minor league player to be named. To make room on the Royals 40-man roster, the club placed catchers Salvador Perez (surgery on left...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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