There have been bad throws before in baseball games, but there has never been one quite like the one Pawtucket Red Sox catcher Humberto Quintero made Friday night against the Durham Bulls. In an attempt pick off a base-runner at third he accidentally nailed Durham Bulls hitter Luke Maile in the gut.Hard. Read more »
Your browser does not support iframes. Humberto Quintero won’t let anything get in his way of making a throw. Not even a person. Quintero, a former major league catcher currently playing for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A), nailed opposing catcher Luke Maile in the gut with a throw attempt during the third inning of Friday’s...Read More
Maybe the Boston Red Sox should have called up Humberto Quintero to fill their catching void. Sure, Blake Swihart might do just fine in his new duds. But Quintero, a 35-year-old veteran, clearly takes no prisoners when it comes to gunning down baserunners. Quintero, who signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox over the offseason to provide organizational depth, instead provided...
It is a play that happens regularly. A catcher makes a throw to third base with a right-handed batter in the box. On Friday, however, the action took an unfortunate turn. Pawtucket catcher Humberto Quintero tried to make the throw and this happened to Adam Maile:
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) Right-hander Felipe Paulino has been released by the Boston Red Sox, who agreed to pay a $100,000 retention bonus to catcher Humberto Quintero. Paulino appeared in four spring training games for the Red Sox, giving up one run in four innings. Boston had until Tuesday to inform Paulino and Quintero that they will be on the opening-day roster, pay the bonus...
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March 31, 2015 | Discuss
This embed is invalid" /> Humberto Quintero, like the Boston Red Sox, has a decision to make. And, like his organization, the veteran catcher will take his time. Quintero, who is battling with newly acquired Sandy Leon for Boston’s backup catcher’s job, has an opt-out clause in his contract that kicked in Tuesday. The 35-year-old could opt out...
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...
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January 06, 2014 | Discuss
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