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Report: Mariners To Release Scout Involved In Jesus Montero Ice Cream Fiasco

The Seattle Mariners scout who had an ice cream sandwich delivered to Jesus Montero during a minor league game is now looking for a new job. CBS Sports reports that the Mariners plan to release Butch Baccala a month after he yelled at Montero to hustle off the field and then sent ice cream to the dugout for the 24-year-old catcher. Montero then angrily approached the stands,...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jesus Montero’s ice cream buying scout has been fired

One of the most bizarre stories of the year has a conclusion. The Mariners scout who bought ice cream for Jesus Montero and sent it to the dugout, leading to an explosive confrontation, has been let go by the club according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Butch Baccala, who was promoted to the position of national cross-checker last year, was angry about Montero moving slowly on the...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  1 Comment

Mariners News: Seattle places Jesus Montero on suspended list

After having a public altercation with a scout last Thursday during a minor league game, the Seattle Mariners have suspended catcher Jesus Montero for the rest of 2014, according to the team's official Twitter account. The story was that scout Butch Baccala taunted Montero and then sent him an ice cream sandwich in the dugout. Montero responded by trying to get into the stands...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Montero benched for season after incident with scout

SEATTLE — Jesus Montero will not play baseball again this season for the Seattle Mariners’ organization after a heated confrontation in the stands with a team scout during a minor league game in Boise, Idaho. Seattle general manager Jack Zduriencik said on Friday that the actions of Montero and cross-checker Butch Baccala were “unacceptable” and “embarrassing” for the...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Jesus Montero Suspended for Throwing Ice Cream Sandwich at Scout

  In a bizarre incident, Seattle Marinars Jesus Montero was cited for throwing an ice cream sandwich at Mariners scout, Butch Baccala. Montero was playing in a minor league game after coming off an injury, and Baccala was reportedly heckling the catcher by yelling “Rapido, rapido” as Montero walked off the field in between innings. Early reports say that Montero ignored Baccala...
Via BlackSportsOnline
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners’ Jesus Montero, Scout In Altercation

Mariners catcher Jesus Montero has been bad news for the Seattle Mariners. He hasn’t performed well on the field, he was suspended for ties to the Biogenesis scandal and showed up overweight for camp this year. Not only that, but he admitted that he didn’t even care to stay in shape during the offseason. What recently happened in a minor league just adds insult to injury. Per...
Via Geeks and Cleats
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Scout: Jesus Montero Ice Cream Incident Not Accurately Reported

Jesus Montero’s alleged ice cream-throwing might not have gone down exactly as reported. Butch Baccala, the Seattle Mariners scout who reportedly heckled Montero, delivered an ice cream sandwich to the former stud prospect in the dugout and had said sandwich thrown back at him at a minor league game in Boise, told The Seattle Times on Friday that what occurred is “not what is...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jesus Montero threw ice cream sandwich at heckling Mariners scout

At one point, Jesus Montero was a promising prospect in the New York Yankees organization. He was later sent to the Seattle Mariners in the trade that brought Michael Pineda, yes that Michael Pineda, to New York. Since then, it’s been one bad thing after another. Last August, Montero was suspended 50 games for his […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners’ Jesus Montero Throws Ice Cream Sandwich At Scout After Being Heckled

A perfectly good ice cream sandwich went to waste Thursday night as tempers flared at a minor league baseball game. Seattle Mariners farmhand Jesus Montero — once one of baseball’s top prospects — had to be restrained as part of an altercation with a scout. According to MILB.com, Montero was held back by coaches and teammates as he attempted to climb into the stands to fight...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners prospect goes after scout over ice cream treat taunt

Remember Jesus Montero, the former Yankees prospect that was dealt for Michael Pineda a couple of offseasons ago? Well, he’s back in the news, and it’s not because he’s playing well. Via MiLB.com… Montero was coaching first base, and at the end of an inning, the unidentified cross-checker yelled at him to hustle off the field, according to Boise official scorer Liza Safford...
Via The Outside Corner
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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