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Jesus Montero back in the bigs With Justin Smoak on the DL and struggling with a sore quad muscle — and Corey Hart already there — it was easy to understand why the Seattle Mariners made two of their more recent roster moves in bringing up Logan Morrison and Jesus Montero. While it makes sense to bring up Montero from AAA at this point in the season, it is still a very interesting...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jesus Montero: All I did was eat during the offseason

Tweet Jesus Montero reported to training camp with the Seattle Mariners a lot rounder around the waistline than he’s been in recent years. When asked about it, the once-promising slugger was quite candid in his response. “After winter ball, all I did was eat, ” Montero said earlier this week, per The Seattle Times, after he reported to camp 40 pounds over his target...
Via Los That Sports Blog
February 21, 2014  |  2 Comments

Jesus Montero rolls into spring training 40 pounds overweight, says, ‘All I did was eat’ (photo)

Hey it’s Jesus Montero running during warmups #mariners — Ryan Divish (@RyanDivish) February 18, 2014 Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times penned a critical commentary regarding the lost cause that is becoming former Seattle Mariners star prospect Jesus Momtero. Divish writes that Montero is “just another guy filled with potential, but unaware that he’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

McClendon says it’s time for Montero to `put up or shut up’

Just in case first baseman Jesus Montero, the one-time super prospect, had any lingering doubts regarding his status within the Mariners’ organization…let manager Lloyd McClendon dispel them. “Get better,” McClendon said. “Get back to being the big-time prospect that he was in New York. Part of that is getting himself in top physical condition. Getting in touch with his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jesus Montero offers apology as Mariners report

Jesus Montero was visibly nervous Wednesday as he apologized to his Seattle Mariners teammates and their fans. The catcher-turned-first baseman was joining the team at spring training for the first time since receiving a 50-game suspension after being connected to baseball's Biogenesis performance-enhancing drug investigation. ''I want to apologize to the whole organization...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners’ Jesus Montero shut down in winter league after minor car accident

Seattle Mariners catcher-turned-first baseman Jesus Montero has been shut down in the Venezuelan Winter League after being involved in a minor car accident, according to Greg Johns of The Mariners’ minor league coordinator Chris Gwynn told Johns that Montero sustained a laceration to his knuckles as a result of the crash but is not expected to miss too much time. “He’s...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners’ Jesus Montero suffers torn meniscus

Seattle Mariners catcher Jesus Montero was diagnosed with a torn meniscus in his left knee on Saturday and is set to undergo surgery next week, the team has announced. The procedure is expected to sidelined Montero for four to six weeks. The Mariners recently demoted Montero – the former top prospect acquired in the trade that sent Michael Pineda to the New York Yankees...
Via MLB Injury News
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners continue to struggle with White Sox

In all of Major League Baseball, only two teams played seven games in the first seven days of the season: the Oakland A’s and the Seattle Mariners.  And, unlike the A’s, the Mariners played all seven on the road.  So, after this quirk, where did the Mariners stand after a trip to Chicago?  The Mariners won Friday in extra innings, and then followed that with some heartbreak...
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners Jesus Montero listed on Miami PED list

Troubles ahead? The Seattle Mariners have been fortunate enough to never have really been implicated by alleged steroid use or PED use throughout their history. Aside from a 2005 season that saw three players suspended for PEDs (Jamal Strong, Ryan Franklin, and Mike Morse), Seattle has brought natural talent to the field that, at least prior to 2003, was very competitive in the...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 08, 2013  |  1 Comment

Mariners have indirectly helped Jesus Montero become hitter Seattle needs

The season no one expects Seattle may not know the best fit for Jesus Montero, whether it is behind the plate catching, or as the Edgar Martinez (DH) of this Mariners team. One thing the Mariners can count on is the 23-year-old’s bat in the lineup. No, Montero did not have the year everyone expected after his guest appearance with the Yankees in 2011 (4 HR’s and .328 BA in 69...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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