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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...
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Jesus Montero Wastes a Perfectly Good Ice Cream Sandwich

Jesus Montero was once thought of as the top prospect in the Mariners farm system and top 10 in all of baseball. In more recent times, Montero has had a rough go at it in the minors. This year he came to spring training 40 lbs over weight and has battled injury. Why Waste Such a Delicious Snack!?! Thursday night his temper boiled over. He was being heckled by Mariners scout, Butch...
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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...
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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
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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
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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...
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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
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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, Montero was held back by coaches and teammates as he attempted to climb into the stands to fight...
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Jesus Montero Threw Ice Cream On Senior Mariners Scout

Jesus Montero, who was once one of the top prospects in baseball, is playing for the Seattle Mariners’ Class-A Everett AquaSox team having been on the disabled list with a strained oblique. Although he wasn’t suited up during Thursday’s game, Montero participated in the game in other ways. According to reports, Montero went into the stands to […] The post Jesus Montero...
Via Diehardsport
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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… 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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