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JUAN CENTENO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Centeno tags Kluber for 1st career HR, Twins end skid

CLEVELAND (AP) Juan Centeno took Corey Kluber deep for his first major league homer, Ervin Santana allowed one run in six innings and the Minnesota Twins ended an eight-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. Centeno's two-run homer in the fifth landed in the right field seats and put Minnesota on top for good. Santana (1-2) gave up five hits and...
Via Associated Press
May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Brewers claim catcher Centeno off waivers from Mets

The Milwaukee Brewers claimed catcher Juan Centeno off waivers from the New York Mets on Friday, presumably adding minor-league depth to the position. Centeno spent the majority of his time playing for Double-A Binghamton and Triple-A Las Vegas last season, hitting .289 with one home run and 25 RBI in the minor leagues. The 24-year-old received two different big-league call-ups in...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Place d’Arnaud On 7-Day DL, Activate Centeno

4:45 PM Sandy Alderson announced that Travis D’Arnaud will be placed on the 7-day disabled list and that Juan Centeno has been activated. While the starting lineup has yet to be posted, Centeno told beat writer Marc Carig that he is playing tonight. 12:25 AM Catcher Juan Centeno is on is way to New York, announced the team moments ago. In 88 Triple-A games, Centeno has batted ...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Juan Centeno Called Up From Vegas, d’Arnaud Headed To 7-Day DL

Catcher Juan Centeno is on is way to New York, Mets announced Wednesday night, as it looks like that Travis d’Arnaud is headed to 7-day concussion DL. In 88 Triple-A games, Centeno has batted... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Centeno Coming to the Mets, There’s Concern About d’Arnaud

11:25 PM Catcher Juan Centeno is on is way to New York, announced the team moments ago. In 88 Triple-A games, Centeno has batted .297 with a .347 on-base, and he is regarded as a strong defensive catcher.  11:00 PM Although he wasn’t expected to play tonight anyway, catcher Travis d’Arnaud was still ailing after taking a backswing off helmet during the second game of the series...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

MMN Prospect Spotlight: Juan Centeno

Juan Centeno Height: 5’10” Weight: 170 lbs. Age: 24 Bats/Throws: Left/Right Juan Centeno is the best defensive catcher the Mets have in the organization so it looks as if his future role could be to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 24 Juan Centeno, C

24. Juan Centeno Height: 5’10” Weight: 170 lbs. Age: 24 Bats/Throws: Left/Right Juan Centeno is the best defensive catcher the Mets have in the organization so it looks as if his future role will be to backup Travis d’Arnaud. He’s more valuable than he seems because catchers generally start less games than any position on the field due to the physical demands so Centeno...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

What Can We Make Of Juan Centeno?

This paragraph in a Fangraphs.com article about the bias of Top 100 lists, started me thinking: “It’s interesting that Yadier Molina never made a top 100 list when you consider he was a semi-high pick with two brothers in the big leagues and never hit below .275 in a full-season minor league. The thing that worked against Molina is that he didn’t start hitting for power until...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Puerto Rican Winter League Can’t Contain Prospect Juan Centeno

Just a few weeks ago, Juan Lagares and Allan Dykstra were tearing the cover off the ball in their respective winter leagues, but both suffered injuries and had to cut their season short. Lagares left the Dominican Winter League with a minor knee injury and finished the season batting .342/.379/.412, (39 for 114), with 17 runs, five doubles, a home run, 16 RBI, seven walks and five...
Via MetsMinor.net
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

MMN Top 40 Prospects: No. 20 Juan Centeno

20. Juan Centeno, C  Height: 5’10” Weight: 170  DOB: 11/16/1989 (Age: 24) Bats/Throws: Left/Right Hit: 40/60 Power: 30/35  Arm: 65/65 Field: 70/70  Speed: 35/35 Centeno, our defensive wizard of a catcher, is a guy who clocks the best release time to second base out of all the catchers in our organization. Even though his arm isn’t a complete rocket, he has great baseball...
Via MetsMinor.net
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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