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Montero confused by home-plate collision rule

Nearly 25 minutes after Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Phillies had ended, D-backs catcher Miguel Montero was still upset. At issue was a play at home in the sixth inning when the throw easily beat Ryan Howard to the plate and he was called out, but after a replay review, it was ruled that Howard was safe because Montero violated rule 7.13, which was instituted this year to reduce...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers look to keep Diamondbacks from winning third straight home series Wednesday

While in the midst of a rough season overall, the Arizona Diamondbacks continue to be rewarded for their recent resiliency. Coming off another comeback victory, the Diamondbacks can win their third straight home series Wednesday against the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers. Miguel Montero hit a go-ahead two-run single in the eighth inning Tuesday as Arizona (44-57) erased three...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks come back to defeat the Tigers, 5-4

The Diamondbacks had to rally three times to finally shake off the Tigers, eventually pulling away for good with a two-run eighth that led to a win Tuesday in front of 29,515 at Chase Field. With the bases loaded and two out, C Miguel Montero sent a 0-2 fastball from Tigers LHP Ian Krol up the middle to score a pair of runs, capitalizing on three walks from the Tigers that inning...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs rally in the eighth to beat Detroit

PHOENIX -- Aaron Hill drove in three runs and made a game-ending diving stop, Miguel Montero hit a two-run single in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. Trailing 3-2 in the eighth, Detroit went ahead on Torii Hunter's two-run single up the middle off Brad Ziegler. Eury De la Rosa (2-0) got the final two...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Montero, Goldy power D-backs past Cubs

PHOENIX -- Miguel Montero hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the fifth, Paul Goldschmidt added a two-run homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3 on Saturday night. Goldschmidt, with Montero a National League All-Star, went 3 for 3. He also scored three runs and walked twice, raising his batting average to .314. Wade Miley (6-6) went seven innings, allowing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Montero named to replace Yadier at All-Star Game

D-backs catcher Miguel Montero planned to take his wife and two kids to Disneyland next week, but those plans changed suddenly Friday. Instead, the family is headed to Minnesota as Montero was added to the National League roster for the All-Star Game. Montero takes the place of injured Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, who was elected as the starter in the fan voting. Brewers backstop...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs’ Miguel Montero makes NL All-Star team, replaces injured Yadier Molina

Miguel Montero with his now NL All-Star teammate, Paul Goldschmidt. (AP Photo)   Dbacks Miguel Montero is replacing the injured Yadier Molina on the NL All-Star roster. — Bob McManaman (@azbobbymac) July 11, 2014   Following Miguel Montero’s terrible 2013 season, there are two types of people that predicted that he would make the All-Star team in 2014: one, liars, and two,...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Montero says Arizona Diamondbacks aren't ready to give up just yet

Catcher Miguel Montero did not deny how poorly his team played on Wednesday night. The Diamondbacks looked sloppy, brain-dead, uninspired, losing to the Pittsburgh Pirates in a game so bad it left the impression they had come to terms with their status as one of baseball's worst teams. But Montero said that no matter things looked, the Diamondbacks had not given up — not on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Montero powers D-backs out of last place

SAN DIEGO -- Miguel Montero hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks move out of last place in the NL West by beating the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Saturday night. Arizona started the season 8-22. With the win, the Diamondbacks moved percentage points ahead of the Padres in the standings. Josh Collmenter (6-5) pitched 5-1/3 innings, giving up one run...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
29 days ago  |  Discuss

D-Backs fan spills beer on date attempting to grab foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes.An Arizona Diamondbacks fan spilled beer on his date's coat while attempting to grab a foul ball during the bottom of the fifth inning of Monday night's game against Colorado.The fan had his left hand free while holding a cup of beer in his right hand as the foul ball by D-backs batter Miguel Montero came towards him. Unfortunately,...
Via Holdout Sports
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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