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Mets GM Says Rafael Montero Likely Done For The Season

Speaking with reporters at Citizens Bank Park, GM Sandy Alderson confirmed that right-hander Rafael Montero is unlikely to pitch for the Mets again this season. Montero, 24, who has been out since April with a rotator cuff injury, was making his fifth rehab start when he complained of stiffness after the game to trainers. I have […]
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets' Montero has setback in rehab appearance

New York Mets right-hander Rafael Montero had a setback during his rehab stint at Class A St. Lucie and could be done for the season. The surprising development comes one day after Montero pitched three innings for St. Lucie on Sunday, allowing one run on two hits while striking out one batter and walking a pair. Montero made three appearances for St. Lucie in an 11-day span, giving...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rafael Montero Suffers Setback, Likely Done For The Season

Right-hander Rafael Montero had a setback in his latest rehab start and is back to square one. According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, he may be finished for the year. Montero pitched three innings for Advanced-A St. Lucie on Sunday, and gave up one run on two hits and a walk while striking out […]
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Montero Tosses Three Innings, Continues To Make Progress

Right-hander Rafael Montero pitched three innings for Advanced-A St. Lucie on Sunday, and gave up one run on two hits and a walk while striking out one in a 46 pitch effort. Montero, 24, who has been out since April with a rotator cuff injury, was making his fifth rehab start. Since Terry Collins made […]
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves trade Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson to Mets

Hey, the New York Mets got some offense! Sure, neither of the bats they acquired were the caliber of Justin Upton, but every little bit helps! On Friday, the club picked up Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta Braves, sending minor league pitchers Jon Gant and Rob Whalen to Atlanta. Rafael Montero is not part of this trade. I don't know who reported it. But it is Gant...
Via The Outside Corner
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Montero among players bracing for what comes next

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AT MID-SEASON: BRACING FOR WHAT COMES NEXT By SEAN M. WHEELER, MD Now that the All-Star game is over, every major league teams is preparing for the race to the pennant. Mathematically, each time has a chance; they hope for the string of wins that catapults them into October. Fans are in a similar predicament, hoping their favorite teams come back from their...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael Montero Tosses Inning For GCL Mets

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that Rafael Montero logged an inning of work in the Gulf Coast League on Tuesday. Montero had been placed on the 15-day disabled list with “rotator cuff inflammation” back on April 30. At the time, Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins initially said it was “nothing serious.” Montero was originally set to be sent down to Triple-A Las Vegas...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Don’t forget to include Rafael Montero in the dream rotation

Tuesday night I missed the first two innings of the game against the Nationals, meaning Zack Wheeler’s worst was already behind him. It was not a great game by any stretch of the imagination, yet Wheeler battled and turned in another fine performance if judged only by the final results. Wheeler and Jacob deGrom have given the Mets two pitchers who consistently give the Mets...
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: first pitching prospect gets call

It has been rumored and speculated about for a few days but Monday the New York Mets made it official; Rafael Montero will replace Jenrry Mejia in the starting rotation and start Wednesday. Mejia will not be demoted but instead will be moved to the bullpen. Rafael Montero has bumped Jenrry Mejia from the starting rotation Mejia got off to a fast start this season but has struggled...
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Report: Rafael Montero shines in spring training debut

It’s finally baseball time and it feels so good to be watching Met baseball again.  For those paying attention there was a lot to be excited about in game one.  Let’s focus on the prospects trying to make their mark during spring training. Rafael Montero – He got the start and looked great.  The results were all there and you could see why he was getting them.  His fastball...
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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