Blake Swihart’s Upside Made Catching Decision An Easy Call For Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Ryan Hanigan’s injury led to a think tank, albeit a brief one. The Red Sox needed to decide whether to call up Blake Swihart, a 23-year-old rookie with zero major league experience, or Humberto Quintero, a 35-year-old journeyman who’s tasted the majors in a dozen seasons, to take the reins as Boston’s starting...
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boston Red Sox Minor League Catcher Humberto Quintero Makes the Best Bad Throw Ever

There have been bad throws before in baseball games, but there has never been one quite like the one Pawtucket Red Sox catcher Humberto Quintero made Friday night against the Durham Bulls. In an attempt pick off a base-runner at third he accidentally nailed Durham Bulls hitter Luke Maile in the gut.Hard. Read more »
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Humberto Quintero nails batter Luke Maile on throw attempt (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Humberto Quintero won’t let anything get in his way of making a throw. Not even a person. Quintero, a former major league catcher currently playing for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A), nailed opposing catcher Luke Maile in the gut with a throw attempt during the third inning of Friday’s...Read More
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Minor league catcher throws to third...nails batter right in the gut

During Friday's Triple-A game between the Durham Bulls and the Pawtucket Red Sox, Sox catcher Humberto Quintero tried throwing out a runner stealing third. Luke Maile was at the plate for Durham.Quintero nailed him right in the stomach.Bam.[h/t Brian Chen]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

PawSox Catcher Unleashes Throw Directly Into Batter’s Stomach (Video)

Maybe the Boston Red Sox should have called up Humberto Quintero to fill their catching void. Sure, Blake Swihart might do just fine in his new duds. But Quintero, a 35-year-old veteran, clearly takes no prisoners when it comes to gunning down baserunners. Quintero, who signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox over the offseason to provide organizational depth, instead provided...
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Catcher's throw hits batter while trying to throw runner out stealing

It is a play that happens regularly. A catcher makes a throw to third base with a right-handed batter in the box. On Friday, however, the action took an unfortunate turn. Pawtucket catcher Humberto Quintero tried to make the throw and this happened to Adam Maile:  
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Red Sox Opening Day Roster

From the Boston Red Sox: BOSTON, MA-The Boston Red Sox set their 2015 Opening Day 25-man roster by making the following moves: Right-handed pitcher Koji Uehara was placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to March 27) with a left hamstring strain, and left-handed pitcher Edwin Escobar was placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to March 29) with left elbow inflammation...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox release Paulino, keep Quintero

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) Right-hander Felipe Paulino has been released by the Boston Red Sox, who agreed to pay a $100,000 retention bonus to catcher Humberto Quintero. Paulino appeared in four spring training games for the Red Sox, giving up one run in four innings. Boston had until Tuesday to inform Paulino and Quintero that they will be on the opening-day roster, pay the bonus...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Humberto Quintero, Battling For Red Sox Job, Hasn’t Made Opt-Out Decision

This embed is invalid" /> Humberto Quintero, like the Boston Red Sox, has a decision to make. And, like his organization, the veteran catcher will take his time. Quintero, who is battling with newly acquired Sandy Leon for Boston’s backup catcher’s job, has an opt-out clause in his contract that kicked in Tuesday. The 35-year-old could opt out...
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez to have second opinion after MRI finds "something"

Ian Vescera (@Ian_Vescera)Contributing Writer Christian Vazquez, the 24 year old starting catcher, may have a lost 2015 season. Vazquez had an MRI on his throwing elbow on Friday and is now set to have a second opinion after "something" was found. Doctors have not made a firm diagnosis as of Saturday morning. John Farrell said the club would have a better idea by Sunday. Vazquez...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Give Five Players Minor League Deals, Spring Training Invites

The Boston Red Sox gave five players minor league deals with major league invites. Boston announced Thursday that it signed outfielder Quintin Berry, left-handed pitcher Dana Eveland, first baseman/outfielder Bryan LaHair, right-handed pitcher Felipe Paulino and catcher Humberto Quintero to minor league contracts. All five also received spring training...
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Should The Seattle Mariners Attempt To Re-Sign Their Own Free Agents?

Six M’s Players Not Under Club Control Headed Into Winter While I, and virtually everyone else, have been talking about big name free agents and possible trades the Seattle Mariners should be considering this winter, no one seems to be considering the M’s own free agents. The Mariners do have six names on that list, and while none of them are along the lines of a Robinson Cano...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mariners catcher spills fan's beer with souvenir ball

Your browser does not support iframes.Seattle Mariners catcher Humberto Quintero accidentally knocked over a fan's cup of beer with a souvenir baseball during Sunday's game against Texas.It happened in the bottom of the second as Rangers batter J.P. Arencibia hit a foul ball into the Mariners dugout. Quintero saw the fans in the front row behind the dugout and tried to be nice by...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–August 2, 1973

1973: Two first-inning runs were all Dick Drago and Gene Garber needed. The two Royals pitchers teamed up to limit the White Sox to nine hits and one run as Kansas City defeated Chicago 3-1 at Comiskey Park in Chicago.Drago worked five innings, allowing six hits and one run, but he did not walk anyone and picked up two strikeouts. He improved to 12-10 on the season with the win....
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–April 7, 2012

2012: The Royals built a 5-0 lead and then held on for a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. Kansas City struck first, scoring two runs in the first inning against Angels starter Dan Haren. With one out, singles by Lorenzo Cain, Eric Hosmer, and Billy Butler loaded the bases. Jeff Francoeur followed with another single to drive in two runs. ...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Catcher Carlos Ruiz Has Approval To Take Drug That Got Him Suspended

Photo: Philliedelphia/Frank Klose The Phillies' 2013 season got off to a really rough start when they were without their starting catcher Carlos Ruiz for the first 25 games thanks to a suspension stemming from a violation of the Joint Drug Agreement. With Erik Kratz and Humberto Quintero behind the dish,...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Quintero agrees to minor league deal with Mariners

The Mariners have added depth behind the plate, agreeing to a minor league contract with catcher Humberto Quintero. Seattle said Monday that Quintero will attend major league spring training camp, where pitchers and catchers arrive Feb. 12 at Peoria, Ariz. Quintero signed with Seattle last July 26 and appeared in 22 games for the Mariners. He batted .224 with two homers. He started...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

12 Days of Christmas- Phillies Style Volume VIII

On the twelfth day of Christmas, the Phillies gave to me...  12 Months of misery (Screw you Amaro!)11 Homeruns from $25M slugger Ryan Howard (what a waste!)10 Ground into double play by Kevin Frandsen9 RBI from Humberto Quintero8 Games finished by Phillippe Aumont7 Losses in 13 games from Tyler Cloyd6 Homeruns from J-Roll (career low)5 Times 10 equals 50 game suspension for Antonio...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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