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Former top prospect Jesus Montero suspended 50 games

Jesus Montero was once a top prospect. Now, after spending the entire 2016 season in the minors with the Tampa Bay Rays’ organization, Montero will start 2017 serving a 50-game suspension. Former top Yankees prospect Jesus Montero, now with the Blue Jays, has been suspended 50 games for stimulant use. He was at AAA this year. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) September 29, 2016 While...
Via Sportsnaut
September 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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 to New York. Since then, it’s been one bad thing after another. Last August, Montero was suspended 50 games for his involvement with Biogenesis. Earlier this year, the catcher/designated hitter arrived to spring...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jesus Montero rolls into spring training 40 pounds overweight, says, ‘All I did was eat’ (photo)

Hey it’s Jesus Montero running during warmups #mariners pic.twitter.com/sqn5GC5ws3 — Ryan Divish (@RyanDivish) February 18, 2014 Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times penned a critical commentary regarding the lost cause that is becoming former Seattle Mariners star prospect Jesus Momtero. Divish writes that Montero is “just another guy filled with potential, but unaware that he’s […...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners continue to struggle with White Sox

In all of Major League Baseball, only two teams played seven games in the first seven days of the season: the Oakland A’s and the Seattle Mariners.  And, unlike the A’s, the Mariners played all seven on the road.  So, after this quirk, where did the Mariners stand after a trip to Chicago?  The Mariners won Friday in extra innings, and then followed that with some heartbreak dropping...
Via isportsweb.com
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners Jesus Montero listed on Miami PED list

Troubles ahead? The Seattle Mariners have been fortunate enough to never have really been implicated by alleged steroid use or PED use throughout their history. Aside from a 2005 season that saw three players suspended for PEDs (Jamal Strong, Ryan Franklin, and Mike Morse), Seattle has brought natural talent to the field that, at least prior to 2003, was very competitive in the American...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 08, 2013  |  1 Comment

Mariners have indirectly helped Jesus Montero become hitter Seattle needs

The season no one expects Seattle may not know the best fit for Jesus Montero, whether it is behind the plate catching, or as the Edgar Martinez (DH) of this Mariners team. One thing the Mariners can count on is the 23-year-old’s bat in the lineup. No, Montero did not have the year everyone expected after his guest appearance with the Yankees in 2011 (4 HR’s and .328 BA in 69 PA...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners select Mike Zunino with the #3 pick in 2012 MLB draft

IN the 2012 MLB Draft today the Seattle Mariners held the #3 overall pick. They chose Mike Zunino the hot catching prospect from Florida. Jesus Montero is going to have to find a new role on the Mariners ballclub. Or else they've got a life-long DH.Mike Zunino 6'01" 220lbs DOB: 03/25/91 He's a leader with power.We wrote this about him earlier this week. The consensus first...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
June 04, 2012  |  1 Comment

Seattle Mariners offense starts clicking

As we go deeper into the MLB season, you get a feel for teams. The Seattle Mariners slumped into last place in the A.L. West, mainly because of a lack of offense. But as this week has shown, teams can still surprise. After putting a five game losing streak behind them, the Mariners won three out of their next five. More surprising, in each win the Mariners scored double digit runs...
Via isportsweb.com
June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

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