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Thu, 23 May 2013 08:17:59 -0700
The Seattle Mariners optioned C Jesus Montero to Triple-A Tacoma. C Jesus Sucre was recalled from Tacoma.
Fantasy Tip: Montero was hitting just .208 with three homers and nine RBIs in 101 at-bats. It's not just his spacious home park, either. He's hitting .200 on the road, and .220 at home. This figures to be a lengthy demotion while he figures some things out.
Thu, 09 May 2013 00:55:08 -0700
Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez picked up the victory Wednesday, May 8, as the Mariners topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1. Hernandez lasted eight innings and appeared headed for a no-decision until C Jesus Montero hit a home run to put the Mariners ahead. Over his past five starts, Hernandez is 4-0 with a 0.71 ERA, 40 strikeouts and only three walks.
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:10:44 -0700
Seattle Mariners C Jesus Montero is out of the lineup Friday, April 26.
Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:42:34 -0700
Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge said Wednesday, April 17, that he is going to "mix and match" the playing time behind the plate with Cs Jesus Montero and Kelly Shoppach. Montero is back in the lineup Wednesday after sitting three of the past four days.
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 18:58:12 -0700
Seattle Mariners C Jesus Montero is healthy, but manager Eric Wedge chose to play C Kelly Shoppach Tuesday, April 16, against the Detroit Tigers. Montero has sat three of the past four games. "It's just overall," Wedge said. "I'm trying to give him a little bit of space as well. I like what Shoppach has been doing back there and I like matching him up with (SP Aaron Harang) in his first start tonight. I think that's important."
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 18:22:07 -0700
Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge said C Jesus Montero will see most of his playing time at catcher this season because the team has other options to use as the designated hitter.
Fantasy Tip: Montero should still get a lot of playing time this season between catcher and designated hitter when he needs a rest. He is a solid option in all formats because of his power.
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:36:22 -0800
Seattle Mariners C Jesus Montero, who has seven hits out of 14 at-bats in five spring games, has impressed manager Eric Wedge with his at-bats and his work behind the plate. "You talk about the position that he's playing and the responsibilities and priorities that go along with that," Wedge said. "He's right in the middle of understanding it."
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 08:35:39 -0800
The Seattle Mariners signed C Jesus Montero, P Stephen Pryor, P Erasmo Ramirez and RP Tom Wilhelmsen to one-year deals.
Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:42:07 -0800
The Seattle Mariners must have all of the players on their 40-man roster signed or renewed by March 11. The only unsigned players remaining are Ps Stephen Pryor, Erasmo Ramirez and Tom Wilhelmsen, and C Jesus Montero.
Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:09:10 -0800
Seattle Mariners C Jesus Montero said he is clueless as to how his name appeared in documents linking him to a Miami anti-aging clinic called Biogenesis that is believed to have sold performance-enhancing drugs to baseball players. "What can I tell you? I have no idea," Montero said. "Like I said, I have no clue what happened. I feel like I'm caught in the middle of something and I don't know why." He said he has never been a client of clinic owner Anthony Bosch.