Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:21:41 -0800
Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik said C Jesus Montero is currently on the outside looking in and will have to earn a spot on the roster next season.
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 11:36:05 -0700
Major League Baseball announced that Seattle Mariners C Jesus Montero will accept a 50-game suspension for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal.
Fantasy Tip: Montero might have been a September call-up this year, but he wasn't likely to be worth much for the rest of the season anyway. He'll likely have to prove himself in spring training or in the minors next year before making an impact with Seattle. He'll have to do so at first base or DH, too, with Mike Zunino the catcher of the future for the M's.
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 09:44:22 -0700
Major League Baseball announced the 12 names of those that will accept 50-game suspensions for their involvement in the Biogenesis scandal: Texas Rangers OF Nelson Cruz, Detroit Tigers SS Jhonny Peralta, Philadelphia Phillies RP Antonio Bastardo, New York Mets INF Jordany Valdespin, San Diego Padres SS Everth Cabrera, New York Yankees C Francisco Cervelli, Seattle Mariners C Jesus Montero, New York Mets OF Cesar Puello, Houston Astros RP Sergio Escalona, free-agent RP Fautino De Los Santos (Padres), free-agent RP Jordan Norberto (Athletics) and New York Yankees OF Fernando Martinez.
Fantasy Tip: These players will all miss the rest of the season, but it's unknown if any of them will play in postseason games if their team is eligible. You can safely drop all of these guys in single-year formats.
Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:27:21 -0700
Seattle Mariners C Jesus Montero will be limited to first base and designated hitter for the rest of the season with Triple-A Tacoma.
Fantasy Tip: Mike Zunino is the Mariners' catcher of the future, so it looks as though Montero will have to make it as a first baseman or permanent DH if he's to return to the big leagues. Montero could be a September call-up this year, but it's probably unlikely.
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:01:24 -0700
Seattle Mariners C Jesus Montero (knee) had a hit and walk Monday, July 15, in his seventh minor-league rehab game in the Arizona Rookie League. However, he is still hitting just .211 (4-for-19).
Sat, 01 Jun 2013 11:27:53 -0700
Seattle Mariners minor league C Jesus Montero (knee), currently playing with Triple-A Tacoma, will be sidelined for four to six weeks after sustaining a torn meniscus in his left knee.
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.