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  • Gary Sanchez Is No Jesus Montero
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/24/2016 -  29
    Jesus Montero is still just 26 years old, and he's having a pretty decent season at the plate. He's batting over .300, and he has his OBP close to .350 and his slugging percentage close to .450. All

  • Jesus Montero Provides a Reminder
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/28/2016 -  41
    Klapisch quoted Yankees general manager Brian Cashman saying, “To me, Montero is Mike Piazza. He’s Miguel Cabrera.” To this point in his career, Montero has 865 plate appearances and a 92 wRC

  • Rafael Montero Scouting Report
    in Community by chris zaccherio - 5/1/2015 -  0
    Rafael Montero is one of the New York Mets' top pitching prospects, and he was given the spot start the other evening against the Mets' division rival the Miami Marlins.  Montero got the loss after

  • Miguel Montero: The Next Piece of the Cubs Puzzle
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 12/9/2014 -  38
    . They went out and got Jason Hammel. They went out and got Miguel Montero, and that should help them be able to go out and get a top-tier starting pitcher. And even if/when they get that top-tier starting

  • Another Underwhelming Year From Miguel Montero
    in RotoGraphs by David Wiers - 10/8/2014 -  2
    For the four seasons spanning 2009-12, Miguel Montero was a very useful fantasy catcher. The lowest triple slash he posted over that time frame was a useful .266/.332/.438 line, still good for a 100

  • Catchers Changing Courses: Wilin Rosario, Miguel Montero?
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 9/23/2014 -  2
    from him while he has catcher eligibility, but he may eventually be like Mike Napoli, without the willingness to draw free passes. Miguel Montero, Arizona Diamondbacks If it weren’t for the Baltimore

  • The New Miguel Montero
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 5/12/2014 -  7
    . In several of these leagues, my almost close-your-eyes-hold-your-nose-and-pick at catcher was Miguel Montero, who as you are probably well aware is producing like an elite backstop right now

  • Consistent Value No More: The Decline of Miguel Montero
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 10/16/2013 -  5
    Last year when we did our position-by-position post-season recaps, I wrote a piece touting Miguel Montero for his consistent performance and exceptional draft value. His numbers between 2009 and 2012

  • Jesus Montero: Steroid Whipping Boy
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 8/7/2013 -  8
    Reading the mind of every Mariner fan “@svenbranch: Steroids are supposed to make you awesome at sports. Jesus Montero proves otherwise.”— Erik Knutsen (@ErikKnutsen) August 6, 2013 Jesus

  • What Does Jesus Montero's Future Look Like Now?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/23/2013 -  83
    The Mariners stuck with it for 735 innings. Despite the fact that nearly everyone in baseball agreed that Jesus Montero could not catch at an acceptable level in the Major Leagues, the Mariners let

  • How Jesus Montero Threw Out Mike Trout
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/19/2013 -  54
    worth exploring in greater depth. The newspaper guy actually made the mistake of saying Montero threw Trout out twice. That didn't happen, but it did happen once; Miguel Olivo managed to throw Trout

  • Moving to Catcher Will Help Jesus Montero
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 2/4/2013 -  16
    Jesus Montero will be the Mariners starting catcher when pitchers and catcher report in less than one week. That's actually somewhat surprising, as Montero's only real weak spot as a prospect was his

  • On Running, With Mike Trout and Jesus Montero
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/19/2012 -  29
    Prior to the 2012 regular season, Mike Trout and Jesus Montero would've been considered leading contenders for the American League Rookie of the Year Award. Both Trout and Montero were top prospects

  • The Unassuming Miguel Montero
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 11/14/2012 -  1
    in the business, I'll stick with Zach Sanders' Catcher End of Season Rankings and scroll on down to a personal favorite of mine, at number seven, Miguel Montero. If you've owned him at any point over the last

  • Jesus Montero in Context
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 6/26/2012 -  16
    for him, they kept Miguel Olivo and others in their hip pocket and talked about bringing Montero along slowly. This is the part of the story where the good news comes in. Well, sort of. Montero's

  • Diamondbacks Extend Miguel Montero
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/28/2012 -  12
    The Diamondbacks signed Miguel Montero to a five-year, $60 million extension over the weekend. The richest deal in Diamondbacks franchise history effectively keeps Montero in Arizona for the rest

  • Miguel Montero and the Victor Martinez Contract
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 3/30/2012 -  15
    Contract extension talks between catcher Miguel Montero and the Arizona Diamondbacks reportedly ended without a resolution this spring. Montero is said to be looking for something like the four-year

  • Estimating a Miguel Montero Extension
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/31/2012 -  6
    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero narrowly avoided his arbitration hearing today, agreeing with the club to a one-year, $5.9 million deal for 2012 -- i.e. Montero's last year of team

  • Montero or Lawrie?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/31/2012 -  151
    for Brett Lawrie. They passed, and as we all know, the Mariners shipped Pineda to New York for Jesus Montero instead. So, this brings up an interesting question - who is the more valuable player going

  • Jesus Montero: Cabrera, Konerko, or Karim Garcia?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/17/2012 -  101
    offensive prospects. To the 22 guys who fit the profile, I added Piazza and Miguel Cabrera, since they are so often referenced in regards to Montero's future. That gives us 24 elite young hitting

  • Is Jesus Montero More Valuable at Catcher or DH?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/16/2012 -  85
    or Miguel Cabrera, as he stated over the weekend, then he simply shouldn't have traded him - but Montero's been evaluated as an elite prospect based on the premise that he might be able to catch

  • Mariners Add Desperately Needed Bat in Montero
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 1/16/2012 -  6
    Regardless of which side of the fence you sit on as to who got the better end of the deal, Friday's trade between the Mariners and the Yankees -- Michael Pineda and Jose Campos for Jesus Montero

  • Mariners Take Rare Mulligan With Montero
    in FanGraphs by Mike Newman - 1/16/2012 -  51
    hitter and trusting the staff to the veteran combination of Miguel Olivo/John Jaso is likely a win for the organization as a whole. Additionally, Montero behind the plate raises his injury risk

  • The Jesus Montero Eligibility Debate
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 10/20/2011 -  14
    We interrupt the 2012 Catcher Keeper Rankings to answer a question from one of our readers, Buck Turgidson, who asked,  "Will Jesus Montero be eligible at catcher to start next season? Plenty

  • Outlook for Jesus Montero in 2012
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 9/26/2011 -  18
    to make.  What will come of Jesus Montero in 2012? Montero's talent as a hitter has never come into question.  Looking at his minor league totals, you can see he's got outstanding power potential

  • Davis & Montero: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 9/12/2011 -  3
    (home). Tampa is playing very well at the moment, there's a chance to steal a win or two here. Jesus Montero | C | Yankees | Ownership: 27% Yahoo!, 18.5% ESPN Given all the trade talk, I'm

  • Montero May Be the Better Value
    in FanGraphs by Pat Andriola - 7/13/2010 -  53
    Although it would be obviously too easy to turn the prospect packages offered to Seattle for Cliff Lee by the Yankees and Rangers into Jesus Montero versus Justin Smoak...we're going to go

  • Why Seattle Chose Smoak Over Montero
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 7/13/2010 -  97
    is batting .252/.328/.415, with 33 walks, 19 doubles and 7 home runs. The Mariners are essentially gambling on Montero to be more like Paul Konerko than Miguel Cabrera. And Smoak, meanwhile, will have

  • Montero the Man Child
    in FanGraphs by Erik Manning - 7/3/2009 -  28
    , but there is one story of a bonus baby that currently is developing into a really good one, and that is Jesus Montero's. Signed for a $1.6 million bonus by the Yankees, scouts have raved about Montero's

  • Anchoring Miguel
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 9/15/2008 -  4
    is doing. It is with this in mind that I bring up Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers, the offensively-talented youngster that is usually thought of as a force to be reckoned with when he steps up to the plate