Tag Archives: Jesus Montero

The Yankee beat: Montero, the unappreciated, and RISP

Ivan Nova didn't have good stuff tonight against the Orioles, but luckily for him the Yankees 3-4-5 hitters finally did. Robinson Cano, Alex Rodriguez, and Mark Teixeira combined to go 7-for-14 as they won 8-5. Here is the recap and graph. Here is what the Yankees blogosphere has been discussing. The Yankee Analysts says that the Yankees ...

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Seattle’s GM says he feels bad but pitchers get hurt

The Yankees made a bold trade this offseason that was hard, but necessary at the time as they tried to both improve their rotation and plan for the future. However, a shoulder injury to Michael Pineda has made it a deal that the Yankees are likely to ultimately regret. The fact that the injury occurred so soon after the trade ...

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Yankees DH’s have big night as Montero returns

The Yankees former top prospect, Jesus Montero, had a good night in his return to Yankee Stadium, hitting a solo shot in the 6th inning, but the pair who replaced him, Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones, had a pretty good night themselves. Montero was expected to serve as the Yankees DH this season before he was traded ...

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The Yankee beat: D-Rob, plate discipline, and Yankee killers

CC Sabathia went eight innings and did not allow an earned run as the offense scored five runs off Tampa's ace David Price behind homers by Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson for a 5-3 win. Here is the recap and the graph. Here is what the Yankees blogosphere was talking about today. Pinstriped Bible says people are ...

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What to do with the Yankees DH situation

I wanted to focus on our Designated Hitter situation, both currently and what it might be after Brett Gardner comes back, and figure out if it is really best to trot out Andruw Jones on a regular basis against lefties. I also wanted to focus on how our current DH production matches Jesus Montero’s production ...

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Cashman: I still make the Pineda trade 10 times out of 10

Once the initial shock of the Michael Pineda/Jesus Montero wore off most fans understood the inherent risk involved, but liked that the Yankees upgraded their rotation, a weakness at the time, from an area of strength. Even on this site, only one regular reader spoke out against the trade even as other more pessimistic commentors liked ...

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The Yankee beat: Pineda trade, Yu Darvish, & the bullpen

Phil Hughes pitched a beautfiul 1st inning, but quickly fell apart, as he allowed four runs in 2.2 innings. The Yankees offense missed opportunities and were ultimately shutdown by the Texas bullpen. Here is our recap. Here is what the Yankees blogosphere was talking about today. The Pinstriped Bible reminded us that the Mariners haven't necessarily "won" ...

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Montero hit in face with a pitch

Former Yankees prospect Jesus Montero suffered a decent scare on Monday when he was hit in the face with a pitch during the game. However, after the game he told Larry Stone of the Seattle Times that he was fine. "My head's OK. Everything's good," Montero said. There has been a lot of debate about whether ...

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