Tag Archives: Jesus Montero

Yankees trade Montero to Seattle for Pineda

The Yankees have traded their top prospect, Jesus Montero, and one other player to the Seattle Mariners for Michael Pineda and a prospect, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The deal also sent minor league righty Hector Noesi to Seattle and the Yankees landed 19-year-old pitching prospect Jose Campos, according to Greg Johns of MLB.com. Not sure ...

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Yankees Top 20 Prospects from John Sickels

John Sickels of SB Nation actually does one of my favorite prospect rankings only because he grades the prospects on an A/B/C scale and gives a brief for each player as well. Check his website for what the grades mean. These are preliminary rankings that he does before the 2012 Baseball Prospect Book comes out. Take a ...

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Baseball America’s Top 10 Yankees Prospects Pre-2012

It's still not due out for another week or two, but Baseball America's list of the top 10 Yankees prospects was leaked today by River Ave Blues (H/T to @Leokitty). Here is the list: Jesus Montero Manny Banuelos Dellin Betances Gary Sanchez Mason Williams Dante Bichette Jr. Ravel Santana Austin Romine J.R. Murphy Slade Heathcott The Yankees top three has changed as Banuelos and Sanchez have swapped ...

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Rumor: A’s want Montero, Banuelos, and Betances for Gio

If this is the asking price for Gio Gonzalez then there is no chance the Yankees are going to land him. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Oakland Athletics have asked for a package that includes Jesus Montero, Manny Banuelos, and Dellin Betances in exchange for Gonzalez. This must be Billy Beane's way of ...

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Rumor: Yankees open to a Russell Martin contract extension

The Yankees tendered a contract to Russell Martin yesterday keeping him in Pinstripes for at least one more year. However, they are thinking of offering the soon to be 29-year-old a long-term deal to keep him as the starting catcher past 2012, according to George King of the NY Post. Cashman told King that there hasn't ...

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Read: the Yankees 2012 plans for Jesus Montero

This is from last week, but with the Winter Meetings it got overlooked. Anyway, Erik Boland of Newsday spoke with Yankees manager Joe Girardi last Wednesday and got some tentative plans out of the manager for rookie Jesus Montero. Here are the bullet points: Montero will not be guaranteed a roster spot, but the Yankees are planning ...

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Montero Fearful of Returning to Venezuela

It was a terrible tragedy that Wilson Ramos was kidnapped and it's a miracle that he was able to come out of the situation unharmed. However, the situation has had me thinking about the Yankees own pair of Venezuelans, Francisco Cervelli and Jesus Montero. Roger Rubin of the NY Daily News caught up with Montero this ...

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Do the Yankees Trade or Hold On to Montero?

The Yankees top prospect Jesus Montero finally made his major league debut this past September. He made quite a splash too, but after years of hearing his name in trade rumors, will the Yankees resist trading him again this offseason? That's a hard question the Yankees are going to have to ask themselves. On one hand, ...

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