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Montero killing AA

Posted on: July 3, 2009 9:01 am
Got off to a slow start after his promotion a few weeks back, but that's just a distant memory now. In a notorious pitcher's league, and in an even more notorious pitcher's park, the 19 year old catcher hit a HR in his 4th straight game last night. He's got 5 over the 4 game stretch, and is 8 for his last 15. His AA line now stands at .325/.395/.571.

Still only 19, and with a previous Bronx ETA of 2011 at the earliest, one has to wonder how long they can keep him down when he's just destroying pitching wherever he goes. He wasn't supposed to hit AA this quickly, but obviously he's not overmatched at that level. The only question remains whether he can stay behind the plate. It's going to be fun to watch him over the next year.

As an aside, #1 (or 1A depending on who you talk to) prospect Austin Jackson is 5th in the International league in hitting with his .325 average, and 4th in OBP. He's also stolen 14 bases, and has yet to be caught. After being dissed by Keith Law for not hitting for enough power, A-Jax has gone yard 3 times in the last week and a half.

Category: MLB

Since: Mar 11, 2009
Posted on: July 10, 2009 12:11 pm

Montero killing AA

He is an alright defender Romine is much more superior, but not as good a hitter as Jesus.

They look to have a 1-2 punhc wiht Montero as a big hitter, and Romine as either very good trade bait in the far future, and or very soild backup or DH for Jesus.

Since: Jun 12, 2009
Posted on: July 3, 2009 1:14 pm
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Since: Aug 10, 2006
Posted on: July 3, 2009 12:40 pm

Montero killing AA

And now news that they just agreed to terms with Dominican catcher Gary Sanchez, he of the plus arm and plus power.

Montero, Romine, Cervelli, and now Sanchez.

Nice to be loaded at such a for hunger position.


Since: Feb 5, 2008
Posted on: July 3, 2009 10:52 am

Montero killing AA

He will be a big time star in the mlb, in the name of Jesus! (pun intended)

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