No confirmation from #Mariners, but hear that 1B Jesus Montero is on his way to Seattle. Batted .270 at Tacoma with eight homers, 40 RBIs.
Rotoworld "Just in time for a series against his former team, the Yankees. Montero is expected to mainly be used as a designated hitter against left-handed pitching, but he could see a bit of time at first base. The former top prospect is batting .270/.345/.455 with eight home runs and 40 RBI in 59 games at..." June 12
The News Tribune "Just in case first baseman Jesus Montero, the one-time super prospect, had any lingering doubts regarding his status within the Mariners’ organization…let manager Lloyd McClendon dispel them. “Get better,” McClendon said. “Get back to being the big-time prospect that he was in New York. Part of..." February 21
CBSSports.com "Mariners catcher/DH Jesus Montero is coming off a season in which he hit .208/.264/.327 (69 OPS+), was demoted to Triple-A and then was suspended for 50 games for his ties to the Biogenesis scandal. Under the circumstances, one might think that Montero would show up to spring training in..." February 12
Montero will primarily focus on first base now, tho GM Jack Zduriencik said he'll likely still do a little catching in camp this spring.
For those wondering, #Mariners are not bringing Jesus Montero to camp with pitchers and catchers. Will report with full squad.
The #Mariners are letting teams know that Jesus Montero, as well as Justin Smoak, are available in trades.
New York Daily News "Major League Baseball officials told union leaders during a meeting at the Players Association’s midtown Manhattan offices on Tuesday that they plan to suspend Alex Rodriguez and eight other players who allegedly obtained performance-enhancing drugs from a South Florida anti-aging clinic. Most..." July 31
Yahoo! Sports "The vast majority of players implicated in the Biogenesis investigation plan on accepting suspensions of at least 50 games major league sources told Yahoo! Sports with a notable exception: New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez continues to hold out in spite of threats from Major League Baseball to..." July 31
Jesus Montero has a torn meniscus in his left knee and will be out 4-6 weeks.
Fox Sports "Jesus Montero’s demotion to Triple-A has come with a position switch — and a muddled future with the Seattle Mariners. Montero, who as a Yankees prospect was compared to Miguel Cabrera, was sent down this week after hitting just .208 in 29 games this season. Observers noticed Montero playing..." May 26
The News Tribune "On the heels of a six-game losing streak and a 2-7 road trip, the Seattle Mariners will make an expected and needed roster move sometime today. Catcher Jesus Montero will be sent to Triple A Tacoma, while catcher Jesus Sucre will be selected from the Rainiers. Double A back-up catcher Brandon..." May 23
Hardball Talk "Scary moment in this afternoon’s Cactus League game between the Mariners and Indians. According to Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times, Mariners catcher Jesus Montero made an early exit after he was hit in the head by the backswing of Indians prospect shortstop Francisco Lindor. He was down on the..." March 23
Lookout Landing "Once you reach physical maturity, your speed starts to decline. That's not true for everyone, but it's true in general. Last November, Jesus Montero turned 23 years old, and he's a professional athlete at the highest level in the world. In a cup of coffee with the Yankees in 2011, Montero hit zero..." March 09
New York Daily News "More bad news for agents Seth and Sam Levinson: Their client, former Yankee catcher Jesus Montero, is named in records from a South Florida anti-aging clinic linked to performance-enhancing drugs, the Daily News has learned. Montero, a top prospect who was traded to the Mariners before last..." February 06