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Jesus Montero: Why Can’t He Be Promoted To The Yankees in 2010?

read the latest scouting report on Jesus Montero's defensive skills. It might be the first decently positive report on his defensive talent—but the secondary reports by bloggers mostly reported the negative.

I bet those guys will be all over the Tiger Woods interview next week.

The biggest knock on Montero is that his big 6'4", 225-pound body will not allow him to catch at the major league level. The immense size Montero projects will cause slow footwork, leading to incorrect throwing mechanics—leading to runners stealing bases at will.

While catching for High-A Tampa last season, Montero threw out 13 percent of base runners. But when his major league bat prompted a promotion to Double-A Trenton, his caught-stealing percentage ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees


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