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MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Leaning Towards Jesus Montero as Backup Catcher

style="text-align: justify;">Via Jack Curry of the YES Network:

"As Manager Joe Girardi discussed [Jesus Montero’s] future on Wednesday, he offered indications that Montero will be Russell Martin’s backup. Girardi wants to study Montero’s catching abilities across full Spring Training games to see if Montero maintains defensive consistency, but he sounded enthused, not reluctant, about having Montero in the big leagues."

Curry has been around as a beat reporter forever; covering the Yankees for the New York Times for years, so he has as good an idea of what’s going on behind the scenes as anyone.

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