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Seattle Mariners May Have Done New York Yankees a Huge Favor

Yankees brass were pretty hanked off after they thought they had a deal for the Mariners’ Cliff Lee, centered around 20-year-old catcher Jesus Montero. But the M’s went ahead and sent Lee to Texas for a package centered around first baseman Justin Smoak. 

The Mariners may have done the Yankees an enormous favor.

In his last 10 games, Montero is hitting .484 (15 for 31) at AAA Scranton/Wilkes Barre with four doubles and four home runs.  Montero now has the 12th highest OPS (.821) in the International League. 

There aren’t many 20-year-old catchers you can say that about.

River Avenue Blues says the Yankees should consider calling up Montero right now to fill the hole the Yankees have at DH ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees


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