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Saturday June 15th 2024


Three Reasons Yankees Would Call-Up Jesus Montero Early

style="text-align: justify;">Yesterday’s news that the Yankees had cut top prospect Jesus Montero from the major league camp came as no surprise. The plan going into spring training was that at 20 years old there is no reason to rush the young prodigy and he would stay in the minors, starting at Triple-A Scranton all season long.

So even though he hit .375/.444/.625/1.069 this spring, he was cut because, well, that’s the plan. His bat might be ready for the majors, but his defense still needs time to mature and because of his extremely young age it seems likely that the Yankees can keep him in the minors and not feel pressured to call him up.

But as we’ve seen with ...

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