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Yankees’ Prospect Jesus Montero: The Best Catching Prospect in Baseball?

Foster of Project Prospect thinks so , and heaps a ton of praise on the 20-year old. He says that, "we see Jesus Montero as a potential once-in-a-generation hitter. And to us, that gives him the edge over Santana and Posey, even though Montero is a poor bet to stick at catcher."

That last note is the only reason this is debatable. If offensive talent is all that is being discussed, Jesus Montero wins hands down.

Offense is only part of the picture, though. Most scouts don't believe that Montero will be able stick at catcher, but there are a minority who do.

The way I look at it is that he's just 20 years old and the Yankees will give him every chance to remain at catcher, hoping he becomes an adequate one. If not, it seems like ...

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