Yankees Expected to Promote Montero

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The Yankees are expected to promote prospect Jesus Montero when rosters expand Thursday.

Finally. Montero is currently having his best month of the season with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, batting .308/.370/.604 with eight homers and a .974 OPS. The Yankees likely won’t test him behind the plate, but he should get some at-bats as the designated hitter against left-handed starters. With his eligibility behind the plate, the 21-year-old should be owned in AL-only and even some deeper two-catcher mixed-formats.
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  • http://combathittingblog.blogspot.com/ Del Pittman

    ooh rah!

  • shavager

    Cervelli produces against the Red Sox for some reason, but his bat won't be missed if Montero stays on roster and produces, it's time for this kid to be a Yankee full-time. Don't see Posada on team after this season, it's time to advance Montero to majors as backup even if he's not ready to start, Martin does a great job as catcher–best in several years.

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