Tag Archives: Jesus Montero

2012 Impact Prospects: American League West

An early look at prospects to watch in 2012 continues with a tour through the American League West. Tuesday’s breakdown of potential impact prospects from the National League West can be found here. The Los Angeles Angels made tons of … Continue reading

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2012 BPN Top 10 Catching Prospects

The first Top 10 list of this week centers on one of the most difficult positions to develop in all of baseball, the catcher. Big league catchers require the defensive chops and durability to handle the day-in, day-out grind of … Continue reading

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2012 BPN Top 150 Prospects

After three long months of team-by-team Top 15 lists, scouting reports and a laundry list of other articles, it’s finally time to debut the BPN Top 150! This list represents a snapshot in time that combines my own observations and … Continue reading

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2012 Seattle Mariners Top 15 Prospects

The Mariners list required some last minute revisions after they dealt Michael Pineda and Jose Campos to the Yankees for Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi. Despite a powerful trio of arms atop the list before that trade, Montero easily slots … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: Mariners, Yankees Complete Blockbuster

The Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees completed a blockbuster deal tonight, involving two elite young talents. In exchange for sending outstanding offensive prospect Jesus Montero and right-hander Hector Noesi to the Mariners, the Yankees receive stud starting pitcher Michael … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Jesus Montero (C)

Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF): Absolute masher with elite level hitting ability and power. The Player: Jesus Montero (C, New York Yankees) – The  Yankees gave Montero $2 million (the bonus was late reduced) as a 16-year old out of … Continue reading

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2012 New York Yankees Top 15 Prospects

The Yankees have long been notorious for hyping prospects and inflating value but this crop of prospects earns the merit of high rankings on their own. Led by one of the most potent offensive prospects in baseball this system boasts … Continue reading

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