Look for Jesus Montero to take a step forward this year, possibly to the All-Star level that many saw in him as he came up through the minors.
Mariners catcher Jesus Montero on Tuesday again denied any involvement with a Florida-based anti-aging clinic under investigation by Major League Baseball.
The agents who represent Seattle Mariners catcher Jesus Montero and Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera say no one at their agency has ever heard of or knows anyone at the Florida anti-aging clinic currently under investigation by Major League Baseball.
A source confirmed to the New York Daily News that Mariners’ designated hitter and catcher Jesus Montero appears in records from the South Florida anti-aging clinic linked to performance-enhancing drugs.
Greg Johns of MLB.com reports the Mariners signed free agent catcher Kelly Shoppach to a major league deal.
Bleacher Report’s featured columnist Madison Guernsey talks about the many rumors floating around regarding free agents Michael Bourn and Joe Saunders.
Under the heading of “catchers” on the Seattle Mariners’ 40-man roster, there is just one name. That is the challenge being placed before Jesus Montero. Ultimately, he won’t have to do it all by himself, but there is no question that Seattle is heading into spring training with the idea that Montero will be its primary catcher. Throw in that Montero is just 23 and headed into his second full season in the majors and the task becomes even more significant.
CBS Radio’s Lee Callahan goes behind the scenes at the 2013 Seattle Mariners FanFest at Safeco Field.
The annual event for fans to meet the players takes place January 26-27 at Safeco Field.
Felix Hernandez allowed one run in 7 2-3 innings in the first start following his perfect game, Jesus Montero hit a three-run homer in Seattle’s four-run seventh inning, and the Mariners won their seventh straight beating the Indians 5-1.