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.
Former Mariners pitcher Michael Pineda has been charged with drunken driving in Tampa while on a rehab assignment for the New York Yankees.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After a rare loss by Jered Weaver, the Los Angeles Angels heard from manager Mike Scioscia. Scioscia held a 20-minute team meeting Sunday after Jesus Montero homered twice off the major […]
Pitcher Felix Hernandez won his fourth straight decision, Jesus Montero homered and drove in four runs as the Mariners beat the Royals 6-1 Thursday.
The Mariners and Yankees completed their four-player trade on Monday that sent All-Star pitcher Michael Pineda and 19-year-old pitching prospect Jose Campos to the Yankees in exchange for 22-year-old slugger Jesus Montero and 24-year-old pitcher Hector Noesi.