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Jesus Montero

Jesus Montero 96 DH

Sultanes de Monterrey

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Jesus Alejandro Montero
  • Age: 27 (November 28, 1989)
  • Birthplace: Guacara, Venezuela
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 235
  • MLB Debut: 09/01/2011
  • Relationship(s): brother of Jesus Montero
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Jesus Montero Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
July 11, 2017 Sultanes de Monterrey signed free agent DH Jesus Montero.
June 27, 2017 Norfolk Tides released 1B Jesus Montero.
June 15, 2017 Norfolk Tides activated 1B Jesus Montero from the 7-day disabled list.
June 9, 2017 Norfolk Tides placed 1B Jesus Montero on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 8, 2017.
May 31, 2017 Norfolk Tides activated 1B Jesus Montero from the 7-day disabled list.
April 6, 2017 Norfolk Tides placed 1B Jesus Montero on the 7-day disabled list.
January 20, 2017 1B Jesus Montero assigned to Norfolk Tides.
January 16, 2017 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent 1B Jesus Montero to a minor league contract.
November 7, 2016 DH Jesus Montero elected free agency.
October 4, 2016 C Jesus Montero assigned to Cardenales de Lara.
September 29, 2016 Buffalo Bisons placed DH Jesus Montero on the restricted list.
April 1, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays sent DH Jesus Montero outright to Buffalo Bisons.
March 28, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays claimed 1B Jesus Montero off waivers from Seattle Mariners.
September 8, 2015 Seattle Mariners recalled 1B Jesus Montero from Tacoma Rainiers.
September 2, 2015 Seattle Mariners optioned 1B Jesus Montero to Tacoma Rainiers.
July 30, 2015 Seattle Mariners recalled Jesus Montero from Tacoma Rainiers.
July 20, 2015 Seattle Mariners optioned 1B Jesus Montero to Tacoma Rainiers.
July 9, 2015 Seattle Mariners recalled Jesus Montero from Tacoma Rainiers.
March 20, 2015 Seattle Mariners optioned 1B Jesus Montero to Tacoma Rainiers.
September 29, 2014 Jesus Montero roster status changed by Seattle Mariners.
September 1, 2014 Seattle Mariners placed 1B Jesus Montero on the restricted list.
August 15, 2014 Tacoma Rainiers placed 1B Jesus Montero on the 7-day disabled list.
July 25, 2014 Seattle Mariners optioned 1B Jesus Montero to Tacoma Rainiers.
July 24, 2014 Seattle Mariners recalled Jesus Montero from Tacoma Rainiers.
June 26, 2014 Seattle Mariners optioned 1B Jesus Montero to Tacoma Rainiers.
June 12, 2014 Seattle Mariners recalled Jesus Montero from Tacoma Rainiers.
April 22, 2014 Tacoma Rainiers activated 1B Jesus Montero from the temporarily inactive list.
April 19, 2014 Tacoma Rainiers placed 1B Jesus Montero on the temporarily inactive list.
March 14, 2014 Seattle Mariners optioned 1B Jesus Montero to Tacoma Rainiers.
October 10, 2013 C Jesus Montero assigned to Cardenales de Lara.
September 30, 2013 Seattle Mariners recalled Jesus Montero from Tacoma Rainiers.
August 5, 2013 Seattle Mariners placed C Jesus Montero on the restricted list.
August 5, 2013 Jesus Montero roster status changed by Tacoma Rainiers.
July 18, 2013 Jesus Montero roster status changed by Tacoma Rainiers.
July 5, 2013 Tacoma Rainiers sent DH Jesus Montero on a rehab assignment to AZL Mariners.
May 23, 2013 Seattle Mariners optioned C Jesus Montero to Tacoma Rainiers.
May 23, 2013 Tacoma Rainiers placed 1B Jesus Montero on the 7-day disabled list.
January 23, 2012 New York Yankees traded C Jesus Montero and RHP Hector Noesi to Seattle Mariners for RHP Michael Pineda and RHP Jose Campos.
October 10, 2011 C Jesus Montero assigned to Navegantes del Magallanes.
September 1, 2011 New York Yankees selected the contract of Jesus Montero from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
July 15, 2011 Jesus Montero roster status changed by Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
July 4, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees placed C Jesus Montero on the 7-day disabled list.
February 11, 2011 New York Yankees invited non-roster C Jesus Montero to spring training.
April 8, 2010 C Jesus Montero assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
April 8, 2010 Jesus Montero assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees from Trenton Thunder.
February 8, 2010 New York Yankees invited non-roster C Jesus Montero to spring training.
October 7, 2009 C Jesus Montero assigned to Navegantes del Magallanes.
September 21, 2009 Jesus Montero roster status changed by Trenton Thunder.
August 2, 2009 Trenton Thunder placed C Jesus Montero on the 7-day disabled list.
July 14, 2009 Trenton Thunder activated C Jesus Montero from the temporarily inactive list.
July 11, 2009 Trenton Thunder placed C Jesus Montero on the temporarily inactive list.
June 3, 2009 C Jesus Montero assigned to Trenton Thunder from Tampa Yankees.
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Jesus Montero Awards and Honors

Jesus Montero  96 DH

Jesus Montero
  • Full Name: Jesus Alejandro Montero
  • Born: November 28, 1989
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Guacara, Venezuela
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 235
  • MLB Debut: 09/01/2011

2016 Highlights
Spent the entire year with Triple-A Buffalo in the Blue Jays system, hitting .317 with 11 home runs & 60 RBI in 126 games...Named to International League midseason and postseason All-Star Teams...Ranked among International League leaders in hits (2nd, 155) and batting average (5th, .317)...His .317 average ranked second among Blue Jays minor leaguers...Matched a career-high with a 15-game hitting streak from August 5-24, hitting .439 (25-57) with five RBI over that span...Registered 49 multi-hit games, including 10 games in which he collected three hits or more...Went 4-for-5 with a home run and a season-high five RBI, April 10 at Pawtucket...Went 3-for-4 with two home runs and three runs scored, July 10 vs. Lehigh Valley...Appeared in 25 games at first base and served as the designated hitter in 101 contests...Suspended for 50 games on September 29 after testing positive for a banned stimulant, dimethylbutylamine
2015: Played 38 games with Seattle, appearing in 27 games at first base and seven games as DH...Hit safely in 79 of 98 games with Tacoma, recording 44 multi-hit games, hitting .355 (140-355) with 70 runs, 18 doubles, a career-high 6 triples, 18 home runs, 85 RBI...Named to All-PCL Team...Named to PCL midseason All-Star team...In PCL, he ranked 2nd in average (.355) and slugging percentage (.569), 3rd in OBP (.398) and OPS (.966), 7th in RBI (85), 8th in hits (140) and 10th in total bases (224)...His .355 average set a single-season Tacoma franchise record, surpassing the .352 average of Brian Raabe (set in 1997). 
2014: Appeared in six games in two stints with Seattle (June 12-25 & July 24)...Named Tacoma Rainiers Offensive MVP…Season-high 11-game hit streak April 12-27…Placed on 7-day DL Aug. 15-28 with left oblique strain.
2013: Began season with Seattle appearing in 29 games, started in 26…Optioned to Tacoma May 23…Started season as Mariners Opening Day catcher, but made transition to first base in minors…Had arthroscopic surgery June 5 on left knee to repair torn meniscus, placed on 7-Day DL June 1-July 18…Appeared in 8 games with AZL Mariners on injury rehab.
2012: Appeared in 135 games with Seattle, making 132 starts (DH-77, C-55)…Hit .322 (57-177) with seven doubles, six home runs, 22 RBI and an .830 OPS against left-handed pitching, 11th-best in AL…Among AL Rookies, ranked 2nd in games (139) and at-bats (515), 3rd in runs (46), hits (134), doubles (20) and RBI (62), and was 4th in home runs (15) and walks (29)…Only five rookies had more time in DH slot since rule was adopted in 1973; Baltimore's Eddie Murray (110, 1977), Baltimore's Larry Sheets (86, 1985), Toronto's John Olerud (86, 1990), Toronto's Fred McGriff (76, 1987) and Oakland's Troy Neel (84, 1993)…Hit .310 (66-213) with 24 runs, 10 doubles, 10 home runs, 32 RBI, .343 OBP, in 56 games as catcher... Caught all 9.0 innings in six-pitcher combined no-hitter June 8 vs. LA Dodger; became the youngest catcher in a no-hitter (22 years, 193 days) since Ted Simmons (22 years, 5 days old) caught Bob Gibson's at Pittsburgh in 1971…7th-youngest catcher in a no-hitter dating back to 1900…Scored 4 runs May 30 at Texas, tying rookie club record (Adam Jones, 8/9/07).
2011: Spent the majority of the season with Scranton/WB (109 games)…Named to International League's midseason All-Star team...Played 18 games with the Yankees, hitting safely in 12 of them…Had the highest average in September for any player that debuted during the month (.328), his debut came 9/1 at Boston…Collected his first Major League hit 9/3 vs. Toronto off of Ricky Romero…Hit first two MLB home runs Sept. 5 vs. Baltimore (2-3, 3 R, 3 RBI, BB)...Appeared in one game of the ALDS vs. Detroit, going 2-for-2 with an RBI and one run scored. 
PERSONAL: Jesus Alejandro Montero was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on 1/3/17... Originally signed by the New York Yankees as a free agent, 10/17/06...Traded by the Yankees, along with RHP Hector Noesi, to Seattle for RHPs Michael Pineda & Vicente Campos, 1/23/12...Named by Baseball America as the No. 38 (2009), No. 4 (2010) and No. 3 (2011) rated prospect in baseball...His younger brother, Jesus Rafael Montero, played seven MiLB seasons for St. Louis.