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Jesus Montero 2012 - Progress or Bust?

Should Montero scrap catching?

Jesus Montero came to the Seattle Mariners prior to the 2012 season, instantly becoming the team's No. 1 overall prospect. Just one year removed from that label, some around baseball now predict failure for the young catcher. Take a look at why SeattleClubhouse predicts a different path for the Venezuelan slugger.

Jesus Montero hit .260 amid starting 70 games within the confines of the most hostile of offensive atmospheres, Safeco Field, in his first full season of baseball. And yet from the things that have been said of his overall season you would imagine he finished anywhere other than first overall on his team in batting average for players over 500+ plate appearances. I am not saying that the Seattle... Recommended Stories

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