Only a matter of time until Montero arrives?

August, 7, 2011
8/07/11
11:32
AM ET
The expectation is that Jesus Montero could be with the Yankees soon. How soon? Our teammate Buster Olney agrees with the people who say it could be very soon. He goes into greater detail here.

Simply put, Jorge Posada is hitting too little to not have his job in jeopardy. Montero could be an improvement, but no one should expect him to come up and dominate.

At Triple-A, Montero is hitting .289 with 11 homers and 51 RBIs in 89 games.

Maybe this week is the week that Montero arrives.
Andrew Marchand is a senior writer for ESPNNewYork. He also regularly contributes to SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, ESPNews, ESPN New York 98.7 FM and ESPN Radio. He joined ESPN in 2007 after nine years at the New York Post. Follow Andrew on Twitter »

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Jacoby Ellsbury
BA HR RBI R
.271 16 70 71
OTHER LEADERS
HRB. McCann 23
RBIB. McCann 75
RB. Gardner 87
OPSB. Gardner .749
WM. Tanaka 13
ERAH. Kuroda 3.71
SOH. Kuroda 146