Jesus Montero demoted to minors
SEATTLE -- The Seattle Mariners sent slumping catcher Jesus Montero to the minor leagues Thursday, a year after acquiring him in trade full of potential that hasn't panned out for either side.
The Mariners optioned Montero to Triple-A Tacoma. He has 72 hours to join the club.
The 23-year-old Montero is hitting .208 with three home runs and nine RBIs. He's also been a designated hitter, and there are concerns about his impatience at the plate.
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