Miguel Montero RUMORS & NEWS

  • Miguel Montero booed during return to Wrigley Field

    Sporting News "Miguel Montero left Chicago under ugly circumstances, and upon his return to face the Cubs on Friday he was greeted with boos. After criticizing Jake Arrieta by saying his speed to the plate allowed for the Nationals to steal so many bases, Montero was DFA'd on June 28 and traded to the Blue..." August 18

  • Blue Jays catcher Montero leaves game with apparent injury

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays catcher Miguel Montero left Wednesday’s game against the Chicago White Sox with an apparent injury. Montero caught starter J.A. Happ in the sixth inning but did not come back out to catch the seventh. He was 0-for-3 but reached first once on a fielding error before he left the..." August 02

  • Blue Jays acquire Miguel Montero from Cubs

    TSN "The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired catcher Miguel Montero from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations, the club announced on Monday. The Cubs designated Montero for assignment earlier Wednesday after he called out pitcher Jake Arrieta for being too..." July 03

  • Some Cubs wanted President Trump to say 'you're fired' to Montero

    CBS Sports "We need three items here to provide context for the clip that is to come. Miguel Montero was designated for assignment by the Cubs earlier this week. It came after he allowed seven stolen bases against the Nationals and afterward blamed pitcher Jake Arrieta. The Cubs visited..." June 30

  • Miguel Montero after Cubs cut him: ‘People can’t handle the truth’

    Chicago Sun-Times "Miguel Montero on Wednesday said he takes responsibility for ripping pitcher Jake Arrieta after the Nationals ran wild in a victory over the Cubs Tuesday. But after getting designated for assignment by the Cubs he also didn’t back down from what he said Tuesday night. “Sometimes people can’t..." June 28

  • Cubs designate Miguel Montero for assignment after catcher calls out Jake Arrieta

    SI "The Chicago Cubs designated Miguel Montero for assignment Wednesday after the catcher blasted pitcher Jake Arrieta following Tuesday's game against the Nationals, ESPN's Jesse Rogers reports. Montero criticized his starting pitcher on Tuesday after the Nationals stole seven bases in a 6–1..." June 28

  • Anthony Rizzo blasts Miguel Montero for ripping Cubs pitchers

    Chicago Sun-Times "Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo blasted teammate Miguel Montero over the catcher’s comments that blamed pitcher Jake Arrieta for allowing seven stolen bases in a 6-1 loss to the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. “It really sucked because the stolen bases go to me, and when you really look..." June 28

  • Miguel Montero blames Jake Arrieta for Nationals' seven stolen bases

    Sporting News "The Cubs allowed a Nationals record seven stolen bases in Tuesday's 6-1 loss. While the catcher usually gets stuck with the blame, Miguel Montero pointed his finger in another direction. Montero, filling in for starting catcher Willson Contreras, blamed starting pitcher Jake Arrieta for..." June 28

  • Miguel Montero calls out mediocre Cubs for taking things for granted

    Sporting News "Before the Cubs snapped a four-game losing streak with a 8-1 win over the Rockies Tuesday night, catcher Miguel Montero said the Cubs have to wake up and focus. "The reality is we can't take anything for granted and right now, I feel like we do," Montero told reporters following Tuesday..." May 10