Remember Jesus Montero? Well, he was picked up by the Blue Jays back in March after the Mariners waived him and played 126 games for Triple-A Buffalo this year. If this season was a platform for him to make one last push to the bigs, the platform was just pulled out from under him: he has been suspended for 50 games after testing positive for dimethylbutylamine (DMBA), a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
St. Louis Cardinals prospect John Kilichowski will forever be the answer to a trivia question no one thought would exist even two months ago. During Wednesday’s instructional league game against the New York Mets, he was the pitcher who allowed a home run to Tim Tebow in Tebow’s first ever professional at-bat. On the first pitch he saw, Tebow took a high-and-outside fastball from Kilichowski and basically tomahawked it over the fence in left-center field.
The Mets announced Tuesday that tickets to a potential 2016 National League tie-breaker game will go on sale this Thursday, September 29 at 2:00 p.m., online at Mets.com/tickets. The team also said it will soon e-mail season and plan ticket holders with information about an exclusive presale opportunity. What happens in a two-team tiebreak scenario? The Mets won four of seven games against the Giants this season. So, if the two teams end up tied with the same record, the Mets own the tie-breaker. However, the Mets and Cardinals split the only six games they played this season, leaving their tie-breaker up in the air. According to MLB's rules, after head-to-head, the next tie-breaker is better