Cubs catcher Miguel Montero expected better treatment from team

Cubs catcher Miguel Montero, who had only 12 at-bats in the team's magical postseason run, told a Chicago radio station Friday he expected better treatment from the club.While obviously happy aboutthe Cubs' historic World Series title, Montero said during an appearance on the "Waddle and Silvy Show"onESPN 1000 WMVP-AM that he was disappointed he didn't play more. He was especially botheredno one told him why he Maury Wills Jersey sat most of the postseason.MORE: Ranking the most memorable Game 7s in World Series history"I think the toughest part for me is they never communicated with me," Montero told the show. "I'm a veteran guy. They talk about veteran leadership. I have 11 years in the game and two All-Star [appearances]. I expected to be treated a little better. I was expected to get communication."Just let me know. Put me in the loop. That was the toughest part for me because I never understood what my role was going to be."Montero's comments came the same day the city of Chicago honored the world champions with a parade and celebration. It's not a stretch to say the Cubsmight still be talking about the Babe Herman Jersey dreaded "Curse of the Billy Goat" if not for Montero's contributions. He had only two hits in those 12 at-bats, but both were big. His grand slam in Game 1 of the NLCS against the Dodgers provided the winning margin in an 8-4 win. Andin the 10th inning of Game 7 of the World Series, Montero singled todrivein what proved to be the winning run.PHOTOS: Best images from Chicago's victory paradeMontero, 33, slashed.216/.327/.357 in 242 at-bats in the regular season, but watched asWillson Contreras handled most of the catching duties in the three postseason series. Also, David Ro s appeared in eight games and had more at-bats (16) than Montero.Montero was happy, however, tobe behind the plate for the final two inningsof Game 7."Catching the last two [innings] of the World Series made it sweet," Montero said. "Otherwise, it would have been nice because I'm part of it but maybe I didn't help as much as I wanted to help. To be more involved ... I would have felt bad to go home with the trophy and not even catch one inning in the World Series. That would https://www.dodgersedge.com/los-angeles-dodgers/enrique-hernandez-jersey be the tough part."

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Cubs catcher Miguel Montero, who had only 12 at-bats in the team’s magical postseason run, told a Chicago radio station Friday he expected better treatment from the club.While obviously happy aboutthe Cubs’ historic World Series title, Montero said during an appearance on the “Waddle and Silvy Show”onESPN 1000 WMVP-AM that he was disappointed he didn’t play more. He was especially botheredno one told him why he Maury Wills Jersey sat most of the postseason.MORE: Ranking the most memorable Game 7s in World Series history”I think the toughest part for me is they never communicated with me,” Montero told the show. “I’m a veteran guy. They talk about veteran leadership. I have 11 years in the game and two All-Star [appearances]. I expected to be treated a little better. I was expected to get communication.”Just let me know. Put me in the loop. That was the toughest part for me because I never understood what my role was going to be.”Montero’s comments came the same day the city of Chicago honored the world champions with a parade and celebration. It’s not a stretch to say the Cubsmight still be talking about the Babe Herman Jersey dreaded “Curse of the Billy Goat” if not for Montero’s contributions. He had only two hits in those 12 at-bats, but both were big. His grand slam in Game 1 of the NLCS against the Dodgers provided the winning margin in an 8-4 win. Andin the 10th inning of Game 7 of the World Series, Montero singled todrivein what proved to be the winning run.PHOTOS: Best images from Chicago’s victory paradeMontero, 33, slashed.216/.327/.357 in 242 at-bats in the regular season, but watched asWillson Contreras handled most of the catching duties in the three postseason series. Also, David Ro s appeared in eight games and had more at-bats (16) than Montero.Montero was happy, however, tobe behind the plate for the final two inningsof Game 7.”Catching the last two [innings] of the World Series made it sweet,” Montero said. “Otherwise, it would have been nice because I’m part of it but maybe I didn’t help as much as I wanted to help. To be more involved … I would have felt bad to go home with the trophy and not even catch one inning in the World Series. That would https://www.dodgersedge.com/los-angeles-dodgers/enrique-hernandez-jersey be the tough part.”