From February 21, reported by Bryan Hoch of MLB.com -
Yankees manager Joe Girardi has said that he believes Montero can learn as much in one or two games a week at the Major League level as he can by playing every day at Triple-A, so the team would not worry about a big league assignment stalling his development.
Yesterday, reported by Chad Jennings of LoHud -
A few comments from Joe Girardi about today's decisions.
Sending Jesus Montero and Austin Romine to the minors
"We thought it was more beneficial for them to play every day..."
What happened, Joe?