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Montero gets his first hit

Jesus Montero #63 of the New York Yankees

Jesus Montero #63 of the New York Yankees looks on during batting practice before playing against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 2, 2011) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

DH Jesus Montero went 1-for-3, lining a single to left off Ricky Romero in the sixth for his first major-league hit.

Montero said he plans to give the ball to his father, who watched the game in Venezuela. He also said he brought his father to tears when he made his major-league debut Thursday against the Red Sox. "Many, many years ago, I told him he was going to see me one day on TV," he said. " . . . I know he's so happy. This was our dream. We worked really hard together and now we're really happy."


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