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Frankie Montas

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Oakland Athletics

2018 Stats

W-L

3-1

ERA

2.67

WHIP

1.26

K

15

SV

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Montas joined his fourth organization when the Athletics acquired him in the summer of 2016. The erratic but talented hurler missed most of that season with a rib injury, but his dazzling Arizona Fall...

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2018 ADP:  457.57

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 185   DOB: 3/21/1993   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Frankie Montas Contract Information:

Agreed to terms with the White Sox in March 2015.

June 14, 2018  –  Frankie Montas News

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Montas (3-1) threw 5.1 innings Thursday, giving up seven runs (five earned) while allowing 11 hits and four walks in a 7-3 loss to Houston. He struck out just one batter.

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Frankie Montas Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2012 19 R GUL 1 9 0 40.2 34 18 0 41 12 1 5 0 0 0 3.98 1.14
2012 19 A LOW 1 1 0 3.2 5 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.88
2013 20 A GRE 5 18 0 85.1 94 54 10 96 32 2 9 0 0 0 5.70 1.48
2013 20 A KAN 5 5 0 25.2 20 13 1 31 18 3 2 0 0 0 4.56 1.51
2014 21 R GLE 4 4 0 14.0 6 2 1 23 7 1 0 0 0 0 1.29 0.93
2014 21 A WIN 10 10 0 62.0 45 11 2 56 14 4 0 0 0 0 1.60 0.95
2014 21 AA BIR 1 1 0 5.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.40
2015 22 AA BIR 23 23 1 112.0 89 37 3 108 48 5 5 0 0 0 2.97 1.22
2015 22 MAJ CWS 7 2 0 15.0 14 8 1 20 9 0 2 0 0 0 4.80 1.53
2016 23 AA TUL 4 1 0 4.2 2 1 1 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.93 0.71
2016 23 AAA OKL 4 3 0 11.1 12 3 0 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.38 1.26
2017 24 AAA NAS 9 8 0 29.1 25 17 4 37 7 0 2 0 0 0 5.22 1.10
2017 24 MAJ OAK 23 0 0 32.0 39 25 10 36 20 1 1 0 0 1 7.03 1.84
2018 25 AAA NAS 9 9 0 41.0 42 20 5 33 13 1 5 0 0 0 4.39 1.34
2018 25 MAJ OAK 4 4 0 27.0 27 8 2 15 7 3 1 0 0 0 2.67 1.26
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3-Year Averages     15 1 0 23.5 26 16 5 28 14 0 1 0 0 0 6.13 1.70
Career  (View All)     34 6 0 74.0 80 41 13 71 36 4 4 0 4.99 1.57

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Frankie Montas Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jun. 14 Hou 5.3 11 7 5 1 4 1 0 2 0 L 0 0 0 2.67 1.26
Jun. 8 KC 7.7 6 2 2 1 1 5 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 1.25 0.88
Jun. 1 @KC 8.0 7 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.64 0.86
May. 27 Ari 6.0 3 1 1 0 2 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.50 0.83
Last 14 Games (Team)
2 Games Pitched:  Avg. 6.5 IP/G
13.0 17 9 7 2 5 6 0 3 0 1-1 0 0 0 4.85 1.69
Last 30 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 6.8 IP/G
27.0 27 10 8 2 7 15 2 3 0 3-1 0 0 0 2.67 1.26
Last 60 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 6.8 IP/G
27.0 27 10 8 2 7 15 2 3 0 3-1 0 0 0 2.67 1.26
Frankie Montas Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
May. 20 Okla City 5.0 7 5 5 1 2 3 0 0 0 L 0 9.00 1.80
May. 14 Memphis 8.0 6 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 L 0 2.25 0.88
May. 9 ColoSprings 6.0 5 2 1 1 1 10 1 0 0 - 0 1.50 1.00
May. 4 Memphis 6.0 6 1 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 W 0 1.50 1.33
Apr. 28 New Orleans 4.0 7 5 4 0 2 7 0 0 0 L 0 9.00 2.25
Apr. 22 Omaha 5.0 3 2 2 0 1 3 0 1 0 L 0 3.60 0.80
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
5.0 7 5 5 1 2 3 0 0 0 0-1 0 9.00 1.80
Last 60 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.7 IP/G
34.0 34 17 15 5 9 28 1 1 0 1-4 0 3.97 1.26

Frankie Montas Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018557213212.250
201768111220207.364

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018588514300.275
20178425819203.257

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201819.021013723.791.42
201717.011019956.881.76

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20188.01002000.000.88
201715.0000171157.201.93
Frankie Montas vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Frankie Montas Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2012 19 R GUL 1 9 40.2 9.18 2.69 3.42 0.00 60.9% 3.98 2.28 .320
2012 19 A LOW 1 1 3.2 11.25 2.81 4.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.64 .499
2013 20 A GRE 5 18 85.1 10.15 3.38 3.00 1.06 62.1% 5.70 3.71 .368
2013 20 A KAN 5 5 25.2 11.07 6.43 1.72 0.36 67.6% 4.56 3.40 .322
2014 21 R GLE 4 4 14.0 14.79 4.50 3.29 0.64 91.7% 1.29 2.34 .233
2014 21 A WIN 10 10 62.0 8.13 2.03 4.00 0.29 84.2% 1.60 2.59 .266
2014 21 AA BIR 1 1 5.0 1.80 1.80 1.00 0.00 100% 0.00 3.40 .071
2015 22 AA BIR 23 23 112.0 8.68 3.86 2.25 0.24 74.6% 2.97 2.93 .293
2015 22 MAJ CWS 7 2 15.0 12.00 5.40 2.22 0.60 0.78 68.2% 96.8 MPH 4.80 3.20 .368
2016 23 AA TUL 4 1 4.2 15.00 2.14 7.00 2.14 100% 1.93 3.68 .171
2016 23 AAA OKL 4 3 11.1 12.16 1.62 7.50 0.00 78.6% 2.38 1.04 .424
2017 24 AAA NAS 9 8 29.1 11.44 2.16 5.29 1.24 53.6% 5.22 3.17 .318
2017 24 MAJ OAK 23 0 32.0 10.13 5.63 1.80 2.81 1.00 69.4% 97.7 MPH 7.03 7.17 .348
2018 25 AAA NAS 9 9 41.0 7.24 2.85 2.54 1.10 70% 4.39 4.20 .309
2018 25 MAJ OAK 4 4 27.0 5.00 2.33 2.14 0.67 1.52 81.3% 95.4 MPH 2.67 4.05 .290
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 9.9 10.70 3.57 3.00 0.98 68.4% 4.58 3.42 .348
Rest Of Season     0 3 38.7 10.33 4.06 2.55 1.15 68.2% 4.88 3.92 .338
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3-Year Averages     15 1 23.5 10.72 5.36 2.00 1.91 68.6% 6.13 5.37 .354
Career     34 6 74.0 8.64 4.38 1.97 1.58 72.8% 4.99 5.07 .327

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Frankie Montas Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2018 27 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Frankie Montas    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.14 K/BB
WEAK
5.00 K/9
TERRIBLE
2.33 BB/9
GOOD
95.4 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.7 HR/9
ELITE
1.52 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.67 ERA
ELITE
1.26 WHIP
AVERAGE
4.05 FIP
AVERAGE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.290 BABIP
AVERAGE
81.3% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Frankie Montas: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Montas (3-0) got the win against the Royals on Friday, giving up two earned runs on six hits over 7.2 innings, striking out five and walking one in Oakland's 7-2 victory.

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Montas (2-0) cruised to an easy win in Friday's 16-0 rout of the Royals, scattering seven hits over eight scoreless innings while striking out two.

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Montas will start Friday's game against the Royals, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Montas (1-0) picked up the win against the Diamondbacks on Sunday, giving up just one earned run on three hits over six innings, striking out seven and walking two as Oakland bagged a 2-1 victory.

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Montas was recalled from Triple-A Nashville ahead of his scheduled start Sunday against the Diamondbacks, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Montas will be recalled from Triple-A Nashville to start Sunday against the Diamondbacks, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Montas was optioned to Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday, The Athletic's Julian McWilliams reports.

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Montas (1-0) allowed two earned runs on four hits and three walks over 2.1 innings in Sunday's 12-4 Cactus League win over the Padres. He also recorded three strikeouts.

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Montas will be stretched out as a starter during spring training, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

It might be wise just to think of Montas as a relief pitching prospect at this point. He has been traded three times and will not turn 24 until March 21, so several teams have likely come to this conclusion. The A's should reach the same verdict, if they have not already. Montas has a starter's frame, an 80-grade fastball, a plus slider, and a solid changeup. However, he has not thrown enough strikes to make it as a starter to this point, and with the tools in place to be a high-leverage reliever, a transition to the bullpen should be forthcoming. He was touching 102 mph in the Arizona Fall League, so he could take his fastball and slider to the bullpen on Opening Day and lay waste. Unfortunately, it is unclear how the A's will proceed with Montas, as they only recently acquired him from the Dodgers and may want to try their hand at developing him as a starter. If the transition to the 'pen does happen, however, Montas has the stuff to be a top-10 fantasy closer.

2016

While the hard-throwing righty cruised through Double-A, compiling a 2.97 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, and 108 strikeouts in 112 innings as a 22-year-old, he is not yet a finished product. Montas sits at 96-97 mph with his fastball and can reach back and touch 100 at times. However, he is a two-pitch pitcher right now, as he also throws a plus slider about 40 percent of the time. He did not need to use his changeup (a fringe average offering) to dominate the Southern League, but he will need it to get lefties out on a consistent basis in the big leagues. Montas could get that chance at some point in 2016, possibly right out of camp, though he will first have to make an impression on his new coaches with the Dodgers. He has the ceiling of a No. 2 starter and the floor of a high-leverage reliever.

2015

Montas was one of the lesser-known players included in the Jake Peavy trade of 2013, but he finally harnessed his triple-digit fastball in 2014 and shot up the White Sox's organizational ranks. That fastball, along with a very good slider, helped him to a 4:1 K:BB ratio at High-A before a late-season promotion to Double-A and an appearance in the Arizona Fall League. He could compete for a bullpen spot as soon as 2015, but his ETA could be prolonged if the White Sox decide to give him a longer look as a starter.

2013

Montas, 20, was undrafted international free agent. He has a sturdy frame, one conducive to producing good velocity on his fastball (96-to-100 mph). The heater will get him by at the lower levels, but he'll need to learn to control and command it better as he moves up. Cleaning up his delivery is also must. Montas is working on a slider that shows promise, while his changeup shows little deception at this point in his career. He's bypassing short-season Lowell to open 2013 with the full-season Low-A Greenville Drive.