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Miguel Montero | Catcher

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (31) / 7/9/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Miguel Montero went 2-for-3 with a double, homer, walk, two RBI and two runs scored Friday against the Padres.
Montero had been hitless in four of his last five games. He got Thursday off, so perhaps the veteran backstop was able to clear his head and soothe his joints. Montero is slashing a respectable .260/.345/.410 and is on pace for 16 homers and 82 RBI. Aug 23 - 12:13 AM

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Miguel Montero hit a three-run homer and walked three times Friday against the Rockies.

Montero is up to 12 homers and 62 RBI in 102 games this year after finishing with 11 and 42, respectively, in 116 games last season. He's been one of Arizona's bright spots.
Aug 9 - 1:06 AM

Miguel Montero is not in the Diamondbacks starting lineup on Saturday.

It appears just to be a routine day off for the veteran backstop. Tuffy Gosewisch will get the start behind the dish and hit seventh for the Snakes against the Phillies on Saturday.
Jul 26 - 3:12 PM

Miguel Montero went 2-for-4 with a go-ahead two-run single in the eighth to give the Diamondbacks a 5-4 win over the Tigers.

After Torii Hunter knocked in two to give the Tigers a 4-3 lead in the eighth, Miguel Montero answered with a two-run hit of his own in the bottom of the frame. He's done a nice job holding down the four-spot in Arizona's lineup. The All Star catcher now has 58 RBI on the season and is slashing .263/.344/.412.
Jul 23 - 1:29 AM

Miguel Montero has been added to the All-Star roster as an injury replacement for Yadier Molina (thumb).

It will be his second All-Star appearance and first since 2011. Montero has batted .265/.346/.419 with 11 home runs and 52 RBI for the Diamondbacks this season.
Jul 11 - 5:48 PM

Miguel Montero is not in the Diamondbacks' lineup Tuesday.

It's Montero's second day off in the last three games. "He’s starting to get tired," manager Kirk Gibson said. "I can tell." Tuffy Gosewisch is behind the dish Tuesday.
Jul 8 - 8:35 PM

Miguel Montero will receive a day off Sunday.

Montero has started 13 straight games and needs a breather. Tuffy Gosewisch will catch Wade Miley Sunday.
Jul 6 - 8:48 AM

Miguel Montero went 1-for-4 with an RBI single and a run scored in a loss to the Pirates on Tuesday.

Montero got the Diamondbacks on the board with a run-scoring single in the fifth inning, and he scored the second run of the game on a subsequent single from Aaron Hill. He has a hit in each of his last six games, scoring three runs and driving in seven in that span. His 48 RBI for the year are eighth-best in the National League.
Jul 1 - 9:52 PM

Miguel Montero went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and two runs scored to help the Diamondbacks edge the Dodgers 6-3 on Sunday.

The two-run shot was Montero's 10th of the season and his fifth in June. He's also got 13 RBI in 14 games this month. The hot stretch has Montero's line up to .273/.362/.449. After a forgettable 2013 season, the 30-year-old is reminding fantasy owners that he's capable of being one of the best offensive catchers in the game.
Jun 15 - 9:33 PM

Miguel Montero went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Thursday's loss to the Astros.

Montero blasted a game-tying homer in the ninth inning off of Chad Qualls, knotting the game up at 4-4. It's his ninth long ball of the season and his fourth in 10 June games. The veteran continues to be a solid producer at and behind the dish, slashing .271/.363/.440 with 37 RBI.
Jun 12 - 11:58 PM

Miguel Montero went 2-for-4 with an RBI double in a losing effort against the Reds on Sunday.

Montero delivered a run-scoring double and came around to score a run during a three-run uprising in the fourth inning, but that would wind up being the extent of the team's offense on the afternoon. The veteran backstop is now hitting .263/.362/.392 with five homers and 27 RBI.
Jun 1 - 7:17 PM

Miguel Montero is out of the Diamondbacks' lineup on Thursday night against the Cardinals.

It's a rare day of rest for the Arizona catcher. Tuffy Gosewisch will be behind the plate in St. Louis.
May 22 - 3:44 PM

Miguel Montero went 2-for-2 with two walks and a home run in Sunday's win over the White Sox.

The home run, a two-run shot, was his fifth of the year. With his two walks, Montero now has more walks (19) than strikeouts (17) this season. The catcher scuffled during the 2013 season, but his .287/.389/.457 line this year is more indicative of his offensive ability.
May 11 - 5:36 PM

Miguel Montero is not in the Diamondbacks' lineup Sunday.

It's just a routine day of rest. Tuffy Gosewisch is at catcher Sunday in Montero's place.
May 4 - 1:44 PM

Miguel Montero went 3-for-4 and hit his fourth homer of the year Saturday versus the Padres.

Besides the nice .286-4-17 line in 104 at-bats, Montero currently has an 11/15 K/BB ratio. He won't maintain that, but if he holds on to some of the gains, he could be a top-10 fantasy catcher all year long.
May 4 - 12:06 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Miguel Montero
2Tuffy Gosewisch
3Bobby Wilson
1B1Mark Trumbo
2Paul Goldschmidt
2B1Aaron Hill
SS1Chris Owings
2Didi Gregorius
3Nick Ahmed
3B1Jake Lamb
2Cliff Pennington
3Jordan Pacheco
LF1Cody Ross
2Nolan Reimold
CF1A.J. Pollock
2Ender Inciarte
3Brett Jackson
RF1David Peralta
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Wade Miley
2Bronson Arroyo
3Vidal Nuno
4Josh Collmenter
5Chase Anderson
6Trevor Cahill
7Andrew Chafin
8Patrick Corbin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Addison Reed
2Brad Ziegler
3Oliver Perez
4Evan Marshall
5Matt Stites
6Eury de la Rosa
7Will Harris
8Daniel Hudson
9Matt Reynolds
10David Hernandez
11Zeke Spruill
12Joe Paterson
13Randall Delgado