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Frankie Montas | Relief Pitcher | #47

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/21/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 255
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / UDFA / BOS
Contract: view contract details

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Athletics optioned RHP Frankie Montas to Triple-A Nashville.
Montas holds a 7.03 ERA over 23 appearances out of the A's bullpen this season. He'll be back in September, if not before. Sun, Jul 30, 2017 12:17:00 PM

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Frankie Montas is unavailable to pitch Monday in Toronto, as he remains in New York while being delayed due to a visa issue.

It's expected to be resolved soon and Montas will rejoin the team Tuesday. He's posted a 7.28 ERA over 22 relief appearances with the A's this season.
Mon, Jul 24, 2017 05:52:00 PM

Athletics recalled RHP Frankie Montas from Triple-A Nashville.

Montas holds a 6.91 ERA over 21 relief appearances with the A's this season. He'll provide length in the bullpen.
Fri, Jul 21, 2017 08:15:00 AM

Athletics optioned RHP Frankie Montas to Triple-A Nashville.

He's clearing out for the return of Sean Doolittle (shoulder). Montas gave up eight runs over his last two relief appearances to earn a trip back to the minors.
Sun, Jun 11, 2017 10:19:00 AM

Athletics manager Bob Melvin announced Saturday that Frankie Montas has made the Opening Day bullpen.

He made sure to note that the club still views Montas as a starter long-term and that he is not in the competition for save chances. The A's plan to limit his innings this season anyways, so starting him in the bullpen is a good way to do so.
Sat, Apr 1, 2017 02:08:00 PM

The A's are considering Frankie Montas as a bullpen option, even though they still see him as a long-term starter.

Health has held Montas back these last couple of years, and with just four innings under his belt this spring, he doesn't look like a threat to crack Oakland's rotation right now. He could be an impact reliever in short order, if that's how the A's opt to play it. Still, given that they're not contending this year anyway, it'd seem to make more sense to let him spend the first couple of months in the Triple-A rotation.
Fri, Mar 17, 2017 04:17:00 PM

Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Wednesday that Frankie Montas will work as a starter this spring.

Montas has been limited to just 16 innings in the minors last season due to a rib issue, so the A's are going to bring him along slowly. While he'll get a look as a starter, he's also an option for the bullpen. Montas was acquired from the Dodgers last August in the trade for Josh Reddick and Rich Hill.
Wed, Feb 15, 2017 12:44:00 PM

Athletics acquired RHP Frankie Montas from the Dodgers in the Josh Reddick and Rich Hill trade.

Acquired from the White Sox in the three-team Todd Frazier deal over the winter, Montas has been limited to just 16 innings in the minors this season due to a rib issue. Still, he has a big arm and was recently ranked No. 82 on Baseball America’s midseason list. The Athletics could attempt to develop him as a starter, but he has the potential to be an impact bullpen arm.
Mon, Aug 1, 2016 02:28:00 PM

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Frankie Montas will be sidelined for 4-8 weeks with a broken rib.

Montas had surgery to remove the first rib from his right rib cage back in February. Rosenthal says that this issue is related, as the rib that's broken showed signs of stress but was not cracked at the time. Montas was still in the process of getting stretched out in the minors and realistically probably can't be counted on for much, if anything, in the majors this season after his latest setback.
Fri, Jun 24, 2016 02:46:00 PM

Dodgers activated RHP Frankie Montas from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Montas is expected to be stretched out as a starter at Triple-A to provide much needed rotation depth for the Dodgers. The 23-year-old registered a 4.80 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and 20/9 K/BB ratio over 15 innings with the Dodgers in 2015.
Sun, Jun 12, 2016 05:59:00 PM

Frankie Montas (rib) gave up one run on two hits over two innings in his rehab debut with Double-A Tulsa on Sunday.

Montas will be stretched out as a starter on his rehab to give the Dodgers some options once he's ready. The young right-hander needed surgery in February to remove the first rib from his right rib cage. "He’ll be eligible June 4, I think. Then we’ll have to make a decision where he is in his rehab and where we’re at here with our ballclub," manager Dave Roberts said Sunday. "At that point in time, it obviously would be in the ’pen (the only role he would be ready for that quickly). So if there’s a need there, then we would make that move. If not, we would continue to build him up."
Mon, May 23, 2016 09:06:00 AM

Frankie Montas (rib) will begin a rehab assignment at Double-A Tulsa on Saturday.

Montas had rib resection surgery in February and has been throwing in extended spring training. He could join the Dodgers' bullpen next month.
Fri, May 20, 2016 05:36:00 PM

Frankie Montas (rib) has resumed a throwing program.

Montas underwent surgery last month to remove his right first rib, something that was needed due to a stress reaction in the rib. He's expected to miss a good chunk of the first half of the season.
Sun, Mar 6, 2016 12:54:00 PM

Dodgers placed RHP Frankie Montas on the 60-day disabled list with a rib injury.

The move clears space on the 40-man roster, which could be for Cuban Yasiel Sierra since his deal is expected to become official soon. Montas had surgery earlier this month to remove a rib and will miss the first couple months of the season.
Sun, Feb 21, 2016 08:29:00 AM

The Dodgers announced that Frankie Montas had surgery on Friday to remove his right first rib.

Montas, the team's #4 ranked prospect, experienced a stress reaction in his rib, which necessitated the surgery. The team expects Montas to make a full recovery, though he'll be sidelined for 2-4 months. While it's a large enough setback to ensure he won't make the Opening Day roster, he should still find himself in Los Angeles, either as a starter or reliever, at some point in 2016.
Fri, Feb 12, 2016 07:18:00 PM

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