Montgomery has done well since joining the Mariners rotation in early June. He has allowed more than two runs just once in six starts and has thrown back-to-back shutouts in his last two starts.
Montgomery only allowed one hit over nine innings of work. He struck out seven and walked four during the outing. He is now 3-2 with a 1.62 ERA on the season.
"He's shown a lot of poise," Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said, per MLB.com. "I had no idea what to expect when we first got him. Each and every outing, he impresses me even more. Tonight was no different."
Montgomery has received a quality start in five of his six starts this season. He has allowed a total of four runs over his last 25 1/3 innings.
"He goes out and pitches," catcher Mike Zunino said. "He competes. He's not scared to pitch to guys and attack. And that's helped him a lot. He's got good stuff. He's throwing all four pitches for strikes and attacking guys. And that's a good recipe for success."
Montgomery allowed just four hits during the outing and he received his second win of the season for his effort. He now has a 2.04 ERA on the season. He also struck out a season-high 10 batters while not walking anyone.
Over his five starts this season, Montgomery has earned a quality start in four of the five starts. His next expected start is scheduled for Tuesday at San Diego.
Montgomery threw 7 1/3 innings, allowed seven hits and walked two batters during the game.
Montgomery (1-2) has a 2.73 ERA with 12 strikeouts and eight walks in 26 1/3 innings of work this season.
Montgomery was staked to an 8-0 lead after the third inning of this one. The only run Montgomery allowed Saturday came on an RBI double by George Springer in the fifth inning.
The 25-year-old lefty lowered his ERA to 1.89, as he has not allowed more than two earned runs in any of his three outings to start his career.
"I thought he threw pretty decent early on," manager Lloyd McClendon said, per MLB.com. "But I don't think he really commanded the strike zone later in his outing as well as he did the two previous times. But all in all, it was a good outing for him. I think it was a credit to his catcher to get him through it. If we're really being honest, he struggled a little bit today."
He'll look to keep the good times rolling in his next start, scheduled for Thursday at home against the Giants.
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|2010||AFA-Wilmington Blue Rock||2||0||1.13||4||4||0||0||0||24.0||14||5||3||0||0||4||33|
|2010||AA-Northwest Arkansas N||5||4||3.51||13||13||0||0||0||59.0||56||31||23||4||4||26||48|
|2011||AAA-Omaha Storm Chasers||5||11||5.34||28||27||0||0||0||150.0||157||95||89||15||7||69||129|
|2012||AAA-Omaha Storm Chasers||3||6||5.69||17||17||1||0||0||91.2||110||74||58||12||3||43||67|
|2012||AA-Northwest Arkansas N||2||6||6.67||10||10||0||0||0||58.0||69||44||43||12||3||21||44|
|2013||AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab||0||1||6.23||2||2||0||0||0||8.2||9||7||6||0||1||3||10|
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