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October 9, 2020 09:44 AM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Ends season with loss
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Montas allowed five runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out three over 3.2 innings in a loss to the Astros on Thursday in Game 4 of the ALDS.

Montas showed signs of life with his 13-K gem on the final day of the regular season, but he was unable to carry that success over into the playoffs. Houston hung a five spot on Montas in the fourth inning on Michael Brantley and Carlos Correa home runs. Montas struggled to the tune of a 7.23 ERA in the month of August and it did not get a whole lot better; he heads into the offseason having allowed multiple home runs in three of his final four starts (postseason included).

October 2, 2020 01:24 AM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Available out of bullpen
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Montas will be available out of the bullpen for Game 3 of the AL Wild Card Series against the White Sox on Thursday, Shayna Rubin of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

A disappointing regular season in which Montas struggled to a 5.60 ERA in 11 starts led to him not being given the starting nod for any of the three games of the series. He does have experience as a reliever, as 30 of his 70 big-league appearance have come out of the pen, though the last of those came in 2018.

September 28, 2020 11:16 AM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Fans 13 in no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas struck out 13 while allowing two runs (zero earned) on four hits and two walks across six innings in Sunday's win over Seattle. He did not factor in the decision.

The right-hander entered the start in a major funk, having allowed 29 runs across in his last 24 innings. He found his groove Sunday, however, setting a season high in punchouts while working through the sixth inning for the first time since Aug. 8. The Mariners were able to score single runs in the first and second innings, but both were unearned as a result of errors by Marcus Semien and Jake Lamb. The A's will certainly feel more confident in using Montas in the postseason after his strong outing, though it's currently unclear if they plan on using him as a starter or reliever.

September 23, 2020 01:44 AM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Struggles again Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas (3-5) took the loss against the Dodgers on Tuesday, pitching four innings and allowing five runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out three.

Montas made his first start since Sept. 13 after going on paternity leave last Monday, but the right-hander was unable to use the extra rest to halt his recent struggles. He yielded a season-high three home runs in the loss and failed to reach the fifth inning for the fourth time in his last six starts. Montas lines up to start Oakland's final game of the season against Seattle on Sunday as he attempts to get back on track heading into the playoffs.

September 20, 2020 02:56 PM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Set to start Tuesday
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Montas will start Tuesday's game against the Dodgers, John Hickey of reports.

The 27-year-old was reinstated from the paternity list Friday and will rejoin the rotation in the series opener against the Dodgers. Montas has a 5.86 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and 44:20 K:BB through 43 innings and will have a tough matchup against a Los Angeles offense that leads the league in homers (100) and total runs (309).

September 20, 2020 10:24 AM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Returning in Dodgers series
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas, who was reinstated from the paternity list Friday, is slated to draw his next start in the three-game series against the Dodgers that begins Tuesday, the Associated Press reports.

Montas was placed on the paternity list Monday, a day after suffering his fourth loss of the season against the Rangers. The right-hander is trying to right the ship before the postseason, but in the Dodgers, he'll draw about the toughest assignment this side of the Yankees with which to attempt do that. More details on exactly which day Montas will take the hill should be available in the coming days.

September 18, 2020 10:52 PM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Returns from paternity list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas was reinstated from the paternity list Friday, according to an A's press release.

The A's already have their starters set for Friday and Saturday with Chris Bassitt and Jesus Luzardo, but this frees up Montas to start Sunday agains the Giants if Oakland decides that's the way it wants to go. Montas has an ugly 5.86 ERA in nine starts this season and has only one victory in his last five outings. He has not made it through six innings in any of those five games.

September 14, 2020 02:12 PM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Lands on paternity list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas was placed on the paternity list Monday, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Players typically spend around three days on the paternity list. If Montas misses no more time than that, the move will have no effect on his playing time, as his spot in the rotation isn't due up until Saturday against San Francisco. It's possible that pandemic-related protocols delay him for a day or two upon his return, however.

September 13, 2020 09:40 PM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Falls to 3-4
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Montas (3-4) yielded four runs on seven hits and a walk over 5.1 innings Sunday, striking out seven and taking the loss against Texas.

Through five innings, Montas had allowed just one run on a solo shot by Derek Dietrich. However, his outing was ruined by Rougned Odor's three-run blast in the sixth. It was the fourth time in his last five starts that he allowed four or more runs. Montas will carry a 5.86 ERA into Saturday's home contest against the Giants.

September 9, 2020 05:44 AM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Gets back on track
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas (3-3) earned the win in Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader in Houston after allowing two runs on six hits with four strikeouts and one walk over five innings.

Montas surrendered 18 earned runs and had an 11:9 K:BB across his previous three outings, so Tuesday's performance was a welcome sight. The 27-year-old has a 5.73 ERA and 1.54 WHIP through 37.2 innings and will look to build on this effort Sunday versus the Rangers.

August 30, 2020 10:36 AM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Lit up again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas (2-3) took the loss in Game 2 of Saturday's twin bill against Houston, pitching 3.1 innings and allowing five runs on six hits and two walks while striking out five.

Montas needed 76 pitches to get 10 outs in the short start. He fell behind in the first inning when Kyle Tucker cleared the bases with a three-run triple, and he gave up two more runs in the second on a home run off the bat of George Springer. Montas pitched well over his first four starts, but since returning from back tightness Aug. 18 he has yielded 18 earned runs in 9.2 innings, pushing his ERA to 6.06 on the season. The right-hander will try to bounce back when he returns home to face San Diego on Friday.

August 25, 2020 12:44 AM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Surrenders four earned runs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas allowed four earned runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out five across 4.2 innings Sunday against the Angels. He did not factor into the decision.

Montas allowed a three-run home run to Shohei Ohtani in the third inning, spoiling his outing. Though he allowed only one other run, Montas showed a concerning inability to find the zone -- he began only 11 of the 24 batters he faced with a strike and only 56 of his 96 total pitches went for strikes -- on his way to another subpar outing. Since missing a start due to back tightness, Montas has worked only 6.1 innings across two outings while allowing 13 earned runs. For the season, he now has a 5.22 ERA with 28 strikeouts and 16 walks across 29.1 frames. Montas will look to get back on track in his next turn through the rotation, currently penciled in for Friday at Houston.

August 19, 2020 06:12 PM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Implodes in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas (2-2) allowed nine earned runs on six hits and four walks while striking out one across 1.2 innings to take the loss Tuesday against the Diamondbacks.

Montas was wild and hit hard in this short outing, as he allowed two extra-base hits, three walks and threw a wild pitch in the first inning. That led to five earned runs, but the trouble continued in the following frame, as he allowed a leadoff homer as well as two singles and a walk prior to being pulled. It was a disastrous start for Montas, who was making his first start since being scratched Friday with back tightness. He'll look to get back on track in his next turn through the rotation, currently penciled in for Sunday against the Angels.

August 16, 2020 03:12 PM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: On track to start Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas (back) felt good during a throwing session Sunday and is scheduled to return to the Oakland rotation for Tuesday's game against the Diamondbacks, Shayna Rubin of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Montas was scratched with back tightness ahead of his scheduled turn Friday against the Giants, and though he was initially considered a candidate to start Sunday's series finale, the Athletics elected to take a more cautious approach with the right-hander, who threw a side session instead. Due to the brevity of his absence, Montas isn't expected to face any major restrictions Tuesday as he takes the hill for his fifth start of 2020. Montas owns a 1.57 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 22:9 K:BB across 23 innings.

August 15, 2020 08:24 PM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Won't start Sunday
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Montas (back) won't start Sunday against the Giants, Martin Gallegos of reports.

Montas was scratched from his scheduled start Friday, but there was hope that he'd be able to make a start Sunday. However, he'll instead try to start sometime during the team's series against the Diamondbacks early in the week. Mike Fiers will start in the series finale against the Giants on Sunday.

August 15, 2020 11:32 AM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Could return Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas (back) could start Sunday's game against the Giants, Martin Gallegos of reports.

Although Montas was scratched from his scheduled start Friday due to upper-back tightness, the injury might not be too severe since the team is optimistic that he could start the series finale against San Francisco. Sean Manaea will move up to start Saturday's game in hopes of a potential return for Montas. The right-hander has been dominant to begin the season with a 1.57 ERA and 1.00 WHIP over 23 innings across his first four starts.

August 14, 2020 04:12 PM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Scratched with tight back
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas was scratched from his scheduled start Friday against the Giants due to upper-back tightness.

The severity of the injury is not yet clear. Montas has been excellent in his first four starts this season, posting a 1.57 ERA and a 1.00 WHIP. Jesus Luzardo, who had been expected to start Saturday, will start Friday in his place.

August 8, 2020 06:48 PM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Delivers seven-inning gem
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas (2-1) earned the win Saturday against the Astros after allowing only two hits over seven shutout innings. He recorded five strikeouts and did not issue a walk.

Yuli Gurriel hit a one-out double during the second inning, but that was the only time a baserunner reached second base with Montas on the mound. The 27-year-old is off to a fantastic start in 2020 with a 1.57 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 22:9 K:BB over 23 innings (four starts). Montas will look to keep things rolling his next time out Friday in San Francisco.

August 5, 2020 03:32 PM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Tosses gem against Seattle
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas (1-1) earned the win in Monday's 11-1 victory over the Mariners. He tossed seven innings of one-run ball, giving up four hits and four walks while striking out nine.

Montas delivered his best outing of the season by a wide margin, as he notched his first quality start of the campaign while recording a season-high nine strikeouts. He will carry a 2.25 ERA and 1.31 WHIP into his next start, scheduled for Aug. 8 at home against the Astros.

July 29, 2020 06:44 PM
Athletics' Frankie Montas: Dealt first loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Montas (0-1) took the loss Wednesday versus the Rockies after giving up two runs on five hits and two walks across five innings. He recorded three strikeouts.

The 27-year-old was fortunate to allow only the two runs, as he labored through the early innings and gave up a bases-loaded single off the outfield wall that managed to score only one run. Montas finished at 77 pitches after throwing 81 pitches during his first outing, though he did throw an additional inning Wednesday. The right-hander will carry a 3.00 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 8:5 K:BB through nine innings into Tuesday's start against the Rangers.

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