Montgomery tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, Jack Curry of YES Network reports.
Unless he can produce multiple negative tests, Montgomery will be sidelined for at least 10 days. This comes at an unfortunate time for the lefty, who has allowed just one earned run in his last 15.2 innings pitched and has blossomed into arguably the most consistent Yankees starter. More updates about Montgomery figure to come out in the next week or so.
Montgomery allowed a run on three hits and a walk with five strikeouts in five innings in a no-decision versus Miami on Sunday.
The southpaw allowed a run on a groundout in the first inning, but he was effective at quieting Miami's bats after that. He was in line for the loss until the Yankees' offense came alive in the eighth. Montgomery hasn't given up more than three runs in an appearance since June 15, but he's completed six innings just three times in eight starts in that span. He has a 3.69 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 115:35 K:BB through 114.2 innings overall. Montgomery is expected to make his next start versus the Mariners in next weekend's four-game series.
Montgomery (4-5) picked up the win Tuesday, allowing five hits and three walks over five scoreless innings in a 4-3 victory over the Rays. He struck out five.
The southpaw collected his first win since June 2 (coincidentally also against Tampa Bay) with a sharp effort as he tossed 65 of 102 pitches for strikes. Montgomery has a 14.2-inning scoreless streak going, lowering his ERA on the season to 3.78 with a 1.19 WHIP and 110:34 K:BB through 109.2 frames.
Montgomery allowed three hits and one walk while striking out six across 5.2 scoreless innings Thursday against Boston. He did not factor into the decision.
Montgomery retired the first six batters he faced before running into trouble in the third inning. However, he escaped without allowing any earned runs and concluded the outing with his first scoreless effort since May 21 -- a span of nine starts. Montgomery now owns a 3.96 ERA with a 105:31 K:BB across 104.2 innings.
Montgomery (3-5) allowed three runs on three hits and two walks while striking out four in six innings, taking the loss versus Boston on Friday.
Four of the five baserunners Montgomery allowed got aboard in the second inning, which is also when he gave up all three runs. He still managed to produce his third quality start in his last four outings, although he took a fourth straight loss. The southpaw has been solid with a 4.18 ERA, 1.20 WHIP and 99:30 K:BB through 99 innings this season. He lines up for a rematch in Boston next week.
Montgomery will be the starting pitcher for Friday's game against Boston, Lindsey Adler of The Athletic reports.
There were previously question marks on whether Friday's game would be played after Thursday's matchup was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns within the Yankees' clubhouse. The two clubs wound up getting the green light to take the field, and it will be the left-handed Montgomery opening the set for New York. While he enters Friday on a three-start losing streak, he punched out nine during a quality start against Seattle in his last outing before the break.
Montgomery (3-4) was charged with the loss Thursday against the Mariners after allowing three runs on four hits and a pair of walks while striking out nine across 6.2 innings.
After giving up three runs through the first two innings, including a solo home run to Kyle Seager in the first followed by a two-run shot to Dylan Moore in the second, Montgomery settled down, blanking Seattle the rest of the way. Unfortunately, his teammates provided zero run support, strapping Montgomery with a tough loss. The 28-year-old has now gone six straight starts without a win. He'll conclude the first half of the season with a 4.16 ERA and 1.23 WHIP.
Montgomery (3-3) took the loss against the Mets on Saturday, allowing three runs on six hits and three walks with six strikeouts over 4.1 innings.
Montgomery put zeroes on the board over the first four innings before running into trouble in the fifth. He gave up three straight singles before walking in a run and giving way to reliever Lucas Luetge, who allowed two more of Montgomery's runners to score on a single and wild pitch. Montgomery, who has gone five straight starts without a win, is scheduled to face Seattle next week. He'll take a 4.17 ERA and 1.25 WHIP with an 86:26 K:BB into that outing.
Montgomery won't start Friday against the Mets after the game was postponed due to inclement weather, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
Montgomery was initially slated to start Thursday before that game was postponed, and he'll have to wait at least one more day before he takes the mound. Friday's matchup will be made up as part of a doubleheader Sunday. The southpaw will start Saturday's game against the Mets, while Gerrit Cole will be pushed back to start one of the two games in Sunday's doubleheader, Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports.
Montgomery won't pitch Thursday against the Angels since the game was postponed due to inclement weather.
Thursday's contest will be made up as part of a doubleheader in August. Following the postponement, Montgomery will now start Friday's series opener at home against the Mets, while Gerrit Cole will be pushed back to start Saturday, Lindsey Adler of The Athletic reports.
Montgomery (3-2) allowed three earned runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out five across six innings, taking the loss against the Red Sox on Saturday.
Montgomery posted a quality start but got outdueled by opposing pitcher Nathan Eovaldi in the loss. After retiring the side in the first inning, Montgomery allowed the first three batters to reach base safely in the second inning, leading to a pair of runs scored. He allowed just one extra-base hit, a third-inning double by Xander Bogaerts. The 28-year-old has a 4.06 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP in 82 innings this season. Despite pitching well as of late, he hasn't won in any of his last four starts.
Montgomery allowed one run on three hits and two walks while striking out six in 5.1 innings in Sunday's win over the Athletics. He didn't factor into the decision.
Although Montgomery had to settle for yet another no-decision Sunday, he was much more effective than he was in his last two outings, as he gave up eight runs (seven earned) in 11 innings during that time. The lefty gave up a two-out home run in the first inning but held the Athletics in check afterward. He tentatively lines up to make his next start on the road against Boston on Saturday.
Montgomery allowed five runs (four earned) on five hits and four walks over 5.1 innings during Tuesday's win against Toronto. He had four strikeouts and did not factor in the decision.
The southpaw threw only 55 of 97 pitches for strikes and issued a season-high four walks, as he surrendered more than three runs in a start for the first time since May 16. Montgomery has a 4.20 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 69:19 K:BB across 70.2 innings. He'll attempt to get back on track Sunday versus Oakland.
Montgomery hurled 5.2 innings against Minnesota on Tuesday, allowing three runs on eight hits and no walks while striking out six. He did not factor in the decision.
The southpaw allowed two first-inning runs but kept the Twins off the scoreboard over the next four frames. His team staked him to a one-run lead heading into the bottom of the sixth, but Montgomery yielded a two-out single followed by a game-tying double to lose the chance for a win. Nonetheless, it was a positive outing overall, as Montgomery finished with his fourth straight start of three or fewer runs. He'll carry a 3.99 ERA and 65:15 K:BB into his next start, which is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday at Toronto.
Montgomery (3-1) allowed three runs (one earned) on five hits and two walks while striking out six across 6.1 innings to earn the win Wednesday against the Rays.
Montgomery held the Rays in check throughout his start, which was highlighted by eight groundball outs to supplement his six strikeouts. He allowed only one extra-base hit to limit the potential damage against him, though he was let down by his defense on a couple of occasions. Even so, Montgomery turned in his second-longest outing of the season, and he has now completed at least six frames in six of his 11 starts. Overall, Montgomery has maintained a 3.92 ERA with 59 strikeouts across 59.2 innings.
Montgomery allowed three runs on five hits and two walks while striking out one batter over 4.2 innings in the second game of Thursday's doubleheader against the Blue Jays. He did not factor in the decision.
Bo Bichette homered off Montgomery in the third inning and manager Aaron Boone wouldn't let the lefty face Bichette a third time with a runner on base. The skipper lifted Montgomery for Jonathan Loaisiga with two outs in the fifth, which was frustrating for fantasy managers, but the move worked as Loaisiga struck out Bichette. Montgomery recently flashed his upside with an 11-strikeout gem against the White Sox, but he's also had a few letdowns this season. He will take a 4.22 ERA and 1.11 WHIP into the next homestand.
Montgomery tossed seven shutout innings Friday against the White Sox, striking out a career-high 11 batters while allowing four hits and issuing zero walks. He did not factor in the decision.
Over his last four starts, Montgomery has logged quality starts against the White Sox, Rays and Astros while getting chased early against the Orioles. This was the first time in 55 career starts that Montgomery has struck out double-digit batters and he only needed 90 pitches to accomplish the feat.
Montgomery allowed five runs on six hits and two walks while striking out four in three innings in Sunday's loss to the Orioles. He didn't factor into the decision.
Montgomery earned a win in his last start, but he had his worst outing of the season against Baltimore on Sunday. He was hit hard early by giving up four runs in the first inning. Montgomery has recorded a 4.75 ERA and 1.15 WHIP in 41.2 innings across his first eight starts of 2021. He could make his next start at home against the White Sox on Friday.
Montgomery (2-1) allowed one run on two hits and a walk while striking out nine over six innings in a win over the Rays on Tuesday.
Montgomery was fantastic Tuesday after allowing a season-low two hits and tying his career high with nine strikeouts. His lone mistake was allowing a solo home run to Mike Zunino in the third but overall he was dominant after the Rays chased him for eight runs over 11 innings in his first two meetings against them in April. What really stood out were his strikeouts because he had just 10 over his last three starts and nearly broke that in one outing. The 28-year-old lowered his ERA to 3.96 and has a 37:9 K:BB over 38.2 innings as he'll get set to face off against the Orioles this weekend.
Montgomery allowed three runs on eight hits and struck out four over six innings in a no-decision versus Houston on Wednesday.
Montgomery was fairly solid throughout the start, except in the fourth inning. Five of the eight hits he allowed came in that inning. The southpaw avoided issuing a walk for the first time since April 5, which was his first start of the season. He's pitched to a 4.41 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 28:8 K:BB across 32.2 innings this season. Montgomery tentatively lines up to face Tampa Bay next week.
|Last 7 Games|
|08/01||@ MIA||W 3-1||5.0||3||1||1||5|
|07/27||@ TB||W 4-3||1||5.0||5||0||3||5|
|07/22||@ BOS||L 4-5||5.2||3||0||1||6|
|07/16||vs BOS||L 0-4||1||6.0||3||3||2||4|
|07/08||@ SEA||L 0-4||1||6.2||4||3||2||9|
|07/03||vs NYM||L 3-8||1||4.1||6||3||3||6|
|06/26||@ BOS||L 2-4||1||6.0||8||3||2||5|
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|Minor League Pitching Stats|
|2014||ASX-Staten Island Yankee||13.1||7||4||0||1||0||0||15||4||11||3.44||1.145|