Elehuris Montero (born August 17, 1998) is a Dominican professional baseball third baseman for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is 6 feet 3 inches tall. He made his MLB debut in 2022.
Montero signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as an international free agent in August 2014. He made his professional debut in 2015 with the Dominican Summer League Cardinals where he hit .252 with three home runs and 30 RBIs in 57 games.
He played 2016 with the Dominican Summer League Cardinals, batting .260 with one home run and 26 RBIs in 61 games, and 2017 with the Gulf Coast Cardinals where he compiled a .277 batting average with five home runs and 36 RBIs in 52 games.
Montero began 2019 with the Springfield Cardinals and was placed on the injured list in April. He returned to play in May but was once again placed on the IL at the end of the month. He has activated once again in July. Over 59 games with Springfield, Montero hit .188 with seven home runs and 18 RBIs.
He was selected to play in the Arizona Fall League for the Glendale Desert Dogs following the season. Montero was added to St. Louis’ 40–man roster following the 2019 season.
On February 1, 2021, Montero was traded to the Colorado Rockies along with Austin Gomber, Mateo Gil, Tony Locey, and Jake Sommers in exchange for Nolan Arenado. To begin the 2021 season, he was assigned to the Hartford Yard Goats.
He was promoted to the Albuquerque Isotopes during the season. Over 120 games for the 2021 season, he slashed .278/.360/.529 with 28 home runs and 86 RBIs. He returned to the Isotopes to begin the 2022 season.