Francellis “Frankie” Montas Luna is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball. Montas Luna was born on March 21, 1993.
His previous team in Major League Baseball was the Chicago White Sox. The Boston Red Sox signed amateur free agent Montas to a $75,000 signing bonus in 2009.
In 2012, he played for the Gulf Coast Red Sox, Lowell Spinners, and Greenville Drive of the Red Sox minor league system.
Before the 2013 trade deadline, the Red Sox traded Montas to the White Sox. His knee ailment forced him to withdraw from the 2014 All-Star Futures Game. Montas fired a 98-100 mph fastball in his first major league spring training session.
Montas dealt with the Dodgers in 2015 along with Todd Frazier and Brandon Dixon. Montas underwent rib resection surgery on February 12 and will miss up to four months of the season. He debuted with the Class AA Tulsa Drillers.
In August 2016, the Dodgers traded Montas to the Athletics. He allowed 25 runs in 32 innings for the A’s in 2017 and went 1–1. Montas started 2018 for AAA as a starter. In 2019, he has suspended 80 games without pay for Ostarine.
In 2020, he was 3-5 with a 5.60 ERA in 11 starts. He was sixth in the 2021 Cy Young Award voting.
How Tall Is Frankie Montas?
He stands 1.88 meters tall and weighs 116 kg.