Frankie Montas Luna is a Dominican-born Major League Baseball pitcher for the Oakland Athletics. Frankie formerly played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Sox.
The Boston Red Sox paid Montas a $75,000 signing bonus when he joined the team as an amateur free agent in 2009. He participated in minor league baseball with the Red Sox organization in 2012 and 2013 with the Greenville Drive, Gulf Coast Red Sox, and Lowell Spinners.
Prior to the 2013 trade deadline, the Red Sox dealt Montas to the Chicago White Sox along with minor leaguers J. B. Wendelken and Cleuluis Rondon.
This was part of a three-team deal that also involved Jake Peavy, José Iglesias, Avisail Garca, Brayan Villarreal, and Jose Iglesias. To the Kannapolis Intimidators, a SAL team, the White Sox reassigned Montas.
In the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, Montas began the 2014 campaign with the Winston-Salem Dash. He was selected to play in the 2014 All-Star Futures Game but had to withdraw from the event after sustaining a meniscus injury that required surgery.
Montas pitched for the Class AA Southern League’s Birmingham Barons after undergoing rehabilitation. His combined win-loss record was 5-0, and his earned run average was 1.44 as of the end of the 2014 campaign.
How Much Does Frankie Montas Make?
Frankie Montas has a yearly salary of $5,025,000 on average. Montas will earn a base salary of $5,025,000 in 2022.