Frankie Montas

Age: 26
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 2" / 245
P
Birthdate: 3/21/1993 (26 y, 11 m, 2 d)
Contract: 1 yr, $560K (2019); 2019 salary adjusted for 80-gm suspension
Service Time: 2.015
Reported as the pre-2020 value.
2 years and 15 days days of service time.
  
Free Agent:
Becomes a free agent entering the 2024 season, after the conclusion of the 2023 season.
2024   
Arb Eligible:
Projected to be arbitration eligible for the 2021 season.
2021   
MiLB Options: 0
Reported as the pre-2020 season number of waiver options remaining.

Prospects Report
Team Rank: 5Overall Rank: NAReported: 2017ETA: 2017  
FastballSliderChangeupCommandFuture Value
70 / 7060 / 6045 / 5040 / 4550

RotoWire News: Montas, who's coming off a career-best season in 2019, was impressive while facing live hitters for the first time Thursday, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports. (2/21/2020)

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2010Red Sox (R)03012421.27.487.480.83.37746.9 %33.3 %5.3 %9.556.135.37 
2011Red Sox (R)0105512.28.538.530.00.21965.0 %32.3 %0.0 %4.264.264.62 
2012Red Sox (R)15012940.29.072.660.00.30955.1 %50.0 %0.0 %3.982.522.90 
2012Red Sox (A-)000113.29.822.450.00.45583.3 %40.0 %0.0 %0.001.972.46 
2013Red Sox (A)290191885.110.133.381.05.34958.3 %37.5 %9.4 %5.703.983.53 
2013White Sox (A)3205525.210.876.310.35.30268.3 %46.0 %5.6 %4.563.683.77 
2014White Sox (R)1004414.014.794.500.64.21786.2 %59.1 %14.3 %1.293.172.56 
2014White Sox (A+)400101062.08.132.030.29.25677.3 %52.1 %4.5 %1.602.903.04 
2014White Sox (AA)000115.01.801.800.00.06750.0 %42.9 %0.0 %0.003.394.11 
2015White Sox (AA)5502323112.08.683.860.24.28266.5 %40.5 %2.6 %2.973.043.53 
2015White Sox0207215.012.005.400.60.36169.4 %37.8 %5.9 %4.803.133.940.2
2016Dodgers (AA)000314.213.501.931.93.125100.0 %50.0 %33.3 %1.933.611.58 
2016Dodgers (AAA)0004311.111.911.590.00.40078.6 %62.1 %0.0 %2.381.602.24 
2017Athletics (AAA)0209829.111.352.151.23.29656.8 %52.7 %22.2 %5.223.692.75 
2017Athletics11023032.010.135.632.81.34977.1 %35.5 %26.3 %7.037.135.18-0.7
2018Athletics (AAA)450151571.27.663.270.88.30065.4 %47.1 %10.9 %4.654.484.38 
2018Athletics540131165.05.952.910.69.32570.0 %43.7 %7.5 %3.883.904.600.9
2019Athletics920161696.09.662.160.75.29776.2 %49.4 %10.7 %2.633.003.473.0
2020THE BAT121003131182.08.882.921.14.30173.0 %  3.853.97  
2020ATC10802828160.08.792.791.15.31174.1 %  3.833.97  
2020Depth Charts131003131182.08.842.501.20.31273.7 %  3.883.94 3.4
2020Steamer121003131186.08.562.251.22.29772.0 %46.2 % 3.963.944.113.5
2020ZiPS10702423130.09.142.771.18.31775.2 %  3.813.94 2.4
Total- - -15905929208.08.743.161.04.31973.6 %44.6 %12.2 %3.853.924.123.3

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2010Red Sox (R)039.551240000021.2115283023218084018
2011Red Sox (R)014.26550000012.257776012012012
2012Red Sox (R)153.981290001040.2166342218012034041
2012Red Sox (A-)000.0011000003.2165100100004
2013Red Sox (A)295.7019181000085.13829462541032039196
2013White Sox (A)324.56550000025.2113201313118008031
2014White Sox (R)101.29440000014.05463217000023
2014White Sox (A+)401.6010101000062.0242451611214023256
2014White Sox (AA)000.0011000005.0171100100001
2015White Sox (AA)552.97232311000112.04658949373480141108
2015White Sox024.80720000015.066148819100020
2016Dodgers (AA)001.9331000004.2172111100007
2016Dodgers (AAA)002.38430000011.147123302000015
2017Athletics (AAA)025.22980000029.111925171747001037
2017Athletics117.032300001032.01523925251020031036
2018Athletics (AAA)454.6515151000071.2303694037726024061
2018Athletics543.8813110000065.0283743428521025043
2019Athletics922.6316160000096.03948435288231450103
2020THE BAT12103.853131  0  182.07631678578235927  180
2020ATC1083.832828  00 160.0 1547468215006  156
2020Depth Charts13103.883131  00 182.0 17685792451 8  179
2020Steamer12103.9631310000 186.077517989822546 7  177
2020ZiPS1073.812423  0  130.0 126595517401670132
Total- - -1593.85592900010208.089521110289247329110202

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2010Red Sox (R)7.487.481.000.8315.7 %15.7 %0.0 %.3152.12.37746.9 %  6.13
2011Red Sox (R)8.538.531.000.0021.1 %21.1 %0.0 %.1591.50.21965.0 %  4.26
2012Red Sox (R)9.072.663.420.0024.7 %7.2 %17.5 %.2251.13.30955.1 %  2.52
2012Red Sox (A-)9.822.454.000.0025.0 %6.3 %18.8 %.3331.64.45583.3 %  1.97
2013Red Sox (A)10.133.383.001.0525.1 %8.4 %16.8 %.2711.48.34958.3 %  3.98
2013White Sox (A)10.876.311.720.3527.4 %15.9 %11.5 %.2111.48.30268.3 %  3.68
2014White Sox (R)14.794.503.290.6442.6 %13.0 %29.6 %.1280.93.21786.2 %  3.17
2014White Sox (A+)8.132.034.000.2923.1 %5.8 %17.3 %.1990.95.25677.3 %  2.90
2014White Sox (AA)1.801.801.000.005.9 %5.9 %0.0 %.0630.40.06750.0 %  3.39
2015White Sox (AA)8.683.862.250.2423.2 %10.3 %12.9 %.2141.22.28266.5 %  3.04
2015White Sox12.005.402.220.6030.3 %13.6 %16.7 %.2461.53.36169.4 %121763.13
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Dodgers (AA)13.501.937.001.9341.2 %5.9 %35.3 %.1250.64.125100.0 %  3.61
2016Dodgers (AAA)11.911.597.500.0031.9 %4.3 %27.6 %.2671.24.40078.6 %  1.60
2017Athletics (AAA)11.352.155.291.2331.1 %5.9 %25.2 %.2231.09.29656.8 %  3.69
2017Athletics10.135.631.802.8123.7 %13.2 %10.5 %.3021.84.34977.1 %1661677.13
2017Average8.343.292.531.2721.6 %8.5 %13.1 %.2521.34.29772.6 %  4.40
2018Athletics (AAA)7.663.272.350.8820.1 %8.6 %11.5 %.2511.33.30065.4 %  4.48
2018Athletics5.952.912.050.6915.2 %7.4 %7.8 %.2851.46.32570.0 %94943.90
2018Average8.533.252.631.1622.3 %8.5 %13.8 %.2451.30.29372.8 %  4.19
2019Athletics9.662.164.480.7526.1 %5.8 %20.3 %.2291.11.29776.2 %59673.00
2019Average8.883.292.691.4023.0 %8.5 %14.4 %.2491.33.29672.3 %  4.49
2020THE BAT8.882.923.041.14   .2451.24.30173.0 %  3.97
2020ATC8.792.793.151.15   .2541.27.31174.1 %  3.97
2020Depth Charts8.842.503.531.20   .2551.24.31273.7 %  3.94
2020Steamer8.562.253.811.2222.8 %6.0 %16.8 %.2491.21.29772.0 %  3.94
2020ZiPS9.142.773.301.18   .2561.28.31775.2 %  3.94
Total- - -8.743.162.771.0422.6 %8.2 %14.4 %.2601.37.31973.6 %91923.92

SeasonAgeWLGGSIPHRERHRBBSOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERAFIPWAR
2020271072423130.0126595517401329.142.773.301.18.2561.28.31775.2 %3.813.942.4
202128962322124.7117555115371269.102.673.411.08.2501.24.31174.4 %3.683.792.5
202229962221120.0112524915351219.082.633.461.13.2491.23.30975.4 %3.683.822.4

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2010Red Sox (R)0.6111.6 %33.3 %55.1 %18.4 %5.3 %  50.0 %37.5 %12.5 %     5.37
2011Red Sox (R)0.7122.6 %32.3 %45.2 %35.7 %0.0 %  28.1 %31.3 %40.6 %     4.62
2012Red Sox (R)1.7120.8 %50.0 %29.2 %16.1 %0.0 %  45.9 %14.7 %39.5 %     2.90
2012Red Sox (A-)1.3330.0 %40.0 %30.0 %66.7 %0.0 %  18.2 %27.3 %54.6 %     2.46
2013Red Sox (A)0.8518.3 %37.5 %44.2 %28.3 %9.4 %  47.8 %22.7 %29.5 %     3.53
2013White Sox (A)1.6125.4 %46.0 %28.6 %27.8 %5.6 %  56.3 %18.8 %25.0 %     3.77
2014White Sox (R)1.869.1 %59.1 %31.8 %14.3 %14.3 %  58.3 %16.7 %25.0 %     2.56
2014White Sox (A+)1.9320.9 %52.1 %27.0 %27.3 %4.5 %  47.1 %24.7 %28.2 %     3.04
2014White Sox (AA)1.5028.6 %42.9 %28.6 %25.0 %0.0 %  46.7 %6.7 %46.7 %     4.11
2015White Sox (AA)1.0420.7 %40.5 %38.8 %19.3 %2.6 %  42.9 %24.4 %32.8 %     3.53
2015White Sox0.8216.2 %37.8 %45.9 %5.9 %5.9 %7.1 %0.0 %43.2 %24.3 %32.4 %21.6 %43.2 %35.1 %3.60973.94
2016Dodgers (AA)1.3312.5 %50.0 %37.5 %33.3 %33.3 %  33.3 %22.2 %44.4 %     1.58
2016Dodgers (AAA)3.0017.2 %62.1 %20.7 %16.7 %0.0 %  43.3 %20.0 %36.7 %     2.24
2017Athletics (AAA)2.1723.0 %52.7 %24.3 %22.2 %22.2 %  46.7 %14.7 %38.7 %     2.75
2017Athletics0.8723.7 %35.5 %40.9 %7.9 %26.3 %0.0 %0.0 %34.4 %37.6 %28.0 %17.2 %49.5 %33.3 %4.511185.18
2018Athletics (AAA)1.5522.4 %47.1 %30.5 %18.8 %10.9 %  42.3 %25.8 %31.9 %     4.38
2018Athletics1.3924.9 %43.7 %31.5 %4.5 %7.5 %10.8 %25.0 %42.4 %32.3 %25.3 %13.4 %40.6 %46.1 %4.861094.60
2019Athletics1.7322.1 %49.4 %28.5 %13.3 %10.7 %4.6 %0.0 %45.1 %30.7 %24.2 %14.8 %47.3 %37.9 %3.76763.47
Total- - -1.3722.9 %44.6 %32.5 %8.6 %12.2 %6.3 %20.0 %42.4 %31.9 %25.7 %15.1 %45.0 %39.9 %4.21944.12

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2010Red Sox (R)233887    85128213
2011Red Sox (R)101475    5468122
2012Red Sox (R)5331225    59238297
2012Red Sox (A-)4332    52328
2013Red Sox (A)901064430    3857511136
2013White Sox (A)2918165    82160242
2014White Sox (R)13721    3094124
2014White Sox (A+)85443412    113374487
2014White Sox (AA)6441    223860
2015White Sox (AA)1191146122    75311651918
2015White Sox1417611004111175286
2016Dodgers (AA)4311    184260
2016Dodgers (AAA)18651    61121182
2017Athletics (AAA)3918174    161332493
2017Athletics333822300016232388620
2018Athletics (AAA)99644712    4347121146
2018Athletics9367533104145360635995
2019Athletics130755810610735209651485
Total- - -270197139171751138122321633386

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2015White Sox-0.19-0.700.51-0.79-0.070.520.430.340.2850.04-0.4000
2017Athletics-0.72-1.871.15-12.04-1.220.500.500.590.4918-0.98-0.4635
2018Athletics-0.38-3.983.60-2.55-0.220.720.660.740.6012-0.600.0700
2019Athletics1.79-5.457.2415.681.550.940.890.871.03161.580.3300
Total- - -0.50-11.9912.490.300.030.760.720.670.67510.040.6235

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2015White Sox59.5% (96.7)39.1% (86.2)  1.4% (87.0)  0.7%
2017Athletics66.2% (97.7)27.9% (86.6)  5.8% (88.9)  0.2%
2018Athletics72.4% (95.8)24.6% (86.2)  3.0% (87.7)   
2019Athletics56.8% (96.6)24.9% (88.4)   18.3% (86.8) 0.3%
Total- - -63.3% (96.5)26.6% (87.2)  2.1% (88.3)8.0% (86.8) 0.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2015White Sox59.9 % 1.1 %   38.4 %   0.7 %   
2017Athletics45.5 %20.9 %    28.0 %   5.5 %   
2018Athletics17.2 %54.9 %    24.6 %   3.2 %   
2019Athletics19.2 %37.5 %0.1 %18.1 % 0.1 %24.9 %       
Total- - -26.9 %36.4 %0.2 %8.0 % 0.1 %26.5 %   2.0 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2015White Sox96.5 89.5   86.1   85.5  
2017Athletics97.997.0    86.6   88.9  
2018Athletics96.395.6    86.1   87.9  
2019Athletics96.896.487.986.8 91.288.4      
Total- - -97.096.188.886.8 91.287.1   88.3  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2015White Sox59.5 %   1.4 %39.1 %     
2017Athletics36.8 %  29.5 %5.7 %28.0 %     
2018Athletics17.5 %  54.9 %2.9 %24.6 %     
2019Athletics18.2 % 18.3 %38.7 %0.1 %24.6 %0.1 %    
Total- - -24.9 % 8.1 %38.5 %2.1 %26.4 %0.0 %    

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2015White Sox97.2   87.386.6    
2017Athletics98.3  97.489.386.9    
2018Athletics96.9  96.188.086.5    
2019Athletics97.1 87.096.791.588.796.1   
Total- - -97.4 87.096.588.787.596.1   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2015White Sox-3.64.3  0.0  -2.113.91  -0.36  
2017Athletics-3.2-4.7  -1.7  -0.79-2.70  -4.75  
2018Athletics-4.91.7  -0.2  -0.690.70  -0.69  
2019Athletics1.29.9   2.2 0.152.67   0.81 
Total- - --10.511.2  -1.92.2 -0.491.25  -2.760.81 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2015White Sox-3.3 0.3   4.0   0.0  
2017Athletics-2.6-1.0    -4.6   -1.6  
2018Athletics2.0-7.1    2.1   0.3  
2019Athletics3.3-1.40.43.0 0.611.2      
Total- - --0.7-9.50.73.0 0.612.6   -1.3  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2015White Sox-1.97 9.47   3.68   1.66  
2017Athletics-0.93-0.78    -2.68   -4.59  
2018Athletics1.16-1.30    0.84   0.80  
2019Athletics1.15-0.2620.151.13 31.443.03      
Total- - --0.08-0.7813.741.13 31.441.41   -1.87  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2015White Sox-3.4   0.04.4    
2017Athletics-2.2  -1.4-1.6-4.6    
2018Athletics2.7  -6.9-0.21.5    
2019Athletics2.1 3.20.40.210.30.1   
Total- - --0.8 3.2-7.9-1.511.60.1   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2015White Sox-2.02   -0.363.96    
2017Athletics-0.98  -0.75-4.57-2.68    
2018Athletics1.58  -1.27-0.560.63    
2019Athletics0.78 1.180.0611.522.825.31   
Total- - --0.10 1.18-0.61-2.211.305.31   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2015White Sox27.6 %72.0 %48.2 %57.1 %80.0 %73.0 %46.5 %53.0 %12.9 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.8 %60.9 %9.9 %
2017Athletics25.6 %68.0 %45.6 %48.8 %84.9 %74.1 %47.0 %62.5 %11.8 %
2017Average29.9 %66.7 %46.5 %62.9 %85.5 %77.5 %45.0 %60.3 %10.4 %
2018Athletics29.3 %71.9 %48.6 %68.6 %88.9 %82.2 %45.4 %59.0 %8.6 %
2018Average30.9 %67.3 %46.6 %62.8 %85.5 %76.9 %43.0 %60.6 %10.7 %
2019Athletics35.1 %68.4 %49.2 %64.8 %84.9 %76.6 %42.2 %60.7 %11.5 %
2019Average31.6 %68.5 %47.0 %62.7 %84.9 %76.2 %41.8 %60.9 %11.1 %
Total- - -31.2 %69.7 %48.3 %63.0 %85.7 %77.5 %44.4 %59.9 %10.8 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2015White Sox30.3 %68.9 %48.2 %60.9 %79.1 %73.0 %46.5 %21.9
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2017Athletics26.3 %66.0 %45.4 %52.4 %83.7 %74.3 %48.1 %23.7
2017Average30.3 %64.1 %46.5 %61.2 %85.8 %77.4 %47.9 %23.8
2018Athletics26.5 %69.9 %48.6 %60.5 %90.7 %82.6 %50.9 %22.9
2018Average30.4 %64.4 %46.6 %60.1 %85.6 %76.9 %47.7 %23.5
2019Athletics31.8 %67.4 %49.3 %56.5 %86.2 %76.5 %49.3 %24.2
2019Average30.6 %65.2 %47.0 %59.4 %84.9 %76.2 %47.4 %24.4
Total- - -29.1 %68.0 %48.3 %57.2 %86.6 %77.6 %49.3 %23.5

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2015White Sox29.0 %68.4 %48.2 %61.9 %77.9 %73.0 %48.9 %23.0
2017Athletics25.0 %65.7 %45.4 %55.8 %81.3 %74.3 %50.1 %24.3
2018Athletics27.5 %68.0 %48.7 %61.5 %90.4 %82.6 %52.3 %23.4
2019Athletics32.7 %66.9 %49.1 %58.7 %86.0 %76.5 %48.1 %25.0
Total- - -29.5 %67.1 %48.2 %59.3 %85.8 %77.7 %49.8 %24.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2010Red Sox (R)P12421.2101  0          
2011Red Sox (R)P5512.2420  0          
2012Red Sox (R)P12940.2242  1          
2012Red Sox (A-)P113.2000  0          
2013Red Sox (A)P191885.1410  0          
2013White Sox (A)P5525.2000  0          
2014White Sox (R)P4414.0010  0          
2014White Sox (A+)P101062.0181  0          
2014White Sox (AA)P115.0010  0          
2015White Sox (AA)P2323112.09105  0          
2015White SoxP7215.0010000000 0   1.000 
2016Dodgers (AA)P314.2010  0          
2016Dodgers (AAA)P4311.1220  0          
2017Athletics (AAA)P9829.1010  0          
2017AthleticsP23032.0110000000 2   1.000 
2018Athletics (AAA)P151571.2432  1          
2018AthleticsP131165.0050000000 0   1.000 
2019AthleticsP161696.0233210000 2   .625 
Total- - -P5929208.03103210000 4   .813 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSZrCERArSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZFSRFRMARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2015White SoxP15.00 0  000     0.1      
2017AthleticsP32.00 0  000     0.1      
2018AthleticsP65.0-1 0  000     -0.1      
2019AthleticsP96.00 0  -1-1-2     -0.5      
Total- - -P208.0-1 0  -1-1-2     -0.3      

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2015White SoxP15.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2017AthleticsP32.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)
2018AthleticsP65.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
2019AthleticsP96.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -P208.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (7)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2015White Sox-0.1-0.2-0.1-0.21.70.2$1.4 
2017Athletics-0.6-0.40.50.1-7.7-0.7($5.9) 
2018Athletics0.5-0.60.2-0.48.80.9$7.2 
2019Athletics2.90.1-0.10.028.43.0$23.7 
Total- - -2.8-1.10.6-0.531.13.3$26.3