Frankie Montas, Relief Pitcher, Oakland Athletics, #47
Date of Birth: 3/21/1993
Birthplace: San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
Current Salary: $537,500
Frankie Montas, relief pitcher for the Oakland Athletics, was first signed by the Boston Red Sox in December, 2009. After three and a half years in Boston's minor league system, he was traded to the Chicago White Sox on July 30, 2013. He continued to pitch in the minors through 2014.
Montas joined the White Sox for 2 games as a starter and 5 games in relief in 2015. He had a 4.80 ERA in 15.0 innings. He spent most of the season in the minors, pitching 112.0 innings in 23 games as a starting pitcher.
Montas was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers on December 16, 2015. The Athletics acquired him in a trade on August 1, 2016. He underwent rib surgery in February, 2016, and a second injury led to a broken rib during the 2016 season. He spent most of the season on the DL, pitching in just seven games in the minors.