Montgomery hurls six perfect innings for Class A Advanced Tampa

Yankees No. 27 prospect goes at least six frames without allowing a hit for the second time this year

Montgomery hurls six perfect innings for Class A Advanced Tampa

Yankees No. 27 prospect Jordan Montgomery was perfect for Class A Advanced Tampa on Friday evening, tossing six spotless innings during a 9-3 win over Daytona.

The 6-foot-4 southpaw struck out eight hitters and did not allow a hit or a walk. He left the Yanks' perfect game in the hands of reliever Chance Adams, who allowed three runs on five hits in 2 1/3 innings of work.

Despite losing out on the record books, Tampa produced more than enough offense to seal the win. The offense was led by farmhand Michael O'Neill, who finished 3-for-4 with a double, homer and three RBIs.

But Montgomery was the story at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.

The performance was his second start this season for Tampa in which he went at least six innings without surrendering a hit. He tosses 6 2/3 innings of no-hit ball in his Class A Advanced debut on June 3. He's 6-5 with a 3.05 ERA at the Class A Advanced level, and has fired 73 strikeouts against 23 walks in 15 appearances.

Alex M. Smith is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.