Luke Montz

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  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/225

Luke Montz MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.163 2 8 0 .597

Luke Montz Bio

  • Full Name: Luke Montz
  • Born: 7/7/1983 in Lafayette, LA
  • Draft: 2003, Montreal Expos, 17th rd. (507th overall)
  • College: Hill College
  • Debut: September 4, 2008
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 49 4 8 2 8 0 .163 .250 .597

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Awards

Luke Montz Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Florida NL
2012 Miami NL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/10/2013 Sacramento PCL

SOU Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/09/2011 Jacksonville SOU

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Jacksonville SOU

Luke Montz Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 26, 2015 Pawtucket Red Sox released C Luke Montz.
December 17, 2014 C Luke Montz assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox.
December 4, 2014 Boston Red Sox signed free agent C Luke Montz to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
August 10, 2014 Sacramento River Cats sent C Luke Montz on a rehab assignment to AZL Athletics.
June 20, 2014 Sacramento River Cats sent C Luke Montz on a rehab assignment to AZL Athletics.
April 1, 2014 Luke Montz roster status changed by Sacramento River Cats.
October 12, 2013 Oakland Athletics signed free agent C Luke Montz to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 12, 2013 C Luke Montz assigned to Sacramento River Cats.
September 3, 2013 Oakland Athletics released DH Luke Montz.
September 1, 2013 Oakland Athletics designated DH Luke Montz for assignment.
July 5, 2013 Sacramento River Cats placed C Luke Montz on the 7-day disabled list.
May 31, 2013 Oakland Athletics optioned C Luke Montz to Sacramento River Cats.
May 1, 2013 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of Luke Montz from Sacramento River Cats.
November 9, 2012 Oakland Athletics signed free agent C Luke Montz to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 C Luke Montz elected free agency.
August 1, 2012 New Orleans Zephyrs activated C Luke Montz.
July 30, 2012 C Luke Montz suspended.
January 20, 2012 Miami Marlins invited non-roster C Luke Montz to spring training.
November 21, 2011 New Orleans Zephyrs signed free agent C Luke Montz.
November 2, 2011 C Luke Montz elected free agency.
March 29, 2011 C Luke Montz assigned to Florida Marlins.
January 28, 2011 Jacksonville Suns signed free agent C Luke Montz.
November 6, 2010 C Luke Montz elected free agency.
August 4, 2010 C Luke Montz assigned to Binghamton Mets from St. Lucie Mets.
July 29, 2010 Luke Montz assigned to St. Lucie Mets from Binghamton Mets.
July 23, 2010 sent C Luke Montz on a rehab assignment to GCL Mets.
May 7, 2010 Luke Montz roster status changed by Binghamton Mets.
April 8, 2010 C Luke Montz assigned to Binghamton Mets from Buffalo Bisons.
January 5, 2010 Buffalo Bisons signed free agent Luke Montz.
January 5, 2010 New York Mets signed free agent C Luke Montz to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 9, 2009 C Luke Montz elected free agency.
September 14, 2009 Washington Nationals sent C Luke Montz outright to Syracuse Chiefs.
September 10, 2009 Washington Nationals designated C Luke Montz for assignment.
September 10, 2009 Harrisburg Senators designated C Luke Montz for assignment.
May 28, 2009 Washington Nationals optioned C Luke Montz to Harrisburg Senators.
May 27, 2009 Washington Nationals recalled Luke Montz from Harrisburg Senators.
May 1, 2009 Luke Montz assigned to Harrisburg Senators from Syracuse Chiefs.

Luke Montz Bio Info

Luke Montz…is married, Kerry…graduated from Acadiana High School (LA) in 2001…attended Hill Junior College in Hillsboro, Texas…hit .350 as a freshman and .340 as a sophomore

2013

Returned to the majors for the first time in five years, batting .179 with five RBI in 13 games during a one-month stay with the A's…four of his five hits were for extra bases (three doubles, one home run)… went 5-for-25 (.200) against left-handed pitching, 0-for-3 against right-handers…made eight starts at designated hitter and also appeared in one inning at first base May 7 at Cleveland…was 1-for-5 (.200) as a pinch hitter…was selected from Triple-A Sacramento May 1 and went 1-for-4 with a double in a start at designated hitter that day against Los Angeles (AL)…had two hits, including his lone home run May 5 at New York (AL)…went 3-for-11 (.273) with two RBI over his first three games, 2-for-17 (.118) with three RBI over his final 10 contests…was optioned to Sacramento May 31.

2012 Batted .222 with 29 home runs and 74 RBI in 123 games for Triple-A New Orleans in the Miami organization...the home runs were a career-high, ranked second in the Pacific Coast League and tied for sixth in all of the minor leagues...led the Zephyrs in games, home runs and RBI and was second in strikeouts (101)...batted .248 (31-for-125) with 13 home runs against left-handed pitching compared to .208 (51- for-245) with 16 home runs against right-handers...slugged .608 against lefties compared to .437 against righties...hit .247 with runners in scoring position but batted .184 with RISP and two outs...was 5-for- 13 (.385) with two grand slams and 19 RBI with the bases loaded...appeared in 52 games at first base, 40 at catcher and four in left field...hit .205 in 11 games as the designated hitter and was also 1-for-14 (.071) with three walks, a double and RBI as a pinch hitter...tossed out 5-of-30 (16.7%) attempted base stealers...hit in every spot in the order except second and third...saw his most action with 27 games hitting fourth and sixth...played for Mexicali in the Mexican-Pacific Winter League following the season and batted .246 with nine home runs and 31 RBI in 36 games. 2011 Spent season at double-A Jacksonville and led Suns in doubles, home runs and RBI, ranked second in hits and runs scored, earning Southern League All-Star honors. Ranked third in SL in walks and fourth in home runs. Walks total ranked ninth among all double-A players...Also ranked fourth in SL in on-base percentage and OPS (.900), sixth in slugging percentage, ninth in walk-to-strikeout ratio (0.78) and 10th in RBI...Tallied a season-high five RBI on May 6 at Huntsville, going 2x4 with a double and home run. Equaled total on May 16 at Mississippi with a 3x4 day that included a double and home run...Earned SL Player of the Week honors from May 2-8 after batting .438 (7x16) with eight runs scored, three doubles, three home runs and 10 RBI in six games...Connected for his only grand slam of season on June 10 in a 10-inning, 6-5 win over Montgomery...Tallied a season-best three hits four times; April 16 at Jackson, May 16 at Mississippi, May 27 at Montgomery and July 3 vs. Birmingham...Best offensive month came in June, when he hit .321 (26x81) with 15 runs scored, five doubles, five home runs and 17 RBI...Hit left-handed pitchers at a .351 clip (40x114) with 12 doubles and 12 home runs. Average dipped to .242 (68x281) against right-handers...Appeared at catcher, first base, left field, right field, designated hitter and pinchhitter...Following the season, played for Gigantes del Cibao in the Dominican Winter League. 2009 Began the year with Syracuse (AAA) of the International League...Appeared in 12 games before he was optioned to Harrisburg (AA) of the Eastern League on April 31st...Caught 68 games at Harrisburg...Also played six games at first base and two contests at third base...Hit home runs in consecutive games, June 18th vs. Binghamton and June 20th at Reading. 2008 After playing in 100 or more games for the first time, unexpectedly had contract selected from Triple-A Columbus on September 2 when Jesus Flores sustained an ankle injury in home-plate collision with Chase Utley on September 2 vs. PHI...made big league debut as starting catcher, September 4 at ATL...formed battery with RHP Shairon Martis, who was also making his big league debut...thus, formed the first battery in which both the pitcher and catcher were making an MLB debut since Luther Hackman and Ben Petrick turned the trick for COL, September 1, 1999 vs. PIT.....first big league hit was RBI single, September 14 at FLA, off Anibal Sanchez...clubbed first big league homer, a solo blast off Kyle Kendrick, on final day of season, September 28 at PHI...gunned down 3 of 9 (33%) would-be basestealers. 2007 Combined to hit .254 with 12 home runs and 58 RBI in 100 games with Potomac (A) of the Carolina League and Harrisburg (AA) of the Eastern League. 2006 Finished fourth in the Carolina League in RBI and sixth in home runs. 2005 Hit a career-best 19 home runs for Savannah (A) of the South Atlantic League. 2004 Belted 10 home runs in 62 games for Vermont (A) of the New York-Penn League. 2003 Made his professional debut with the rookie-level Gulf Coast Expos.