Rafael Montero

Rafael Montero #50

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/185
  • Age: 25

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Rafael Montero Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
0-0 11.57 2.1 3 2.57

Rafael Montero MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
1-4 4.45 56.2 58 1.54

Rafael Montero Bio

  • Full Name: Rafael Montero
  • Born: 10/17/1990 in Higuerito, Dominican Republic
  • High School: Escuela Francisco Sergio Castillo, DOM
  • Debut: May 14, 2014
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2016 Stats 0 0 11.57 2 0 0 2.1 3 2.57
MLB Career Stats 1 4 4.45 17 9 0 56.2 58 1.54

Rafael Montero 2016 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 0 0 11.57 2 0 0 2.1 5 3 1 3 2.57
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Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
4/16 @ CLE 0 0 0 1.1 3 2 0 1
4/19 @ PHI 0 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 2
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Last 3 Games
4/16 @ CLE
4/19 @ PHI
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2016 Games by Position: RP (2)

Rafael Montero Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Mets NL 27 Four-seam FB 93.16 92.90 2366.00 6.07 96.77
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.60 92.09 2245.00 6.13 90.31
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2016
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Rafael Montero 2016 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
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1 2 4.13 4 4 0 0 0 0 24.0 22 11 11 3 1 9 0 23 1.29
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1 2 4.78 6 4 0 0 0 0 26.1 27 14 14 3 1 10 0 26 1.41
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Rafael Montero News

Rafael Montero Fantasy News

April 23, 2016 at 12:14 PM ET

Mets option Montero to make room for deGrom

Right-hander Rafael Montero was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas on Friday night following the Mets' 6-3 victory over the Braves.

April 13, 2016 at 4:54 PM ET

deGrom to throw bullpen session April 15

The birth of his son now behind him, Jacob deGrom plans to meet the Mets in Cleveland on Friday, before they open a three-game series with the Indians.

Awards

Rafael Montero Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2013 Las Vegas PCL

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Las Vegas PCL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 NY Mets NL

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/11/2014 Las Vegas PCL

FSL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/13/2012 St. Lucie FSL

Rafael Montero Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 23, 2016 New York Mets optioned Rafael Montero to Las Vegas 51s.
April 13, 2016 New York Mets recalled RHP Rafael Montero from Las Vegas 51s.
March 11, 2016 New York Mets optioned RHP Rafael Montero to Las Vegas 51s.
November 3, 2015 Rafael Montero roster status changed by New York Mets.
August 11, 2015 New York Mets sent RHP Rafael Montero on a rehab assignment to St. Lucie Mets.
July 24, 2015 New York Mets transferred RHP Rafael Montero from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right rotator cuff inflammation
July 14, 2015 New York Mets sent RHP Rafael Montero on a rehab assignment to GCL Mets.
April 29, 2015 New York Mets placed RHP Rafael Montero on the 15-day disabled list. Right rotator cuff inflammation
April 28, 2015 New York Mets recalled RHP Rafael Montero from Las Vegas 51s.
April 17, 2015 New York Mets optioned RHP Rafael Montero to Las Vegas 51s.
September 6, 2014 New York Mets recalled Rafael Montero from Las Vegas 51s.
August 23, 2014 New York Mets optioned RHP Rafael Montero to Las Vegas 51s.
August 12, 2014 New York Mets recalled Rafael Montero from Las Vegas 51s.
July 17, 2014 RHP Rafael Montero assigned to Las Vegas 51s from St. Lucie Mets.
July 14, 2014 RHP Rafael Montero assigned to St. Lucie Mets from Las Vegas 51s.
July 9, 2014 Las Vegas 51s sent RHP Rafael Montero on a rehab assignment to GCL Mets.
June 16, 2014 Las Vegas 51s placed RHP Rafael Montero on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 15, 2014.
May 31, 2014 New York Mets optioned RHP Rafael Montero to Las Vegas 51s.
May 14, 2014 New York Mets selected the contract of Rafael Montero from Las Vegas 51s.
February 11, 2014 New York Mets invited non-roster RHP Rafael Montero to spring training.
June 15, 2013 RHP Rafael Montero assigned to Las Vegas 51s from Binghamton Mets.
May 22, 2013 Rafael Montero assigned to Binghamton Mets from Las Vegas 51s.
May 20, 2013 Rafael Montero assigned to Las Vegas 51s from Binghamton Mets.
April 4, 2013 Rafael Montero assigned to Binghamton Mets from St. Lucie Mets.
January 14, 2013 New York Mets invited non-roster RHP Rafael Montero to spring training.
September 13, 2012 Rafael Montero roster status changed by St. Lucie Mets.
August 10, 2012 St. Lucie Mets placed RHP Rafael Montero on the 7-day disabled list.
June 21, 2012 RHP Rafael Montero assigned to St. Lucie Mets from Savannah Sand Gnats.
April 4, 2012 Rafael Montero assigned to Savannah Sand Gnats from Brooklyn Cyclones.
August 31, 2011 Rafael Montero assigned to Brooklyn Cyclones from Kingsport Mets.
August 6, 2011 Rafael Montero assigned to Kingsport Mets from GCL Mets.
June 20, 2011 Rafael Montero assigned to GCL Mets from DSL Mets1.
May 28, 2011 Rafael Montero assigned to DSL Mets1.

Rafael Montero Bio Info

Rafael Montero played baseball at Escuela Francisco Sergio Castillo en Iguerito de Banica....Started the SiriusXM Futures Game for the World Team on July 14, 2013 at Citi Field…Pitched a scoreless inning....Became the first pitcher from any organization to make a start in the Dominican Summer League and then make a start in Triple-A two years later....Enjoys fishing and playing dominoes.

2015

Made his first Opening Day roster...Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League on April 17...Recalled from Vegas on April 28... Optioned once again on April 29...His option was rescinded and he was placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on April 30 with right rotator cuff inflammation...Did not pitch in the majors the rest of the season...Made his only start of the year on April 28 at Miami...Struck out six batters in 5.2 innings while allowing three earned runs in a no-decision...Posted a 1.64 ERA (two earned runs/11.0 innings) in five rehabilitation appearances between the GCL Mets (R) and St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League...Struck out seven batters.

2014

Began his season with Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League, making eight starts, going 4-1 with a 3.67 ERA (17 earned runs/41.2 innings)...Made his major league debut on May 14 against the Yankees at Citi Field, taking the loss in the Mets' 4-0 defeat...Pitched 6.0 innings, allowing five hits and three earned runs...The only other Mets to make their major league debut in the Subway Series were Jaime Cerda (June 28, 2002) and Jacob deGrom (May 15, 2014)...Was placed on the minor league Disabled List after straining his left oblique following his start at Oklahoma City on June 14, when he pitched 0.1 innings and threw five pitches...Was recalled from Las Vegas on August 12, making three appearances, two starts with the Mets, going 0-1 with a 4.97 ERA (seven earned runs/12.2 innings)...Was optioned to Las Vegas on August 23...Was recalled from Las Vegas on September 7...Made three appearances, two starts to conclude his season with the Mets, going 1-0 and posting a 0.77 ERA (one earned run/11.2 innings)...Over his first five starts, posted a 6.12 ERA (17 earned runs/25.0 innings) while striking out 21, walking 13 and allowing eight home runs...Over his final three major league starts, posted a 1.00 ERA (two earned runs/18.0 innings), striking out 19 and walking eight, while allowing no home runs...Posted an 11.1 scoreless inning streak from September 10-September 27...Pitched a career-high 7.1 innings while allowing one earned run on August 17 against the Cubs at Citi Field...Fanned a season-best 10 in his third career start on May 25 against Arizona at Citi Field...Became the fourth Mets pitcher to strike out 10 or more in one of his first three games. Earned his first major league win in his seventh career start on September 10 against Colorado at Citi Field...Pitched 5.1 scoreless innings, allowing three hits with seven strikeouts...Made two relief appearances, allowing one hit and one earned run over 1.1 innings of work, while striking out two and walking two...Allowed one earned run or fewer in four of his eight starts...As a starter, posted a 3.98 ERA (19 earned runs/43.0 innings)...As a reliever, posted a 6.75 ERA (one earned run/1.1 innings)...Righties hit .215 (17-79) against, while lefthanded batters had a .293 (27-92) average...Five of his eight home runs came against lefthanded batters...Allowed 23 walks over 44.1 innings with the Mets for a BB/9 rate of 4.67...In his eight starts, had a 4.40 BB/9 rate, highest among major league rookie starters (minimum 40.0 innings)...Walked 34 batters in 16 starts with Las Vegas this season (80.0 innings) for a BB/9 rate of 3.83...Entered the year with a career BB/9 rate of 1.73...Was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for the week of August 4-10 after tossing two consecutive scoreless outings for Las Vegas.

2013

Named to Baseball America's First Team Minor League All-Star team... Went 12-7 with a 2.78 ERA ( 48 earned runs/155.1 innings) in 27 combined starts between Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League and Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League... Was voted the Sterling Award winner symbolic of the top player on his Las Vegas team…It was his third year in the organization and his third Sterling Award…Was the Organizational Pitcher of the Year in 2012 and the Most Valuable Pitcher on his Gulf Coast League team in 2011... Led all Mets' minor leaguers with 150 strikeouts, while allowing just six home runs with 35 walks... Started the Futures Game for the World Team on July 13 at Citi Field…Pitched a scoreless inning... Became the first pitcher from any organization to make a start in the Dominican Summer League and then make a start in Triple-A two years later... Made a spot start for Las Vegas at Iowa on May 21... At Binghamton he had 72 strikeouts in 66.2 innings, an average of 9.72 per nine innings... At Double A, righthanded batters hit .188 (26-138) against him, while lefthanded batters compiled a .223 (25-112) average against him... Was 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA in two June starts (14 innings)... With Binghamton he went at least six innings in eight of his 11 starts... In Las Vegas he was 3-1 with a 1.40 ERA in six starts in August...In 38.2 innings, he gave up 27 hits, with six runs, earned, six walks and 37 strikeouts... Went 8.0 innings to turn back Memphis on four hits on August 4.

2012 Named the Sterling Pitcher of the Year...Finished fourth in the organization with a 2.36 ERA and third with 11 wins...Walked 19 batters the entire season, or four percent of the batters he faced...Began the season with Savannah (A) of the South Atlantic League, promoted to St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League on June 21...Named the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week on August 13 after taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning on August 7 at Palm Beach...Placed on the Disabled List from August 10th until the end of the year with a right ankle contusion...His combined record with Savannah and St. Lucie was 11-5 with a 2.36 ERA in 20 games, all starts...In 122.0 innings, he gave up 96 hits, 37 runs, 32 earned, with 19 walks and 110 strikeouts...At Savannah, opponents hit .223 against him (61-274), while at St. Lucie, teams batted .196 against him (35-179)...In seven starts in May and June at Savannah, he was 4-2 with a 1.85 ERA (nine earned runs in 43.2 innings)...Went a season-high eight innings to turn back Greensboro on June 1...Allowed no runs on four hits with no walks and six strikeouts...Also went seven innings once and six innings five times...Won his last three starts for St. Lucie from July 24-August 7...Went 19.1 innings over that stretch he gave up 13 hits, five runs, and four earned with an ERA of 1.86...Struck out 14 in 6.0 innings in a victory at Clearwater on July 31st...Fanned 10 in 6.0 innings at Brevard County on July 17th...Pitched at least 6.0 innings in seven of his 12 starts for Savannah. 2011 Won the Sterling Award emblematic of Most Valuable Player on his Gulf Coast (R) team...Also combined to go 3-1 in six games (four starts) at Kingsport (R) of the Appalachian (R) and Brooklyn (A) of the New York-Penn League.