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Mike MontgomeryTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: MLB Years: 2015-2019
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsP-313Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Paul Montgomery
Height6-5Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 1,1989 [29.323]PlaceValencia,California
High SchoolHart (Newhall,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (36th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$988,000Signing ScoutsDan OntiverosService Time3.089 (2018)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2009-KCA-#4 ... 2010-MLB-#39 ... 2010-KCA-#1 ... 2011-MLB-#19 ... 2011-KCA-#5 ... 2012-MLB-#23 ... 2012-KCA-#1
MLB DebutJune 2,2015 [25.336]
OrganizationsKCA [5] CHN [4] SEA [2] TBA [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID142925Retrosheet IDmontm002MLBAM ID543557
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (51.83%) -- Curveball (21.20%) -- Changeup (15.29%) -- Cutter (10.21%) -- Sinker (1.12%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.18%) -- Slider (0.17%)
Fastball Velocity [2019] - 91.93 - [2018] - 91.54 - [2017] - 92.26 - [2016] - 93.14 - [2015] - 90.89
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts36Walks49Hittable59SO/BB40vsPower59Hitting16Durability79Team.530Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008Arizona RoyalsArizRkkca-S/R18212.111293000042.2311210212344001.016.540.422.537.172.83.667-
2009Burlington BeesMidwAkca-ST19232.1712120000058.0421914124524101.146.520.163.728.072.17.400-
2009Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca-ST19412.25990000052.0381513012465000.966.58--2.087.963.83.800-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0642.21212100000110.0803427136989101.056.550.082.958.022.72.6002.42
2010Arizona RoyalsArizRkkca23ST20011.0433000008.26110170000.816.23--1.047.277.00.000-
2010Wilmington blue RocksCaroA+kca22ST20201.09440000024.2145304332000.735.11--1.4612.048.251.000-
2010Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca22ST20543.4713130000059.2563123426489101.378.450.603.927.241.85.556-
2010Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--ST0752.6120200000091.07637274318811101.157.350.393.008.522.84.5832.75
2011Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca22ST215115.32282710000150.21579589156912914101.509.380.904.127.711.87.313-
2012Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca28ST22266.6710100000058.06944431221445001.5510.711.863.266.832.10.250-
2012Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca22ST22365.6917170100091.211074581243674101.6710.801.184.226.581.56.333-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST05126.07272701000149.217911810124641119101.6210.761.443.856.671.73.2944.98
2013Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tba-ST23016.2322000008.297603103001.389.35--3.1210.383.33.000-
2013Durham BullsILAAAtba38ST23784.72201911000108.211165579487715001.469.190.753.986.381.60.467-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0794.83222111000116.012072639518718001.469.200.693.916.671.71.4383.87
2014Durham BullsILAAAtba22ST241054.29252500000126.011768609489811101.318.360.643.437.002.04.667-
2015Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea35ST25434.1311110000065.0593230319587001.198.130.412.627.993.05.571-
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea37ST25464.6016160220090.092494611376410001.439.201.103.706.401.73.4004.53
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea37Rel26342.34322300013061.2491816318545001.097.150.442.637.883.00.4292.90
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38S/R26112.8217512005038.0301512520385001.307.041.174.708.921.90.5004.43
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38S/R27783.3744143000113130.2103524910551007001.217.090.693.796.891.82.4673.89
2018Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38S/R28563.993819190060124.013158551039864001.379.510.732.836.242.21.4550.60
2019Chicago CubsNLMLBchnRel29106.10707005010.015872460001.8413.061.743.485.231.501.0002.52
2019Iowa CubsPCLAAAchnST29112.70220000010.03330480000.702.70--3.607.202.00.500-
2019Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchnST29006.7511000004.03331130001.006.752.252.256.753.00--
2019South Bend CubsMidwAchnST29000.0011000002.01000040000.504.50----18.000.00--
2019Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--ST0113.38440000016.076615150000.753.940.562.818.443.00.500-0.13
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter21253.66154569822403453.04202001854117334831001.308.310.813.426.882.01.4570.78
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter47514.2717016552000866.28264744136833571883501.338.540.703.467.422.14.480-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter30344.8410310122000550.05573372974823143751301.439.080.783.767.121.89.469-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7105.10242400000121.2128786917489514101.459.471.263.557.031.98.412-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter622.3215150000084.06127220198910000.946.43--2.009.394.68.750-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter232.1013130000060.0431914124564101.126.450.153.608.402.33.400-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter221.9315123000050.0371311213414000.976.490.352.287.193.15.500-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14153.65106386800273302.02791331232711823016001.318.280.803.506.821.95.483-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7103.6848183022130151.21416762145511815001.298.370.833.267.002.15.412-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10123.6674274711191220.02039789208416815001.308.310.813.426.882.01.4550.78
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12134.27434211000220.0209120104178518121101.338.540.703.467.422.14.480-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea37p25163000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38p261611210001000500000.091.091.091.1821011.167.000.000.0800.0045.450.000.000.000.00
2016Totals for MLB-MLB         2011210001000500000.091.091.091.1821011.167.000.000.0800.0045.450.000.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38p2740275510130001003000.185.185.333.5189230.250.148.148.2160.0033.330.003.3327.0040.00
2018Chicago CubsNLMLBchn382837331300010012001000.091.118.091.2093035.231.000.030.0982.8657.1420.000.000.000.00
2019Chicago CubsNLMLBchnp2953010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.2920.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1187781010150013804000.130.141.182.32314282.237.052.065.0001.2246.3438.001.2277.0020.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter987481010150013604000.135.147.189.33614279.243.054.068.0001.2745.5736.001.2774.0020.00
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter203000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162106111410170015205000.130.141.182.323193113.237.052.065.0001.2246.3438.001.2277.0020.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Arizona Royals ArizRkkca18P12--315-118181.0001.50------12100.021.4
2009Burlington Bees MidwAkca19P12--111--12121.0001.00------12100.08.6
2009Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca19P9--481-1312.9231.33------9100.06.5
2010Arizona Royals ArizRkkca20P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.05.4
2010Wilmington blue Rocks CaroA+kca20P4--131-54.8001.00------4100.02.9
2010Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca20P13--6121-1918.9471.38------13100.09.3
2011Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca21P28--522--27271.0000.96------28100.019.7
2012Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca22P10--26-2881.0000.80------10100.07.2
2012Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca22P17--2191-2221.9551.24------17100.011.8
2013Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba23P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.5
2013Durham Bulls ILAAAtba23P20--221142423.9581.15------20100.013.9
2014Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24P25--313211816.8890.64------25100.017.4
2015Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25P11--37--10101.0000.91------11100.07.6
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25P161690510-215151.0000.940.171150.0-16100.09.9
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26P32261332-86.7500.190.101233.3-32100.019.8
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P1753836--991.0000.530.241-100.0-17100.010.6
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P4414130523-328281.0000.640.226366.7-44100.027.2
2018Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P38191241622113938.9741.000.318753.3-38100.023.5
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P147564433264369996.9700.650.22171356.7-1470.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P101--15824510197.9600.96------1010.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P23--818122726.9631.13------230.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P15--5122-1917.8951.13------150.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--111--12121.0001.00------120.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P15--316-119191.0001.27------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Arizona Royals ArizRkkca1812----------
2009Burlington Bees MidwAkca1912----------
2009Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca199----------
2010Arizona Royals ArizRkkca203----------
2010Wilmington blue Rocks CaroA+kca204----------
2010Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca2013----------
2011Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca2128----------
2012Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca2210----------
2012Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca2217----------
2013Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba232----------
2013Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2320----------
2014Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2425----------
2015Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea2511----------
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2516----------
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2632----------
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2617----------
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2744----------
2018Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2838----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2010Surprise RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor20216.10330000010.113773211001.4911.322.611.749.585.506.10.667
2011Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB21001.0041300009.0511087101.445.000.008.007.000.881.00.000
2012Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB220020.2520200002.2666131104.0920.253.3710.123.370.3320.25.000
2013Salt River RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor23012.57909000014.012740414001.147.710.002.579.003.504.50.000
2013Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB230112.0030300003.0944031204.0027.000.009.003.000.3312.00.000
2014Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB24000.0020200003.0100001000.333.000.000.003.0000.00.000
2015Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25002.38606001111.11143129101.178.740.791.597.154.503.18.000
2016San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26101.69918001010.2932034101.187.590.002.533.371.332.531.000
2016Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB26011.6920200105.15110120001.188.440.001.693.382.001.69.000
2016Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB26106.2340400104.15330250001.7110.380.004.1510.382.506.231.000
2016Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB26001.9350500114.24110441001.907.710.007.717.711.001.93.000
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27026.23743000013.0181194618101.8512.462.774.1512.463.007.62.000
2017Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB270027.0020200101.04331211006.0036.009.0018.009.000.5027.00.000
2017Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB270013.5030300103.110652231003.8727.005.405.408.101.5016.20.000
2018Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28114.30624001014.218773412001.5511.051.842.457.363.004.30.500
2019Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29105.1451400007.0954132001.7111.571.293.862.570.676.431.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs224.071239000024.32514113625001.279.251.112.229.254.175.18.500
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs344.3644935003174.3864136103255701.5910.411.213.876.661.724.96.429
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs015.6840400206.3944133101.8912.791.424.264.261.005.68.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs109.3970700207.71598248102.4817.612.354.709.392.0010.571.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs001.9350500114.7411044101.717.710.007.717.711.001.93.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2016Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB2621000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2016Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB26411100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2732000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2018Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2822000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs64000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs21000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs411100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2019-05-08SPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.311Team Roster on 2019-05-08
2019-04-28SPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab29.301Team Roster on 2019-04-28
2019-04-22SPChicago CubsTennessee (AA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab29.295Team Roster on 2019-04-22
2019-04-17SPChicago CubsSouth Bend (A)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to South Bend (A+) for rehab29.290Team Roster on 2019-04-17
2019-04-06SPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Mild left lat strain29.279Team Roster on 2019-04-06
2019-01-11SPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2019-2019 ($2.2m) [Avoids arbitration]29.194Team Roster on 2019-01-11
2018-08-30SPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.060Team Roster on 2018-08-30
2018-08-17RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left shoulder inflammation29.047Team Roster on 2018-08-17
2016-07-21RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Mariners with Jordan Pries to Cubs for Dan Vogelbach and Paul Blackburn27.020Team Roster on 2016-07-21
2015-10-05SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Tacoma (AAA)26.096Team Roster on 2015-10-05
2015-08-30SPSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)26.060Team Roster on 2015-08-30
2015-06-03SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Tacoma (AAA)25.337Team Roster on 2015-06-03
2015-04-09PSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)25.282Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-04-01PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YMinorsTradedTraded from Rays to Mariners for Erasmo Ramirez25.274Team Roster on 2015-04-01
2014-04-12PTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)24.285Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-19PTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to minors24.261Team Roster on 2014-03-19
2013-10-08PTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)24.099Team Roster on 2013-10-08
2013-05-23PTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)23.326Team Roster on 2013-05-23
2013-05-14PTampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (A+)23.317Team Roster on 2013-05-14
2013-03-11PTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Durham (AAA)23.253Team Roster on 2013-03-11
2012-12-10PTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Royals with Jake Odorozzi, Will Myers and Patrick Leonard to Rays for James Shields, Wade Davis and PTBNL23.162Team Roster on 2012-12-10
2012-11-20PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Minors23.142Team Roster on 2012-11-20
2012-07-14PKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)23.013Team Roster on 2012-07-14
2012-06-17PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-Minors--22.351Team Roster on 2012-06-17
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2008Kansas City Royals-18988,000-------988,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (1st round - 36th overall)
2015Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll25507,5000.08978441-3,571,283507,5001,495,500
2016Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26515,0001.08966531273,498,245507,5002,010,500
2016Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll26515,0001.08966527273,498,245507,5002,010,500
2017Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27570,5002.08955726393,651,709535,0002,581,000
2018Chicago CubsTeam Payroll28611,250-47718414,360,045545,0003,192,250
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red