Luke Montz

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Luke Montz
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Montz with the Oakland Athletics
Free agent
Catcher
Born: (1983-07-07) July 7, 1983 (age 31)
Lafayette, Louisiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
September 4, 2008 for the Washington Nationals
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average .163
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 8
Teams

Luke Montz (born July 7, 1983) is an American professional baseball catcher who is a free agent. He has played in MLB for the Washington Nationals and Oakland Athletics.

Career[edit]

Montz was drafted by the then-Montreal Expos in the 17th round of the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft. He made his major league debut on September 4, 2008, against the Atlanta Braves. In that game, he had three at-bats, going 0-3.

Montz signed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets for the 2010 season and with the Florida Marlins for the 2011 season. He re-signed with the Marlins for the 2012 season. In 2012, he played for Triple-A New Orleans, splitting his time between catching and playing first base. On the year, he hit .222/.310/.495 with 29 HR and 74 RBI

He signed a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics in November, 2012. He was designated for assignment on September 1, 2013.[1] He was released on September 3, 2013. He re-signed in October 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Todd, Jeff (September 1, 2013). "Athletics Designate Luke Montz For Assignment". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 

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