Frank Montieth

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Montieth and the second or maternal family name is Herrera.
Frank Montieth
Medal record
Men’s baseball
Representing  Cuba
Summer Olympics
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Team
Baseball World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2005 Rotterdam Team
Intercontinental Cup
Gold medal – first place 2006 Taichung Team
Central American and Caribbean Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Cartagena Team

Frank Andy Montieth Herrera (born January 11, 1985[1]) is a Cuban baseball pitcher.

He pitches for the Industriales of the Cuban National Series.

He has also competed extensively for the Cuban national baseball team, winning a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Montieth bats and throws right-handed.

Career[edit]

Montieth debuted in the Cuban National Series in the 2003-04 season.

He went 2-3 with 13 saves and a 2.34 ERA for the Industriales. That year, Montieth won the Cuban National Series Rookie of the Year Award, beating out Yoenis Céspedes.

During the regular season of the 2005-06 Cuban National Series, Montieth was 7-5 with a 3.13 ERA.[2] During the three-round playoffs, he went 4-2, leading the team in wins as Industriales went on to win the title.[3]

In 2015, he played for the Cuban national baseball team at the 2015 WBSC Premier12.

In the season 2016, besides still pitching for the Industriales and Cuban national baseball team,[4] Montieth also play in Italy in the Italian Baseball Championship Serie A Federale for Athletics Bologna.[5][6]

Baseball Statistics 2016 with Athletics Bologna - Italy - Serie A Federale League :

Era W-L Gs Cg Sho Ip H R Er Bb So 2B 3B Hr Ab B/Avg Wp Hbp Bk Sfa Sha
1.51 7-2 13 1 1 95.2 53 20 16 31 110 2 4 0 328 .162 6 7 0 0 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cuban Baseball to Beijing Olympics". Granma. 2006-09-04. Archived from the original on November 4, 2006. Retrieved 2006-10-21. 
  2. ^ "45 Serie Nacional de Béisbol - Clasificatoria - Pitcheo" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2006-10-21. 
  3. ^ "45 Serie Nacional de Béisbol - Playoffs - Industriales - Lanzadores" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2006-10-21. 
  4. ^ "Tampa Bay Rays vs. Cuba'2016: Anunciada preselección cubana" (in Spanish). 
  5. ^ "Athletics Bologna Baseball" (in Italian). 
  6. ^ "Frank Montieh es alta con Industriales" (in Spanish).