Luke Montz

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Luke Montz
Luke Montz on August 25, 2012.jpg
Montz batting for the New Orleans Zephyrs, triple-A affiliates of the Florida Marlins, in 2010
Catcher
Born: (1983-07-07) July 7, 1983 (age 33)
Lafayette, Louisiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 4, 2008, for the Washington Nationals
Last appearance
May 30, 2013, for the Oakland Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average .163
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 8
Teams

Player

Luke Montz (born July 7, 1983) is an American former professional baseball catcher. He has played in MLB for the Washington Nationals and Oakland Athletics. He is currently the Head Coach of the Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League.

Career[edit]

Montz playing for the Washington Nationals in 2008

Montreal Expos / Washington Nationals[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.

New York Mets/Florida Marlins[edit]

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

Oakland Athletics[edit]

Montz during his tenure with the Oakland Athletics in 2013

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.

Boston Red Sox[edit]

On December 4, 2014 Montz signed a minor league deal with the Boston Red Sox. On December 17, 2014 he was assigned to AAA Pawtucket Red Sox. He was released on June 27, 2015.

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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