SP - NYY
Frankie Montas (shoulder) is unlikely to be a part of the playoff rotation. He has yet to resume throwing and won't be able to work up to a full starter's workload in time.
Manager Aaron Boone added that a relief or opener role might be in play for Montas. It's unclear how long it will take for Montas to resume throwing, but it won't make a difference for fantasy leagues at this point. He can be dropped in all leagues.
Frankie Montas has been placed on the 15-day IL with right shoulder inflammation, retroactive to 9/17.
Montas underwent an MRI that came back with encouraging results, so this is a bit of a surprising move. The Yankees are likely being cautious with Montas as they prepare for the playoffs. He can be dropped in all leagues at this point in the season.
Frankie Montas could be back soon after experiencing shoulder discomfort in his last start.
Montas's MRI was encouraging and revealed no major damage. It is possible he could return soon but may need to rest. The Yankees remain hopeful that he could get back to the mound before season's end.
Frankie Montas is on his way back to New York to get an MRI on his shoulder.
The season has not been kind to Montas so far after arriving in New York. He has a 6.35 ERA, .288 BAA, and a 7.49 K/9 ratio in eight games with the Yankees. The team should provide an update on the 29-year-old once they get the results of the MRI.
Frankie Montas pitched 3 1/3 innings, allowing four runs on four hits and four walks while striking out two in New York’s 7-6 loss to the Brewers on Friday.
Montas was staked to a 5-0 lead but could only record 10 outs on Friday night. Montas is now 1-3 with a 6.35 ERA in eight starts since being acquired at the deadline. Montas remains at 5-12 with a 4.05 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, and 142 strikeouts in 144 1/3 innings across 27 starts this season. Montas’ next start is slashed for Thursday against the Red Sox.