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Frankie Montas took the loss in Game 4 of the ALDS on Thursday when he allowed five runs on seven hits with three strikeouts and one walk over 3 2/3 innings in the A's 11-6 loss to the Astros.
Montas actually kept the Astros off the board until the bottom of the fourth inning when Michael Brantley (2-run HR) and Carlos Correa (3-run HR) took him deep. The 27-year old had a poor regular season but given the fact it was such a small sample size he shouldn't be faulted much for it. He'll be an intriguing bounce back candidate in fantasy drafts next season.
Frankie Montas is scheduled to start Game 4 of the ALDS against the Astros.
Montas will take the mound Game 4 of the ALDS in a must-win situation. He owned a 5.60 ERA, 1.51 WHIP and 60 strikeouts over 53 innings during the 2020 regular season. Montas will look to keep the momentum going from his last start, when he struck out 13 over six innings in a no-decision.
Frankie Montas was solid on Thursday as he fired two innings in relief while giving up one run on two hits with two strikeouts in the A's 6-4 Game 3 win over the White Sox.
It wasn't looking good for Oakland as they faced a 3-0 deficit through three innings and the White Sox appeared to be in complete control. Montas relieved Yusmeiro Petit and kept the Sox at bay for two innings with his only run coming via a Nomar Mazara RBI single. The A's retook the lead in a big fourth inning while Montas was the pitcher of record so he was credited with the win. This had to be a confidence booster for the 27-year old, who struggled with a 5.60 ERA and 1.51 WHIP over 53 innings in the regular season. He'll continue to work out of the bullpen as the A's face the Houston Astros in a best-of-five series starting on Monday.
Frankie Montas picked up a no-decision on Sunday when he allowed two unearned runs on four hits with 13 strikeouts and two walks across six innings in the A's 6-2 win over the Mariners in the regular season finale.
Montas struck out a season-high 13 batters across his six innings of work with the only runs coming via a pair of RBI singles by Ty France and J.P. Crawford, respectively. Both runs were unearned, however, as the runners reached via fielding errors. It was nice to see the right-hander finish the season on a positive note as he was largely a disappointment this season for the A's. He finishes with a 3-5 record, 5.60 ERA, 1.51 WHIP, and a 60:23 K/BB ratio across 53 innings (11 appearances). He'll look to bounce back next season and makes for an interesting late round bounce-back flyer, given his upside.
Frankie Montas took his fifth loss of the season on Tuesday when he allowed five runs on seven hits with three strikeouts and one walk across four innings in the A's 7-2 loss to the Dodgers.
This was another frustrating start for Montas, granted it was against the high-powered Dodgers, who hasn't pitched with any level of consistency all season. He hasn't logged a quality start since August eighth and has given up less than four runs just once in his last six turns. The 27-year old now owns a disappointing 6.32 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, and a 47:21 K/BB ratio over 47 innings pitched (10 starts). He'll face the Mariners at home in a final regular season tuneup on Saturday before postseason play begins.