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Frankie Montas took the loss Thursday against the Royals, allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits over 6.1 innings with eight strikeouts.
After allowing just two hits over five shutout innings, Montas lasted just one out into the sixth inning where a few hits paired with an error led to Kansas City plating three runs that were charged to Montas.
Frankie Montas improved to 6-5 on Friday in Colorado, allowing three runs on six hits over five innings pitched.
Montas struck out just two in the outing, but fantasy managers will likely take this result since it came in Coors Field. The right-hander has been an up-and-down fantasy asset over the past two seasons. His ERA sits at 4.52 entering a Week 10 start against the Royals.
Frankie Montas took the loss Saturday against the Angels, allowing four runs (none earned) on six hits over 5.2 innings with seven strikeouts and one walk.
Montas did not get any help from his teammates Saturday afternoon as the lineup could not plate a run and all four runs that he allowed were unearned due to an error by Aramis Garcia behind the plate.
Frankie Montas took the loss Monday against the Mariners, allowing four runs on six hits over six innings with 11 strikeouts and three walks.
Despite recording a season-high 11 strikeouts, Montas struggled early in the game, allowing a run in the first inning before Kyle Lewis launched a two-run long ball in the third inning.
Frankie Montas took the loss Wednesday against Houston, allowing two runs on seven hits over five innings with six strikeouts and two walks.
Montas allowed both runs in the first inning, which included a home run hit by Jose Altuve on the first pitch of the game. He allowed just four hits over four shutout innings after that.