Frankie Montas
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 255LBS | Age: 29

Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 2 4 3.55 9 9 0 50.2 55 1.01
7 Seasons 33 27 3.83 111 81 0 498.2 524 1.28
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 9 2-4 3.55 50.2 55 1.01
7 Seasons 111 33-27 3.83 498.2 524 1.28

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 22 286 37 2 5.4 3 86.3 110.3 18.8 35.1 .183 .282 .310 .261 .312 29.7 30.3 13.6 4.80 2.76
2017 24 620 93 11 11.8 7.2 88.4 111.9 16.6 39.8 .266 .525 .412 .386 .460 37.0 23.7 13.2 7.03 6.82
2018 25 995 217 16 7.4 5.7 89.5 112.2 10.7 36.9 .283 .458 .342 .345 .377 40.1 15.2 7.4 3.88 5.16
2019 26 1485 264 10 3.8 2.5 87.0 111.4 9.9 32.6 .234 .361 .276 .281 .350 34.8 26.1 5.8 2.63 3.43
2020 27 914 153 12 7.8 5.1 88.1 111.3 17.1 37.9 .249 .433 .346 .330 .402 35.3 25.3 9.7 5.60 4.67
2021 28 3028 506 44 8.7 5.7 89.3 114.5 11.6 34.4 .237 .404 .290 .307 .385 42.3 26.6 7.3 3.37 3.98
2022 29 789 132 10 7.6 5 88.4 110.9 12.0 28.8 .223 .378 .268 .287 .367 39.4 27.4 6.5 3.55 2.89
Player 8117 1402 105 7.5 5 88.6 114.5 12.3 34.7 .243 .408 .308 .312 .380 38.8 24.8 7.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .409 .317 .316 .370 35.6 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Montas relies on 5 pitches.
Split Finger
(28.1%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(26.5%) ,
Sinker
(21%) ,
Slider
(18.1%) ,
Cutter
(6.2%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 37.8 21.6 27.0 13.5 40.5 27.0 32.4 2.7 24.3 37.8 21.6 5.4 5.4 3.0
2017 35.5 26.9 26.9 10.8 30.1 41.9 28.0 1.1 28.0 25.8 24.7 6.5 11.8 7.2
2018 43.8 21.2 30.4 4.6 38.2 35.0 26.7 2.3 33.6 24.4 26.7 3.7 7.4 5.7
2019 50.0 16.7 25.0 8.3 39.8 32.6 27.7 5.3 36.7 20.8 23.9 9.1 3.8 2.5
2020 37.3 25.5 27.5 9.8 39.9 35.3 24.8 2.0 27.5 27.5 26.8 7.2 7.8 5.1
2021 43.5 25.3 26.1 5.1 36.8 36.6 26.7 5.7 31.4 20.8 24.5 8.3 8.7 5.7
2022 48.5 21.2 20.5 9.8 30.3 44.7 25.0 3.0 39.4 24.2 22.0 3.8 7.6 5.0
Player 43.9 22.7 26.2 7.2 36.9 36.3 26.7 4.1 32.7 23.2 24.7 7.0 7.5 5.0
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 24.5 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2022 Splitter OAK R 222 86.2 34.4 1.0 3 10.7 -1.0 -9
2022 4-Seamer OAK R 209 95.9 12.2 1.2 9 6.5 -0.8 -11
2022 Sinker OAK R 166 95.4 17.8 -2.7 -13 15.7 0.4 3
2022 Slider OAK R 143 86.7 33.8 -0.5 -1 6.3 1.9 42
2022 Cutter OAK R 49 89.1 28.0 -2.0 -8 4.4 2.4 115
2021 4-Seamer OAK R 879 96.4 12.0 1.3 10 7.0 -0.1 -1
2021 Splitter OAK R 678 87.5 31.7 0.3 1 11.5 -0.1 -1
2021 Sinker OAK R 884 96.2 15.4 -4.5 -22 14.9 -0.1 -1
2021 Slider OAK R 394 88.1 30.8 -1.5 -5 5.7 2.2 63
2021 Cutter OAK R 193 90.7 26.1 -1.5 -6 3.9 1.7 81
2020 Splitter OAK R 118 86.4 31.8 -0.2 -1 12.7 0.8 6
2020 Sinker OAK R 348 95.6 16.6 -3.2 -16 15.4 0.6 4
2020 4-Seamer OAK R 219 95.9 12.0 1.8 13 7.6 0.4 5
2020 Slider OAK R 229 86.1 35.1 0.5 1 5.9 2.0 49
2019 Slider OAK R 371 88.4 31.8 -1.5 -4 5.0 1.3 37
2019 Sinker OAK R 565 96.4 17.4 -3.3 -16 16.5 1.2 8
2019 4-Seamer OAK R 278 96.8 12.3 1.9 13 9.3 1.5 20
2019 Splitter OAK R 271 86.8 32.5 -0.1 0 13.2 2.1 19
2018 4-Seamer OAK R 169 96.4 15.7 -0.8 -6 5.7 -2.4 -29
2018 Changeup OAK R 29 87.4 28.0 -1.9 -6 16.1 2.2 16
2018 Sinker OAK R 550 95.5 20.8 0.0 0 14.8 -0.1 0
2018 Slider OAK R 244 86.1 34.5 -1.6 -4 4.5 0.0 1
2017 Changeup OAK R 36 88.9 26.6 -1.3 -5 19.1 5.2 37
2017 Sinker OAK R 175 97.1 17.5 -1.4 -7 16.0 0.0 0
2017 4-Seamer OAK R 233 98.2 11.7 0.2 2 8.1 -0.5 -6
2017 Slider OAK R 173 86.6 32.3 -1.5 -5 6.7 3.1 84
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 Splitter -2.0 -4 222 28.1 69 .109 .156 .183 28.5 30.4 18.4 .155 .211 .196 34.9
2022 4-Seamer 0.1 0 209 26.5 52 .220 .320 .252 27.6 42.3 23.2 .198 .304 .230 50.0
2022 Sinker 0.0 0 166 21.0 49 .357 .643 .464 19.6 8.2 25.0 .336 .632 .457 45.0
2022 Slider -0.4 -1 143 18.1 22 .182 .455 .264 45.8 31.8 23.3 .254 .540 .327 26.7
2022 Cutter -2.3 -1 49 6.2 8 .143 .143 .200 28.0 12.5 14.3 .238 .395 .320 16.7
2021 Sinker -0.6 -5 884 29.2 234 .311 .471 .382 17.0 11.1 17.2 .281 .463 .360 42.1
2021 4-Seamer -0.4 -3 879 29.0 230 .214 .405 .309 24.6 27.8 20.0 .245 .469 .332 50.3
2021 Splitter -1.5 -10 678 22.4 179 .126 .168 .176 51.4 51.4 26.4 .135 .192 .182 21.3
2021 Slider 1.0 4 394 13.0 93 .282 .471 .357 35.2 21.5 17.7 .283 .498 .355 47.0
2021 Cutter 0.2 0 193 6.4 41 .256 .333 .306 23.7 12.2 9.8 .300 .438 .333 45.7
2020 Sinker 1.3 5 348 38.1 95 .346 .617 .443 20.2 12.6 18.8 .298 .562 .401 33.8
2020 Slider -1.0 -2 229 25.1 59 .208 .283 .284 24.5 23.7 17.5 .219 .319 .280 35.9
2020 4-Seamer -1.2 -3 219 24.0 51 .170 .319 .246 33.3 45.1 28.7 .167 .289 .233 33.3
2020 Splitter 5.3 6 118 12.9 32 .333 .600 .414 50.0 34.4 28.2 .296 .512 .365 42.1
2019 Sinker 1.0 6 565 38.0 142 .315 .469 .393 15.4 11.3 16.3 .329 .494 .376 39.1
2019 Slider -3.0 -11 371 25.0 106 .167 .265 .205 33.9 38.7 28.5 .173 .246 .199 29.5
2019 4-Seamer -0.8 -2 278 18.7 58 .250 .442 .335 21.9 22.4 17.1 .236 .437 .323 41.0
2019 Splitter -1.2 -3 271 18.2 87 .160 .272 .239 40.0 37.9 27.0 .161 .246 .218 26.5
2018 Sinker 1.0 6 550 55.3 175 .333 .551 .418 11.2 6.9 13.8 .311 .508 .378 45.6
2018 Slider -0.2 0 244 24.5 56 .226 .283 .250 36.8 32.1 20.9 .216 .334 .260 25.7
2018 4-Seamer 0.1 0 169 17.0 45 .231 .308 .263 24.4 26.7 16.2 .266 .406 .328 34.5
2018 Changeup 0.4 0 29 2.9 6 .167 .333 .208 10.0 0.0 0.0 .285 .672 .400 16.7
2017 4-Seamer 3.1 7 233 37.6 53 .286 .524 .418 20.6 20.8 16.7 .266 .535 .411 38.7
2017 Sinker -0.5 -1 175 28.2 42 .333 .528 .406 8.5 7.1 13.6 .312 .564 .416 42.4
2017 Slider 1.9 3 173 27.9 47 .268 .610 .409 49.5 46.8 26.2 .196 .426 .313 26.3
2017 Changeup 5.2 2 36 5.8 9 .333 .667 .422 18.8 0.0 0.0 .403 .784 .493 33.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 4-Seam Fastball 203 95.9 92 19.0 1:00 12:45 15
2020 Splitter 105 86.5 80 13.9 1:30 2:30 -60
2020 Sinker 308 95.7 91 20.4 1:00 1:45 -45
2020 Slider 213 86.1 31 6.7 9:30 9:00 30
2021 Cutter 192 90.7 37 7.8 11:00 10:45 15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 877 96.4 90 18.5 12:45 12:45 0
2021 Splitter 658 87.5 78 12.5 1:30 2:30 -60
2021 Sinker 860 96.2 89 20.6 12:45 1:45 -60
2021 Slider 394 88.1 33 7.4 10:30 9:45 45
2022 Cutter 49 89.1 34 7.4 11:00 10:30 30
2022 4-Seam Fastball 208 95.9 89 18.3 12:45 12:45 0
2022 Splitter 189 86.2 78 11.6 1:45 2:45 -60
2022 Sinker 162 95.4 86 20.1 12:45 1:45 -60
2022 Slider 143 86.7 34 7.1 10:00 9:15 45
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 65 284 -4 1 3 1 1
2017 151 618 5 -4 7 4 11
2018 282 992 3 -10 8 4 5
2019 393 1,485 -5 -19 5 8 -11
2020 264 1,019 2 -1 5 3 9
2021 777 3,028 3 -37 8 11 -14
2022 200 789 -4 -7 3 3 -6
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 286 51.6 68.7 71.3 26.1 66.7 42.8 53.0 47.9 29.9 10.5 80.0
2017 620 50.3 67.2 83.3 24.1 40.5 40.5 62.5 45.8 27.1 6.8 83.3
2018 995 52.2 70.7 86.9 24.9 60.2 42.5 59.0 48.7 19.4 10.2 79.2
2019 1,485 49.0 67.9 81.0 31.3 59.1 41.7 60.7 49.2 25.9 7.2 81.3
2020 914 51.5 60.5 77.5 28.7 55.1 43.0 61.6 45.1 28.6 9.1 75.9
2021 3,028 47.8 70.2 78.4 32.5 53.1 43.5 65.2 50.5 29.6 7.2 80.4
2022 789 46.1 74.7 80.5 35.3 53.3 45.6 62.7 53.5 28.7 6.3 82.0
Player 8,117 49.1 68.8 80.2 30.4 54.8 43.0 62.3 49.3 27.3 7.8 80.1
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 97 84
2017 97 79
2018 12 5 10 25 17 49 30 17 11 6 64 12 12 89 77
2019 82 60 78 88 81 74 96 86 64 69 83 53 82 92 76
2020 36 40 35 32 43 13 40 54 59 60 38 64 36 87 62
2021 56 53 46 43 68 4 36 36 23 70 65 75 56 86 77
2022 78 77 69 62 86 12 48 57 47 75 67 70 78 74 69
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 23.5 10 9.4 1 2 8 3 30.0
2018 21.2 5 6.5 -2 14 3 3 60.0
2019 23.1 8 7.1 1 10 7 2 25.0
2020 23.2 12 11.8 0 1 6 7 58.3
2021 23.6 20 24.5 -5 12 16 14 70.0
2022 24.2 6 6.8 -1 5 2 5 83.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 10 10 10 11 9 11 9 10 9 6 10 10 7 6 10 13 6 10 7 9 12 9 9 10 11 9 12 8 7 10 11
2018 5 9 9 5 5 7 5 11 6 5 8 6 5 4 5 5 4 8 4 6 5 5 5 7 7 8 7 5 11 6 12
2019 8 12 9 8 5 6 6 10 7 5 8 7 2 6 6 9 7 10 4 4 10 4 5 7 8 8 11 3 11 4 11
2020 12 12 12 11 13 11 0 13 12 10 12 13 11 12 11 12 12 13 10 11 12 13 13 11 13 13 11 10 12 9 14
2021 20 30 25 20 27 29 23 28 24 23 23 27 16 18 19 26 25 27 24 21 25 23 22 29 25 24 29 22 26 23 33
2022 6 8 9 6 7 7 7 6 6 6 7 6 6 5 7 7 8 7 8 6 10 7 6 6 6 7 7 6 7 6 8
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 97.7 95.7 -2 96.5 0.8 95.7 -0.8 95.8 0.1 94.9 -0.9
Offspeed Velocity 88.9 87.4 -1.5 86.8 -0.6 86.4 -0.4 87.5 1.1 86.2 -1.3
Breaking Velocity 86.6 86.1 -0.5 88.4 2.3 86.1 -2.3 88.1 2 86.7 -1.4
Exit Velocity 88.4 89.5 1.1 87 -2.5 88.1 1.1 89.3 1.2 88.4 -0.9
Launch Angle 16.6 10.7 -5.9 9.9 -0.8 17.1 7.2 11.6 -5.5 12 0.4
Barrel % 11.8 7.4 -4.4 3.8 -3.6 7.8 4 8.7 0.9 7.6 -1.1
Hard Hit % 37 40.1 3.1 34.8 -5.3 35.3 0.5 42.3 7 39.4 -2.9
Sweet Spot % 39.8 36.9 -2.9 32.6 -4.3 37.9 5.3 34.4 -3.5 28.8 -5.6
xBA .266 .283 0.017 .234 -0.049 .249 0.015 .237 -0.012 .223 -0.014
BA .302 .29 -0.012 .23 -0.06 .27 0.04 .232 -0.038 .205 -0.027
xwOBA .386 .345 -0.041 .281 -0.064 .33 0.049 .307 -0.023 .287 -0.02
wOBA .412 .342 -0.07 .276 -0.066 .346 0.07 .29 -0.056 .268 -0.022
xSLG .525 .458 -0.067 .361 -0.097 .433 0.072 .404 -0.029 .378 -0.026
SLG .566 .451 -0.115 .364 -0.087 .464 0.1 .372 -0.092 .346 -0.026
K% 23.7 15.2 -8.5 26.1 10.9 25.3 -0.8 26.6 1.3 27.4 0.8
BB% 13.2 7.4 -5.8 5.8 -1.6 9.7 3.9 7.3 -2.4 6.5 -0.8
Swing % 45.8 48.7 2.9 49.2 0.5 45.1 -4.1 50.5 5.4 53.5 3
Whiff% 27.1 19.4 -7.7 25.9 6.5 28.6 2.7 29.6 1 28.7 -0.9
In Zone % 50.3 52.2 1.9 49 -3.2 51.5 2.5 47.8 -3.7 46.1 -1.7
Out of Zone % 49.7 47.8 -1.9 51 3.2 48.5 -2.5 52.2 3.7 53.9 1.7
Out of Zone Swing % 24.1 24.9 0.8 31.3 6.4 28.7 -2.6 32.5 3.8 35.3 2.8
First Pitch Swing % 32.2 29 -3.2 31 2 28.7 -2.3 35.2 6.5 36.8 1.6
First Pitch Strike % 62.5 59 -3.5 60.7 1.7 61.6 0.9 65.2 3.6 62.7 -2.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2017 152 .412 84 1 1.2 68 12 17.6
2018 283 .342 141 6 4.3 142 39 27.5
2019 393 .276 181 5 2.8 212 77 36.3
2020 237 .346 121 13 10.7 116 62 53.4
2021 777 .290 391 69 17.6 386 246 63.7
2022 200 .268 93 19 20.4 107 71 66.4

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2015 68 16.8 41.2% 0.0% 55 25.4 1.8% 30.9%
2017 156 15.3 46.8% 1.3% 132 24.6 0.0% 19.7%
2018 296 15.3 44.9% 1.0% 156 24.5 0.0% 10.9%
2019 435 16.9 22.3% 0.9% 224 26.2 0.0% 17.9%
2020 274 18.0 9.9% 0.4% 167 25.0 0.0% 13.8%
2021 874 18.9 5.9% 2.9% 424 26.5 0.0% 26.2%
2022 234 18.7 8.1% 2.6% 85 28.4 0.0% 35.3%

Pitch Distribution