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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
33.7 4.60 1.43 34 2 1 1 0.1
Birth Date8-30-1990
Height6' 0"
Weight200 lbs
Age29 years, 1 months, 17 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2011 CSC A SAL 22 0 24.3 0 0 14 17 11 41 0 6.3 4.1 0.0 15.2 0% .327 1.15 1.63 1.85 60 2.73 55.7
2011 STA A- NYP 4 0 4.0 0 0 1 3 2 10 0 6.8 4.5 0.0 22.5 0% .600 1.25 1.36 2.25 42 1.75 35.8
2012 TAM A+ FSL 31 0 40.3 4 1 14 23 16 61 0 5.1 3.6 0.0 13.6 0% .288 0.97 1.78 1.34 61 2.04 42.5
2012 TRN AA EAS 15 0 24.0 3 1 1 12 6 38 1 4.5 2.3 0.4 14.3 0% .239 0.75 1.32 1.88 48 2.04 42.6
2012 SCO Wnt AFL 9 0 10.3 0 0 1 5 5 19 0 4.4 4.4 0.0 16.5 0% .313 0.97 1.99 2.61 0 0.00 0.0
2013 SWB AAA INT 25 0 40.0 2 3 0 36 25 49 4 8.1 5.6 0.9 11.0 0% .333 1.53 4.00 3.38 104 5.04 109.5
2013 YAN Rk GCL 2 2 3.3 0 0 0 4 0 8 0 100 10.8 0.0 0.0 21.6 0% .667 1.20 -1.35 5.40 53 3.26 70.9
2013 YAT Rk GCL 2 2 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 98 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .200 0.50 2.95 0.00 54 4.88 106.1
2014 TRN AA EAS 17 0 21.7 1 0 2 13 8 17 1 5.4 3.3 0.4 7.1 0% .218 0.97 3.62 0.83 100 3.05 64.6
2014 SWB AAA INT 22 0 29.7 1 1 2 21 18 34 2 6.4 5.5 0.6 10.3 0% .264 1.31 3.95 3.03 95 3.24 68.6
2015 TRN AA EAS 39 0 43.0 3 3 16 31 16 45 2 6.5 3.3 0.4 9.4 0% .259 1.09 2.90 2.93 84 2.99 65.5
2015 SWB AAA INT 7 0 7.7 1 1 1 2 1 8 0 2.3 1.2 0.0 9.4 0% .118 0.39 1.45 1.17 66 1.92 42.1
2016 TRN AA EAS 15 0 21.0 1 0 5 15 11 31 0 6.4 4.7 0.0 13.3 43% .306 1.24 1.97 2.14 72 3.00 66.3
2016 SWB AAA INT 18 0 24.7 1 0 2 16 11 32 2 5.8 4.0 0.7 11.7 41% .250 1.09 3.09 2.92 86 3.04 67.0
2017 MEM AAA PCL 46 0 66.7 5 1 5 46 15 73 4 6.2 2.0 0.5 9.9 38% .255 0.92 3.30 2.43 75 1.82 38.7
2018 SLM A+ CAR 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 10.8 5.4 0.0 5.4 33% .333 1.80 5.76 16.20 106 4.63 98.0
2018 TOL AAA INT 12 0 13.7 0 1 0 17 8 17 0 11.2 5.3 0.0 11.2 46% .415 1.83 2.59 1.98 95 6.88 145.6
2018 RSX Rk GCL 2 0 2.0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 9.0 4.5 0.0 4.5 33% .333 1.50 4.14 4.50 108 3.91 82.8

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-11 2014-07-10 Minors 29 0 - Not Disclosed -
2013-02-18 2013-02-27 Camp 9 0 - Low Back Soreness - -

Compensation

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2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 6 0 1.9 40 0 50.8 37 20 51 5 .244 1.13 3.22 3.51 -2.7 -0.3
80o 5.1 0 1.6 35 0 44.7 35 20 45 5 .260 1.23 3.62 3.95 -4.4 -0.5
70o 4.6 0 1.4 32 0 40.5 34 19 40 5 .270 1.30 3.92 4.27 -5.4 -0.6
60o 4.1 0 1.3 29 0 36.9 33 18 37 4 .280 1.37 4.17 4.55 -6.0 -0.6
50o 3.7 0 1.1 27 0 33.7 31 17 34 4 .289 1.43 4.42 4.82 -6.4 -0.7
40o 3.3 0 1 24 0 30.6 29 16 30 4 .297 1.49 4.67 5.09 -6.7 -0.7
30o 2.9 0 0.8 22 0 27.3 27 15 27 4 .307 1.56 4.94 5.38 -6.8 -0.7
20o 2.5 0 0.7 19 0 23.6 25 14 24 3 .318 1.64 5.27 5.74 -6.7 -0.7
10o 1.9 0 0.5 15 0 18.7 21 12 19 3 .334 1.77 5.74 6.24 -6.3 -0.7
Weighted Mean3.601.126033.03017334.2861.414.384.78-6.1-0.7

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2019 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20202921136046422548642.2881.464.795.068.24.99.41.20.0
20213021133042392241642.2821.455.065.358.44.78.81.3-0.1
20223121132040382141642.2911.464.885.168.54.79.11.3-0.0
20233221132041382242642.2881.454.835.118.34.89.11.3-0.0
20243321132041392242642.2901.484.955.238.54.89.11.3-0.1
20253421132040382141642.2891.464.955.238.54.79.11.3-0.1
20263510129037351937642.2901.475.005.298.64.79.11.5-0.1
20273610128036331937542.2901.464.885.168.34.89.31.3-0.0
20283710126033311734542.2911.444.925.208.44.69.21.4-0.1

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 75)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 89 Seth Simmons 2016 0.00 DNP
2 86 Mike Benacka 2011 0.00 DNP
3 83 Jason Stoffel 2017 0.00 DNP
4 83 Blake Parker 2013 3.30
5 83 Jordan Jankowski 2017 12.46
6 82 Wil Browning 2017 0.00 DNP
7 82 Preston Guilmet 2016 0.00 DNP
8 81 Adam Liberatore 2015 4.85
9 80 Spencer Patton 2016 6.75
10 80 Kevin Munson 2017 0.00 DNP
11 80 Mickey Storey 2014 0.00 DNP
12 80 John Gaub 2013 0.00 DNP
13 79 Michael Dimock 2018 0.00 DNP
14 79 Rob Wooten 2014 4.46
15 79 James Hoyt 2015 0.00 DNP
16 78 Ian Thomas 2015 4.24
17 78 Danny Farquhar 2015 5.82
18 78 Jeremy McBryde 2015 0.00 DNP
19 77 Robert Hinton 2013 0.00 DNP
20 77 Paul Smyth 2015 0.00 DNP
21 77 Paul Sewald 2018 6.23
22 77 Kyler Newby 2013 0.00 DNP
23 77 Ryne Harper 2017 0.00 DNP
24 77 Robert Coello 2013 3.71
25 77 Nick Vincent 2015 3.13
26 76 Miguel Socolovich 2015 2.12
27 76 Josh Wilkie 2013 0.00 DNP
28 76 Craig Breslow 2009 4.00
29 76 Lester Oliveros 2016 0.00 DNP
30 76 Pat Venditte 2013 0.00 DNP
31 75 Armando Rivero 2016 0.00 DNP
32 75 Richard Rodriguez 2018 2.47
33 75 Josh Schmidt 2011 0.00 DNP
34 75 Jeff Stevens 2012 0.00 DNP
35 75 Kirby Yates 2015 7.52
36 74 Rafael Martin 2012 0.00 DNP
37 74 Aaron Barrett 2016 0.00 DNP
38 74 Cody Hall 2016 12.00
39 74 Noe Ramirez 2018 4.64
40 74 Josh Osich 2017 6.65
41 74 Joe Paterson 2014 33.75
42 74 Hunter Strickland 2017 2.93
43 74 Phil Klein 2017 0.00 DNP
44 73 Anthony Slama 2012 0.00 DNP
45 73 Jason Ray 2013 0.00 DNP
46 73 Josh Martin 2018 0.00 DNP
47 73 Seth Frankoff 2017 9.00
48 73 Jim Miller 2010 0.00 DNP
49 73 Jess Todd 2014 0.00 DNP
50 73 Mark Melancon 2013 1.90
51 73 A.J. Achter 2017 0.00 DNP
52 73 Juan Abreu 2013 0.00 DNP
53 73 Tucker Healy 2018 0.00 DNP
54 73 Brad Kilby 2011 0.00 DNP
55 73 Derrick Turnbow 2006 8.15
56 73 Josh Kinney 2007 0.00 DNP
57 72 Jhan Marinez 2017 4.01
58 72 Steve Geltz 2016 5.74
59 72 Daniel Coulombe 2018 4.94
60 72 Chris Smith 2017 5.40
61 72 Justin Miller 2015 4.05
62 72 Bryan Price 2015 0.00 DNP
63 72 R.J. Swindle 2012 0.00 DNP
64 72 Danny Barnes 2018 6.15
65 72 Bryce Stowell 2015 0.00 DNP
66 72 Nelson Gonzalez 2018 0.00 DNP
67 72 Chris Mabeus 2007 0.00 DNP
68 72 Hector Neris 2017 3.13
69 72 Erik Hamren 2015 0.00 DNP
70 72 C.C. Lee 2015 5.40
71 72 Stephen Kohlscheen 2017 0.00 DNP
72 72 Eammon Portice 2013 0.00 DNP
73 71 Matthew West 2017 0.00 DNP
74 71 Brandon Cunniff 2017 0.00 DNP
75 71 Luke Gregerson 2012 2.39
76 71 Andrew Bailey 2012 7.04
77 71 Louis Head 2018 0.00 DNP
78 71 Mychal Givens 2018 4.23
79 71 Josh Roenicke 2011 3.78
80 71 Kaleb Fleck 2017 0.00 DNP
81 71 Fernando Salas 2013 4.82
82 71 Gregory Nappo 2017 0.00 DNP
83 71 John Holdzkom 2016 0.00 DNP
84 71 Robby Scott 2018 9.45
85 71 Vinnie Pestano 2013 4.58
86 70 Marcus Hatley 2016 0.00 DNP
87 70 Taylor Thompson 2015 0.00 DNP
88 70 Roy Corcoran 2008 3.84
89 70 Ryan Kelly 2016 0.00 DNP
90 70 Zach Putnam 2016 2.30
91 70 Rich Thompson 2013 0.00 DNP
92 70 Will Harris 2013 2.91
93 70 Jacob Barnes 2018 4.44
94 70 Jeff Beliveau 2015 16.88
95 70 Brad Salmon 2008 0.00 DNP
96 70 Leonel Campos 2016 6.55
97 70 John Church 2015 0.00 DNP
98 70 Kevin Quackenbush 2017 7.86
99 70 Ryan Speier 2008 3.88
100 70 Logan Bawcom 2017 0.00 DNP

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Recycled relievers like Chris Bootcheck, Jim Miller, Matt Daley and Mike Zagurski appeared in pinstripes last season, but Montgomery—who was expected to be an important part of the team’s bullpen picture—never made it to New York. The compact righty showed up to spring training out of shape, according to the team, and his velocity was down a few ticks early on, sitting near 89-90. He was effective out of the gate, recording a 1.72 ERA and a 12.6 K/9 rate through May 9th, but he pitched through pain and fell apart after a 3 1/3-inning, 58-pitch appearance on May 12th, posting a 5.06 ERA the rest of the way with six walks per nine. A month after that marathon outing he hit the disabled list with shoulder fatigue, then returned to the DL with shoulder problems twice more before the end of the season. If healthy, the fastball-slider guy could be to David Robertson what Robertson was to Rivera, but there’s now a real risk that he could end up on the sizable pile of failed Yankees pitching prospects.
2013 College closers tend to move quickly after going pro, and Montgomery, the Yankees’ top relief prospect, might be the minor leaguer most likely to make the team in 2013. The 2011 11th-rounder’s stature, strikeout rates, career minor-league home runs allowed (one), rapid rise through the system, and high socks have elicited David Robertson comps, although his breaking ball of choice is a slider, not a curve. That might mean more noticeable platoon splits. Because of his height, Montgomery’s fastball can be flat-planed, but it’s still a plus pitch, and the slider would miss bats in the majors right now. Neither Robertson nor Montgomery has the overpowering fastball the classic closer profile calls for, but the two of them together could give the Yankees an enviable under-30 late-inning duo.
2012 Mark Montgomery's advanced slider led to some sick strikeout rates; in his Sally League debut, he struck out five batters in one inning (with some help from Gary Sanchez's buttered glove).

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-09-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)What Yankee prospect is most likely to make an eventual impact?
(Alex from Anaheim)
Saying "most likely" puts an interesting twist on the question. Guys like Tyler Austin, Slade Heathcott and Mark Montgomery will all likely have extensive big league careers, but I don't know how impactful those careers will be. I still believe Gary Sanchez's bat can carry him to the Major Leagues and I think there's some hope that he can catch well enough that you live with it because of the impact of his bat. (Mark Anderson)
2013-09-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)What happened to Mark Montgomery? Will he be a solid reliever on the Yankees next year?
(hotstatrat from yesterday)
if he's healthy, sure. But he hasn't been right--spent time on the DL and velocity is down. (Harry Pavlidis)
2013-01-29 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is the Yankee bullpen deep enough to overcome the loss of Soriano?
(Alex from Anaheim)
Thanks for coming back, Alex.

With Mariano Rivera, and David Aardsma and Joba Chamberlain in the mix, I don't think the Yankees will miss Soriano too much, provided that at least two of those three righties are healthy. Also, to throw in a little Top 10 prospect lingo, keep in mind that they have a potential "Factor on the Farm" in Mark Montgomery. (Daniel Rathman)
2012-11-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)What's wrong with Mike Montgomery? Do you think he will ever be able to make it in the majors as a SP?
(Nils from Stamford)
Well, we're talking about the team of Kyle Davies and Luke Hochevar here. You don't necessarily have to to be a good pitcher to be a Royals pitcher for a long time. So I'll say that he makes it in the sense that he is a major-league starter for a while, but not necessarily a good one. For that, you'll have to wait for the Royals prospect list, which will be out soon.

Since that wasn't a very satisfying answer, I'm just going to pretend you asked about Mark Montgomery instead. In which case: Nothing! Nothing is wrong with Mark Montgomery. (I really like Mark Montgomery, mostly because he reminds me of David Robertson.) (Ben Lindbergh)


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