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Montgomery fills in vs. Rockies with Lackey on DL

Rockies top pitching prospect Jeff Hoffman will make his Major League debut on Saturday as he takes on the Cubs and Mike Montgomery, who is making a surprise start.
5 days ago

Montgomery or Cahill may start DH vs. Crew

Lefty Mike Montgomery and righty Trevor Cahill are the Cubs' options to start the first game of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday against the Brewers. Montgomery, who made back-to-back starts July 10 and 17 for the Mariners before he was acquired by Chicago, threw 42 pitches in two innings of relief on Thursday night and got the win over the Cardinals.
13 days ago

Montgomery on facing former team: 'I'm excited'

Cubs relief pitcher Mike Montgomery discusses his emotions ahead of Friday's matchup against his former team, the Seattle Mariners.
Via CSN Chicago
27 days ago

Montgomery: I have a chance to be a part of a really good situation

New Cubs pitcher Mike Montgomery talks about being traded from the Mariners.
Via CSN Chicago
July 22, 2016

Chicago Cubs trade analysis: Mike Montgomery trade

The Chicago Cubs finally have the left-handed relief pitcher they were looking for – and they got a good one – when they swapped slugging first baseman prospect Dan Vogelbach for Seattle Mariners’ reliever Mike Montgomery on Wednesday afternoon. Despite the Cubs’ incredible run of success during the first-half of the 2016 season, the Cubbies found their way to the historic...
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ryan Blakney gives overly enthusiastic strike two call

It’s not uncommon to see a Major League Baseball umpire with an emphatic motion to signal strike three. Some have their own signature moves. On Sunday, Ryan Blakney gave an overly enthusiastic call for a strike that wasn’t the third one. With a two ball, one strike count during the top of the fifth inning of a game between the Astros and Mariners, Mike Montgomery delivered a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Who Is the Real Mike Montgomery?

Every year, a number of starting pitchers seemingly come out of nowhere to become significant contributors at the major-league level. Sometimes, like in the case of, say, Jacob deGrom, the sudden evolution at the major-league level is real and sustainable. In the case of the majority of these short-term success stories, the league adjusts, the pitcher is unable to, and either disappears...
Via Fangraphs
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Mike Montgomery goes full monty– twice

In 164 minor league games, Mike Montgomery had zero complete game shutouts. In six major league games, he has two– both in his last two starts. It isn’t beginner’s luck anymore, it’s just a rookie that’s pitching well for a team that desperately needs him to. Or, as the Mariners’ twitter account puts it, it’s #MoneyMonty. Back-to-back shutouts is awfully impressive...
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners' rookie Montgomery 1-hits Padres for 2nd straight shutout

  Rookie left-hander Mike Montgomery took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and finished with a one-hitter for his second straight shutout as the Seattle Mariners beat the San Diego Padres 5-0 Tuesday night. Making his sixth major league start, Montgomery opened the seventh by getting Justin Upton on a fly to left. Yangervis Solarte hit Montgomery's next pitch into the left-field...
Via Associated Press
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Lloyd McClendon Ejected, Goes Around Diamond To Argue With Umps (Video)

Lloyd McClendon got his money’s worth and then some on Tuesday night. The fiery Seattle Mariners manager is known for some of the greatest manager blowups in baseball history, and he added to that in a big way with his team taking on the New York Yankees. In the process, he sent a pretty loud message that he has his team’s back. Mike Montgomery was on the mound for Seattle and...
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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