Thursday, August 28th: Luke Montz Hits 3 HRs as AZL A’s Win Finale while Daric Barton & Tyler Marincov Both Homer Twice for Cats & Ports

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: AZL A’s Catcher Luke Montz (3 Home Runs / 5 RBIs)   ARIZONA LEAGUE  (Rookie Short-Season) AZL Cubs  3 AZL A’s    6 WP – Navas 6-5 / 3.30 HR – Montz 3 (5) Farmhand Of The Game: Catcher Luke Montz (3 Home Runs / 5 RBIs) After missing most of the season, catcher Luke Montz appears to be raring to go down in the desert. Montz smashed 3 home runs...
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Wednesday, August 13th: Chad Pinder’s 3-Run Homer Leads Ports to Victory while Luke Montz Homers and Doubles Twice in AZL Doubleheader

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Shortstop Chad Pinder (Home Run / 3 RBIs)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) Stockton Ports   5 Visalia Rawhide   2 WP – Bowman 6-7 / 5.11 HR – Pinder (13) Farmhand Of The Game: Shortstop Chad Pinder (Home Run / 3 RBIs) After going 0 for his last 18, shortstop Chad Pinder stepped to the plate in the top of the 4th with two men on and...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Peralta has solid outing, but Brewers lose to A's

PHOENIX (AP) -- Wily Peralta gave up one hit in three scoreless innings in his first spring start, but Luke Montz hit a two-run homer in a three-run ninth to rally an Oakland Athletics' split-squad to a 6-4 victory Tuesday over the Milwaukee Brewers. Peralta allowed a one-out double to Michael Taylor in the third inning, walked one and struck out three in his second appearance...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

A's Derek Norris hopes to avoid disabled list

One day after Derek Norris broke the big toe on his left foot the A's spoke of keeping the catcher off the disabled list. "With a fracture like that there is some thought that Derek will feel better in the coming days" said manager Bob Melvin adding surgery isn't anticipated "but we'll see and hopefully have some resolution on Friday in Baltimore."...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics Josh Reddick Activated from 15 Day DL

Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick has been activated from the disabled list following a wrist injury that has put him out of action since May 6. Reddick had a very poor start to the season, so maybe the rest will be what gets him back on track after an impressive 2012 campaign where he hit .245/302/.463 with 32 HR, 85 RBI and 11 SB. Prior to the injury, Reddick had posted an abysmal...
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Andy Pettitte Getting Weird in Old Age

Andy Pettitte had two odd moments on the mound over the last couple of weeks. These senior lapses have resulted in crucial runs allowed. Let’s begin with last Sunday’s start against the A’s …. Pettitte was facing Luke Montz leading off the 4th inning.  The score was 1-1.  From the windup, Pettitte pitched himself into a full count.  Montz then fouled off a couple of pitches...
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May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Athletics 5, Yankees 4

Josh Donaldson hit Oakland's third home run of the game, a tiebreaking drive off Boone Logan in the eighth inning that lifted the Athletics over the New York Yankees 5-4 Sunday. Luke Montz and Yoenis Cespedes homered as Oakland took a 4-1 lead against Andy Pettitte, who struggled for the second straight start, but the Yankees rallied in the sixth against reliever Jerry Blevins...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics Purchase Contract of Luke Montz, Other Notes

The Oakland Athletics have purchased the contract of utility infielder Luke Montz from the Triple-A Sacramento squad. He takes the place on the active roster of veteran outfielder Coco Crisp. He is up to help provide bench help. Joining him will be right handed pitcher Dan Straily who is back up after spending one day in the minors as a spot on the active roster opened up with the...
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Coco Crisp and Brett Anderson Land on DL, Dan Straily and Luke Montz Called Up

The Oakland A’s made a pair of roster moves Wednesday prior to their 12:35pm start at the Oakland Coliseum, sending starting pitcher Brett Anderson and center fielder Coco Crisp to the disabled list and recalling pitcher Dan Straily and catcher Luke Montz from the Sacramento River Cats. Crisp, batting .283 with five homers and eight stolen bases, injured his left hamstring in the...
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

A’s finalize opening day roster

After closing out the spring with a 4-3 win over the Giants, the A’s made their final cuts to arrive at their 25-man opening day roster. Among the roster moves made on Saturday, the A’s placed shortstop Hiro Nakajima on the 15-day DL retroactive to March 27, which had been expected. The team also sent reliever Pedro Figueroa and infielder Andy Parrino to Triple-A and reassigned...
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March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels 13, Athletics 13

Josh Reddick hit a three-run homer off Jered Weaver in the first inning, Luke Montz and Yoenis Cespedes each had two-run drives in the second off the Angels' ace and an Oakland Athletics split squad blew a big lead before rallying for a 13-13 tie with Los Angeles on Saturday. Weaver gave up eight runs and six hits, walked two and did not strike out a batter in two innings. ...
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March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Zephyrs' Montz Drills Wells Deep

There was a big, bad moon rising tonight over Principal Park about the time New Orleans' Luke Montz boomed a Randy Wells s(t)inker through the teeth of the brisk zephyr blowing in off the Des Moines River to break a 1-1 tie and launch the visitors to a 7-3 series-evening win. Wells actually lowered his Iowa ERA to 8.38 while allowing three runs in his rather ordinary five inning...
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May 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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