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Montero named PCL Pitcher of Week

Rafael Montero

Rafael Montero

#50 SP
New York Mets

2014 STATS

  • GM4
  • W0

  • L2

  • BB11

  • K17

  • ERA5.40

PHILADELPHIA -- Rafael Montero, who is expected to join the Mets for Tuesday's start at Citi Field, has been named Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week.

In a pair of starts with Triple-A Las Vegas, Montero tossed 14 2/3 scoreless innings. He allowed four hits and four walks while striking out 17.

"He's been sharp, locating his pitches, getting ahead of guys," recent call-up Matt den Dekker said. "He's making a pitch when he has to, to put the guy away. He keeps the ball down. He's got sink to his ball."