By: Michael Ganci

Rafael Montero Emerges from Oblivion


The Mets will recall RHP Rafael Montero from Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League prior to tonight’s game.

Montero will wear #50 and will start tonight. A corresponding roster move will made. Montero, 25, was 4-2 with a 1.70 ERA (nine ER/47.2 IP) in eight starts at Binghamton. He issued 19 walks and struck out 38.

Montero opened the year with Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League, going 4-6 with a 7.20 ERA (64 ER/80.0 IP) in 16 starts. Montero appeared in two games in relief for the Mets in April and allowed three runs in 2.1 innings.

Montero made one start last year, April 28 at Miami. He worked 5.2 innings in a no-decision and allowed five hits, three runs, earned. Montero issued one walk and struck out six. He made eight starts for the Mets in 2014.

About Michael Ganci

Michael Ganci is the Co-Founder of the Daily Stache, along with Matthew Falkenbury. Since 2008, Ganci has eat, drank and dreamt all things Mets, and he'd have it no other way. Feel free to follow him on Twitter at @DailyStache.

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