Frankie Montas

Cincinnati Reds, Starting Pitcher
Age: 31-102d (Mar 21, 1993)
Exp: 6.015 Years
Country: DO
Agent(s): Boras Corporation
2024 Payroll Salary

$14,000,000

2024 Cash

$14,000,000

Career Earnings

$29,800,288

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Frankie Montas signed a 1 year , $16,000,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $16,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,000,000. In 2024, Montas will earn a base salary of $14,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $14,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $16,000,000
Average Salary:
$16,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 31 $14,000,000 $16,000,000 6.75% $14,000,000 $14,000,000
2025 32
Mutual
$20,000,000 $16,000,000 - $2,000,000 $16,000,000
2026 33
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 31 6.015 $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000 $16,000,000
2025 32 -
Mutual
$20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $16,000,000
2026 33 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 31 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $8,000,000
2025 32
Mutual
$2,000,000 $2,000,000 $16,000,000 $8,000,000 $2,000,000
Contract Notes
  • 2025 Mutual Option includes a $2M buyout
  • Games Started
    $100,000 each for 18, 20, 22
  • Cy Young
    1st: $250,000
    2nd/3rd: $150,000
    4th/5th: $100,000
  • $100,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, WS MVP, LCS MVP, Comeback POTY
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Arbitration

Frankie Montas signed a 1 year , $7,500,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $7,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $7,500,000
Average Salary:
$7,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022 Arbitration

Frankie Montas signed a 1 year , $5,025,000 contract with the Oakland Athletics, including $5,025,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,025,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $5,025,000
Average Salary:
$5,025,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Arbitration

Frankie Montas signed a 1 year , $1,800,000 contract with the Oakland Athletics, including $1,800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,800,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,800,000
Average Salary:
$1,800,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Frankie Montas signed a 1 year , $573,500 contract with the Oakland Athletics, including $573,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $573,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $573,500
Average Salary:
$573,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Frankie Montas signed a 1 year , $560,000 contract with the Oakland Athletics, including $560,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $560,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $560,000
Average Salary:
$560,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Frankie Montas signed a 1 year , $545,000 contract with the Oakland Athletics, including $545,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $545,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $545,000
Average Salary:
$545,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Frankie Montas signed a 1 year , $537,500 contract with the Oakland Athletics, including $537,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $537,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $537,500
Average Salary:
$537,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

Frankie Montas signed a 1 year , $510,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $510,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $510,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $510,000
Average Salary:
$510,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Pre-Arb

Frankie Montas signed a 1 year , $507,500 contract with the Chicago White Sox, including $507,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $507,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $507,500
Average Salary:
$507,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2009-2009 Signing Bonus

Frankie Montas signed a 1 year , $75,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $75,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $75,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $75,000
Average Salary:
$75,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$29,800,288

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2009 16
Signing Bonus
$75,000
$75,000
2015 22
Active
$94,289
$169,289
2016 23
Retained
$334,419
$503,708
2017 24
Reserve / minor-buried
$232,023
$735,731
2018 25
Active
$208,030
$943,761
2019 26
Active
$319,120
$1,262,881
2020 27
Active
$212,407
$1,475,288
2021 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$1,800,000
$3,275,288
2022 29
Injured / Arb Avoided
Retained
$1,794,650
$3,230,350
$5,069,938
$8,300,288
2023 30
Active / Arb Avoided
$7,500,000
$15,800,288
2024 31
Active
$14,000,000
$29,800,288
Total      
$29,800,288
$29,800,288
2025 32
Active / Mutual
$2,000,000
Total
$31,800,288
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2009
16
$75,000
$75,000
$75,000
2015
22
$94,289
$94,289
$169,289
2016
23
$334,419
$334,419
$503,708
2017
24
$232,023
$232,023
$735,731
2018
25
$208,030
$208,030
$943,761
2019
26
$319,120
$319,120
$1,262,881
2020
27
$212,407
$212,407
$1,475,288
2021
28
$1,800,000
$1,800,000
$3,275,288
2022
29
$1,794,650
$3,230,350
$1,794,650
$3,230,350
$5,069,938
$8,300,288
2023
30
$7,500,000
$7,500,000
$15,800,288
2024
31
$14,000,000
$14,000,000
$29,800,288
Total
$29,725,288
$75,000
$29,800,288
$29,800,288
2025
32
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
Total
$31,725,288
$75,000
$31,800,288

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 - $75,000 - $75,000
1 $94,289 - - $94,289
1 $334,419 - - $334,419
6 $6,001,930 - - $6,001,930
2 $9,294,650 - - $9,294,650
1 $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2022 NYY Sep 20, 2022 - Oct 05, 2022 Shoulder
2023 NYY Mar 30, 2023 - Sep 30, 2023 Shoulder
2024 CIN Apr 22, 2024 - May 07, 2024 Arm
  • Dec 30, 2023 Signed a 1 year $16 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN), including a $20M mutual option for 2025
  • Jan 13, 2023 Signed a 1 year $7.5 million contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
  • Aug 01, 2022 Traded to New York (NYY) from Oakland (OAK) with Lou Trivino for JP Sears, Ken Waldichuk, Luis Medina and Cooper Bowman
  • Mar 22, 2022 Signed a 1 year $5.025 million contract with Oakland (OAK), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 15, 2021 Signed a 1 year $1.8 million contract with Oakland (OAK), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 05, 2020 Signed a 1 year $573,500 contract with Oakland (OAK)
  • Jun 21, 2019 Suspended 80 games for violating the league's PED policy, forfeiting $240,880 of 2019 salary with Oakland (OAK)
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $560,000 contract with Oakland (OAK)
  • Mar 24, 2018 Signed a 1 year $545,000 contract with Oakland (OAK)
  • Feb 24, 2017 Signed a 1 year $537,500 contract with Oakland (OAK)
  • Aug 01, 2016 Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Los Angeles (LAD) with Grant Holmes and Jharel Cotton for Rich Hill and Josh Reddick
  • Mar 04, 2016 Signed a 1 year $510,000 contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
  • Dec 16, 2015 Traded to Los Angeles (LAD) from Chicago (CHW) as part of a 3-team trade: Chicago (CHW) traded Micah Johnson and Trayce Thompson to Los Angeles (LAD); Cincinnati (CIN) traded Todd Frazier to Chicago (CHW); Los Angeles (LAD) traded Jose Peraza, Brandon Dixon and Scott Schebler to Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Mar 03, 2015 Signed a 1 year $507,500 contract with Chicago (CWS)
  • Jul 31, 2013 Traded to Chicago (CHW) from Boston (BOS) as part of a 3-team trade: Boston (BOS) traded Jose Iglesias, J.B. Wendelken and Cleuluis Rondon to Detroit (DET); Chicago (CHW) traded Jake Peavy to Boston (BOS); Detroit (DET) traded Brayan Villarreal to Boston (BOS); Detroit (DET) traded Avisail Garcia to Chicago (CHW)
  • Dec 14, 2009 Signed a contract with Boston (BOS)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 CIN 13 13 58 35 31 26 49 7 3 5 0 60.3 4.62 3.88 0.41
2023 NYY 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.3 0.00 6.75 0.08
2022 NYY 27 27 137 72 65 43 142 18 5 12 0 144.3 4.05 2.68 1.59
2021 OAK 32 32 164 79 70 57 207 20 13 9 0 187.0 3.37 2.74 3.75
2020 OAK 11 11 57 35 33 23 60 10 3 5 0 53.0 5.60 3.91 -0.32
2019 OAK 16 16 84 35 28 23 103 8 9 2 0 96.0 2.63 2.16 2.59
2018 OAK 13 11 74 34 28 21 43 5 4 4 0 65.0 3.88 2.91 0.45
2017 OAK 23 0 39 25 25 20 36 10 1 1 0 32.0 7.03 0.18 -0.48
2015 CHW 7 2 14 8 8 9 20 1 0 2 0 15.0 4.80 0.19 0.02
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