13. Miguel Montero
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: July 9, 1983 in Caracas, Di Venezuela
  • Weight: 210 lbs.
  • Height: 5'11"
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: September 06, 2006
  • Final Game: October 02, 2016
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Miguel Montero spent nine years with Arizona Diamondbacks gradually working himself to a full time starting role with the team.  While he never had a season where he collected more than 140 Hits, he did have back-to-back 139 Hit seasons where he batted over .280 with 15 Home Runs (2011 & 2012).  Montero would also provide solid defense, most notably where in 2011 he led the National League in Caught Stealing Percentage throwing out 40% of all who dared to steal against him.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Catcher
  • Acquired: Signed as an Amateur Free Agent 4/23/01.
  • Departed: Traded to the Chicago Cubs for Jeferson Meija and Zack Godley 12/9/14.
  • Games Played: 906
  • Notable Statistics: 365 Runs Scored
    795 Hits
    172 Doubles
    6 Triples
    97 Home Runs
    448 RBI
    2 Stolen Bases
    .264/.342/.421 Slash Line
    10.6 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    All Star (2011 & 2014)

    Most Putouts by a Catcher (2012 & 2014)

    Most Double Plays Turned by a Centerfielder (2014)

    Highest Caught Stealing Percentage (2011)

    Most Total Zone Runs by a Catcher (2011)
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