Montanez has Major League time with the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago Cubs, most recently in 2011. He was Chicago’s first pick, third overall, in the 2000 draft.
In addition to his Major League time, Montanez has six seasons of Triple-A experience for the organizations and the St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies.
He hit .259 with 68 hits, nine doubles, and 25 RBI in 84 games for Triple-A Memphis last season.
Montanez has a minor league career .284 average, 1,278 hits, 254 doubles, 47 triples, 96 home runs, and 619 RBI in 1,227 games played.