Jordan Montgomery Earns Big League Invite

Yankees Organization Report

Jordan Montgomery (Photo by Tom Priddy)
Jordan Montgomery (Photo by Tom Priddy)

NEW YORK—After a very impressive 2016 season at Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 24-year-old lefthander Jordan Montgomery is likely to get his first taste of big league life when he is invited to major league spring training.

“He had a career-changing season,'' general manager Brian Cashman said of the 6-foot-5, 225-pound lefty taken in the fourth round of the 2014 draft out of South Carolina and signed for $424,000. “He made a big step forward and picked up velocity. He is starting to honor what our amateur scouts saw.''

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