Things come together for Frankie Montas in final start; will he pitch in wild card?

Even over the short span of 60 games, Frankie Montas managed to reach the deepest valleys and highest peaks. He started with a 1.57 ERA, then succumbed to the pains of a back injury that threw his mechanics off kilter and sunk his confidence at the worst time.In the final game of the regular season, Montas found himself again. Big time. He struck out a career-high 13 Seattle Mariners and allowed two runs, both unearned, in six innings of work to usher in the A’s 6-2, regular season concluding win Sunday afternoon.Manager Bob Melvin let Montas loose with the pitch count, the right-hander threw …

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