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Charlie Montoyo is a Puerto Rican former professional baseball second baseman and is currently the manager of the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). After eight seasons as manager of the minor league Durham Bulls, the Triple-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays (2007–2014).
Montoyo was among the candidates for the Rays’ 2015 vacant managerial position and was ultimately hired as the team’s third-base coach. After the 2017 season, he became the Rays’ bench coach. On October 25, 2018, Montoyo was hired by the Toronto Blue Jays as their new manager, replacing John Gibbons.
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José Carlos Montoyo Díaz was born on October 17, 1965 (age 57 years) in Florida, Puerto Rico. He is the son of Puerto Rican parents. Montoyo threw and batted right-handed. During his playing days, he stood 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall, weighing 170 pounds (77 kg). Montoyo appeared in four games for the Montreal Expos, during the 1993 season, as a second baseman and pinch hitter.
Montoyo was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers after playing college baseball at Louisiana Tech University in the sixth round of the 1987 amateur draft and then traded to Montreal on January 20, 1993. During his brief MLB career, that September, he singled in his first big-league at-bat off Gary Wayne of the Colorado Rockies. All told, Montoyo had two hits in five at-bats, with three runs batted in (RBI).
He played in 1,028 minor league games and retired at the end of the 1996 season. In ten years in the minors, he batted .266, with 38 home runs, and 400 RBI.
Charlie Montoyo joined the Tampa Bay Devil Rays’ organization in 1997, the year before the expansion team played its first Major League game as manager of the Rookie-level Princeton Devil Rays. After leading Princeton to a 39–30 win-loss record in 1997, Montoyo managed the 1998 Short Season-A Hudson Valley Renegades, where he won his first division title.
Montoyo managed the Charleston RiverDogs from 1999 to 2000, leading them to their first winning season. He then was the pilot of the Bakersfield Blaze of the High-Class A California League in 2001–2002. For the next four years, he served as the manager of Tampa Bay’s Double-A clubs, the Orlando Rays (2003) and Montgomery Biscuits (2004–2006), where he won the Southern League championship in 2006.
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She became manager of Tampa Bay’s top farm team in 2007, the Durham Bulls. Under his leadership, Durham had only one losing season and exceeded 80 wins five times in his first seven years. In 2010, the Bulls set a franchise Triple-A record for wins with 92. In both 2009 and 2013, they won the Governors’ Cup, emblematic of the championship of the International League. Through 2015, his career minor-league managing record was 1,341–1,211 (.525).
Charlie Montoyo was a coach for the Puerto Rican 2009 World Baseball Classic team. Also, he was selected to serve as a coach for World Team in the 2010 and 2011 All-Star Futures Game. He won the 2009 Mike Coolbaugh Award and 2010 and 2013 International League Manager of the Year Award.
On July 21, 2014, Montoyo surpassed Bill Evers as the Bulls’ all-time winningest manager with his 614th victory at the helm of the Rays’ Triple-A affiliate. At the time of his promotion to the Rays, Montoyo had notched 633 wins in a Bulls’ uniform.
On October 19, 2015, Charlie Montoyo interviewed for the Seattle Mariners vacant managerial position. On October 24, 2015, the Rays hired Matt Quatraro as their new third-base coach and Montoyo became the bench coach, replacing Tom Foley.
Toronto Blue Jays
Charlie Montoyo was hired as the manager of the Toronto Blue Jays on October 25, 2018, for the 2019 season. He signed a three-year contract, with a club option for a fourth year. He finished his first season with a record of 67 wins and 95 losses.
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Montoyo was nominated for AL Manager of the Year award along with Kevin Cash of the Tampa Bay Rays and Rick Renteria of the Chicago White Sox after guiding the Blue Jays to the playoffs in the 2020 season.
On March 16, 2021, the Blue Jays exercised the fourth-year option on Montoyo’s contract, tying him to the team through the 2022 season.
Charlie Montoyo is married to Samantha Montoyo. The couple has two children Alex Montoyo, and Tyson Montoyo. Montoyo and his wife Samantha currently live in a private house in Toronto, Canada.
Charlie Montoyo net worth
How much is Charlie Montoyo worth? Charlie Montoyo net worth is estimated at around $12 million. His main source of income is from his career as a baseball manager. Montoyo successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and most influential Major League Baseball managers in the United States. He has a good body weight and stands with an appealing height that suits his personality.