Miguel Montero C ARI 21 Days

Montero (.262/.348/.410) went 1-for-1 with three walks, a run scored and three RBI on Friday against the Rockies, while driving out a 390-foot homer over the right field fence at Chase Field.

It was Montero's 12th homer of the season in a night where he reached base four times, igniting a sometimes stagnant D-Backs offense. The homer was a first-inning shot off Rockies starter Tyler Matzek. Montero remains one of the better hitting catchers in the league.

Miguel Montero C ARI 23 Days

Montero went 3-for-4 with a double in the Diamondbacks' 4-3 loss to the Royals on Wednesday.

With the three-hit performance, Montero is 5-for-15 in August. After batting .230 in July, Montero's hot start in August has pushed his average to .260 on the year. He has hit safely in six of his last eight.

Miguel Montero C ARI 1 Month

Miguel Montero is not in the Diamondbacks starting lineup on Saturday.

It appears just to be a routine day off for the veteran backstop. Tuffy Gosewisch will get the start behind the dish and hit seventh for the Snakes against the Phillies on Saturday.

Miguel Montero C ARI 1 Month

Miguel Montero went 2-for-4 with a go-ahead two-run single in the eighth to give the Diamondbacks a 5-4 win over the Tigers.

After Torii Hunter knocked in two to give the Tigers a 4-3 lead in the eighth, Miguel Montero answered with a two-run hit of his own in the bottom of the frame. He's done a nice job holding down the four-spot in Arizona's lineup. The All Star catcher now has 58 RBI on the season and is slashing .263/.344/.412.

Miguel Montero C ARI 2 Months

Miguel Montero has been added to the All-Star roster as an injury replacement for Yadier Molina (thumb).

It will be his second All-Star appearance and first since 2011. Montero has batted .265/.346/.419 with 11 home runs and 52 RBI for the Diamondbacks this season.

Miguel Montero C ARI 2 Months

Miguel Montero is not in the Diamondbacks' lineup Tuesday.

It's Montero's second day off in the last three games. "He's starting to get tired," manager Kirk Gibson said. "I can tell." Tuffy Gosewisch is behind the dish Tuesday.

Miguel Montero C ARI 2 Months

Miguel Montero will receive a day off Sunday.

Montero has started 13 straight games and needs a breather. Tuffy Gosewisch will catch Wade Miley Sunday.

Miguel Montero C ARI 2 Months

Miguel Montero went 1-for-4 with an RBI single and a run scored in a loss to the Pirates on Tuesday.

Montero got the Diamondbacks on the board with a run-scoring single in the fifth inning, and he scored the second run of the game on a subsequent single from Aaron Hill. He has a hit in each of his last six games, scoring three runs and driving in seven in that span. His 48 RBI for the year are eighth-best in the National League.

Miguel Montero C ARI 3 Months

Miguel Montero went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and two runs scored to help the Diamondbacks edge the Dodgers 6-3 on Sunday.

The two-run shot was Montero's 10th of the season and his fifth in June. He's also got 13 RBI in 14 games this month. The hot stretch has Montero's line up to .273/.362/.449. After a forgettable 2013 season, the 30-year-old is reminding fantasy owners that he's capable of being one of the best offensive catchers in the game.

Miguel Montero C ARI 3 Months

Miguel Montero went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Thursday's loss to the Astros.

Montero blasted a game-tying homer in the ninth inning off of Chad Qualls, knotting the game up at 4-4. It's his ninth long ball of the season and his fourth in 10 June games. The veteran continues to be a solid producer at and behind the dish, slashing .271/.363/.440 with 37 RBI.