Andre Lamontagne

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Andre Paul Lamontagne

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Biographical Information[edit]

Andre Lamontagne reached AA in 2010.

Lamontagne was 9-0 with a 1.56 ERA and 81 strikeouts in 81 innings as a high school. He was picked by the Cincinnati Reds in the 45th round of the 2005 amateur draft and continued on to college. He had a 3.55 ERA in 7 games for Long Beach State in 2006, then had a 1-0, 4.88 record for them in 2007. The Chicago White Sox chose him in the 32nd round of the 2007 amateur draft. Transferring to Oral Roberts, he was only 2-2 with a 7.71 ERA as a junior. His senior season, Andre improved to 6-2, 2.97 to win All-Summit League honors; he had been second in the league in ERA. For the third time, he was drafted, this time by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 11th round of the 2009 amateur draft. He finally signed a pro contract.

Making his professional debut with the Helena Brewers, Lamontagne was 2-4 with a save and a 4.54 ERA. He split 2010 between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (2-2, 5 Sv, 2.36), Brevard County Manatees (1-1, 3 Sv, 2.35) and Huntsville Stars (4-3, Sv, 3.63). He was then picked for Team USA in the 2010 Pan American Games and Baseball World Cup Qualifying Tournament.