Rafael Montero promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas

Rafael Montero 1 polaroidRafael Montero has been promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas, according to Jay Horwitz on Twitter.

22-year-old Montero is 7-3 with a 2.43 ERA and 0.915 WHIP with Double-A Binghamton. He’s struck out 72 batters and walked just 10 in his 66 2/3 innings of work with the B-Mets.

He made a spot start at Triple-A earlier this year, taking the loss despite allowing just one earned run over 6 2/3 innings.

Montero will start on Saturday for Las Vegas.