Charlie Montoyo is a Puerto Rican former professional baseball second baseman , coach, and manager. He is the current manager of the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was born in Florida, Puerto Rico on October 17, 1965. He played baseball at Miami Dade Community College before being drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 12th round of the 1983 MLB draft. Montoyo made his MLB debut with the Brewers in 1986, but only played in four games with the team before being released.
He then spent time in the minor leagues with the Oakland Athletics and Cleveland Indians organizations before retiring as a player in 1992. After his playing career, Montoyo became a coach, first working in Puerto Rico’s Winter League before joining the Tampa Bay Devil Rays as their minor league field coordinator in 1999.
In 2002, Montoyo was hired as the manager of the Durham Bulls, the Rays’ Triple-A affiliate. He would spend seven seasons with the Bulls, winning three Governor’s Cups and being named the International League Manager of the Year in 2007.
In 2009, Montoyo was hired by the Blue Jays to be their roving minor league catching instructor. In 2010, he was promoted to the role of special assistant to Toronto’s player development department.
On October 25, 2018, exactly 34 years after his birth, Montoyo was named the 13th manager in Blue Jays franchise history. Under Montoyo’s leadership, the Blue Jays made the playoffs in 2020 for the first time since 2016. They lost to the Tampa Bay Rays in the Wild Card Round.
Charlie Montoyo Son, Alex Montoya
Alexander Montoyo, the youngest son of Charlie Montoyo and his wife, Samantha Montoyo, is a celebrity kid. Alexander Montoya is his formal name. Charlie was also born on October 17, 1965.
Charlie Montoyo And Samantha Montoyo
The eldest kid from Charlie and Samantha Montoyo is Tyson Montoyo, who was born in the early 2000s. Charlie has a different athletic interest than his father. Tyson plays lacrosse. In the second grade, Charlie Montoyo’s son participated in a weekend development camp, which introduced him to lacrosse for the first time.
He then played in the third and fourth grade. Tyson’s parents wanted him to play a sport that he enjoyed and was good at, so they allowed him to pursue his interest in lacrosse. Charlie Montoyo’s son is now a starting attackman on his varsity high school lacrosse team.
Charlie Montoyo Wife Samantha Montoyo
Charlie Montoyo is married with his wife named, Samantha, with whom he has two children. Charlie and Samantha Montoyo have been happily married since the early 2000s. The couple met for the first time in Charleston in 1999 and got married in 2001.