Abraham Almonte

Seattle Mariners #36 - Center Field

  • Born: 06/27/89
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 5-9
  • Weight: 205
  • Bats/Throws: S/R

Abraham Almonte: Sometimes all you need is a job

The Mariners outfielder wasn't a big prospect coming up, but he has something a lot of his peers don't -- a chance.

Game Thread #6: A's vs. Mariners (3)

The tables they have turned. Suddenly 5-3 A's. Have you noticed how many bizarre plays Abraham Almonte finds himself in the middle of which? Notice how I did NOT end that sentence with a...

Abraham Almonte: Doer of things

The Mariners lead off hitter and center fielder is going to do a lot of stuff and he is going to do it quite quickly.

Almonte and forcing something that isn't there

Making Abraham Almonte the opening day center fielder is a huge leap of faith in his ability. But he doesn't need to see more at-bats than anyone else, and Lloyd McClendon may be forcing him into a role he's ill-prepared for.

Analysis: Dexter Fowler as a Seattle Mariner

Time to explore the Dexter Fowler trade rumor as if it might come true.

Yankees 2013 Roster Report Card: Shawn Kelley

After being designated for assignment and traded for a minor prospect, Shawn Kelley brought fly ball tendencies and strike outs to the Bronx.

Know Your 40: Shawn Kelley

The new reliever pitched decently in Seattle, but how will he fare in more hitter-friendly Yankee Stadium?

A-Rod to 60-day DL

The New York Yankees have placed third baseman Alex Rodriguez on the 60-day disabled list.

Yankees Trade Abe Almonte for RHP Shawn Kelley

The Yankees sent outfield prospect Abraham Almonte to Seattle in return for right-handed reliever Shawn Kelley.

Yankees acquire Shawn Kelley

The Yankees have acquired bullpen depth for a minor leaguer who was still at least a year away from the Majors. Shawn Kelley was shipped from the Seattle Mariners to the Yankees for Abraham Almonte.

Mariners Swap Kelley for MiLB OF of Little Concern

Almonte is a switch-hitting center fielder with a lot of speed, some decent idea of the strike zone in the lower minor leagues and pretty much no power. He'll be 24 in this season.

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