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Abraham Almonte | Outfielder

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (26) / 6/27/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 210
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Abraham Almonte smacked a grand slam as part of a 2-for-4 effort in Sunday's win against the Angels.
Almonte sent the Indians' lead to 6-0 when he cleared the bases with a grand slam to right-center off of Jered Weaver in the fifth inning. His bat had cooled off considerably following his first week with the Angels after coming over from the Padres in early August, but he still has a .270/.321/.541 batting line with his new team along with three home runs and 14 RBI in 81 plate appearances. Aug 30 - 3:55 PM

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Abraham Almonte went 1-for-1 with a pinch-hit RBI double in Friday's win over the Angels.

Almonte pinch-hit for Mike Aviles in the seventh and came through with an RBI double to tie the game at 1-1. The Indians would score twice more in the inning, enough to secure them the victory. In 66 at-bats with the Indians this season, he's hitting .273/.329/.530 with two homers and 10 RBI. The production looks nice, but just remember that he was hitting a paltry .204/.271/.259 with the Padres prior to his move to Cleveland.
Aug 28 - 10:06 PM

Indians recalled OF Abraham Almonte from Triple-A Columbus.

He takes the place of Tyler Holt on the active roster. With Michael Bourn shipped out of town, there is no one challenging for playing time in center field, so Almonte should find himself in the lineup regularly. He hit .204/.271/.259 in 54 at-bats with the Padres earlier in the year.
Aug 8 - 3:03 PM

Indians acquired OF Abraham Almonte from the Padres in exchange for LHP Marc Rzepczynski; optioned him to Triple-A Columbus.

Almonte has hit only .204/.271/.259 in the majors this season. He's simply a depth guy.
Jul 31 - 4:59 PM

Padres recalled OF Abraham Almonte from Triple-A El Paso.

Almonte has hit only .186/.255/.233 over 23 games with the big club this season. He'll provide some outfield depth with Justin Upton (oblique) banged up.
Jul 22 - 12:52 PM

Padres optioned OF Abraham Almonte to Triple-A El Paso.

He'll be replaced on the roster by Melvin Upton who will be activated from the disabled list on Monday. Almonte hit just .190/.261/.238 with 16 strikeouts in 42 at-bats in his limited time with the Padres.
Jun 7 - 4:39 PM

Padres recalled OF Abraham Almonte from Triple-A El Paso.

Almonte will add another bat off of the bench for the Padres in place of Yonder Alonso who was placed on the disabled list on Friday. He doesn't figure to play enough to derive any fantasy value.
May 8 - 7:38 PM

Padres optioned OF Abraham Almonte to Triple-A El Paso.

Almonte hit .270/.333/.351 in 43 plate appearances this spring. He'll serve as organizational depth.
Apr 1 - 3:08 PM

Padres manager Bud Black hopes to use Abraham Almonte (ankle) has a pinch-hitter from the right side before the end of the season.

Almonte aggravated his left ankle injury over the weekend and isn't expected to start another game, but he could be available off the bench. He's batted .265/.305/.378 over 32 games since joining the Padres.
Wed, Sep 24, 2014 10:35:00 AM

Abraham Almonte left Saturday's game after reinjuring his left ankle.

Almonte missed a week earlier this month, and he was making just his second start since returning to the lineup on Wednesday. He hurt himself again on a ground rule double tonight, and Will Venable pinch-ran for him.
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 09:23:00 PM

Abraham Almonte (ankle) expects to return to the lineup Wednesday.

Almonte pinch-hit over the weekend but hasn't started a game in over a week due to a left ankle sprain. He's hit .272/.313/.380 with two homers over 29 games with the Padres.
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 11:04:00 PM

Abraham Almonte (ankle) might be available to pinch-hit from the right side.

Almonte has missed the last week of action due to a left high ankle sprain. He was still sore when he did some running Saturday but could be available off the bench shortly.
Sun, Sep 14, 2014 11:08:00 AM

Abraham Almonte hit a solo home run and an RBI single on Tuesday.

Almonte did a little bit of everything on Tuesday. The home run, Almonte's second of the year, came in the first inning off of Brewers' starter Jimmy Nelson. Almonte added an RBI single in the second inning. In addition to the hits, he also added a stolen base and scored two runs. These are the kinds of games that will get him continued run in the starting lineup. Since being traded to the Padres, Almonte's slashed a nice .316/.333/.474.
Wed, Aug 27, 2014 01:25:00 AM

Abraham Almonte went 4-for-5 with a double, run scored and an RBI in Tuesday's setback against the Dodgers.

Almonte was spectacular at the dish, but an adventure on the base paths, as he was caught stealing and later thrown out to end the game. Fortunately, the latter two mistakes won't be counted in the vast majority of formats. He's almost unowned across formats, and that needs to change. The 25-year-old -- Seattle's Opening Day center fielder and leadoff hitter -- is slashing .361/.368/.528 since coming over in the Chris Denorfia deal. As long as he's hot and playing every day, Almonte should be started in NL-only formats.
Wed, Aug 20, 2014 01:55:00 AM

Padres recalled OF Abraham Almonte from Triple-A El Paso.

Almonte was acquired from the Mariners on Thursday as part of the trade for Chris Denorfia. The 25-year-old hit .198/.248/.292 with a homer, eight RBI and troubling 40/6 K/BB ratio in 106 at-bats with the M's.
Sat, Aug 2, 2014 04:30:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
1B1Carlos Santana
2B1Jason Kipnis
2Mike Aviles
SS1Francisco Lindor
2Jose Ramirez
3B1Giovanny Urshela
2Chris Johnson
LF1Michael Brantley
2Zach Walters
CF1Abraham Almonte
RF1Lonnie Chisenhall
2Jerry Sands
DH1Ryan Raburn
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Corey Kluber
2Carlos Carrasco
3Trevor Bauer
4Danny Salazar
5Cody Anderson
6T.J. House
7Gavin Floyd
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Bryan Shaw
3Austin Adams
4Zach McAllister
5Ryan Webb
6Jeff Manship
7Kyle Crockett
8Nick Hagadone
9Shawn Armstrong