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Abraham Almonte | Outfielder | #35

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/27/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 210
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / NYY
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Indians and OF Abraham Almonte avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $825,000 contract.
The 28-year-old outfielder hit .233/.314/.366 with three homers and 14 RBI in 195 plate appearances this year. He will compete for a role as a backup outfielder again this year. Dec 1 - 8:35 PM

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Abraham Almonte went 2-for-5 and drove in three runs to help lead his team over the Tigers on Saturday.

He laced a two-run single to center in the first inning, and followed that up with a run-scoring double in the fifth. The veteran backup outfielder has not gotten too many opportunities this year and hasn't been very efficient when given the chance to play. He has a paltry .232 batting average with three homers and 13 RBI in 56 games.
Sep 2 - 9:45 PM

Indians activated OF Abraham Almonte from the 10-day disabled list.

Almonte missed a few weeks with a strained hamstring. He'll see the occasional start in the outfield.
Sep 1 - 10:42 AM

Abraham Almonte (hamstring) went 1-for-3 with a single Monday in his first minor league rehab game with Triple-A Columbus.

Almonte played six innings in center field. The 28-year-old has been out for a little over a week and a half with a strained left hamstring, but he should he back on September 1.
Aug 29 - 8:57 AM

Indians placed OF Abraham Almonte on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.

He suffered the injury during Thursday's doubleheader versus the Twins. It's unclear how long Almonte will be out.
Aug 18 - 5:45 PM

Indians recalled OF Abraham Almonte from Triple-A Columbus.

The 28-year-old outfielder is hitting .244/.331/.407 with three homers and 10 RBI in 140 plate appearances with the Tribe this season. He'll work as a reserve outfielder.
Aug 5 - 3:49 PM

Indians optioned OF Abraham Almonte to Triple-A Columbus.

Almonte has been productive lately, but the Indians are full on outfielders and needed to add a fresh bullpen arm. The 28-year-old should be back up at some point.
Jul 26 - 3:27 PM

Abraham Almonte swatted his third home run of the season as the Indians routed the Blue Jays on Friday.

He finished just a double shy of the cycle in this one, finishing the night 3-for-5 with a pair of runs scored and three RBI. His three-run homer came during an eight-run seventh inning that put the game out of reach. Almonte is now hitting .248/.336/.416 with three long balls and 10 RBI on the season.
Jul 21 - 11:00 PM

Abraham Almonte laced three hits in four tries during Wednesday's loss to the Padres.

He had two singles and a double, although none of them factored into the scoring in the ballgame. The veteran backup outfielder owns a .244 batting average with one home run, 13 runs and six RBI in 104 plate appearances.
Jul 6 - 12:15 AM

Indians activated OF Abraham Almonte from the 10-day disabled list.

Almonte missed seven weeks with a right biceps strain. The 28-year-old outfielder has batted just .221/.323/.337 with one home run and one stolen base in 33 games this season for Cleveland.
Jul 5 - 3:13 PM

Abraham Almonte (biceps) has been pulled off his minor league rehab assignment because he is having trouble throwing.

Almonte went on the disabled list May 16 with a right biceps strain and the injury obviously isn't fully healed. There is no timetable for his return to the Indians' active roster. He has left Triple-A Columbus and traveled back to Cleveland for a checkup with team doctors.
Jun 21 - 9:33 AM

Abraham Almonte (biceps) is set to begin a minor league rehab assignment Thursday with Triple-A Columbus.

Almonte has been on the disabled list since May 16 with a right biceps strain. Assuming everything goes well in the minors, he should be ready to return to the Indians' active roster next week.
Jun 8 - 3:12 PM

Abraham Almonte (biceps) is expected to miss 3-5 weeks.

Almonte was placed on the disabled list Tuesday after an MRI showed a high-grade strain in his right biceps tendon and it sounds like he'll be sidelined until sometime in mid-June. Top outfield prospect Bradley Zimmer got the call from Triple-A Columbus to fill his roster spot.
May 17 - 10:12 AM

Indians placed OF Abraham Almonte on the 10-day disabled list with a right biceps strain.

Almonte suffered the injury during Monday's game. There's no clear timetable for his return. The Indians have called up top prospect Bradley Zimmer to take his spot in the outfield.
May 16 - 12:53 PM

Abraham Almonte (biceps) will be placed on the disabled list.

Almonte suffered a strained right biceps on Monday. It's unclear how long he'll be sidelined.
May 15 - 10:10 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
3Francisco Mejia
4Eric Haase
1B1Edwin Encarnacion
2B1Jason Kipnis
2Erik Gonzalez
3Rob Refsnyder
4Michael Martinez
SS1Francisco Lindor
2Willi Castro
3Yu-Cheng Chang
4Eric Stamets
5Drew Maggi
3B1Jose Ramirez
2Giovanny Urshela
LF1Michael Brantley
2Abraham Almonte
3Melvin Upton
CF1Bradley Zimmer
2Greg Allen
3Brandon Barnes
RF1Lonnie Chisenhall
2Brandon Guyer
3Tyler Naquin
DH1Edwin Encarnacion
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Corey Kluber
2Carlos Carrasco
3Trevor Bauer
4Josh Tomlin
5Mike Clevinger
6Danny Salazar
7Cody Anderson
8Ryan Merritt
9Julian Merryweather
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Andrew Miller
3Zach McAllister
4Dan Otero
5Tyler Olson
6Nick Goody
7Shawn Morimando
8Neil Ramirez
9Leonel Campos
10Jeff Beliveau
11Evan Marshall
12Lisalverto Bonilla