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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
College: None
Contract: view contract details

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Abraham Almonte launched a two-run homer, drew a walk, and scored two runs in Friday's win over the Royals.
Jose Ramirez and Roberto Perez also went deep for Cleveland. Almonte has been the Indians' regular center fielder down the stretch and has quietly provided value in deeper fantasy leagues with five home runs, seven stolen bases, and 32 runs scored over 73 games. Sep 25 - 11:47 PM

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Abraham Almonte (arm) finished 1-for-4 with a run scored in his return to the Indians' lineup Wednesday.

Almonte had to be scratched Tuesday with an inflamed hair follicle in his right arm pit -- nasty stuff. The 26-year-old outfielder has been a nice surprise since joining the Tribe, slashing .267/.324/.505 with three home runs, 15 RBI, and 18 runs scored in 29 games.
Sep 10 - 9:26 AM

Abraham Almonte was scratched from Tuesday's lineup due to folliculitis.

He has an inflamed hair follicle under his right arm, which is pretty gross but he should be fine. Michael Martinez took Almonte's spot in center field.
Sep 8 - 8:20 PM

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

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

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C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
3Anthony Recker
1B1Carlos Santana
2Jesus Aguilar
2B1Jason Kipnis
SS1Francisco Lindor
2Jose Ramirez
3B1Giovanny Urshela
LF1Michael Brantley
2James Ramsey
CF1Abraham Almonte
2Shane Robinson
RF1Lonnie Chisenhall
2Jerry Sands
3Tyler Naquin
DH1Chris Johnson
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2Carlos Carrasco
3Trevor Bauer
4Danny Salazar
5Josh Tomlin
6Cody Anderson
7T.J. House
8Dylan Baker
9Mike Clevinger
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R1Cody Allen
2Bryan Shaw
3Austin Adams
4Zach McAllister
5Jeff Manship
6Nick Hagadone
7Kyle Crockett
8Giovanni Soto
9Shawn Armstrong
10Kirby Yates