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Zoilo Almonte – courtesy of MILB.com.
His name even sounds star-like, as the 24-year old Almonte made his first start for the New York Yankees last night in right field.
It was about time that Vernon Wells road the bench, and that the Yankees give a switch-hitting rookie a shot at hitting big league pitching.
Wells couldn’t hit water if he fell out of a boat this month, so all Almonte needed to do was make contact with the ball to be considered more productive.
Well, Yankee fans got a lot more from Almonte in the team’s 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Over four at-bats, Almonte got three hits, scored a run, batted in another run, went deep, and was fanned once.
Almonte gave Yankee Universe a taste of what Nationals, Angels and Dodgers fans are experiencing daily with their young stars on the rise. (more…)
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