Minor league baseball is back! The Chihuahuas and the Storm started off strong in their openers; both teams scored double digit runs and collected victories. Unfortunately, the Missions did the opposite as they lost and allowed 10 runs.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Abraham Almonte/Brett Wallace
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Ryan Butler
El Paso Chihuahuas 11, Tacoma Rainiers...
Hitter of the month:
CF – Abraham Almonte
August totals: 288/312/411 – 2 HR, 3 2B, 7 RBI, 9 R
If there was a month where the entire team contributed, and no one stood out, it would be August 2014. While newcomer Yangervis Solarte was solid and Alexi Amarista posted one of the better months of his career, the nod here goes to one of the newest Padres. Since coming over...
In one of the smaller moves of the day, the Mariners dealt Abraham Almonte and another minor leaguer to the Padres for Chris Denorfia. It wasn’t a trade that caught much attention, because neither of the younger guys is of any real consequence, and Denorfia is a rental having a down season. It was just […]
SAN DIEGO â The San Diego Padres today announced they have acquired right-handed pitcher Stephen Kohlscheen and outfielder Abraham Almonte from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for outfielder Chris Denorfia.
Kohlscheen, 25, has split the 2014 season between Double-A Jackson and Triple-A Tacoma, going 3-1 with a 2.70 ERA (17 ER, 56.2 IP) with 55 strikeouts against 10 walks over...
Almonte Sent out, Lineup Shuffled Again
Despite a relatively potent punch in Robinson Cano and Corey Hart batting in the 3 and 4 holes respectively, the Seattle Mariners have continued to struggle getting guys on base in front of those two guys consistently.
Centerfielder Abraham Almonte, had been batting in the leadoff spot the vast majority of the time. Late last week M’s skipper...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Abraham Almonte hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the seventh inning and Felix Hernandez struck out 11 in the new-look Seattle Mariners' 10-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
You don’t always see impact players coming
If you take a look at a lot of championship baseball teams, you almost always find the blue collar, over-achiever guy on the 25-man roster someplace.
These guys were not first-round picks. They did not arrive on your favorite team’s roster in a blockbuster trade or for someone you had even heard of but there is almost always one of...