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ALBERT ALMORA RUMORS

Cubs Future Getting Closer

photo credit: Mike Lachance Wikimediacommons.org   The Chicago Cubs have moved one step closer to their future. The 2012 first round pick Albert Almora will join Double-A Tennessee while Jorge Soler will join Triple-A Iowa. Hamstring problems have been trouble for Soler this season, causing him to have only played in 28 games this season. During this stretch he has hit .405, 7...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Zagunis Matches Albert Amora’s Night

Posted to Chicago CubsThe Chicago Cubs minor league system has quite the night with two players hitting for the cycle. Albert Almora hit one for the Daytona Cubs and Mark Zagunis matched that with a cycle of his own for the Boise Hawks. Zagunis’s cycle was the first one from a Boise player since 1994 (Desmond Smith) and was completed in an interesting way, which you can see below...
Via Sports Mockery
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Prospect Albert Almora Hits for the Cycle for Daytona

Posted to Brant Brown's GloveChicago Cubs outfield prospect, Albert Almora, had himself a game on Monday. Almora went 5-7 en route to hitting for the cycle in Daytona’s 13-8 win over Jupiter. Almora scored 4 runs and had 5 RBI in the game of his career. The game snapped a 1-18 skidded which had dropped his average to .267. 109 total views, 109 views today The post Cubs...
Via Sports Mockery
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Almora confident in future with Cubs

Albert Almora has always carried himself with confidence. However, due perhaps to falling further in the draft than he had hoped or losing much of the past season to injury, Almora now seems to have developed a chip on his shoulder. Gone is the quiet, soft-spoken kid from the summer. Almora is anything but, possessing a boldness that a team coming off its third straight 90-loss season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs uber prospect Albert Almora heads to the DL

The Kane County Cougars, in conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, said outfielder Albert Almora has been placed on the 7-day disabled list, retroactive to August 5, with a groin injury. Albert Almora, considered the next savior in franchise history, will see his spot filled by Catcher Neftali Rosario who has been activated from the disabled list. Albert Almora (1st Round, 6th overall...
Via The Sports Bank
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs prospects Albert Almora, Kris Bryant showing promise

In continuing our overview of the Chicago Cubs’ minor league system, last week we profiled several players on the rosters of the Iowa Cubs, Tennessee Smokies and Daytona Cubs.  Today, we evaluate a handful of prospects playing for the Cubs’ lower tier minor league teams of Kane County, Boise and Arizona.  Kane County: Albert Almora:  CF Almora, 19,  carries the distinction...
Via The Sports Bank
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs uberprospect profile Albert Almora

As we’re just two weeks away from the MLB Trade Deadline, we’re looking at some of the biggest MILB prospect names that will be brought up by MLB GMs. Not saying any of these guys will be traded, but all of them will be talked about. Some are actually on the table; others are not. Albert Almora passes the eye test before he even swings the bat. And he has the tools too. You can...
Via The Sports Bank
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Almora & Vitters Lead Cubs to Victory over A's

Albert Almora laced an opposite-field RBI triple into the RF corner and then scored one out later on a sacrifice fly, Josh Vitters roped an RBI double, and Jose Rosario threw four innings of one-hit ball, helping the Cubs edge the Athletics 4-3 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Fitch Park Field #4 (formerly known as "Field #3") in Mesa...
Via Cub Reporter
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jim Callis on Albert Almora

Baseball America's Jim Callis answered a reader's question in one of his recent articles. Asked which of Albert Almora, Jorge Soler, David Dahl and Yasiel Puig had the the best chance for succes, Callis said it was easy. Which is the best bet for success is easy. Almora has the highest floor among that group, with scouts considering him one of the most advanced and mature...
Via Obstructed View OLD
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

The Gasp heard round Kane County

Kane County with a collective uh-oh...Albert Almora tweets he sustained a broken hamate bone in the distal wrist today. Not a good day! Broke my Hamate bone! Sun-Times scribe Gordon Wittenmeyer writes that the injury occurred while swinging a bat and Almora will get surgery on this injury. ...he broke the hamate bone, pre­sumably in his left hand. It’s a fairly common injury...
Via Cub Reporter
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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