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Braves outright OF Almonte to minors after he clears waivers

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) The Atlanta Braves have outrighted outfielder Zoilo Almonte to Triple-A Gwinnett after he cleared waivers. Because he had been outrighted previously, Almonte can opt for free agency. The Braves announced the move Tuesday night, shortly after beginning a spring game against Houston. The 25-year-old Almonte is a former New York Yankees prospect who signed with...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Almonte agrees to 1-year deal with Braves

ATLANTA (AP) Former New York Yankees outfielder Zoilo Almonte has agreed to a one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves. Right-hander Chien-Ming Wang and left-hander Donnie Veal agreed to minor league deals with the Braves on Monday. The 25-year-old Almonte hit .211 with two homers and four steals in 47 games with the Yankees the last two years. Wang, 34, spent 2014 in the minor...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Eliminated: More Painful This Year Than Last Year

When the 2014 Yankees season began, not making the playoffs for the second straight year was the furthest thing from my mind. After all, this was a team that had won 85 games in 2013 with journeymen like Jayson Nix and farmhands like Zoilo Almonte.  Now, with such additions as Brian McCann and Jacoby Ellsbury, it seemed a shoe-in that they would surpass that mark and return to...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Official Video: Zoilo Almonte foul ball caught by Jim Adduci, who crashes awkwardly into the wall for his efforts

Texas Rangers left fielder Jim Adduci races into foul territory and makes an incredible leaping catch while crashing into the wall.Your browser does not support iframes.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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