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ZOILO ALMONTE RUMORS

Almonte lifts Aguilas Cibaenas past Cardenales de Lara

MIAMI (AP) Zoilo Almonte broke a tie with a two-run single in the top of the ninth inning to lead Aguilas Cibaenas to a 4-3 victory over Cardenales de Lara on Sunday night in the championship game of the inaugural Serie de las Americas professional baseball tournament at Marlins Park. Almonte, a switch-hitting free agent who played for the New York Yankees in 2013 and 2014, lined...
Via Associated Press
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Associated Press
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...
Via Associated Press
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...
Via Lady At The Bat
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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