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Scouting Yankees Prospect #25:Abraham Almonte

The Yankees signed then second baseman Abraham Almonte out of the Dominican Republic back in 2005. He struggled defensively at that position so they moved him to centerfield towards the end of the 2007 season. One of the more electric players in the organization, shoulder labrum surgery caused him to miss most of the 2010 season.

Vital Statistics: Name: Abraham Almonte Position: Centerfield DOB: June 27, 1989 Height: 5'11" Weight: 185 Bats: Both Throws: Right The switch-hitter hit a robust .368 in his final 33 games with the Charleston RiverDogs in 2009 before becoming one of the best players in Spring Training last year. Seemingly poised for a breakout season that everyone had been waiting for, he lasted just 1... Recommended Stories

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