PinstripesPlus.com analyzes the Yankees outfield prospects. Which outfield prospects have the…
Scouting Yankees Prospect #43: Zoilo Almonte
Vital Statistics: Name: Zoilo Almonte Position: Outfield DOB: June 10, 1989 Height: 6'0" Weight: 190 Bats: Both Throws: Right He hit .277 with 21 home runs and 15 stolen bases for the Trenton Thunder in 2012 after hitting a combined .276 with a career-high 26 doubles, 15 home runs, 77 RBI, and 18 stolen bases between high-A Tampa and Double-A Trenton in 2011, finally proving to be a consistent producer at the upper minor league levels. It all began back in Spring Training, however, when he was opening some eyes with his clutch hitting and more importantly a noticeably renewed focus on the small details in his game. "I think it went well," Almonte told PinstripePlus.com of big league camp through the help of a translator. "I was able to make some adjustments and it paid off in the games. "I got a couple of good hits. I made adjustments to the mental game, my mental training, that was the biggest thing." As solid a season as it was for the corner outfielder, Almonte could...
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