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Almonte Gets Return On Investment

Zoilo Almonte hit his 7th home run on Sunday

Zoilo Almonte spent his first three professional seasons at the rookie level - one in the Dominican Summer League and two in the Gulf Coast League. The once highly touted outfield prospect went to work in the offseason and now he has seen his hard work pay off with a breakout season in Staten Island this year.

Taking a quick look at the Staten Island Yankees outfield, one finds a bevy of hard-hitting names. Deangelo Mack, Neil Medchill and Zoilo Almonte. This corps of Staten Island outfielders all rank among some of the NY-Penn League's leading hitters, propelling the team up the League standings. While it may be easy to recognize the other names in the outfield, Zoilo Almonte has quietly put... Recommended Stories

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