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Almonte Breaking In

Moving up a level as a minor league baseball prospect is a goal set high for all players wanting in to the Major Leagues, but coming from Tampa to Trenton more than half way through the season means doing more than just getting your feet wet. For left-fielder Zoilo Almonte this means having to fully jump into his game with the Trenton Thunder.

Only having been in Double-A for a little more than a week, the Thunder team is eager to see what is in store for their new player. "I always kind of reserve my judgment for guys who just joined us, particularly in mid-season , because trying to make that adjustment in mid-season is not as easy as it is for those coming in the beginning of the season," said manager Tony Franklin. "Here, a...

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