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Scouting Yankees Prospect #41: Zoilo Almonte

Almonte can be maddeningly inconsistent

The New York Yankees signed outfielder Zoilo Almonte out of the Dominican Republic as one of their top International free agents back in 2005. Always considered a high-ceiling prospect, he has shown flashes of being a top-shelf talent but it is the inconsistencies that have held him back overall.

Vital Statistics: Name: Zoilo Almonte Position: Outfield DOB: June 10, 1989 Height: 6'0" Weight: 190 Bats: Both Throws: Right He hit 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, and what was really impressive was that twelve of those home runs came in the pitching-friendly Florida State League... Recommended Stories