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ABRAHAM ALMONTE RUMORS

In Austin Jackson, Mariners Land Decent Player and Massive Upgrade

In one of the smaller moves of the day, the Mariners dealt Abraham Almonte and another minor leaguer to the Padres for Chris Denorfia. It wasn’t a trade that caught much attention, because neither of the younger guys is of any real consequence, and Denorfia is a rental having a down season. It was just […]
Via Fangraphs
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Padres acquire RHP Kohlscheen and OF Almonte for Denorfia

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced they have acquired right-handed pitcher Stephen Kohlscheen and outfielder Abraham Almonte from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for outfielder Chris Denorfia. Kohlscheen, 25, has split the 2014 season between Double-A Jackson and Triple-A Tacoma, going 3-1 with a 2.70 ERA (17 ER, 56.2 IP) with 55 strikeouts against 10 walks over...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mariners’ Bats Struggle At The Top Of The Lineup

Almonte Sent out, Lineup Shuffled Again Despite a relatively potent punch in Robinson Cano and Corey Hart batting in the 3 and 4 holes respectively, the Seattle Mariners have continued to struggle getting guys on base in front of those two guys consistently. Centerfielder Abraham Almonte, had been batting in the leadoff spot the vast majority of the time.  Late last week M’s skipper...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners option Almonte to Tacoma, plan to recall Jones

Center fielder Abraham Almonte’s ongoing struggles finally persuaded the Mariners that he requires a remedial tour at Triple-A Tacoma to get turned around. Almonte, 24, was optioned to the Rainiers after Sunday’s 8-7 victory over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. The move came with him mired in a 4-for-37 slump that dropped his average to .198. “I told him, `I still...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners option outfielder Abraham Almonte

The Seattle Mariners have optioned outfielder Abraham Almonte to Triple-A Tacoma today. The 24 year old center fielder entered Spring Training with winning the start job on his mind and did exactly that. He began the season as Seattle’s leadoff hitter but it hasn’t necessarily worked out. Almonte has struggled at the plate so far this season as he’s only batting just .198...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners roar past Angels 10-3 on opening day

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Abraham Almonte hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the seventh inning and Felix Hernandez struck out 11 in the new-look Seattle Mariners' 10-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Via FOXSports.com
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Abraham Almonte’s magical rise with Mariners

Abraham Almonte just shakes his head when he tries to describe the last year of his baseball career. In that time, he’s gone from an unknown to an unexpected surprise, from a player acquired to salvage something out of nothing to a player who could make the Mariners’ opening-day roster. It’s been a magical ride for the 24-year-old outfielder. Asked to sum it all up, he used...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners names you’d least expect to make an impact in 2014

You don’t always see impact players coming If you take a look at a lot of championship baseball teams, you almost always find the blue collar, over-achiever guy on the 25-man roster someplace. These guys were not first-round picks.  They did not arrive on your favorite team’s roster in a blockbuster trade or for someone you had even heard of but there is almost always one of...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

SeattleClubhouse: Minor League Mailbag

In this, our second edition of the SeattleClubhouse: Minor League Mailbag (Week of February 11th, 2013), we talk about where certain prospects will fit in the near future, welcome newly acquired Abraham Almonte, and address Vinnie Catricala's 2012 season.
Via mariners.scout.com
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Uh oh. The Sing II? Brian Cashman deals a Yankee prospect to Seattle for a pitcher

The Yankees exiled 23-year-old OF Abraham Almonte to Seattle yesterday for pitcher Shawn Kelley, a 28-year-old bullpen cotter pin who been designated for assignment, leaving the Mariners near zero leverage in cutting another sweet Jesus deal. It's hard to spin these sub-atomic particle movements, which can only be seen through River Ave electron microscopes, or the Scranton Tribune...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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