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Scouting Yankees Prospect #43: Zoilo Almonte

Zoilo Almonte could be an option in 2013

The New York Yankees signed outfielder Zoilo Almonte out of the Dominican Republic as one of their top International free agents in 2005. He had always flashed some great potential but lacked the overall consistency to be considered one of the top prospects. He is getting better in the consistency department lately, however, and now a member of the 40-man roster, could be an in-house option.

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...

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