Erick R. Almonte
Positions: Shortstop, Rightfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 245 lb.
Born: February 1, 1978 in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
High School: Santo Domingo (Santo Domingo, DO)
Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1996.
Debut: September 4, 2001 (Age 23.215, 15,570th in MLB history)
vs. TOR 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Yankees/Brewers 2001-2011
Last Game: April 25, 2011 (Age 33.083)
vs. CIN 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Relatives: Brother of Hector Almonte
About biographical information
News -- January 2015
- 1/21 Pinstripe Pundits: The Yankees biggest prospect flops: Nick Johnson: View image | gettyimages.com Shortly before the new year, I wrote a piece for the Hardball Times chronicling KATOH —...
News -- December 2014
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News -- November 2014
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News -- February 2014
- 2/25 Pinstripe Pundits: Finding Comps for Yankees Prospects: Slade Heathcott: Derek and I ranked outfield prospect Slade Heathcott as our #5 prospect this offseason and gave him an anti**** MLB ETA of 2016....
News -- January 2014
- 1/26 www.drstrangeglove.com: Escogido Back in the Series After Two Wins: With a break in the action on Saturday, the Dominican Winter League final series heads into this evening’s game looking...
News -- December 2013
- 12/28 Indians Baseball Insider: Around The Farm: December 27, 2013: Around the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of the daily performances by Indians prospects. This is a special fall and winter...
News -- May 2013
- 5/23 Reviewing the Brew: Lou’s Brewers Banalities: Welcome to the 3rd installment of Brewers Banalities. If you are joining us a little late, here is what you have missed…...
News -- February 2013
- 2/27 Reviewing the Brew: 5 Brewers to Watch The Rest of Spring Training: With all of the winter weather tearing through the country right now, it is hard to even fathom the thought of Spring. But,...
- 2/27 Bay Area Sports Guy: The skinny on Pablo Sandoval’s weight and performance: Fat Panda. The #LOLFatChat hashtag from LOL KNBR Callers. The GIF of Pablo rounding the bases, looking back at second base, seeing...
News -- December 2012
- 12/28 YankeeAnalysts.com: Hideki Matsui (and Me): A Retrospective: Hideki Matsui announced his retirement yesterday after 10 seasons in the Majors – seven of them with our New York Yankees...
News -- November 2012
- 11/23 Rays Colored Glasses: The Undercards: Omar Luna Drives in 2, Hector Luna Homers as Cibaenas Rolls: When you have another player on the team with the same last name as you, it makes it harder to distinguish yourself. But when...
- 11/21 Rays Colored Glasses: The Undercards: Willy Aybar Notches First 2-Hit Game in Way Too Long: It’s amazing how easy it is to go from a solid major league hitter to a player who needs his best game of the season to...
News -- June 2012
- 6/11 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Erick Almonte's suspension reversed: Milwaukee Brewers INF Erick Almonte had his 50-game suspension stemming from a positive amphetamine test reversed after a B urine...[+]
News -- March 2012
- 3/21 MLBTradeRumors: Offseason In Review: Milwaukee Brewers: The Brewers won't replace Prince Fielder's offense in 2012, but they have newcomer Aramis Ramirez at third base and -- despite...
News -- December 2011
- 12/3 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Erick Almonte's power numbers below normal in winter ball: Milwaukee Brewers IF/OF Erick Almonte is batting .314 through 124 at-bats with the Cibao Gigantes of the Dominican Winter League...[+]
News -- November 2011
- 11/10 MLBTradeRumors: Minor Moves: Erick Almonte: The latest minor moves...
The Brewers re-signed Erick Almonte, according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports (on Twitter)....
- 11/10 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Erick Almonte re-signsThe Milwaukee Brewers re-signed IF Erick Almonte to a minor league deal....[+]
News -- June 2011
- 6/3 MLBTradeRumors: Outrighted To Triple-A: Almonte: Here's the list of players to be outrighted to the minors today:
The Brewers outrighted Erick Almonte to Triple-A and he...
News -- May 2011
- 5/25 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Erick Almonte headed to ArizonaMilwaukee Brewers IF Erick Almonte (concussion) will head to extended spring training Saturday, May 28....[+]
- 5/23 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Erick Almonte struck in face: Milwaukee Brewers IF Erick Almonte (concussion) was struck in the face by a thrown ball during pregame workouts Monday, May 23,...[+]
News -- April 2011
- 4/27 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Erick Almonte has Grade 1 concussion: Milwaukee Brewers IF Erick Almonte (concussion) was diagnosed with a Grade 1 concussion after being hit with a thrown ball during...[+]
- 4/26 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Corey Hart activated: The Milwaukee Brewers activated OF Corey Hart (oblique) from the disabled list Tuesday, April 26, after IF Erick Almonte (concussion)...[+]
- 4/25 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Two in danger of leaving: Milwaukee Brewers IF Erick Almonte and OF Brandon Boggs are out of options, and one of them could be designated for assignment...[+]
- 4/24 MLBTradeRumors: Quick Hits: Saltalamacchia, Dykstra, Yankees: Some links for Sunday morning..
Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald sees Jarrod Saltalamacchia's coronation as the Red...
- 4/19 MLBTradeRumors: Quick Hits: Felix, Brewers, MLBPA: Links for Tuesday on a night that NL hitters have to face Roy Halladay, Josh Johnson and Ubaldo Jimenez...
- 4/19 Crashburn Alley: Phillies Drop Another Series Opener: The Phillies dropped yet another series opener, this time against the Milwaukee Brewers — their fifth consecutive series-opening...
- 4/15 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Nyjer Morgan missing reunion: Milwaukee Brewers OF Nyjer Morgan is not in the lineup to face his former team Friday, April 15, according to Adam Kilgore of...[+]
- 4/6 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Carlos Gomez back in lineup: Milwaukee Brewers OF Carlos Gomez is back in center field for the team's game Wednesday, April 6, with OF Erick Almonte starting...[+]
- 4/3 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Erick Almonte to start in right field Saturday: Milwaukee Brewers IF Erick Almonte will start in right field for the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, April 2, against the Cincinnati...[+]
News -- March 2011
- 3/28 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Erick Almonte, Jeremy Reed win final roster spots: Milwaukee Brewers IF Erick Almonte and OF Jeremy Reed have won the final roster spots, reports MLB.com. 'Pinch-hitting, without...[+]
- 3/27 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Luis Cruz clears waivers: Milwaukee Brewers IF Luis Cruz has cleared waivers and been optioned to Triple-A Nashville, according to Tom Haudricourt of the...[+]
- 3/26 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Erick Almonte makes bid for roster spot: Milwaukee Brewers IF Erick Almonte started at third base Friday, March 25, and he finished 3-for-4 with two runs scored to raise...[+]
- 3/25 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Three battling for final bench spot: Milwaukee Brewers IFs Erick Almonte, Luis Cruz and Edwin Maysonet are likely battling for the final bench spot, reports Andrew...[+]
- 3/22 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Erick Almonte, Luis Cruz in mix for backup IF job: Milwaukee Brewers IFs Erick Almonte and Luis Cruz are possibilities to make the club as one of their backup infielders, reports...[+]
News -- February 2011
- 2/22 Call to the Pen: Breaking Down the Non-Roster Invitees: Milwaukee Brewers: The Brewers don't have as many NRIs as most teams, and many of the few they have aren't particularly notable, so this is going...
News -- January 2011
- 1/28 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Brewers | Erick Almonte signsThe Milwaukee Brewers signed free-agent IF Erick Almonte (Tigers) to a minor league contract, USAToday.com reports....[+]
- 1/27 MLBTradeRumors: Quick Hits: Law's Top 100, Sisk, Almonte: While the Angels have picked up a re**** for adding pricey outfielders in recent years, they have a highly touted, cheap one on...
News -- June 2010
- 6/21 WasWatching: Yanks Bench Not Offering Infield Support?: Via Ken Rosenthal -
The Yankees bought a lot with their major-league leading $206 million payroll.
But, as usual, they skimped...