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Albert Almora

22-Year-Old Outfielder – Chicago Cubs

2016 Stats

AVG

.267

HR

0

RBI

5

R

4

SB

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

He's still just 21. You can tell yourself that if it helps. However, Almora doesn't seem to be growing like all of the other future stars in the Cubs system. While Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Kyl...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 190   DOB: 4/6/1994   BORN: Hialeah, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Albert Almora Contract Information:

Agreed to a contract (signing bonus of $3.9 million) with the Cubs in July 2012.

June 26, 2016  –  Albert Almora News

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Albert Almora Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2012 18 R MES 18 80 75 18 26 7 5 1 1 13 5 1 2 8 0 2 1 .347 .363 .480 .843
2012 18 A BOI 15 65 65 9 19 8 7 0 1 6 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 .292 .292 .446 .738
2013 19 A KAN 61 272 249 39 82 24 17 4 3 23 4 4 17 30 1 2 3 .329 .376 .466 .842
2014 20 A+ DAY 89 385 367 55 104 29 20 2 7 50 6 3 12 46 0 4 2 .283 .306 .406 .712
2014 20 AA TEN 36 144 141 20 33 11 7 2 2 10 0 1 2 23 0 0 1 .234 .250 .355 .605
2015 21 AA TEN 106 451 405 69 110 36 26 4 6 46 8 4 32 47 4 6 4 .272 .327 .400 .727
2016 22 AAA IOW 54 226 214 33 68 18 12 3 3 30 10 2 7 29 2 3 0 .318 .335 .444 .779
2016 22 MAJ CHC 17 47 45 4 12 5 5 0 0 5 0 0 2 9 0 0 0 .267 .298 .378 .676
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Career  (View All)     17 47 45 4 12 5 5 0 0 5 0 0 2 9 0 0 0 .267 .298 .378 .676

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Albert Almora Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 26 @Mia Did not play.
Jun. 25 @Mia 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .298 .378 .676
Jun. 24 @Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .295 .381 .676
Jun. 23 @Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .317 .410 .727
Jun. 22 StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .324 .429 .753
Jun. 21 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .314 .441 .755
Jun. 20 StL 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .355 .500 .855
Jun. 19 Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .346 .370 .500 .870
Jun. 18 Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .360 .385 .520 .905
Jun. 17 Pit 4 0 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .455 .619 1.074
Jun. 15 @Was 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .353 .353 .529 .882
Jun. 14 @Was 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833
Jun. 13 @Was 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .273 .364 .637
Jun. 12 @Atl 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 .400 .700
Jun. 11 @Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .333 .555
Jun. 10 @Atl 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .375 .625
Jun. 8 @Phi 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Jun. 7 @Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 6 @Phi Did not play.
Jun. 5 Ari Did not play.
Jun. 4 Ari Did not play.
Jun. 3 Ari Did not play.
Jun. 2 LAD Did not play.
Jun. 1 LAD Did not play.
May. 31 LAD Did not play.
May. 30 LAD Did not play.
May. 29 Phi Did not play.
May. 28 Phi Did not play.
May. 27 Phi Did not play.
May. 25 @StL Did not play.
Last 7 Days 19 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .200 .211 .411
Last 14 Days 36 2 10 4 0 0 4 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .316 .389 .705
Last 30 Days 45 4 12 5 0 0 5 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .298 .378 .676

Albert Almora: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 15 5 10 1

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Albert Almora: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 32
2015 101

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Albert Almora Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016150020.200.333.583

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016304030.300.400.723

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016180020.222.333.633

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016274030.296.407.704
Albert Almora Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2012 18 R MES 80 75 2.5% 10% 0.25 89% .379 .133
2012 18 A BOI 65 65 0% 7.7% 0.00 92% .305 .154
2013 19 A KAN 272 249 6.3% 11% 0.57 88% .366 .137
2014 20 A+ DAY 385 367 3.1% 11.9% 0.26 87% .309 .123
2014 20 AA TEN 144 141 1.4% 16% 0.09 84% .267 .121
2015 21 AA TEN 451 405 7.1% 10.4% 0.68 88% .295 .128
2016 22 AAA IOW 226 214 3.1% 12.8% 0.24 86% .357 .126
2016 22 MAJ CHC 47 45 4.3% 19.1% 0.22 80% .333 .111
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Career     47 45 4.3% 19.1% 0.22 80% .333 .111

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2016 Stat Review for Albert Almora    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.267 AVG
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80% Contact Rate
WEAK
.333 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.378 SLG
WEAK
.111 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.22 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.3% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
19.1% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.676 OPS
POOR
.298 OBP
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Albert Almora: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Almora is in the lineup Thursday against Miami, playing center field and batting seventh, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Almora is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Cardinals.

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Almora is in the lineup and batting eighth for Monday's game against the Cardinals.

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Almora went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a walk in Friday's 6-0 victory over the Pirates.

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Almora is in the lineup, playing left field and batting eighth against Atlanta on Friday.

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Almora is in the lineup in left field Wednesday against the Phillies.

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Manager Joe Maddon announced Tuesday that he will use Almora primarily against left-handed pitching, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Almora was recalled by the Cubs on Tuesday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Almora could be recalled by the Cubs on Tuesday if Jorge Soler (hamstring) is placed on the 15-day disabled list, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.

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Almora went 3-for-4 with his first home run of the season for Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

After a strong (but injury-filled) run with Low-A Kane County in 2013, Almora struggled a bit when he was promoted to higher levels last year. Neither the power nor the speed was much to write home about, and Almora struggled with Double-A Tennessee in particular, finishing with a 2:23 K:BB ratio and a .605 OPS in 144 at-bats. Still, he'll turn 21 in April, and he might become the top prospect in the Cubs' system once Kris Bryant is called up to Chicago. Almora is a year or two away, but he's big part of the organization's future, albeit one that still has a long way to go in order to complete his development and reach the projection that made him the sixth overall pick of the 2012 draft.

2014

In the fantastic offensive quartet in the Cubs' system, Almora is the youngest, as he's still only entering his age-20 season. A couple of injuries limited him to only 61 games with Low-A Kane County last year, making it difficult to draw any conclusions about his progress, but he played well in the AFL, and if the doubles and triples start turning into home runs, look out. The 2012 first-rounder needs another couple of years of seasoning, but when he hits the majors, he'll be there for good.

2013

The sixth overall pick by the Cubs in the 2012 first-year player draft, Almora is known for his plus power and plus defense. He did nothing to dispel that notion in 140 rookie and short-season at-bats, slugging .480 and .446, respectively. Almora, who will turn 19 in April, is a player to watch the next couple seasons. As one of the Cubs' top prospects, Almora is expected to make his full-season professional debut at Low-A Kane County in 2013.