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Diamondbacks Top Propsect #24: RHP Jose Almonte

Diamondbacks Top Propsect #24: RHP Jose Almonte

Name: Jose Almonte DOB: 9/8/1995 (Age 23) Height: 6’2” Weight: 185 Acquired: Brad Ziegler Trade, July 2016 Position: Starter Most Notable Tool: Mid 90s Fastball Season Stats: DNP, Oblique Injury 2018 Season Summary: Almonte had a successful 2017 season, but was unable to build upon it in 2018 when he missed the entire season with an oblique injury. Considering how important that muscle group is for a pitcher, as for example Robbie Ray missed 8 weeks with a Grade 2 strain, it must have been a Grade 3 strain (muscle tear essentially) to keep him out for the entire minor league season. At...

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