2015 Cleveland Indians postseason player profiles: Outfielder Abraham Almonte


Over the next month, we’re going to recap our guys’ 2015 seasons — on and off the field — in alphabetical order.

Name: Abraham Almonte

Height: 5-9

Weight: 210

Birthday: 6/27/89

Hometown: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Club control: 2020 (pre-arbitration)

Twitter: n/a

The numbers:

  • 49 starts in center field after arriving Cleveland
  • .264 average (47-178) overall
  • Performed very well at Progressive Field, hitting .323 with 14 RBI, seven doubles and four homers (26 games); logged .808 OPS in those games
  • 30 runs
  • 19 extra-base hits
  • 5 triples (second on the team behind Jason Kipnis)
  • 20 RBI

Behind the numbers:

  • Acquired at the waiver trade deadline from the San Diego Padres in exchange for lefty reliever Marc Rzepczynski
  • Spoke to Cleveland.com’s Zack Meisel about his former battles with alcohol addiction in a heartfelt, poignant interview


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