Albert Almora Jr Photo
Albert, the Cubs first round selection (sixth overall) in the 2012 draft, made his major league debut in 2016, his fifth professional season ... batted .277 (31-for-112) in 47 games in his debut major league campaign ... Has batted .290 (471-for-1,622) with 100 doubles, 16 triples, 24 home runs and 191 RBI in 405 career minor league games ... Named by Baseball America as the organization's third-best prospect entering the 2017 season ... was the sixth-best prospect heading into 2016, the seventh-best prospect heading into 2015, the fourth-best prospect heading into 2014 and the second-best prospect heading into 2013 ... Ranked No. 76 in's Top-100 prospects list prior to the 2017 campaign ... was No. 87 entering 2016 ... Ranked by Baseball America as the best defensive player, the second-best pure hitter and the hitter with the third-best strike zone judgment among high school-eligible players heading into the 2012 draft ... Named USA Baseball's 2011 Athlete of the Year after helping the 18-and-Under squad go 9-0 to capture the gold medal at the Pan-Am Games ... Participated in the second-annual Cubs Rookie Development Program in January of 2014 ... Graduated from Mater Academy Charter High School in Hialeah Gardens, Fla.



No videos currently available.

Please send YouTube video links for this player to

Latest Albert Almora Jr News

Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Daily Digest