Albert Almora RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cubs still see big things for Albert Almora

    CSN Chicago "Baseball always came naturally to Albert Almora. Almora was the first draft pick of the Theo Epstein regime in Chicago, going sixth overall in 2012. After standout performances at Mater Academy, on Miami's elite travel-team circuit and with Team USA, he got off to a blazing start in..." February 04

  • Cubs invite Baez, Bryant, Almora to camp

    ESPN.com "Top prospects Javier Baez, Kris Bryant and Albert Almora are among 24 non-roster players invited to spring training by the Chicago Cubs, the team announced on Friday. Baez, a shortstop who is expected to open the season at Triple-A Iowa, is ranked as the No. 7 prospect in baseball by MLB.com...." January 24

  • Marlins and Cubs could discuss a swap of big-time prospects

    CBSSports.com "Officials from the Cubs and Marlins both agree they may have something to talk about. The Cubs have a stockpile of high-end position prospects and the Marlins have a long list of fine young pitchers. Prospect-for-prospect deals are rare because they require a strong stomach. Needless to say,..." November 13

  • Almora confident in future with Cubs

    ESPN.com "Albert Almora has always carried himself with confidence. However, due perhaps to falling further in the draft than he had hoped or losing much of the past season to injury, Almora now seems to have developed a chip on his shoulder. Gone is the quiet, soft-spoken kid from the summer. Almora is..." November 05

  • Sveum eager to view prospects in AFL

    Chicago Tribune "Living in Arizona in the offseason will give manager Dale Sveum the luxury of watching top Cubs prospects Javier Baez Albert Almora Jorge Soler and Kris Bryant play in the Arizona Fall League for Mesa. And Sveum will be able to weigh many options based on the fact some players such as Baez will..." August 28