PhilaU Pitcher Almonte Drafted by Diamondbacks: Philadelphia Inquirer, CBS Philly, Fox Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Philadelphia University lefthander Abraham Almonte in the 26th round of the MLB draft, making Almonte the first Rams player drafted since Alan Wawrzyniak and Shaun Babula in 1999, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported July 15.

“I think the biggest reason for my success were the coaches around me and my teammates around me,” Almonte told KYW Newsradio/CBS Philly. Read the story here.

Almonte’s draft also was covered by Fox Sports, Delaware County Times, Savannah Now and other outlets.

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