Almonte cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Salt Lake on Friday. Almonte was designated for assignment earlier in the week but will remain in the organization after going unclaimed on waivers. The 25-year-old struggled in both the majors and minors in 2018, posting an ERA over 10.00 while issuing 18 walks over 27.1 total innings.
Almonte was designated for assignment by the Angels on Sunday. Almonte has been removed from the 40-man roster to make room for the addition of Cody Allen. Almonte appeared in eight games out of the bullpen for the Angels a season ago, struggling to a 10.29 ERA and 1.71 WHIP with seven punchouts over seven frames.
Almonte was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Saturday, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports. Almonte had one brief stint with the Angels this season, allowing two runs over an inning of work. The 25-year-old struggled for Salt Lake this season, posting an ugly 9.70 ERA and 2.34 WHIP across 21.1 innings.
Almonte was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Friday. Almonte appeared in one game during his latest stint in the big leagues, allowing two runs on two hits while striking out one across one frame. He'll head back to Triple-A, where he's posted a 3.38 ERA and 1.37 WHIP over 5.1 innings in 2018.
Almonte was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday, Jeff Fletcher of the Southern California News Group reports. Almonte has only appeared in 11 major-league games over the course of his career, with nine coming in 2015 with the Royals. Over 5.1 innings with Salt Lake, he's posted a 3.38 ERA and 1.37 WHIP. Look for him to serve as added depth out of the Angels' bullpen while with the team.
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