Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Birthday Boys 4/16/2013

Albert Almora
Albert Almora:
He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 2012 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. He was stuck on the option of playing baseball for the University of Miami but signed a contract worth $3.9 million with the Cubs. He is 19 today.
Jin-Young Kim
Jin-Young Kim:
Pitcher Jin-young Kim was timed at 92 mph when an amateur. He signed with the Chicago Cubs in early 2010 for a $1.2 million bonus. He made his pro debut with the 2011 Boise Hawks on June 19 against the Eugene Emeralds. He started but lasted only four innings, with four hits, three runs, three walks and no strikeouts in taking the loss. He is 21 today.

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