01/15/2021 - 2021 Baseball Factory Pre-Season All-America Tournament (FL) Juan is a skilled R/R catcher who can swing it. With the bat, this righty he steps into the box looking to do damage. He has fluid rhythm working back into a strong load/launch position. He whips the barrel to and through the zone with + bat speed and connect with pop, spraying line-drives. Behind the dish, he sits in with athletic actions and sway. He tracks pitches into a soft mitt, framing well. Lateral actions are quick as he gets around pitches in the dirt and centers the ball off of his chest. Transfer is quick/clean with throws right on the bag - pop times at 1.94. Almonte has the tools that will make an immediate impact at the next level.