Abraham Almonte said it wasn’t so much his swing that cost him his place with the Seattle Mariners. It was his comfort level.
Since his demotion to the Rainiers he has been working to regain the comfort and confidence that helped him hit .314 in 94 games with Tacoma last season before being called up to Seattle in September.
“I think that’s what got me in trouble in the big leagues was just losing confidence and trying to be somebody that is not me,” Almonte said. “As soon as I get comfortable again, and I can trust in what I …