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Cubs Prospects A-to-Z—Gio Amaya, Tyler Alamo

Second baseman Gioskar Amaya has all the tools to be an everyday major league player but the 21-year-old is still refining his skills in the minors. One of three high school players signed by the Cubs after the 2013 draft, Tyler Almora could develop into the Cubs catcher of the future.

Gioskar Amaya, 2B, 21 (12/13/1992), Bats: Right, Throws: Right, Height: 5-foot-11, Weight: 175 2013 Team: Kane County, Midwest League (A) Northsiders Report 2014 Ranking—# 13 How acquired:—Signed as an international free agent on July 9, 2009 Cubs Career Amaya earned all-star honors his first three pro seasons after signing with the Cubs as a 16-year-old out of Venezuela. He was named to the...

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