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2016 MLB Draft: Houston Astros select Seminole State infielder Abraham Toro-Hernandez in 5th round

This guy is pretty versatile.


The Houston Astros drafted a player out of a place Evan Gattis familiar with Seminole State College in Seminole, OK. The Astros selected infielder Abraham Toro-Hernandez in the 5th round of the 2016 MLB Draft.

Toro-Hernandez, a freshman, is from Greenfield Park, Québec, Canada. He is a switch hitter and played catcher out of high school. The Astros have him listed as a third baseman. Toro batted .439 (90x205) with 14 doubles, five triples, 20 home runs, 86 RBIs, 94 runs scored, and eight stolen bases. He had an on-base percentage of .545 and a slugging percentage of .849 in his one season at Seminole State.