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Abraham Toro

Abraham Toro

3B | B/T: S/R | 6' 1" 190 | Age: 22
Draft: 2016 (Rd: 5, #157, Houston Astros) - Seminole State College (OK)
Longueuil, QC Canada
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Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 89 78 13 17 2 9 1 .218 .303 .385 .688
1 Season 89 78 13 17 2 9 1 .218 .303 .385 .688
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2019 .218 2 9 1 .688
1 Season .218 2 9 1 .688

Standard MLB Batting Statistics

SeasonTmLGGPAABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSHBPAVGOBPSLGOPS
2019 HOU AL 25 89 78 13 17 3 2 2 9 9 19 1 1 1 .218 .303 .385 .688
*: All Star Season, Rankings AL/NL: Top 5 10 15 20      Click for Chart.

Advanced MLB Batting Statistics

SeasonTmLGPATBLOBSACSFBABIPXBHGIDPGIDPONPP/PAK/PAHR/PABB/KISOROEWO
2019 HOU AL 89 30 50 0 1 .259 7 2 15 342 3.84 .213 .022 .474 .167 .167 0

Scouting Report

Scouting grades: Hit: 50 | Power: 50 | Run: 40 | Arm: 60 | Field: 45 | Overall: 45

Yet another prospect unearthed at an Oklahoma junior college by the Astros, Toro batted .439/.545/.849 with more homers (20) than strikeouts (18) at Seminole State in 2016. Scouts inside and outside of the organization believe he's one of the better all-around hitters in the Houston system. He set career highs in most categories last season and continued to open eyes by ranking third in the Arizona Fall League in on-base percentage (.463), slugging (.561) and OPS (1.023).

A switch-hitter, Toro has a better stroke and more power from the left side. Following a homerless pro debut, he started using his legs better in his swing and homered 31 times in his first two full seasons. He's a better hitter than his .248 career average might indicate, making repeated hard contact and drawing a healthy amount of walks.

Toro has a plus arm and reliable hands at third base, though he lacks quickness and has fringy range. He caught some at Seminole State and in his first full season, but his bat was much more advanced than his receiving so the Astros decided to focus on the former. He also played second base during the low Class A Midwest League playoffs in 2017.


Statcast - Batting

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2019 342 60 3 5.0 86.9 7.5 .231 .385 .295 .301 .331 35.0 21.3 10.1
ALL 342 60 3 5.0 86.9 7.5 .231 .385 .295 .301 .331 35.0 21.3 10.1
MLB 40553 6.3 87.5 11.2 .251 .412 .317 .318 .371 34.5 21.7 8.3

Transactions

Team Date Transaction
10/31/2019 Houston Astros activated 3B Abraham Toro.
10/04/2019 Houston Astros reassigned 3B Abraham Toro to the minor leagues.
08/22/2019 Houston Astros selected the contract of 3B Abraham Toro from Round Rock Express.
08/01/2019 3B Abraham Toro assigned to Round Rock Express from Corpus Christi Hooks.
01/22/2019 Houston Astros invited non-roster 3B Abraham Toro to spring training.
07/06/2018 3B Abraham Toro assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Buies Creek Astros.
03/30/2018 3B Abraham Toro assigned to Buies Creek Astros from Quad Cities River Bandits.
03/21/2018 3B Abraham Toro-Hernandez assigned to Houston Astros.
07/27/2017 3B Abraham Toro-Hernandez assigned to Quad Cities River Bandits from Tri-City ValleyCats.
06/19/2017 C Abraham Toro-Hernandez assigned to Tri-City ValleyCats from Greeneville Astros.
07/06/2016 3B Abraham Toro-Hernandez assigned to Greeneville Astros.
06/20/2016 Houston Astros signed SS Abraham Toro-Hernandez.