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Bobby Borchering | Outfielder

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (24) / 8/26/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 0
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right

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Astros acquired OF Bobby Borchering from the Diamondbacks.
Ranked before the season by Baseball America as the Diamondbacks' No. 10 prospect, Borchering has made a full-time move to the outfield this season and has batted .247/.310/.469 with 20 homers and 68 RBI between High- and Double-A. The former first-round pick strikes out a lot, but he has some pop. He's not close to being major league-ready. Sun, Jul 29, 2012 01:34:00 PM

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Diamondbacks agreed to terms with first-round pick 3B Bobby Borchering.

With three days to spare. Borchering was selected 16th overall in June's first-year player draft. He's a promising switch-hitter with a good amount of power potential but the 18-year-old has a ways to go defensively. He received a $1.8 million signing bonus, $300,000 above his slot recommendation.
Fri, Aug 14, 2009 07:24:00 PM

The Diamondbacks are "closing in" on a deal with top pick Bobby Borchering, according to Steve Gilbert of

Borchering was selected 16th overall in June. He's a promising switch-hitter with potential 25-homer power, but will probably need to move to first base eventually. "Borchering is coming along," scouting director Tom Allison said Tuesday. "We've had conversations today that have been very positive. Now it's just a matter of waiting for some things to unfold."
Source: MLBlogs
Wed, Aug 12, 2009 10:52:00 AM

Diamondbacks selected high school third baseman Bobby Borchering with the 16th pick in the draft.

The Twins were thought to want Borchering, a switch-hitter with potential 25-homer power. If he were a legitimate third baseman, he could have gone in the top 10. Unfortunately, he's probably going to need to move to first base.
Tue, Jun 9, 2009 07:31:00 PM

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