Gig Harbor grad Michael Toglia promoted to Triple-A
Gig Harbor graduate Michael Toglia is on the cusp of the Major Leagues after the Colorado Rockies prospect was promoted to Triple-A Albuquerque this week.
Toglia, a 2016 graduate of Gig Harbor High School, had 23 home runs and 66 RBI in 97 games for Double-A Hartford this season. The 23 home runs is a season record for the Hartford Yard Goats of the Eastern League.
He was promoted to Albuquerque on Tuesday, Aug. 9, and promptly homered in his first game for the Isotopes.
Toglia played college baseball at UCLA, hitting 33 home runs in three seasons before being drafted 23rd overall in the 2019 draft by the Rockies. He is the No. 9 prospect in the Rockies’ organization, according to MLB.com.
Toglia and the Isotopes visit Tacoma for a six-game series against the Rainiers Aug. 16-21.