Sean Toler

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Sean Toler

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 5", Weight 215 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Sean Toler has pitched in the US and Australia.

Toler had a 3-2, 3.16 record as a high school junior and 2-1, 2.78 as a senior. The Colorado Rockies took him in the 24th round of the 2005 amateur draft. He did not sign, then was redshirted at Jefferson College in 2006. Transferring to Missouri State, he was 0-2 with a 10.97 ERA in 2007, 1-3 with a 5.47 ERA in 2008 and 1-0 with a 6.00 ERA in 2009. He had a 6.35 ERA and no saves in 2010. Undrafted, he went on to the independent leagues. He split 2010 between the Gateway Grizzlies (2.30 ERA in 11 G) and Windy City Thunderbolts (8-1, 2.97). He was with Gateway (0-3, 7.04) and the River City Rascals (0-2, 5.91) in 2011, with a combined WHIP of 1.92.

The right-hander provided solid relief for the 2012 Kansas City T-Bones (1-1, 2 Sv, 2.97 in 29 G). In the winter, he was the closer for the Canberra Cavalry, going 2-0 with 11 saves and a 2.84 ERA, striking out 32 in 25 1/3 IP. He tied Andrew Kittredge for the 2012-2013 ABL lead with 22 pitching appearances and was second to Matthew Williams in saves. He helped Canberra win their first Australian Baseball League pennant. Back with the T-Bones in the summer, he slumped to 2-4, 5.27 with 3 saves.

Toler was with the Cavalry again for the 2013-2014 ABL. In the 2013 Asia Series, he finished off Canberra's wins over the EDA Rhinos, Samsung Lions and Uni-President Lions as Canberra became the first Autralian team to win an Asia Series.