• Full name John D. Hinson
  • Born 09/13/1988 in Asheville, NC
  • Profile Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 180 / Bats: L / Throws: R
  • School Clemson
  • Drafted in the 13th round (400th overall) by the Houston Astros in 2011.
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    Hinson has good athleticism and tools, and he's a plus runner despite a back injury that caused him to take a medical redshirt in 2009. He's rough around the edges defensively, having stumbled at second and third base this season. He fits best as a utility player who focuses on the outfield, and some scouts soured on him after he turned down the Phillies as a 13th-round pick.

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