- Full name Joshua W. Garton
- Born 04/27/1988 in Guelph, ON, Canada
- Profile Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 215 / Bats: L / Throws: R
- School Volunteer State CC
Drafted in the 12th round (359th overall) by the Cincinnati Reds in 2009.
View Draft ReportJosh Garton, an outfielder at Volunteer State, challenged pitchers Trent Rothlin, a righthander committed to Mississippi, and lefty Chad Bell (Tennessee) as the top prospect in the juco ranks. Garton, a Florida International signee, might be better suited to first base or left field in pro ball. He's strong-bodied and athletic, with a fringe-average arm, and has played some center field. He plays with energy, endearing him to scouts and college coaches alike. His bat is his best tool, with above-average raw power, and he could go in the seventh- to 10th-round range.