D-backs sign 1st-round pick Toussaint, 17

The Sports NetworkJune 20, 2014 

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Touki Toussaint, the team announced Friday.

Toussaint, a 17-year-old pitcher from Florida, had committed to Vanderbilt.

He was picked No. 16 overall out of Coral Springs Christian Academy, where he went 8-2 with a 1.22 ERA and 104 strikeouts in 63 1/3 innings.

The Diamondbacks have signed 27 of their 42 draft picks.

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