2014 MLB Draft: Astros select Brady Aiken with No. 1 pick

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick the 2014 MLB Draft and they decided to take Brady Aiken with the top selection. Aiken, a left-handed pitcher out of Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego, became the first prep pitcher to go No. 1 since 1991, when the New ...

Houston Astros, Carlos Correa Reach Verbal Agreement on Contract

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

The Houston Astros surprised a lot of experts by selecting prep shortstop Carlos Correa with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft on Monday. Now, in even more shocking news, the two parties have reached an agreement on a contract. According to MLB.com's Brian McTaggart, Astros ...

Houston Astros Make SS Correa MLB’s No. 1 Pick

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The Houston Astros decided they weren't going to pass on a talented shortstop with the top pick in the draft this time around. Houston took Puerto Rican (or in the words of Bud Selig, Porto Rican) shortstop Carlos Correa with the No. 1 draft pick on Monday night, apparently attempting to ...