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Houston Astros First Round Draft Picks

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The Houston Astros first round draft picks include 64 players, with 27 being pitchers and 32 of those being drafted out of high school. The Astros have selected 12 outfielders, 10 shortstops, 10 catchers, two third basemen, two first basemen and one second baseman in the first round of the MLB draft. Of the pitchers taken, the Astros have selected 23 right-handers and four left-handers.

The Astros have drafted 32 college players with their first round selection, with the last being Korey Lee in 2019. Houston has selected first overall four times, with the team picking Phil Nevin in 1992, Carlos Correa in 2012, Mark Appel in 2013 and Brady Aiken in 2014.

Year Player Pos School Pick Signing Bonus
1965 Alex Barrett SS Atwater HS (CA) 4
1966 Wayne Twitchell RHP Wilson HS (OR) 3
1967 John Mayberry 1B Northwestern HS (MI) 6
1968 Martin Cott C Hutchinson Technical HS (NY) 3
1969 J.R. Richard RHP Lincoln HS (LA) 2
1970 Randy Scarbery RHP Roosevelt HS (CA) 7 Did Not Sign
1971 Neil Rasmussen SS Arcadia HS (CA) 12
1972 Steve Englishbey OF South Houston HS (TX) 9
1973 Calvin Portley SS Longview HS (TX) 20
1974 Kevin Drake OF Cabrillo HS (CA) 15
1975 Bo McLaughlin RHP Lipscomb University 14
1976 Floyd Bannister LHP Arizona State University 1 $100,000
1977 Ricky Adams SS Montclair HS (CA) 14
1978 Rod Boxberger RHP USC 11
1979 John Mizerock C Punxsutawney HS (PA) 8
1982 Steve Swain OF Grossmont HS (CA) 15
1983 Robbie Wine C Oklahoma State University 8
1984 Don August RHP Chapman University 17
1985 Cameron Drew OF University of New Haven 12 $100,000
1986 Ryan Bowen RHP Hanford HS (CA) 13
1987 Craig Biggio C Seton Hall University 22
1988 Willie Ansley OF Plainview HS (MA) 12
1989 Todd Jones RHP Jacksonville State University 27
1990 Tom Nevers SS Edina HS (MN) 21 $250,000
1990 Brian Williams RHP University of South Carolina 31
1991 John Burke RHP University of Florida 6 Did Not Sign
1991 Shawn Livsey SS Simeon HS (IL) 29
1991 Jimmy Gonzalez C East Hartford HS (CT) 40
1991 Mike Groppuso 3B Seton Hall University 44
1992 Phil Nevin 3B California State University, Fullerton 1 $700,000
1992 Kendall Rhine RHP University of Georgia 37
1993 Billy Wagner LHP Ferrum College 12 $550,000
1994 Ramon Castro C Lino Padron Rivera HS (PR) 17 $450,000
1994 Scott Elarton RHP Lamar HS (CO) 25 $365,000
1994 Russ Johnson SS LSU 30
1995 Tony McKnight RHP Arkansas HS (AR) 22 $500,000
1996 Mark Johnson RHP University of Hawaii 19 $775,000
1997 Lance Berkman 1B Rice University 16 $1,000,000
1998 Brad Lidge RHP University of Notre Dame 17
1998 Mike Nannini RHP Green Valley HS (NV) 37
1999 Mike Rosamond OF University of Mississippi 42
2000 Rob Stiehl RHP El Camino College 27 $1,250,000
2001 Chris Burke 2B University of Tennessee 10 $2,125,000
2002 Derick Grigsby RHP Northeast Texas Community College 29 $1,125,000
2005 Brian Bogusevic LHP Tulane University 24 $1,375,000
2005 Eli Iorg OF University of Tennessee 38 $900,000
2006 Maxwell Sapp C Bishop Moore HS (FL) 23 $1,400,000
2008 Jason Castro C Stanford University 10 $2,070,000
2008 Jordan Lyles RHP Hartsville HS (SC) 38 $930,000
2009 Jiovanni Mier SS Bonita HS (CA) 21 $1,358,000
2010 Delino DeShields, Jr. OF Woodward Academy (GA) 8 $2,125,000
2010 Mike Foltynewicz RHP Minooka HS (IL) 19 $1,305,000
2010 Mike Kvasnicka C University of Minnesota 33 $936,000
2011 George Springer OF University of Connecticut 11 $2,525,000
2012 Carlos Correa SS Puerto Rico Baseball Academy (PR) 1 $4,800,000
2013 Mark Appel RHP Stanford University 1 $6,350,000
2014 Brady Aiken LHP Cathedral Catholic HS (CA) 1 Did Not Sign
2015 Alex Bregman SS LSU 2 $5,900,000
2015 Kyle Tucker OF H.B. Plant HS (FL) 5 $4,000,000
2015 Daz Cameron OF Eagle's Landing HS (GA) 37 $4,000,000
2016 Forrest Whitley RHP Alamo Heights HS (TX) 17 $3,148,000
2017 J.B. Bukauskas LHP North Carolina 15 $3,600,000
2018 Seth Beer OF Clemson University 28
2019 Korey Lee C University of California 32

Hall of Fame

Craig Biggio (2015)

World Series Winners with Astros

None

MVP Award Winners with Astros

None

Cy Young Award Winners with Astros

None

Rookie of the Year Award with Astros

Carlos Correa (2015)

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