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1998 Houston Astros Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    117Brad LidgePCollegeNotre DameNCAA 1JrINYesP6-5200RR1976-12-23Sacramento,CA
    1998-  1-  17-HOU
    MLB2002-20121996-2012
    137Mike NanniniPHigh SchoolGreen Valley (Henderson,NV)HSHSNVYesP5-11191RR1980-08-09Detroit,MI
    1998-  1-  37-HOU
    AAA1998-2015
    392Brad BusbinPHigh SchoolDr. Phillips (Orlando,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-3205RR1980-08-29Orlando,FL
    2002- 27- 809-PHI
    A-2001-2002
    4122Jason VanMeetrenOFHigh SchoolBishop Gorman (Las Vegas,NV)HSHSNVNoOF-1B6-3200RR1979-10-04Las Vegas,NV
    2001- 13- 399-SEA
    A+1999-2007
    5152Scott BarrettPCollegeSan JacintoNJCAA---TXYesP5-10175LL1978-11-18Houston,TX
    1998-  5- 152-HOU
    A-1998-1999
    6182Dave MatrangaIFCollegePepperdineNCAA 1---CAYesSS-2B6-0163RR1977-01-08Orange,CA
    1998-  6- 182-HOU
    MLB2003-20051998-2009
    7212John BuckCHigh SchoolTaylorsville (Salt Lake City,UT)HSHSUTYesC-DH6-3210RR1980-07-07Kemmerer,WY
    1998-  7- 212-HOU
    MLB2004-20141998-2014
    8242Jesse Joyce3BCollegeCal State Los AngelesNCAA 2---CAYesOF-3B5-10185RR1976-05-12San Bernardino,CA
    1998-  8- 242-HOU
    A+1998-2001
    9272Morgan Ensberg3BCollegeUSCNCAA 1---CAYes3B-1B6-2210RR1975-08-26Hermosa Beach,CA
    1998-  9- 272-HOU
    MLB2000-20081995-2008
    10302Keith Ginter2BCollegeTexas TechNCAA 1---TXYes2B-3B5-10190RR1976-05-05Norwalk,CT
    1998- 10- 302-HOU
    MLB2000-20051998-2010
    11332Kevin Jordan---CollegeTexas TechNCAA 1---TXYesOF-3B6-1190RR1976-09-07Corpus Christi,TX
    1998- 11- 332-HOU
    A+1998-2000
    12362Jeremy RyanPHigh SchoolOak Park (Kansas City,MO)HSHSMOYesP6-4195RR1978-01-18Burlington,IA
    1998- 12- 362-HOU
    A1998-2002
    13392Doug SessionsPHigh SchoolOrange Park (Orange Park,FL)HSHSFLYesP6-1209RR1976-09-28Charleston,SC
    1998- 13- 392-HOU
    AAA1998-2005
    14422Jacob Baker---CollegeRiceNCAA 1---TXNoOF-1B6-3220RR1976-06-18Houston,TX
    1999- 45-1339-KCA
    A1999-2000
    15452Charley Carter1BCollegeBaylorNCAA 1---TXYes1B-OF6-2205RR1975-12-11Mount Pleasant,TX
    1998- 15- 452-HOU
    AA1997-2002
    16482Derek NicholsonOFCollegeFloridaNCAA 1---FLYesOF-1B6-0200LR1976-06-17Redondo Beach,CA
    1998- 16- 482-HOU
    AAA1997-2009
    17512Colin PorterOFCollegeArizonaNCAA 1---AZYesOF-RF6-2200LL1975-11-23Tucson,AZ
    1998- 17- 512-HOU
    MLB2003-20041995-2005
    18542Rich TerwilligerPHigh SchoolFinger Lakes (Corning,NY)HSHSNYYesP6-3180RR1978-09-07Corning,NY
    1998- 18- 542-HOU
    A-1998-1998
    19572Byron WilkersonPCollegeMary Hardin-BaylorNAIA---TXYesP6-3205RR1976-08-15Temple,TX
    1998- 19- 572-HOU
    A+1998-2000
    20602Anthony Ramirez3BHigh SchoolCarson (Carson,CA)HSHSCAYes3B-1B6-1200LR1980-07-21Torrance,CA
    1998- 20- 602-HOU
    Rk1998-1999
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    21632Brian MesserPCollegeNew MexicoNCAA 1---NMNoP6-4208RR1977-04-06Kansas City,KS
    1999- 41-1232-PIT
    A1999-2001
    22662Garrett ZyskowskiPCollegeWest VirginiaNCAA 1---WVYesP6-1185LL1975-09-03Utica,NY
    1998- 22- 662-HOU
    A1997-1999
    23692Brandon SmithPCollegeLouisiana-MonroeNCAA 1---LAYesP6-1205RR1976-04-10Overton,TX
    1998- 23- 692-HOU
    A1998-1999
    24722Joshua DimmickCCollegeKansasNCAA 1---KSYesC6-3225BR1976-05-05Omaha,NE
    1998- 24- 722-HOU
    A1995-1999
    25752Jacob WhitneyPCollegeIowa StateNCAA 1---IAYesP6-2220LL1976-05-23Edina,MN
    1998- 25- 752-HOU
    A+1998-2004
    26782Robert Carrillo1BHigh SchoolMontgomery (San Diego,CA)HSHSCAYes1B6-6260RR1979-05-09Chula Vista,CA
    1998- 26- 782-HOU
    A-1998-2000
    27812Bobby Burns---High SchoolBingham (South Jordan,UT)HSHSUTNoC6-0190RR1980-02-14Pocatello,ID
    1998- 27- 812-HOU
    NCAA2003-2003
    28842Chris SheffieldPCollegeStephen F. AustinNCAA 1---TXNoP6-3215RR1979-12-13Houston,TX
    2001-  4- 121-TOR
    A+1999-2003
    29872Brandon BuckleyCCollegeTexas TechNCAA 1JrTXYesC6-2205RR1977-01-25Grass Valley,CA
    1998- 29- 872-HOU
    AA1998-2001
    30902Jordan HuntPHigh SchoolEvergreen (Vancouver,WA)HSHSWANoP6-4195RR1979-02-12Vancouver,WA
    1999- 36-1103-HOU
    Rk2000-2000
    31932Alex DvorskyCHigh SchoolMarion (Marion,IA)HSHSIANoC6-2195RR1979-08-08Cedar Rapids,IA
    2002- 26- 774-ANA
    A2000-2003
    32962Bernie GonzalezOFHigh SchoolBrito Miami Private School (Miami,FL)HSHSFLNoOF-1B6-2205RR1980-05-10Santurce,PR
    2002- 14- 411-COL
    A+2001-2007
    33992Gavin WrightOFCollegeBlinn CollegeNJCAA---TXYesOF6-2175RR1979-05-06Lufkin,TX
    1998- 33- 992-HOU
    AA1999-2005
    351052Brett KayCHigh SchoolMater Dei (Santa Ana,CA)HSHSCANoC-1B6-1190RR1979-10-31Long Beach,CA
    2001-  8- 252-NYN
    A+2000-2003
    361082Benson Barrera---High SchoolSkyview (Nampa,ID)HSHSIDNoP6-4225RR1980-06-29Nampa,ID
    1998- 36-1082-HOU
    NCAA1999-2001
    371112Jeremy FrostCHigh SchoolOviedo (Oviedo,FL)HSHSFLNoC-OF6-3210RR1979-11-19Fort Walton Beach,FL
    2002- 10- 289-MIL
    AA2001-2007
    381142Bryan EdwardsPCollegeNortheast Texas CCNJCAAFrTXNoP5-11170RR1979-08-21Wheat Ridge,CO
    2000-  9- 273-CIN
    AA2000-2007
    391172Roberto Zaldivar---High SchoolArroyo (San Lorenzo,CA)HSHSCANoP6-3195RR1980-02-24Burbank,CA
    1998- 39-1172-HOU
    NCAA2001-2001
    401202Ray LeybaPHigh SchoolChoctaw (Choctaw,OK)HSHSOKNoP6-1185LL1980-07-16Choctaw,OK
    1999- 41-1251-HOU
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    411232Mike McHughPHigh SchoolHelix Charter (La Mesa,CA)HSHSCANoP6-1185RR1979-11-02La Mesa,CA
    1998- 41-1232-HOU
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    Rnd Drafted Round Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site dPos Position when drafted (May differ from eventual position) School Drafted From High School or College attended by player at time when drafted Class Player Class related to college. Fr,So,Jr,Sr,5S (5th year senior) Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system