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2008 Houston Astros Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    110Jason CastroCCollegeStanfordNCAA 1JrCAYesC6-3210LR1987-06-18Castro Valley,CA
    2008-  1-  10-HOU
    MLB2010-20192006-2019
    138Jordan LylesPHigh SchoolHartsville (Hartsville,SC)HSHSSCYesP6-4185RR1990-10-19Hartsville,SC
    2008-  1-  38-HOU
    MLB2011-20192008-2019
    256Jay AustinOFHigh SchoolNorth Atlanta (Atlanta,GA)HSHSGAYesCF-OF5-11170LL1990-08-10Atlanta,GA
    2008-  2-  56-HOU
    AAA2008-2019
    388Chase Davidson1BHigh SchoolMilton (Milton,GA)HSHSGANo1B-RF6-5222LR1990-01-14Alpharetta,GA
    2011- 41-1240-HOU
    A2009-2013
    3109Ross SeatonPHigh SchoolSecond Baptist School (Houston,TX)HSHSTXYesP6-4190LR1989-09-18Sugar Land,TX
    2008-  3- 109-HOU
    AAA2008-2017
    4122TJ SteeleOFCollegeArizonaNCAA 1JrAZYesCF-RF6-3215RR1986-09-21Tucson,AZ
    2008-  4- 122-HOU
    AA2006-2012
    5152David DuncanPCollegeGeorgia TechNCAA 1JrGAYesP6-9230LL1986-06-01New Richmond,OH
    2008-  5- 152-HOU
    A+2006-2010
    6182J.B. ShuckOFCollegeOhio StateNCAA 1JrOHYesRF-LF5-11185LL1987-06-18Galion,OH
    2008-  6- 182-HOU
    MLB2011-20192006-2019
    7212Jon GastonOFCollegeArizonaNCAA 1JrAZYesRF-LF6-0210LR1986-10-13Bellflower,CA
    2008-  7- 212-HOU
    AA2006-2015
    8242Brad DydalewiczPHigh SchoolLake Travis (Austin,TX)HSHSTXYesP6-1180LL1990-03-24Austin,TX
    2008-  8- 242-HOU
    A+2008-2012
    9272Luis CruzPHigh SchoolAcademia Santa Monica (San Juan,PR)HSHSPRYesP5-9170LL1990-09-10San Juan,PR
    2008-  9- 272-HOU
    AAA2008-2019
    10302Jarred HollowayPCollegeSt. Petersburg CollegeNJCAASoFLYesP6-3230RL1988-08-28Morrilton,AR
    2008- 10- 302-HOU
    A-2008-2008
    11332Jacob PridayOFCollegeMissouriNCAA 1SrMOYesOF6-1218RR1985-10-02Sikeston,MO
    2008- 11- 332-HOU
    A2005-2008
    12362Jeff HulettSSCollegeNorthwest Florida State CollegeNJCAASoFLYes3B-SS6-0185RR1987-11-16Springfield,IL
    2008- 12- 362-HOU
    A2007-2012
    13392Kyle GodfreyPCollegeHiwassee CollegeNJCAASoTNYesP6-4200RR1986-02-06Blue Ridge,GA
    2008- 13- 392-HOU
    A+2008-2011
    14422Chris HicksPCollegeGeorgia TechNCAA 1JrGAYesP6-4210RR1987-02-17Tulsa,OK
    2008- 14- 422-HOU
    AAA2006-2012
    15452Phil DisherCCollegeSouth CarolinaNCAA 1SrSCYes1B6-2215RR1985-06-17Aiken,SC
    2008- 15- 452-HOU
    A2005-2009
    16482Josh PoytressPHigh SchoolFowler (Fowler,CA)HSHSCANoP6-1180LL1990-07-20Fowler,CA
    2011- 18- 542-PIT
    A+2009-2013
    17512Andy Simunic2BCollegeTennesseeNCAA 1SrTNYes3B-2B6-0170RR1985-08-07Bloomington,IN
    2008- 17- 512-HOU
    AAA2007-2014
    18542David Flores3BCollegeSacramento StateNCAA 1SrCAYes3B-1B6-2220RR1986-10-13Union City,CA
    2008- 18- 542-HOU
    AA2005-2011
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    19572Ashton MowdyPCollegeEastern Oklahoma State CollegeNJCAAJrOKYesP6-0185RR1986-06-21Mustang,OK
    2008- 19- 572-HOU
    A+2008-2010
    20602Shea RobinCCollegeVanderbiltNCAA 1SrTNNoC5-11185RR1985-12-11The Woodlands,TX
    2008- 20- 602-HOU
    NCAA2005-2008
    21632Rodarrick JonesOFHigh SchoolSt. John (Plaquemine,LA)HSHSLANoLF-RF6-0190RR1990-07-31St. Gabriel,LA
    2011- 37-1112-PIT
    A-2009-2012
    22662Terrance JacksonPCollegeNorth Central Texas CollegeNJCAAFrTXNoP6-3185RL1988-09-24Montgomery,AL
    2010- 45-1352-NYN
    Indy2011-2011
    23692Chase HuchingsonPCollegeArkansas-Fort SmithNJCAAFrARNoP6-5180LL1989-04-14Fayetteville,AR
    2008- 23- 692-HOU
    AAA2010-2019
    24722Danny MeierOFCollegePortlandNCAA 1SrORYesOF-1B6-3205RR1985-10-28Renton,WA
    2008- 24- 722-HOU
    A-2005-2009
    25752Mike HackerPCollegeCosumnes River CollegeCCCAASoCAYesP5-9175LL1985-11-06Folsom,CA
    2008- 25- 752-HOU
    A2008-2012
    26782Shane WolfPCollegeIthaca CollegeNCAA 3SrNYYesP6-3225LL1986-09-10Ithaca,NY
    2008- 26- 782-HOU
    AA2005-2011
    27812Nate PettusPCollegeWestern Oklahoma State CollegeNJCAAFrOKYesP6-1200RR1988-10-09Tulsa,OK
    2008- 27- 812-HOU
    A2008-2012
    28842Zach GrimmettPHigh SchoolBeggs (Beggs,OK)HSHSOKYesP6-3185RR1990-02-05Beggs,OK
    2008- 28- 842-HOU
    A+2008-2013
    29872Chris JacksonSSCollegeVa. CommonwealthNCAA 1JrVAYesSS-3B5-11185RR1986-12-30Midlothian,VA
    2008- 29- 872-HOU
    A+2006-2009
    30902Mike Diaz2BCollegeSouthern Connecticut StateNCAA 2JrCTYes2B-1B5-10160LR1987-04-11Monroe,CT
    2008- 30- 902-HOU
    A-2008-2010
    31932Philip RummelPCollegeKutztownNCAA 2SrPAYesP6-5235RR1985-06-26Noblesville,IN
    2008- 31- 932-HOU
    A+2008-2010
    32962B.A. VollmuthSSHigh SchoolBiloxi (Biloxi,MS)HSHSMSNo3B-1B6-3195RR1989-12-23Biloxi,MS
    2011-  3- 105-OAK
    A+2009-2014
    33992Shawn ArmstrongPHigh SchoolWest Craven (Vanceboro,NC)HSHSNCNoP6-2196RR1990-09-11New Bern,NC
    2011- 18- 548-CLE
    MLB2015-20192009-2019
    341022Jordan JankowskiCHigh SchoolPeters Township (McMurray,PA)HSHSPANoP6-1210RR1989-05-17McMurray,PA
    2012- 34-1029-HOU
    MLB2017-20172009-2018
    351052Rene GarciaCHigh SchoolColegio Sagrada Familia (Bayamon,PR)HSHSPRYesC-P6-0172RR1990-03-21San Juan,PR
    2008- 35-1052-HOU
    AAA2008-2017
    361082Austin WoodPHigh SchoolNiceville (Niceville,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-4205RR1990-07-11Niceville,FL
    2011-  6- 195-ANA
    AA2009-2016
    371112Kirkland RiversPCollegeTexas A&MNCAA 1SrTXYesP6-1195LL1986-01-06Longview,TX
    2008- 37-1112-HOU
    A2003-2011
    381142Kris CastellanosPHigh SchoolNewsome (Lithia,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-3185LL1990-07-01Brandon,FL
    2008- 38-1142-HOU
    NCAA2009-2010
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    391172Tyson Van WinkleCCollegeGonzagaNCAA 1JrWANoC6-0190RR1988-02-02Vancouver,WA
    2009- 10- 306-ARI
    A+2006-2012
    401202Scott Lawson2BCollegeGrayson County CollegeNJCAASoTXNo3B-1B5-10185LR1987-08-12Grapevine,TX
    2010- 29- 881-TBA
    A-2009-2011
    411232Tony McClendonOFHigh SchoolDamien (La Verne,CA)HSHSCANoOF6-2180RR1990-09-01San Dimas,CA
    2010- 47-1415-OAK
    Indy2011-2015
    421262Ryan DanburyOFCollegeNorth Florida CCNJCAASoFLNoCF6-2170RR1987-08-31Valdosta,GA
    2008- 42-1262-HOU
    ---
    431292Austin GreenCHigh SchoolPatrick Henry (San Diego,CA)HSHSCANoC6-2180RR1990-02-22San Diego,CA
    2013- 13- 396-DET
    AA2009-2018
    441322Edmond SparksCCollegeChipola CollegeNJCAAFrFLNoC5-11200RR1989-02-17Hampton,GA
    2008- 44-1322-HOU
    ---
    451351Grayson GarvinPHigh SchoolThe Wesleyan School (Norcross,GA)HSHSGANoP6-5217LL1989-10-27Suwanee,GA
    2011-  1-  59-TBA
    AA2009-2016
    461379Mike ModicaPCollegeGeorge MasonNCAA 1JrVANoP6-0175LL1986-12-16Sewell,NJ
    2009- 24- 731-HOU
    A+2006-2010
    471406Nathan MetrokaOFCollegeCompton CCCCCAASoCAYesRF-OF6-2220RR1986-08-30San Diego,CA
    2008- 47-1406-HOU
    A2006-2009
    481433Danny MeszarosPCollegeCollege of CharlestonNCAA 1SrSCYesP5-10170RR1985-09-06Boca Raton,FL
    2008- 48-1433-HOU
    AAA2005-2013
    491460Chase LehrPCollegeGlendale CC CACCCAASoCAYesP6-2185RR1987-10-09Peoria,AZ
    2008- 49-1460-HOU
    A-2008-2008
    501487Jamal AustinOFHigh SchoolHarrison (Kennesaw,GA)HSHSGANoCF-2B5-10175RR1990-08-26Kennesaw,GA
    2011- 13- 393-SEA
    AA2009-2016
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