Draft Day 2014

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Astros 2014 draft recap, pick-by-pick

What we are doing this draft Luhnow? The same thing we do every draft, Pinky. Try to take over the world!

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Astros and Aiken Agree to Terms

Astros have come to terms with their top draft selection, Brady Aiken

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Open Thread: Astros at Twins & MLB Draft Day 3

Join the conversation as the Houston Astros travel to Minnesota.

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9th Round Pick: Bryan Radziewski, LHP, Miami (FL)

Miami's "short, fat lefty" doesn't look like a baseball player, and he doesn't exactly throw like one either, but he happens to be #7 on the team's all-time career strikeout list.

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2014 10th Round Pick: Jay Gause, RHP, Faulkner U

A former NC State commit who attended two different junior colleges before landing in the NAIA World Series and getting drafted in the tenth round, it's already been a whirlwind career for the newest Houston Astro.

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8th Round Pick: Bobby Boyd, CF, WVU

Speed and contact at the plate. It's his calling card.

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7th Round Pick: Derick Velazquez, RHP, Fresno St

Drafted as a reliever, he will likely move pretty quickly through the system.

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Sixth Round Pick: Brock Dykxhoorn, RHP, JUCO

JUCO pitcher with great strikeout numbers but lacks great velocity. The size is impressive though.

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Fifth Round Pick: Jacob Nix, RHP, CA HS

Projectable RHP's with 96/97 MPH fastballs will always be noticed. He's got a lot of work but the upside is nice.

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2014 4th Round Pick: Daniel Mengden, RHP, TAMU

Four-pitch mix with command can only last so long. He was originally thought of as a first rounder.

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The opportunity cost of drafting a pitcher

The Astros had the number one pick for the third year in a row. Was it worth it to draft a pitcher?

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2014 3rd Round Pick: J.D. Davis, 1B, CS-Fullerton

After grabbing a corner infielder with plus power in A.J. Reed in round two, the Astros grabbed his right handed counterpart in Davis.

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2014 MLB Draft: Day Two Open Thread

The Astros have the first pick in the third round, who will be joining Brady Aiken, Derek Fisher, and A.J. Reed?

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2014 2nd Round Pick: A.J. Reed, 1B, Kentucky

You want POWER? Well here is plenty of it and from the left side.

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Instant Impressions: A.J. Reed

With the 42nd overall selection, the Astros picked a player dubbed the Babe Ruth of the SEC. What is his pro projection?

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Instant Impressions: Derek Fisher

With the 37th overall pick, the Astros selected Virginia Cavaliers outfielder Derek Fisher, a scout's dream with a ton of upside.

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Astros select Brady Aiken First Overall

Houston Astros select Brady Aiken with the first pick overall in the 2014 Rule 4 Draft.

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TCB's 2014 MLB Draft Email Discussion

A look into the TCB staff's conversation around the 2014 MLB Draft.

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LIVE: TCB 2014 Astros Draft Coverage and Thread

Keeping you entertained and informed leading up to the 2014 MLB Draft and then bringing you instant reaction and analysis you need of the Astros picks.

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How to watch tonight's MLB draft

All the odds and ends you need to know for the draft tonight.

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Who do the final mock drafts have heading to HOU?

Brady Aiken is the guy with five different mock drafts this morning.

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Rebuilding with First Picks

The Astros will have the unique benefit of three 1-1 draft picks to build the team; have other teams used first picks to reverse their fortunes?

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TCB 2014 Mock Draft

The writers put their heads together to mock the first day of the draft. Here are our selections and thoughts.

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Pounding the Table for Brady Aiken

Brady Aiken is arguably the top talent in the draft but his status as a high school pitcher caries his share of concern.

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Pounding the Table for Carlos Rodon

Why even have the draft if the Astros didn't #TankForRodon?

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Pounding the table for Tyler Kolek

Not many pitchers can throw 100 MPH. Tyler Kolek can.

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Pounding the Table for Alex Jackson

Only one 1-1 candidate provides both a premium bat and an up-the-middle profile. That candidate is Alex Jackson, and I've been riding this bandwagon for over a year. Nice to see some of you onboard.

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Pounding the table for Aaron Nola

Or a primer on why it's hard to scout a changeup.

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Pounding the table for Nick Gordon

Why the Astros should take the shortstop from Florida.

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Reviewing the 2013 draft

Who were the best and worst of last year's draft class?

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2014 MLB Draft: All Questions Answered...Sort of

Where the TCB crew will answer ALL of your 2014 MLB Draft questions...well sort of...I CAN'T PREDICT THE FUTURE!

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