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MLB Draft 2015: Astros ink deal with first-round pick Kyle Tucker

Preston's little brother joins him in the Astros organization

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Multiple sources reported today that 5th overall draftee Kyle Tucker signed a contract to join the Astros organization.  Tucker, the team's second pick in the first round, was considered by most to be one of the best high school bats in the draft this year.  Many draft boards had him listed as one of the top-10 overall prospects.  In the world of hyperbole, Peter Gammons on draft night compared his swing to Ted looks like he has some big shoes to fill.

In his senior year at Plant High School in Tampa, Fl, Tucker hit .484 with 10 home runs.  He was named the Gatorade Florida Baseball Player of the Year.  According to (via Twitter), Tucker's signing bonus was a slight discout at $4 million, $188, 700 less than his slot value.  With this signing, Kyle now joins his brother, Astros rookie outfielder Preston with the organization.  It is unknown with which affiliate he will start his career.