2014 Astros MLB Draft
Here's all our scouting reports, analysis, mock drafts and other content leading up to the 2014 MLB Draft.
2014 Draft Profile: Brett Graves, RHP, Missouri
He's been drafted by Jeff Luhnow before and has seen dramatic improvements in his peripheral stats. There's good stuff and room for improvement.
2014 Draft Profile: Grayson Greiner, C, USC
South Carolina catcher Grayson Greiner is one of the better catchers available in the draft. He's well rounded offensively and defensively. Teams that pass on him for another catcher will regret it later.
LIVE: The draft and interviews with BP
Astros Baseball: Jonathan Villar, the draft and an interview with Nick J. Faleris of Baseball Prospectus. Astros Minors: Conrad Gregor, draft stuff and an interview with Ronit Shah of Baseball Prospectus.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Jeff Brigham, RHP, UW
This righty from Washington who's already undergone Tommy John surgery has seen his stock rise this spring with notable improvements in velocity, and could make a nice Top 10 round pick if his injury doesn't scare teams off.
2014 Draft Profile: Chase Mallard, RHP, UAB
College senior are usually late bloomers and can provide a lot of flexibility in the draft. This senior has good stuff and keeps walks to a minimum.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Kodi Medeiros, LHP, HI HS
Kodi Medeiros has some of the most electric stuff in the 2014 class, but brings it in a less than traditional manner.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Michael Suchy, CF, FGCU
A top-end athlete with contact concerns, Suchy is sure to be a somewhat polarizing prospect come draft day.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Greg Deichmann, IF, LA HS
An athletic left-side infielder with plus power potential, Deichmann is a big talent with work left to do to reach his ceiling.
2014 Draft Profile: Jace Fry, LHP, Oregon St.
Plans never work out, and while the end result has to be what Fry was looking for, the path certainly was not.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Aramis Garcia, C, Florida
The college catching crop in the 2014 draft isn't deep but holds a lot of impact, and Garcia is one of those players with solid numbers and projection from both the offensive and defensive aspects of the game.
2014 MLB Draft Profile: Luke Weaver, RHP, FSU
More of a polished college arm with very good control but lacks high end upside due to a lack of a dominant breaking ball and lowered velocity.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Matt Imhof, LHP, Cal Poly
A lefty from California who doesn't have dominating stuff, but lead the nation in strikeouts at one point is an solid option for teams looking for college pitching after the first round.
2014 MLB Draft Profile: Bryce Montes de Oca: RHP
This is the definition of a big bodied pitcher. However, his big frame and velocity come at a price since he has a significant injury history that will affect his draft stock.
College Update: The 2014 NCAA Baseball Tournament
The field of 64 is set - which draft prospects will prolong their college careers, and which ones - like Carlos Rodon - find themselves on the outside looking in?
2014 MLB Draft Profile: Michael Kopech, RHP, TX HS
He's a tall and wiry frame athlete on the mound. There a lot of potential but needs a lot of work to refine the mechanics and stuff to reach anything near his ceiling.
2014 MLB Draft Profile: Stone Garrett, OF, TX HS
The big outfielder has plenty of potential, needs some polish
2014 Draft Profile: Garrett Fulenchek, RHP, TX HS
A tall RHP from a small town in Texas has crept up boards after being unknown due to his limited exposure in the showcase circuits last summer and fall.
2014 MLB Draft Profile: Spencer Adams RHP
Tall and thin RHP with his fare share of flaws that are fixable that could create some nice upside.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Michael Chavis, IF, GA HS
A highly impressive prep hitter, Michael Chavis is shooting up draft boards and has a chance to be a top 15 selection next month.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Jake Stinnett, RHP, UM
One of the top college seniors in the class, Stinnett is a well balanced prospect with command and solid stuff.
More mock drafts: MLB and BA release theirs
MLB and Baseball America release their mock drafts. And they both have the Houston Astros selecting a left-handed pitcher.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Slade Heggen, MT HS
A dynamic athlete out of Missoula, MT, Slade Heggen has as much upside as any catcher in this year's prep class.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Mac Marshall, LHP, GA HS
In one of the deepest draft classes for prep pitching in years, a southpaw from Georgia could represent an interesting high-upside value for the Astros in the compensatory round.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Erick Fedde, RHP, UNLV
One of the fastest risers in the class, Rebels righty Erick Fedde is making a case to go in the top 10.
TCB Daily Boil: Luhnow-ing the Draft
News broke on Wednesday that ECU's Jeff Hoffman will have TJ surgery, and does this open up the draft for Astros Amateur Scouting Director Mike Elias and GM Jeff Luhnow.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Evan Skoug, C, IL HS
One of the top names in this year's high school catcher crop, Evan Skoug swings a big lefty bat and has shown steady improvement throughout his high school career.
BP & PG Unite for a Mock Draft
The Baseball Prospectus and Perfect Game draft minds got together for a mock draft and have posted the results. Who did they have the Astros taking #1 overall?
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Ti'Quan Forbes, SS, MS HS
A drool-worthy athlete, Forbes has one of the highest ceilings in the draft.
Weekly College State Roundup: 5/2/15 - 5/4/14
NC State shortstop Trea Turner shows off the skills that once had him in the 1-1 conversation, headlining a weekend full of good hitting performances. Maryland's Jake Stinnett paces the pitchers with 13 strikeouts through nine shutout innings.
2014 MLB Draft Profile- Casey Gillaspie, 1B, WSU
One of the top college hitters in the country, Casey Gillaspie is doing everything he can to hit his way into the first round.
Weekly College Prospect Update: 4/25 - 4/27
Carlos Rodon heats up just as Aaron Nola cools off and Jeff Hoffman goes on the shelf. Could the last 3-4 weeks of the college season prove to be a perfect storm for the Wolfpack lefty leading up to the draft?
Weekly College Prospect Update: 4/18-20
Jeff Hoffman pitches the game of his life, Aaron Nola slides off the tracks a little, and Brandon Finnegan quietly continues to dominate college hitters. Meanwhile, Casey Gillaspie continues to impress, with a weekend slash line of .500/.571/1.000.