Astros take DeShields, two others in MLB draft

June 7, 2010 9:21:10 PM PDT
Monday was the Major League Baseball draft, a chance for the Astros to restock the farm system. With their first pick, number 8 overall, the Astros took Delino DeShields, Jr., a second baseman from Woodard Academy in Georgia. His dad, Delino, Sr., played 13 years in the big leagues.

With the 19th pick in the first round, the Astros took right-hander Mike Foltynewicz from Minooka Community high school in Illinois. Foltynewicz was a UT Longhorn recruit.

The Astros had an extra pick after the first round. At number 33, they took third baseman Mike Kvasnicka out of Minnesota.


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