Astros take CF Springer with 11th pick of MLB draft

June 6, 2011 8:30:54 PM PDT
It was the night of the Major League Baseball players draft and of immediate to folks in Houston would be the Astros pick. And with the 11th pick, the Astros took University of Connecticut center fielder George Springer, 6-foot3 and 200 pounds. The right hander hit .350 this season.

The Astros have until August 15 to sign him or forfeit his rights.