The Houston Astros have selected Stanford pitcher Mark Appel with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft. He went 10-4 with a 2.12 ERA and 130 strikeouts in 106 1-3 innings this season for the Cardinal.
Top prospects in this year’s MLB amateur draft group include Oklahoma pitcher Jonathan Gray and Stanford pitcher Mark Appel. The Houston Astros have the first pick.
Stanford senior right-handed pitcher Mark Appel could well be the first overall choice of the Houston Astros in Thursday afternoon’s MLB first-year (amateur) player draft.
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Bartolo Colon struck out a season-high nine in seven scoreless innings, and the Oakland Athletics completed a sweep of the Houston Astros with a 6-2 win Sunday.
Josh Donaldson had four hits and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 11-5 Saturday night.
Coming off their first loss in six games, the Oakland Athletics may be feeling good about their chances of getting back on track against the Houston Astros.
The Oakland Athletics’ bats had seemingly gone dormant in their last series before busting out in a big way in the series opener against the Houston Astros.
Jed Lowrie is a big reason the Oakland Athletics have already swept a three-game series from the Houston Astros this season.
Brett Anderson struck out 10 more Houston batters and the Oakland A’s backed him with three home runs for a 9-3 win Sunday and a three-game sweep of the Astros.