BLUEPRINT FOR THE FUTURE
Mapping out Astros future using clues from the MLB draft
The MLB Draft got started over the weekend, and the Houston Astros drafted a shortstop and a pitcher with their first two selections.
Shortstop Brice Mathews from the University of Nebraska provides power and speed, and Houston could use more infield talent in their system. Also, with Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman set to be free agents after next season, adding to the infield makes a lot of sense. Mathews could move to another infield position if necessary.
With the team's second pick, they drafted 6'8” UCLA pitcher, Alonzo Treadwell. The Astros currently have Luis Garcia, and Lance McCullers working back from arm surgery. So the team addressed two of their biggest needs, infield, and pitching.
Both players were drafted out of college, so hopefully they can make it to the majors sooner rather than later.
Don't miss the video above as we share our thoughts on the Astros selections and when we could see them making an impact on the big league roster.
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