To begin the second day of drafting, the Astros selected right hander Vincent Velasquez of Garey HS in California and OF Austin Wates of Virginia Tech. Velasquez has committed to Cal State Fullerton and could be tough to sign. Wates is a solid bat and shouldn’t be as difficult, since the third round was where many projected him to be drafted.
MLB Draft, Day Two: Astros Select RHP Vincent Velasquez and OF Austin Wates In Second And Third Rounds
By Tom Martin