1998 Houston Astros Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1998 Houston Astros Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1995 / 1996 / 1997 / 1998 / 1999 / 2000 / 2001

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
199811717Astros via RockiesY$1,495,000*Brad Lidge (minors)RHP7.957870.286.71460326323.541.292254YrUniversity of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN)
19981s3737AstrosY$595,000*Mike Nannini (minors)RHPHSGreen Valley HS (Henderson, NV)
199839219AstrosNBrad Busbin (minors)RHPHSDr. Phillips HS (Orlando, FL)
1998412219AstrosNJason Van Meetren (minors)OFHSBishop Gorman HS (Las Vegas, NV)
1998515219AstrosYScott Barrett (minors)LHPJCSan Jacinto College (Pasadena, TX)
1998618219AstrosYDave Matranga (minors)SS-0.1761.167.8334YrPepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
1998721219AstrosYJohn Buck (minors)C5.810903612134.234.698HSTaylorsville HS (Taylorsville, UT)
1998824219AstrosYJesse Joyce (minors)3B4YrCalifornia State University, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
1998927219AstrosYMorgan Ensberg (minors)3B13.87312204110.263.8304YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
19981030219AstrosYKeith Ginter (minors)2B1.532597138.243.7514YrTexas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)
19981133219AstrosYKevin Jordan (minors)3B4YrTexas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)
19981236219AstrosYJeremy Ryan (minors)RHPJCMetropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (Kansas City, MO)
19981339219AstrosYDoug Sessions (minors)RHPHSArmstrong HS (Savannah, GA)
19981442219AstrosNJacob Baker (minors)3B4YrRice University (Houston, TX)
19981545219AstrosYCharley Carter (minors)1B4YrBaylor University (Waco, TX)
19981648219AstrosYDerek Nicholson (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
19981751219AstrosYColin Porter (minors)OF0.147671.254.5784YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
19981854219AstrosYRich Terwilliger (minors)RHPJCFinger Lakes Community College (Canandaigua, NY)
19981957219AstrosYByron Wilkerson (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Mary Hardin-Baylor (Belton, TX)
19982060219AstrosYAnthony Ramirez (minors)3BHSCarson HS (Carson, CA)
19982163219AstrosNBrian Messer (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)
19982266219AstrosYGarrett Zyskowski (minors)LHP4YrWest Virginia University (Morgantown, WV)
19982369219AstrosYBrandon Smith (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Louisiana at Monroe (Monroe, LA)
19982472219AstrosYJosh Dimmick (minors)C4YrUniversity of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
19982575219AstrosYJake Whitney (minors)LHP4YrIowa State University (Ames, IA)
19982678219AstrosYRobert Carrillo (minors)1BHSMontgomery HS (San Diego, CA)
19982781219AstrosNBobby Burns (minors)CHSBingham HS (South Jordan, UT)
19982884219AstrosNChris Sheffield (minors)RHP4YrStephen F. Austin State University (Nacogdoches, TX)
19982987219AstrosYBrandon Buckley (minors)C4YrTexas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)
19983090219AstrosNJordan Hunt (minors)RHPHSEvergreen HS (Vancouver, WA)
19983193219AstrosNAlex Dvorsky (minors)CHSMarion HS (Marion, LA)
19983296219AstrosNBernie Gonzalez (minors)OFHSBrito Miami Private School (Miami, FL)
19983399219AstrosYGavin Wright (minors)OFJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
199834102219AstrosNRyan Humphery (minors)LHPJCIndian River State College (Fort Pierce, FL)
199835105219AstrosNBrett Kay (minors)CHSMater Dei HS (Santa Ana, CA)
199836108219AstrosNBenson Barrera (minors)RHPHSSkyview HS (Nampa, ID)
199837111219AstrosNJeremy Frost (minors)CHSOviedo HS (Oviedo, FL)
199838114219AstrosNBryan Edwards (minors)RHPJCNortheast Texas Community College (Mount Pleasant, TX)
199839117219AstrosNRoberto Zaldivar (minors)RHPHSArroyo HS (San Lorenzo, CA)
199840120219AstrosNRay Leyba (minors)LHPHSChoctaw HS (Choctaw, OK)
199841123219AstrosNMike McHugh (minors)RHPHSHelix HS (La Mesa, CA)

*Compensation Picks
Brad Lidge (Astros-1) - Pick from Rockies as compensation for Free Agent Darryl Kile
37. Mike Nannini (Astros-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Darryl Kile

Other Years: 1995 / 1996 / 1997 / 1998 / 1999 / 2000 / 2001

41 matching player(s). 6 played in the majors (14%). Total of 29.0 WAR, or 4.8 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft

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