Posts tagged Carlos Correa

ASTROS CALL UP CORREA

ASTROS CALL UP CORREA

SS Carlos Correa, the top pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, has been called up by the Houston Astros. It was a quick journey through the minor leagues for Correa, slowed down only by a broken leg last season. His first year of full-season baseball was 2013 at loA Quad Cities and Correa excelled […]

CORREA OFF TO HOT START AT AAA

CORREA OFF TO HOT START AT AAA

Carlos Correa was recently promoted to AAA Fresno after shredding AA pitching and has landed on his feet at the new level as if nothing has changed. Tonight, in his ninth game at AAA, Correa went 2-for-5 and launched his second homerun while driving in three runs. His batting average now sits at .326. Just […]

2012 TOP 3 DRAFT PICKS IN THE MINORS

2012 TOP 3 DRAFT PICKS IN THE MINORS

Here’s a quick look at the top three picks from the 2012 First-Year Player Draft and how they did in their minor league assignments. These are small sample sizes with most of the numbers coming in short season leagues, but it is a first indicator as to how they adjusted to the pro game. 1. […]

TOP PICK CORREA RETURNS FROM GROIN INJURY

TOP PICK CORREA RETURNS FROM GROIN INJURY

Top overall draft pick Carlos Correa has played 17 games in the Rookie Gulf Coast League and so far he’s having a rough go of it. Returning to the lineup last night after missing nine games with a groin injury, the Astros’ draftee out of Puerto Rico has 8 hits in his last 41 ABs […]

TOP 10 DRAFT PICKS UPDATE

TOP 10 DRAFT PICKS UPDATE

Nine days after the First-Year Player Draft, and one month out from the July 13th signing deadline, only four of the top 10 selections have signed with their clubs. Houston at #1 (Carlos Correa), Minnesota at #2 (Byron Buxton), Kansas City at #5 (Kyle Zimmer) and Colorado at #10 (David Dahl) have all reached deals. Still unsigned: […]

ASTROS SIGN TOP PICK CORREA

ASTROS SIGN TOP PICK CORREA

The Houston Astros quickly signed the top overall pick in the First Year Player Draft, inking Puerto Rican shortstop Carlos Correa to a deal on Thursday that included a $4.8M signing bonus. Under the terms of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, the pool money assigned to that pick is $7.2M, so the Astros are off […]

ASTROS TAKE CORREA WITH TOP PICK

ASTROS TAKE CORREA WITH TOP PICK

The Houston Astros went against the pre-draft speculation in picking SS Carlos Correa of Puerto Rico with the top overall pick of the 2012 First Year Player Draft. Houston took Correa rather than college pitcher Mark Appel or high school outfielder Byron Buxton. Much debate centered on whether the Astros would get more immediate help in Appel […]