2013 First-Year Player Draft:
rounds 1 and 2 of the Draft were completed. Stanford pitcher Mark
Appel (nephew of Natalye Appel ‘80/’82) was drafted first overall by
The draft continues with rounds 3-10 today at 11:30 am CT and 11-40 tomorrow at 12 pm CT.
Astros take Houston native Appel with first pick (MLB.com)
Appel's homecoming could mark return to winning ways (Richard Justice)
Astros select Appel (Houston Chronicle)
Given Second Chance, Astros Take Appel (New York Times)
On Wednesday, prior to his promotion, Tyler
was named to the Western Division All-Star team for the Midwest League All-Star
game. Read more.
MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
Holt (.287) went 2-for-3 with a run and a walk for AAA
Complete Owls stats are here.
UIL Baseball Playoffs, State Baseball Tournament:
at noon, Fort Bend Dulles faces Arlington Martin in the Class 5A baseball state
semifinal at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.
Dulles is coached by Clinton
Welch, a three-year Rice baseball letterman (1981-82-83).
eliminated Cy-Ranch, defending state champs, two weeks ago. Cy-Ranch is coached by John Pope, a
two-year Rice baseball letterman (1988-89).