Thursday, December 11, 2008

Rule 5 AAA Selection

In the AAA phase of the Rule 5 draft today, Round Rock took 25-year old righty 1B Drew Locke. For the Inland Empire 66ers (Dodgers' A Team), Locke hit .311 with 37 doubles, 4 triples and 11 homers - posting a .477 SLG. He took 42 walks, compared to 86 strikeouts in 470 at-bats.

He was Scout.com's #48 prospect in the Dodgers' organization for 2008.

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The Astros did lose 2B Jonathan Ash to the Brewers in the AAA phase. Ash hit .224 in 73 games for Round Rock last year after being promoted from Corpus Christi mid-season.

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