With the 1st pick of the 40th (and final) Round (1209th overall), the Astros select 6'5" 215lb RHP Joe Shaw, out of Ennis High School.
Shaw has committed to Dallas Baptist University for the fall, where head coach Dan Heefner said:
He has received quite a bit of interest from professional teams. We feel with development over the next three years that he has the potential to be a very high draft pick. We expect him to have an immediate impact on our program."