Saturday, June 7, 2014

15-436: Connor Goedert

With the first pick of the 15th Round of the 2014 MLB Draft (436th overall) the Astros select 3B Connor Goedert from Neosho County Community College in Kansas.

Goedert is a 6'3" 195lb righty-hitting sophomore who was previously drafted in the 34th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates last year. He was named First Team All Region 6 and First-Team All-KJCCC, and this season hit .444 with 19 home runs and 90 RBI in 187 AB (!).

His favorite bookmarks include, his first job was on a demolition crew, and his worst habit is "making funny noises."