Saturday, June 7, 2014

29-856: Richard Gonzalez

29th Round, your Houston Astros choose Richard Gonzalez, catcher from Alabama State University. He majored in Business Marketing.

He is listed at 5-10, bats and throws right-handed, and was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico.  He was a freshman All-American, and an all SWAC second-team selection in 2012 and an all SWAC first team selection in 2014.

He batted to the tune of .286/.419/.429 in 2014, walked 25 times versus 12  strikeouts.  He hit 13 extra-base hits (out of 42 hits total), including 3 home-runs.