So let's get to the latest news and rumors regarding the Astros' draft picks. (Reminder, all statuses will be updated at the 2014 Draft Page)
*1-1 pick Brady Aiken's father tells Mark Berman a deal will be finalized with Houston "within a week or two."
*3rd Round pick J.D. Davis wasn't expecting the Astros to call his name. "We got calls from other teams, but the Astros weren't on the radar...I'm pretty pumped."
*4th Round pick Daniel Mengden: Getting selected by the hometown Astros "meant the world" to him.
*5th Round pick Jacob Nix is "expected to be a difficult sign," says Mike Elias, who expects to sign him anyway.
*6th Round pick Brock Dykxhoorn and the Astros have agreed to a signing bonus, and are working on "the education package...just minor stuff."
*7th Round pick Derick Velazquez says he definitely "feels ready to go out and give it my best...I feel I have the mental ability that'll help me a lot at the next level."
*8th Round pick Bobby Boyd has agreed to undisclosed terms.
*9th Round pick Bryan Radziewski, a senior at the University of Miami (FL), is ready to sign.
*10th Round pick Jay Gause has agreed to undisclosed terms.