Houston Astros 1999 draft


Houston Astros 1999 Draft


June Regular

Note: The team's 1st-round pick went to San Diego as compensation for Type A free agent Ken Caminiti. A 1st-round supplemental pick (#42 overall) was granted as compensation for the loss of Type A free agent Randy Johnson. The Astros also received Arizona's 2nd-round pick as compensation for Johnson. Michael Rosamond and Jay Perez were selected with these picks.

Rnd  Player                          School
 1. Michael Rosamond, OF             U of Mississippi 
 2. James Perez, C                   Seymour HS, CT
 2. Travis Anderson, P               U of Washington
 3. Jimmy Barrett, P                 Fort Hill HS, Cumberland, MD
 4. Jon Topolski, OF                 Baylor U
 5. Mike Gallo, P                    Long Beach State U
 6. Jason Lane, OF                   USC 
 7. Nick Roberts, P                  Southern Utah U
 8. Chris Sampson, SS                Texas Tech 
 9. Jon Helquist, SS                 University Christian HS, Jacksonville, FL 
10. Greg Dobbs, IF                   Long Beach State U
11. Kristopher Kann, P               Mansfield College 
12. Royce Huffman, IF                Texas Christian U
13. Garett Gentry, C                 Victor Valley HS, Victorville, CA
14. Brian Schmitt, IF                Blinn College
15. Bryan Edwards, P                 Northeast Texas CC
16. Daniel Parker, P                 Diablo Valley College
17. Ryan Jamison, P                  U of Missouri 
18. Mike Hill, OF                    Oral Roberts U
19. Jonathan Andrianoff, SS          Portville Central HS, Olean, NY
20. Derrick Johnson, P               Wallace CC
21. Russ Morgan, P                   Purdue U
22. Stephen Ghutzman, C              Spring HS, TX
23. Jason Maule, IF                  Central Connecticut State U
24. Brian O'Connor, C                Valparaiso U
25. Chris George, P                  U of Missouri 
26. Lance Ericksen, P                U of Utah
27. Shane Hall, P                    Sierra Vista HS, Hereford, AZ 
28. Marc Gwyn, P                     Rice U
29. David Frame, P                   Westfield HS, Houston
30. Steve Mortimer, 1B               Richland HS, WA 
31. Javier Andueza, P                West Valley College
32. William Zbacnik, 1B              University City HS, San Diego
33. Steven Hoover, OF                Cal State Stanislaus
34. John Ortiz, P                    U of New Mexico 
35. Justin Toone, P                  Kingwood HS, TX
36. Jordan Hunt, P                   Edmonds CC
37. Abraham Ayala, C                 Miami Dade CC
38. Deshain Beasley, CF              Kamiakin HS, Kennewick, WA
39. Jeffrey Blitstein, P             Chapman U
40. Darrick Bingham, P               Canada College
41. Ray Leyba, P                     Cowley County CC