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Astros sign nine Draft selections

Astros sign nine Draft selections

DENVER -- One day after the conclusion of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft, the Astros have already signed nine of their 52 selections.

Assistant general manager and director of scouting Bobby Heck announced the following have agreed to terms with the Astros organization: Robert Doran, a fourth-round pick from Texas Tech, Jake Buchanan (eighth round, North Carolina State), Thomas Shirley (ninth round, Xavier University), Kyle Redinger (11th round, Cedar Crest (Pa.) High School), James Robinson (12th round, Georgia Tech), Christopher Wallace (16th round, University of Houston), Alexander Sogard (26th round, North Carolina State), Ryan Cole (34th round, St. John's University), and Bryce Lane (41st round, Gulf Coast Community College).

Of the nine new signees, two are from Texas, including Doran, who hails from Flower Mound, and Wallace, who makes his home in Cypress.


Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.