Astros picks, Biggio receive Gold Glove Awards

No. 2 overall selection Bregman, eighth-rounder Stubbs honored by ABCA

Astros picks, Biggio receive Gold Glove Awards

HOUSTON -- Two Astros Draft picks were honored for their collegiate defense on Sunday, alongside the son of a Houston icon.

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Houston No. 2 overall pick Alex Bregman was awarded a Rawlings Gold Glove Award at shortstop, and eighth-round selection Garrett Stubbs was given the award at catcher, the American Baseball Coaches Association announced Sunday.

Cavan Biggio, son of Astros legend Craig Biggio, was honored at second base. A rising junior at Notre Dame, Cavan had a .986 fielding percentage in 60 games at second base, with only five errors.

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Prior to LSU's College World Series game against TCU today, Bregman sported a .974 fielding percentage in 63 starts, making only nine errors. Stubbs had a .994 fielding percentage for USC, allowing only two passed balls and nailing 28 would-be basestealers in 59 games.

The ABCA awarded only one Gold Glove Award at each position.

Chandler Rome is an associate reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.