Astros sign additional 9 Draft picks after Tucker

Astros sign additional 9 Draft picks after Tucker

The Astros have signed nine more players taken in the 2015 MLB Draft, including three more in the top 10 rounds.

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They had previously signed outfielder Kyle Tucker, taken in the first round (fifth overall).

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The team has now signed 10 of its 42 selections from the Draft. Here is a list of the nine new signees:

• Anthony Hermelyn, 4th round (109th overall) out of Oklahoma
• Trent Thornton, 5th round (139th overall) out of North Carolina
• Scott Weathersby, 10th round (289th overall) out of Ole Miss
• Pat Porter, 15th round (439th overall) out of Ohio State
• Adam Whitt, 16th round (469th overall) out of Nevada
• Drew Ferguson, 19th round (559th overall) out of Belmont
• Brooks Marlow, 29th round (859th overall) out of Texas
• Keach Ballard, 31st round (919th overall) out of Oklahoma Baptist
• Ryan Deemes, 36th round (1069th overall) out of Nicholls St.

Joey Nowak is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @joeynowak. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.