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Organized by source, this is a list of Houston Astros top pre-season prospects for each baseball season since 1983.
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Houston Astros Top Prospects by Source/Year

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    SourceYearPlayer NameMLB RankPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsStatusCurrent TeamcLevel
    Baseball America2020Forrest Whitley25P6-7240RR1997-09-15San Antonio,TX
    2016-  1-  17-HOU
    AAA2016-2019MinorsHouston AstrosAAA
    Baseball America2019Forrest Whitley5P6-7240RR1997-09-15San Antonio,TX
    2016-  1-  17-HOU
    AAA2016-2019MinorsHouston AstrosAAA
    Baseball America2018Forrest Whitley10P6-7240RR1997-09-15San Antonio,TX
    2016-  1-  17-HOU
    AAA2016-2019MinorsHouston AstrosAAA
    Baseball America2017Francis Martes15P6-0170RR1995-11-24Cotui,DR
    2012-  0-   0-MIA
    MLB2017-20172013-2019RestrHouston Astros-
    Baseball America2016AJ Reed111B-DH6-4230LL1993-05-10Terre Haute,IN
    2014-  2-  42-HOU
    MLB2016-20192012-2019MinorsChicago White SoxAAA
    Baseball America2015Carlos Correa4SS-DH6-4190RR1994-09-22Santa Isabel,PR
    2012-  1-   1-HOU
    MLB2015-20192012-2019ActiveHouston AstrosMLB
    Baseball America2014Carlos Correa7SS-DH6-4190RR1994-09-22Santa Isabel,PR
    2012-  1-   1-HOU
    MLB2015-20192012-2019ActiveHouston AstrosMLB
    Baseball America2013Carlos Correa13SS-DH6-4190RR1994-09-22Santa Isabel,PR
    2012-  1-   1-HOU
    MLB2015-20192012-2019ActiveHouston AstrosMLB
    Baseball America2012Jonathan Singleton341B-LF6-2215LL1991-09-18Lakewood,CA
    2009-  8- 257-PHI
    MLB2014-20152009-2017Free Agt--
    Baseball America2011Jordan Lyles42P6-4185RR1990-10-19Hartsville,SC
    2008-  1-  38-HOU
    MLB2011-20192008-2019ActiveTexas RangersMLB
    Baseball America2010Jason Castro41C6-3210LR1987-06-18Castro Valley,CA
    2008-  1-  10-HOU
    MLB2010-20192006-2019ActiveLos Angeles AngelsMLB
    Baseball America2009Jason Castro53C6-3210LR1987-06-18Castro Valley,CA
    2008-  1-  10-HOU
    MLB2010-20192006-2019ActiveLos Angeles AngelsMLB
    Baseball America2008J.R. Towles53C-1B6-2190RR1984-02-11Crosby,TX
    2004- 20- 604-HOU
    MLB2007-20112004-2014Free Agt-
    Baseball America2007Hunter Pence38LF-OF6-4210RR1983-04-13Fort Worth,TX
    2004-  2-  64-HOU
    MLB2007-20192003-2019ActiveSan Francisco GiantsMLB
    Baseball America2006Jason Hirsh52P6-8250RR1982-02-20Santa Monica,CA
    2003-  2-  59-HOU
    MLB2006-20082003-2013-------
    Baseball America2005Chris Burke602B-SS5-11183RR1980-03-11Louisville,KY
    2001-  1-  10-HOU
    MLB2004-20092000-2010-------
    Baseball America2004Taylor Buchholz50P6-4220RR1981-10-13Lower Merion,PA
    2000-  6- 175-PHI
    MLB2006-20112000-2011-------
    Baseball America2003John Buck67C-DH6-3210RR1980-07-07Kemmerer,WY
    1998-  7- 212-HOU
    MLB2004-20141998-2014Ret-
    Baseball America2002Carlos Hernandez242B-SS5-9175RR1975-12-12Caracas,VZ
    1997-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1999-20001994-2006-------
    Baseball America2001Roy Oswalt13P-LF6-0170RR1977-08-29Weir,MS
    1996- 23- 684-HOU
    MLB2001-20131997-2013Ret-
    Baseball America2000Wilfredo Rodriguez25P6-3180LL1979-03-20Ciudad Bolivar,VZ
    1995-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB2001-20011997-2006-------
    Baseball America1999Lance Berkman131B-LF6-1205BL1976-02-10Waco,TX
    1997-  1-  16-HOU
    MLB1999-20131997-2013Ret-
    Baseball America1997Richard Hidalgo19OF-RF6-3190RR1975-07-02Caracas,VZ
    1991-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1997-20051992-2009-------
    Baseball America1996Billy Wagner14P5-11180LL1971-07-25Tannersville,VA
    1993-  1-  12-HOU
    MLB1995-20101993-2010-------
    Baseball America1995Brian Hunter5OF-CF6-3180RR1971-03-05Portland,OR
    1989-  2-  35-HOU
    MLB1994-20031989-2004-------
    Baseball America1994Phil Nevin243B-1B6-2231RR1971-01-19Fullerton,CA
    1992-  1-   1-HOU
    MLB1995-20061993-2006-------
    Baseball America1993Todd Jones42P6-3230LR1968-04-24Marietta,GA
    1989-  1-  27-HOU
    MLB1993-20081989-2008-------
    Baseball America1992Brian Williams24P6-2195RR1969-02-15Lancaster,SC
    1990-  1-  31-HOU
    MLB1991-20001989-2003-------
    Baseball America1991Andujar Cedeno2SS-3B6-1168RR1969-08-21La Romana,DR
    1986-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1990-19961988-2000-------
    Baseball America1990Eric Anthony8OF-RF6-2195LL1967-11-08San Diego,CA
    1986- 34- 795-HOU
    MLB1989-19971986-2001-------
    Baseball America1989Cameron Drew---OF6-5230LR1964-02-12Boston,MA
    1985-  1-  12-HOU
    MLB1988-19881985-1991-------
    Baseball America1988Craig Biggio---2B-C5-11180RR1965-12-14Smithtown,NY
    1987-  1-  22-HOU
    MLB1988-20071985-2007-------
    Baseball America1987Cameron Drew---OF6-5230LR1964-02-12Boston,MA
    1985-  1-  12-HOU
    MLB1988-19881985-1991-------
    Baseball America1986Rob Mallicoat---P6-3180LL1964-11-16St. Helen's,OR
    1984-  1-  18-HOU
    MLB1987-19921984-1995-------
    Baseball America1985Charlie Kerfeld---P6-6225RR1963-09-28Knob Knoster,MO
    1982-  1-   5-HOU
    MLB1985-19901983-1997-------
    Baseball America1984Mike Friedrich---P6-5225BR1965-02-26Winfield,IL
    1983-  3-  62-HOU
    AA1983-1986-------
    Baseball America1983Bill Doran---2B-1B5-11175BR1958-05-28Cincinnati,OH
    1979-  6- 138-HOU
    MLB1982-19931977-1993-------
    MLB Pipeline
    SourceYearPlayer NameMLB RankPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsStatusCurrent TeamcLevel
    MLB Pipeline2020Forrest Whitley19P6-7240RR1997-09-15San Antonio,TX
    2016-  1-  17-HOU
    AAA2016-2019MinorsHouston AstrosAAA
    MLB Pipeline2019Forrest Whitley7P6-7240RR1997-09-15San Antonio,TX
    2016-  1-  17-HOU
    AAA2016-2019MinorsHouston AstrosAAA
    MLB Pipeline2018Forrest Whitley9P6-7240RR1997-09-15San Antonio,TX
    2016-  1-  17-HOU
    AAA2016-2019MinorsHouston AstrosAAA
    MLB Pipeline2017Francis Martes20P6-0170RR1995-11-24Cotui,DR
    2012-  0-   0-MIA
    MLB2017-20172013-2019RestrHouston Astros-
    MLB Pipeline2016Alex Bregman223B-SS5-11180RR1994-03-30Albuquerque,NM
    2015-  1-   2-HOU
    MLB2016-20192013-2019ActiveHouston AstrosMLB
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    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site MLB Rank MLB Top X Prospect Rank Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system Status Roster Status Current Team Player's Active Major League Baseball Organization, if exists cLevel College Level or Division. NCAA I,II,III,NAIA,Jr College etc