Mlb Draft 2012: Carlos Correa Taken By Houston Astros With No. 1 Pick

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- The Houston Astros selected 17-year-old shortstop Carlos Correa with the No. 1 pick in the baseball draft Monday night, making him the highest selection ever to come from Puerto Rico.Correa has an incredibly strong arm and terrific instincts defensively, and the Astros might have found a big-time bat for the middle of their lineup.

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