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Urban Youth Academy

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Salazar selected in 11th round of 2015 MLB Draft

Houston Astros Urban Youth Academy member Pablo Salazar was selected in the 11th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. Salazar, who is a shortstop and right-handed pitcher, was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. He is the first player from the Houston UYA to be drafted since the Academy opened in 2010. "I put in work at the Academy for about three or four years, and they helped me with my craft every day," Salazar told MLB.com. Read more »