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Prep lefty Brady Aiken to Astros

Updated: June 6, 2014, 3:39 AM ET
Associated Press

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick again, and this time, they took a pitcher polished beyond his years.

California high school left-hander Brady Aiken was the first selection in the Major League Baseball draft Thursday night.

"It's the most advanced high school pitcher I've ever seen in my entire career," Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said. "He has command like I've never seen before of his stuff."

The 17-year-old from San Diego's Cathedral Catholic ...

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