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Astros make Carlos Correa top pick

Updated: June 5, 2012, 6:08 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- Carlos Correa was all smiles when he heard his name announced, knowing he had made hometown history at the baseball draft.

The Houston Astros selected the 17-year-old slugging shortstop with the No. 1 pick Monday night, making him the first player from Puerto Rico to lead off the draft.

"This means a lot," Correa said from the draft site at MLB Network studios. "We've got a lot of good players there."

Correa, however, is the only one to be drafted first ...

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