Astros' Tyler Ivey: Goes to Astros in third round

The Astros have selected Ivey with the 91st overall pick in the 2017 first-year player draft.

Ivey was ranked outside the top-200 by MLB.com and outside the top-300 by Baseball America, so this was a surprising pick early on the second day of the draft. He has a low-90s fastball and smooth delivery, but his secondary offerings leave a lot to be desired. He features a slider, changeup and curveball, and will need one of those pitches to jump a grade if he hopes to make it as a back-end starter or high-leverage reliever.

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