The Houston Astros selected Jay Gause in the 10th round, the 286th pick overall, in the Major League Baseball draft June 6.
Gause, a West Brunswick High School graduate, was the seventh pitcher selected by the Astros through 10 rounds.
Gause, 22, is a 6-foot-4, 250-pound right-handed junior pitcher for Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama. In 2014, Gause was 4-3 with a 2.17 earned-run average. In 58 innings, he gave up 28 hits, struck out 83 and walked 24. Opposing batters hit .139 against him.