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Astros go for college righty Gause in 10th round

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The Astros ended Day 2 of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft with right-handed pitcher Jay Gause.

Gause, a 6-foot-5, 250-pound pitcher for Faulkner University in Alabama, is coming off a season in which he threw 58 innings and had a 2.17 ERA along with 83 strikeouts and 24 walks.

The Astros ended Day 2 of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft with right-handed pitcher Jay Gause.

Gause, a 6-foot-5, 250-pound pitcher for Faulkner University in Alabama, is coming off a season in which he threw 58 innings and had a 2.17 ERA along with 83 strikeouts and 24 walks.

Gause is from Shallotte, N.C., and previously attended Walters State Community College.

The Draft concludes on Saturday, with exclusive coverage of Rounds 11-40 beginning on MLB.com at noon CT.

Mike Vernon is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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