The Houston Astros stay in the state for their 26th round pick by taking LCU pitcher Chandler Casey 796th overall in the 2019 MLB Draft.

Casey is a Senior who started his career at Odessa College before transferring to LCU. In 2019 he had a 2.69 ERA, threw five complete games and had four double digit strikeout games. He is a four time Heartland Conference pitcher of the week.