Austin Wates

Houston Astros #79 - Center Field

  • Born: 09/02/88
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 179
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

OF Wates May Be Next Hokie To Get The MLB Call


Former Hokie baseball player Austin Wates has battled his way through injuries to Triple A in the Houston Astros organization.

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