Astros Add Clapp to Coaching Staff

By Hunter Reed / Greeneville Astros | March 28, 2007 2:13 PM

GREENEVILLE, TN-Stubby Clapp has joined the Astros organization as the hitting coach in Greeneville. He spent the last two seasons as a player/coach for the Edmonton Cracker-Cats of the Northern League.

Clapp was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in 36th round of 1996 amateur entry draft and went on to play 23 games in 2001 for the St. Louis Cardinals. He also played in the Braves, Indians, and Blue Jays systems.

In 911 minor league games, Clapp had a .270 batting average, 48 home runs, 50 triples, 196 doubles, 365 RBI, and 83 steals. He also pitched in 3 games.

Clapp is a graduate of Texas Tech University. He was part of Team Canada in the 2004 Summer Olympics who finished in fourth place. He also played for Canada in the 2006 World Baseball Classic.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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