Houston Astros former No. 1 pick Mark Appel has opened the first two Texas franchisee locations of San Francisco-based Ike's Love & Sandwiches. The Stanford University grad said the shop that serves classic deli sandwiches helped get him through his college career. The two are locations can be found in Cedar Park at 1335 E. Whitestone Blvd. and in Sunset Valley at 5207 Brodie Lane.