SIU Salukis pitcher Justin Yeager was chosen in round number 33 of the MLB Draft by the Atlanta Braves. He was first on the team in ERA, Strikeouts, and Opponet Batting Average. He is the 8th SIU pitcher to be taken in eight years. Sam Coonrod, who was a fifth round pick five years ago of San Francisco made his MLB debut this year. Mitchell Jackson, who will be a freshman next year was taken in round number 36 by the Braves.