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Missouri State junior infielder Jake Burger catches the ball as Saluki junior catcher Nick Hutchins slides into third during SIU’s matchup against Missouri State on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at Itchy Jones Stadium. The Salukis lost to the Bears 7-4 after 11 innings. Burger scored one run during the game. (Jacob Wiegand | @jawiegandphoto)

Salukis swept by No. 16 Missouri State over weekend

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
May 8, 2017
Saluki senior outfielder Ryan Smith hits the ball, bringing in the first Saluki run of the game Friday, May 5, 2017, during the Salukis’ 7-5 loss to Missouri State at Itchy Jones Stadium. (William Cooley | @Wcooley1980)

SIU fails to protect lead in loss to No. 16 Missouri State

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
May 6, 2017
Itchy Jones Stadium, Home of Saluki Baseball. DE stock photo.

23 Salukis eligible for 2017 MLB June Amateur Draft

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
May 3, 2017
Junior infielder Logan Blackfan looks at the stadium lights after they went out and caused a delay Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Itchy Jones Stadium. The University of Illinois beat SIU 6-5. (Branda Mitchell | @branda_mitchell)

Salukis fall to Illini in weekday match-up

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
May 2, 2017
Junior infielder Greg Lambert runs toward second base Friday, April 28, 2017, during a 4-1 win against Dallas Baptist at Itchy Jones Stadium. (William Cooley | @Wcooley1980)

SIU drops rain-shortened doubleheader to DBU to lose series 2-1

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
April 30, 2017
Freshman outfielder Addison Fugitt throws to junior infielder Connor Kopach at second base Friday, April 28, 2017, during a 4-1 win against Dallas Baptist at Itchy Jones Stadium. (William Cooley | @Wcooley1980)

SIU defeats DBU in conference series opener Friday

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
April 29, 2017
Junior infielder Connor Kopach slides into third base Tuesday, April 11, 2017, during the Salukis' 4-2 win against Southeast Missouri at Itchy Jones Stadium. (Morgan Timms | @Morgan_Timms)

Salukis steal a win from SEMO with ninth-inning comeback

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
April 26, 2017
Saluki senior infielder Will Farmer prepares to throw toward junior infielder Greg Lambert as Golden Eagle sophomore outfielder Alex Junior prepares to slide into second during SIU’s 6-4 win in the first game of a doubleheader against Tennessee Tech on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Itchy Jones Stadium. (Jacob Wiegand | @jawiegandphoto)

Salukis sweep No. 26 Tennessee Tech in Saturday doubleheader

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
April 23, 2017
Sophomore pitcher Mitch Townsend throws from the mound during the Salukis’ 9-3 loss to Belmont on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Itchy Jones Stadium. (William Cooley | @Wcooley)

Big first inning propels Belmont past Salukis for season sweep

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
April 18, 2017
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