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Southern Illinois senior infielder Drew Curtis (19) gets congratulated by his teamates after hitting a homerun, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Valparaiso University Crusaders 6-2 victory against the Southern Illinois Salukis at Itchy Jones Stadium. (Corrin Hunt | @CorrinIHunt)

Dawg talk with Dodd: Predicting Salukis’ MLB Draft candidates

By Nathan Dodd, Sports Editor
April 27, 2018
Itchy Jones Stadium, Home of Saluki Baseball. DE stock photo.

All four Salukis from 2017 MLB draft class enter pro ranks

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
September 5, 2017
Four Saluki baseball players were chosen during the 2017 MLB Amateur Draft, held June 12-14 at MLB Studios in Secaucus, New Jersey. Draftees (from left to right) include senior pitcher Chad Whitmer, junior IF/OF Greg Lambert, junior catcher Nick Hutchins and senior pitcher Joey Marciano.

Four Salukis chosen during 2017 MLB June Amateur Draft

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
June 16, 2017
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
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
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
Senior outfielder Jake Hand high-fives teammates in the bullpen Saturday, March 25, 2017, after scoring a run against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. The Salukis beat the Gamecocks 5-4 during the second of a three-game series at Itchy Jones Stadium. (Bill Lukitsch | @lukitsbill)

SIU ties series at 1-1 with win over Jacksonville State

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
March 25, 2017
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