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UPDATE: Illini drafted into the MLB

June 9, 2015

Six more Illini players were selected on the final day of the MLB draft, bringing the total number of drafted players up to nine.The Illini tied for having the third most players drafted in...

Tyler Jay drafted by Minnesota Twins

June 8, 2015

Illinois lefty pitcher Tyler Jay was selected by The Minnesota Twins at the number six overall spot.Jay has shown himself to be one of the best closers in college baseball. He has gone...

Baseball is still as popular as ever

St. Louis Cardinals fans react to Matt Holliday's solo homer in the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox during Game 5 of the World Series at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, on Monday, October 28, 2013.
September 30, 2014

Editor's note: This column is written as part of a point-counterpoint. The other column, stating that baseball is losing popularity, can be read here. Baseball is called America’s pastime for a reason....

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