Saint Louis Baseball has added eight newcomers for the 2018 season. These seven will join Zach Frieling and Ben Livorsi, who signed with the Billikens in November.
Saint Louis baseball will host prospect camps on August 12 and October 14 at the Billiken Sports Center. Both days will begin at 10 a.m. The total cost is $150 per player, per camp. The prospect showcast is open to any and all enrolled high school students and junior college student-athletes. The camp staff consists of Saint Louis coaches, players and alumni. Campers will participate in a pro-style workout and camp staff will work with participants to help refine fundamentals.
Saint Louis starting pitcher Miller Hogan has been selected in the 32nd round of the MLB First Year Player Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers, the 954th overall selection. It is the fifth consecutive season a Billiken has been selected in the draft. Hogan was SLU's ace this season, compiling an 8-3 overall record with a 2.70 ERA. His eight wins this year are tied for the sixth-most in a single season at Saint Louis. Hogan's ERA is the 13th best single season mark. He also had 78 strikeouts and 23 walks in 90 innings this season.
Several Saint Louis baseball players will participate in summer baseball leagues across the US as well as in Canada.
Saint Louis' run at the Atlantic 10 Conference Baseball Championship came to a close Friday night after an 8-7 loss in 10 innings against Davidson.
SLU scores four in the ninth to topple George Mason
Devin Mahoney goes 8.1 innings for the Billikens.
Saint Louis baseball had three honorees in the Atlantic 10 Conference postseason awards. Sophomore pitcher Miller Hogan, senior designated hitter Devin Mahoney and senior outfielder Trent Leimkuehler each earned second-team All-Conference honors.
Saint Louis is the fifth seed and host institution for this week's Atlantic 10 Conference baseball championship. Trent Leimkuehler leads SLU with a .319 batting average. Jake Garella has a team-leading .409 on-base percentage. James Morisano leads the Billikens with 10 home runs and a .539 slugging percentage. On the mound, Miller Hogan is the staff ace. He has a 8-2 record with a 2.14 ERA and 78 strikeouts in 88.1 IP.
Saint Louis baseball has earned the fifth seed in next week's Atlantic 10 Conference baseball championship. The Billikens are the host school for the tournament, which begins on May 24 at the Billiken Sports Center. SLU will take on fourth-seeded George Washington at 5 p.m. in their first game.
Saint Louis wraps up the 2017 regular season with a 6-2 loss at George Mason. The Billikens drop to a 32-20 overall record and 12-10 in Atlantic 10 Conference games. However, the Bills have secured a spot in next week's Atlantic 10 tournament at the Billiken Sports Center.
Trailing 2-1 with the bases loaded and two outs in the top of the eighth inning, Saint Louis junior Alex King stole home to tie the game and spark a SLU rally. The Billikens topped George Mason 7-2 on the road, securing a spot in the Atlantic 10 Conference championship next weekend. The win moves Saint Louis to 32-19 overall and 12-9 in Atlantic 10 games.