Not only were 53 players selected Monday-Wednesday, but Illinois, Maryland and Michigan State all had a school-record number of student-athletes picked in the three-day event.
Tyler Jay struck out six in 6.1 innings, but it wasn’t enough as Vanderbilt defeated Illinois, 4-2, in Game 2 of the Champaign Super Regional on Monday.
Less than an hour after his season ended with a 4-2 loss to Vanderbilt in a Super Regional matchup, Illinois pitcher Tyler Jay was selected No. 6 overall by the Minnesota Twins in the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft on Monday night.
Just hours before the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft, the experts’ final mock drafts are out.
Tyler Jay has had no trouble racking up the saves in a standout season. Now, the closer will look to save Illinois’ historic season.
Sunday’s Illinois-Vanderbilt Super Regional game two was postponed due to severe weather in Champaign and rescheduled for Monday (June 8) at 3 p.m. CT.