In this year's MLB draft, there were 4 Salukis taken.
The New York Yankees drafted pitch Chad Whitmer. He was drafted in the 10th round overall. The San Diego Padres drafted outfielder Greg Lambert. He was drafted in the 21st round overall. The Kansas City Royals drafted catcher Nick Hutchins in the 27th round. And finally, pitcher Joey Marciano was drafted in the 36th round by the San Francisco giants.
This year the four draft picks were the most for the program since 1990.