📈 STOCK UP (7/13)
Happy Tuesday, y'all! Six Diamond Hogs were drafted into the big leagues yesterday, the second-most selections of any college and one of only four schools (South Carolina, Florida, and Texas Tech) to have four pitchers taken. Scroll on down to see where all six landed.
Show Me The Money: What do facility upgrades and fundraising have to do with national success for the Razorbacks? Well... in short... everything. Listen to Hunter Yurachek and Scott Varady from the Razorback Foundation break it all down on today's episode of The Razorback Daily.
What else did we throw into today's Brew?
⚾ Draft Day
🏈 53 days to go
🐶 Stark raving mad
🎙️ Pushing through a pandemic
🐗 And more!
🔺 You Stay Classy, Kevin Kopps. Southern California has called the Kopps! The San Diego Padres made Kevin Kopps the 99th overall pick in the MLB Draft. Want to hear the story of his journey up to this moment? Listen to him on The Hog Pod here.
🔺 Easy As 1-2-3. Don't matter if it's windy or not, he's gonna make a play in center field. The Chicago Cubs drafted Christian Franklin with the 123rd overall pick. Listen to him tell his story of his incomparable love of the game of baseball here.
🔺 Where Angels (Don't) Fear To Tread. Ryan Costeiu was the 201st overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Angels.
🔺 O' Captain Our Captain. Casey Opitz will be joining Christian Franklin in the MLB as the Chicago Cubs made him their 244th overall pick. Listen to him explain why he came back to Fayetteville for one more season last year here.
🔺 Ray Of Light. The deepest farm system in the big leagues keeps getting deeper as Patrick Wicklander was taken by the Tampa Bay Rays with the 251st overall pick.
🔺 Locked Up. Lael Lockhart will be going out west as the Los Angeles Dodgers made him their 282nd overall pick.