I'm short on time and there are a lot of links to get to today so I will keep this brief.
Not mentioned in the links below is the boost Donnie Marbut's team received Monday night. Neither Taylor Ard or Derek Jones signed professional contracts by the MLB signing deadline, meaning both will return to Pullman next season. In addition to the two veterans, incoming freshmen Ben Roberts, Tanner Chleborad and Joe Pistorese also turned down professional offers.
Of the six underclassmen drafted, WSU lost only Adam Conley to professional baseball. Ard led the Pac-10 in home runs and RBI a year ago. He and Jones should form one of the most