SLU pitcher Miller Hogan.

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Highest Draft Pick In SLU History Miller Hogan Begins Pro Career

June 15, 2018 - 2:06 pm

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Before Miller Hogan began his career in professional baseball, the 2018 Perfect Game All-American sat down with our Chris Hrabe in the KMOX Sports studio:

Hogan made his mark in the Saint Louis record book after becoming the single-season strikeout king in 2018. He finished with 133 strikeouts on the year, a new record surpassing John Marcum’s 120 from the 1965 season.

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The junior completed his Billiken career not only as the single season leader in strikeouts, but tied for the all-time record for wins in a season with 10 in 2018. He finished fifth on the all-time list with 21 victories, fourth in ERA with 2.83 and second overall in strikeouts in his three seasons with 270.

Hogan was a two-time Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week in 2018 and a after getting drafted in the 32nd round by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2017. The Overland Park, Kan., native returned in his junior year to become the top pitcher in the conference.

Hogan was drafted 180th overall in the MLB First Year Player Draft on Tuesday, June 6 by the Tampa Bay Rays in the sixth round, and became the highest draft pick in the history of Saint Louis University Baseball.

Full list of Hogan’s awards this year:

Two-time Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week

2018 Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Year

2018 Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference

2018 Collegiate Baseball News Second Team All-American

2018 Perfect Game/Rawlings Third Team All-American

2018 ABCA/Rawlings Midwest First Team All-Region