Q&A with NY 26th Round Pick Collin Slaybaugh

We sat down with Yankees' 26th round pick, Collin Slaybaugh, for a Draft Day Q&A session. Find out what the catcher/outfielder from Washington State University says about his game, how he feels being drafted by the Yankees, what he'll bring to the Yankees organization, and much more.
June 18, 2014

Cougs lose three top hitters to pro ball

WASHINGTON STATE's batting lineup is going to look a whole lot different next year. The Cougars, who often struggled to score runs this season, have lost their three leading hitters to the pros.
June 14, 2014

Coug slugger Rosen headed to Eugene

YALE ROSEN IS headed to Eugene. Washington State's junior outfielder from Oak Harbor is off to play in the single-A Northwest League after being the first Cougar taken in the Major League draft, which concluded today.
June 7, 2014

The Cougs and this week's MLB draft

THE FICKLE nature of baseball's annual summer draft was demonstrated once again when Scout.com tabbed outfielder Ben Roberts to be the first Washington State Cougar selected this week, at No. 265, but Baseball America magazine failed to mention Roberts among its top 500 draft prospects.
June 4, 2014

WSU Notebook

COUGAR GREAT Jason Gesser's return to Washington State has expanded beyond the radio booth. The Cougars announced Wednesday that Gesser has been named assistant director of development for the Cougar Athletic Fund.
May 21, 2014

Seen & Heard on Planet Coug

WHERE DEONE BUCANNON will wind up playing after the NFL draft unfolds May 8-10 is a source of great speculation right now, but everyone seems certain Bucannon will soon be a wealthy young man. The latest draft projections of Scout.com, Sports Illustrated and ESPN.com list Bucannon as a second-round pick, which would put his income this season somewhere between $1.2 million and $2.8 million.
May 2, 2014

Seen & Heard on Planet Coug

AN EXPERIENCED WSU baseball team opens the season with a three-game series at top-ranked Cal State Fullerton starting Friday. Coach Donnie Marbut will field a squad that looks to be long on defense and pitching. Right-handed juniors Scott Simon and Tanner Chleborad will lead the rotation. But one senior expected to play a big role, either in the rotation or out of the pen, is lost for the season.
February 13, 2014

BASEBALL: Four drafted Cougs staying at WSU

DONNIE MARBUT IS plenty excited about Washington State's baseball recruiting class, but the Cougars coach might be even more excited about WSU's re-recruiting class. Marbut said Tuesday that four of the five Cougars selected in the major league draft earlier this month – including incoming freshman pitcher Layne Bruner from Montesano – have assured him they will be wearing crimson next spring.
June 18, 2013