Former Grayson Viking Steven Okert received a call up to the big show today to join the San Francisco Giants.
Okert pitched for Grayson from 2010-11, receiving honorable mention All-American, All-Region and All-Conference honors in his 2011 season. In 2011, he posted a 9-1 record with a 1.91 ERA and 77 strikeouts. He is now the 13th Grayson College player to be called up to the majors.
He transfered to the University of Oklahoma in 2012 where he pitched 85 innings with 78 strikeouts.
Last season Okert pitched for the Sacramento River Cats, the San Francisco Giants Triple-A team.