Yacabonis did not allow a home run in 126 at-bats, and opponents hit just .183 off him. The closer was named to the All-Big 5 Team and the Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team.
He grew up in Matawan, N.J., and attended Christian Brothers Academy High School. His grandfather played baseball professionally in Cuba.
Derek Wetmore is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.