Monthly Archives: May 2013

FINAL: No. 14 MSU 5, Central Arkansas 3 (Videos of Graveman, Rea)

Recapping No. 14 MSU’s 5-3 win over Central Arkansas in the NCAA regional first round at Dudy Noble Field on Friday. ––––– • The buzz: The Bulldogs (44-17) won a game that was filled some both poor and brilliant defense, while Kendall

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Central Arkansas-MSU Pregame: Bulldogs Open NCAA Regional Play

Previewing today’s NCAA regional game between Central Arkansas and No. 14 Mississippi State. ––––– • First pitch: 7:05 p.m. • Streaming: ESPN3.com; HailState.com (audio only) • Records: UCA 39-20, MSU 43-17 • Pitching matchup: UCA RHP Caleb McClanahan (10-5, 2.17) vs. MSU RHP Kendall Graveman (5-5,

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Premature Preview 2013: LSU

Previously: Oklahoma State, Alcorn State, Auburn, Troy Our weekly look at MSU’s 2013 football schedule sees the Bulldogs get back into SEC play with the second of four consecutive home games. LSU has won 13 consecutive games in this series,

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Q&A: Frost’s Hard Work Paying Off (w/Video)

Starkville Regional: Central Arkansas (39-20) vs. No. 14 MSU (43-17), 7:05 p.m., ESPN3.com (Joe Davis play-by-play, Jay Walker analyst) ––––– The big day is here, as thousands of fans are expected to fill Polk-Dement Stadium in the first NCAA regional hosted by

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Video: UCA Ace McClanahan Feeling Strong, Confident

No. 14 Mississippi State will have to deal with lanky right-hander Caleb McClanahan (10-5, 2.17 ERA) in tomorrow’s NCAA Starkville Regional opener (7:05 p.m., ESPN3.com). I caught up with the senior after practice today to talk with him about his previous

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Renfroe, Holder, Mitchell Named Louisville Slugger All-Americans

Outfielder Hunter Renfroe, closer Jonathan Holder and reliever Ross Mitchell were all named to the Louisville Slugger All-American team, which was released today. Renfroe and Holder both made the 17-man first team, which featured 10 position players and seven pitchers. Mitchell is on

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Cohen Presser: ‘Something Special’s Going On’

Mississippi State coach John Cohen took his turn in front of the media this morning as the No. 14-ranked Bulldogs prepare to open NCAA regional play against Central Arkansas on Friday. Since the NCAA doesn’t allow media to post video or even

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Videos: Pitchers Pollorena, Fitts Talk About Regional

Hey, y’all. We’re about to crank up some Starkville Regional press conferences with the coaches of each team, but before we do, I had a couple more videos to drop on you. I’ve got pitchers Luis Pollorena and Trevor Fitts, both of

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Pirtle Thriving in Unconventional Cleanup Role (w/Videos)

When you look at MSU’s lineup, it may seem odd that Brett Pirtle – a 5-foot-9, 176-pound second baseman – is hitting in the cleanup spot. It’s especially odd when you see who he’s sandwiched between in the batting order. Hunter Renfroe (6-1,

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Videos: Cohen Talks Graveman; Bradford, Slauter Getting Healthier

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0wJn6DlnLg[/youtube] After MSU got some work in this morning, we caught up with several players and head coach John Cohen. Cohen said right-hander Kendall Graveman (5-5, 3.04 ERA) will start on the mound in MSU’s NCAA regional opener on Friday against Central

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Bulldogs in Good Health Entering NCAA Regional

As No. 14 Mississippi State preps for the NCAA regional it’s hosting, health is not a major concern. That’s a pleasant departure from last year, when injuries to key players hindered the Bulldogs all season. Pitcher Brandon Woodruff has been out

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