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Mississippi State currently has 34 former players or signees active in professional baseball this season. Each week Logan Lowery of the Daily Journal takes a look at their performances. Check out how the former Diamond Dogs are doing. Bulldogs in MLB Corey Dickerson

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Hann leaves MSU baseball team

Kyle Hann has left Mississippi State after two seasons. (Lee Adams/ Special to the Daily Journal)

Infielder Kyle Hann is no longer a part of the Mississippi State baseball program according to a team spokesman. A native of Ontario, Canada, Hann spent two seasons in Starkville appearing in 38 games and made 13 starts. The 5-foot-8,

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Bulldogs in summer leagues

Cody Walker leads MSU with a .500 batting average in Southeastern Conference play. (Photo courtesy of MSU Athletics)

Mississippi State sent 24 players to participate in six summer league’s around the country. Each week, the Daily Journal will update the Diamond Dogs statistics throughout the summer. CAL RIPKEN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL LEAGUE Jacob Billingsley Team: Bethesda Big Train Position:

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Stricklin, Cohen talk Dudy Noble Field renovations

Mississippi State athletic director Scott Stricklin and head baseball coach John Cohen discuss the $40 million renovation plans for Dudy Noble Field. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vg3qhPz-jk[/youtube]

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$40 million renovation planned for Dudy Noble Field

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  Dudy Noble Field will be getting a facelift. One of the most recognizable venues in college baseball, Mississippi State’s home stadium will receive a $40 million upgrade which will include a double-tiered grandstand, 50 skyboxes, berm seating and a

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Freshman foundation for Hudson

Dakota Hudson started five games on the mound as a true freshman. (Lee Adams/ Special to the Daily Journal)

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State brought in several quality arms in its 2013 signing class that was ranked No. 2 nationally. One of those arms, Dakota Hudson, even found a way into the rotation on opening weekend. Hudson was the Bulldogs

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Ammirati hired at Northwestern State

Former MSU catcher Nick Ammirati has been hired at Northwestern State as a volunteer assistant coach. (Dave Weaver/ USA Today Sports)

Former Mississippi State assistant coach Lane Burroughs is adding plenty of Bulldog flavor to his staff at Northwestern State. When Burroughs left Starkville to become the head coach for the Demons following the 2012 season, he brought MSU graduate assistant

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Walker embraces competition at catcher

Cody Walker earned six starts behind the plate as a junior for the Bulldogs. (Photo Courtesy of MSU Athletics)

Mississippi State graduated two catchers following its run to the College World Series finals in 2013. Junior College transfer Cody Walker saw the opening as an opportunity to play right away. Walker joined junior Zack Randolph and freshman in an

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Vickerson brothers take similar paths

Jake Vickerson made 47 starts in his first season at Mississippi State and was second on the team in steals. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager)

STARKVILLE – Nick Vickerson left some pretty big shoes for his younger brother Jake to fill at Mississippi State. Not only is Nick making a living playing professional baseball these days but he also hit one of the most memorable

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Tatum takes in freshman year

Vance Tatum went 2-0 as a true freshman and is 4-0 this summer. (Photo Courtesy of MSU Athletics)

STARKVILLE – Jacob Lindgren made 26 relief appearances and was Mississippi State’s primary left-handed option out of the bullpen this past season. The Bulldogs also had a 6-foot-4 southpaw, Vance Tatum, that was soaking up as much knowledge as he

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Patience pays off for Laster

Two of Lucas Laster's four starts came in the postseason for Mississippi State. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager)

STARKVILLE – Not many Mississippi State fans were familiar with Lucas Laster before his start in the Governor’s Cup in mid April. After all, the junior college transfer had pitched in just four games prior. But Laster did enough in his

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