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Athletics purchase Bracewell’s contract

Ben Bracewell felt passed over during the MLB Draft last month. But the former Mississippi State pitcher did not give up on his dream and it finally paid off after a short stint in independent baseball. Bracewell had made four starts

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A Heck of an opportunity

Seth Heck started the final 55 games for Mississippi State at shortstop this past spring. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

STARKVILLE – Seth Heck seemed to be a mainstay in Mississippi State’s lineup starting 55 games during his initial season in the program. But Heck had to wait for his opportunity at shortstop. The Bulldogs tried both Matthew Britton and

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Houston has high hopes for the future

Zac Houston expects to be a factor on the mound for the Bulldogs. (Photo Courtesy of MSU Athletics)

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s Zac Houston only had an opportunity to pitch in four games this past season. But those four outings did a lot for the true freshman’s development and prepared him for what he hopes to be a

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Bulldogs in summer leagues


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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Bulldogs in Baseball

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Mississippi State currently has 33 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 Position: Left

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Renfroe singles in MLB Futures Game

Former Mississippi State standout Hunter Renfroe got his first taste of the MLB All-Star experience participating in the Futures Game at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn., on Sunday. Renfroe started the game in right field going 1-for-2 and hitting eighth

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Back in the saddle again

I’m back in the Magnolia State after spending the past week in Tucson, Ariz., with my daughter for a much needed vacation. I think it’s gonna take a few days to adjust back to this time zone, especially after getting

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Garner transferring to Shelton State CC

Rising sophomore Daniel Garner will transfer from Mississippi State to Shelton State (Ala.) Community College. Garner has been part of the Bulldogs program for the past two seasons after redshirting in 2013. He appeared in 24 games this past spring

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Brown living his dream at MSU

Cody Brown started 30 games as a redshirt freshman for the Diamond Dogs this past spring. (Lee Adams/ Special to the Daily Journal)

STARKVILLE – Having redshirted in 2013, Cody Brown had to wait an extra year for his childhood dream of playing college baseball to come true. But Brown was finally able to realize that goal on opening weekend this past spring

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Renfroe selected for MLB Futures Game

Former Mississippi State outfielder Hunter Renfroe has been selected to play in the 16th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Renfroe was the 13th overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres and played in the California

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Report: Wells leaving for LA Tech

Jake Wells is reportedly leaving Mississippi State for Louisiana Tech. (Lee Adams/ Special to the Daily Journal)

Mississippi State assistant baseball coach Jake Wells is leaving for Louisiana Tech according to Kendall Rogers of Perfect Game. Wells is reportedly joining Greg Goff’s staff in Ruston that will also include Rick McCarty, who served under Goff at Campbell

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