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Diamond Dogs release 2016 schedule

John Cohen released the Bulldogs' 56-game schedule on Tuesday. (Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports)

Mississippi State released its 2016 baseball schedule on Tuesday which is highlighted by 34 home games and 30 contests against teams that participated in the NCAA Tournament. Four of State’s opponents reached the College World Series in Omaha last year

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MSU tabs Johnson as pitching coach

Last week, Mississippi State head baseball coach John Cohen promised one of the nation’s elite pitching coaches would be joining his program soon. State’s skipper fulfilled his promise Friday when he announced 18-year coaching veteran Wes Johnson as MSU’s new pitching

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Johnson hired as next MSU pitching coach

Wes Johnson

Last Thursday, Butch Thompson left Mississippi State to become the head coach at Auburn. A week later, the Bulldogs hired Wes Johnson of Dallas Baptist to serve as their new pitching coach. Johnson is expected to be formally announced for

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Cohen still searching for pitching coach

Jason Dietrich

John Cohen is back on the hunt for a pitching coach. Cohen flew in Cal State Fullerton pitching coach Jason Dietrich to interview for the position but according to Kendall Rogers of on Monday, Dietrich will remain with the

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Report: MSU hires Cal State Fullerton’s Dietrich

Jason Dietrich

Mississippi State players may not have to wait long to learn who their new pitching coach will be. On the same day Butch Thompson departed to take the head coaching job at Auburn, Brian Foley of College Baseball Daily reported

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Thompson hired as Auburn head coach

Butch Thompson has been hired as the new head baseball coach at Auburn. (Mississippi  State)

Mississippi State skipper John Cohen is searching for a new pitching coach. Butch Thompson, who has been with Cohen since his return to Starkville in 2009, has left the program to become the new head coach at Auburn. The Tigers

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Double coverage

double coverage

Watch this week’s episode of the Double Coverage podcast with Daily Journal college beat writers Parrish Alford and Logan Lowery. Lowery discusses the morning’s top news of pitching coach Butch Thompson departing for Auburn and rumors of cornerback Will Redmond

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Barfield’s three-run blast gives Gray win

It was a back and forth ballgame in fifth and final game of the Bulldog World Series on Wednesday afternoon. The intrasquad scrimmage was tied on three different occasions until Gray first baseman Jacob Barfield changed that with one swing

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Cohen backs Thompson for Auburn job

Mississippi State pitching coach Butch Thompson, left, is up the head coaching job at Auburn. (AP Photo/Eric Francis)

Mississippi State pitching coach Butch Thompson is considered one of the leading candidates for the head coaching vacancy at Auburn. Thompson interviewed with Tigers on Oct. 12 after athletic director Jay Jacobs fired Sunny Galloway after two seasons in late

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Gray gets a win in Game 4

The Maroon Team may have already clinched the Bulldog World Series but that did not deter the Gray squad from still competing in Game 4 on Sunday. Gray scored four runs in the bottom of the third inning and held

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Maroon sweeps Bulldog World Series

Junior right-handed pitcher Dakota Hudson set the tone early as Maroon dominated Gray by a score of 8-2 in Game 3 of the Bulldog World Series to sweep the annual fall classic. The seven-inning exhibition took place Saturday afternoon at Dudy

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