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Brown forces teams to take notice

Daniel Brown went 1-0 with a 4.87 ERA and 28 strikeouts during his first season in Starkville. (Mississippi State)

As a senior at Mount Vernon (Texas) High School, Daniel Brown struck out an astounding 171 batters in only 82 2/3 innings to go along with a 9-2 record and a 0.51 earned run average. Despite those lofty statistics, major

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Bulldogs in Baseball

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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. Corey Dickerson Position: Left field Team: Colorado Rockies

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Mintz makes the most of only baseball offer

Levi Mintz pitched 10 shutout appearances out of the Bulldogs' bullpen as a redshirt freshman. (Mississippi State)

Levi Mintz‘s only option to play baseball out of high school was from Mississippi State. However, taking the Bulldogs up on that option was a bit more complicated. Mintz also shared a love for football and had scholarships to play

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Spruill continues pipeline from Panola

Matt Spruill started 16 games at third base during his first season in Starkville. (Mississippi State)

Mississippi State has had recent history of success with transfers from Panola (Texas) College. Former Panola products Nick Ammirati and Brett Pirtle helped the Bulldogs reach the College World Series finals in 2013 before both went on to professional careers.

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McCord vows to return to rotation

Season-ending surgery limited Jesse McCord to only three starts as a true freshman during the spring. (Mississippi State)

John Cohen had high hopes for Jesse McCord this past season at Mississippi State. So much so that Cohen tabbed the freshman pitcher as the Bulldogs’ third starter to begin the year. But McCord’s year would be derailed after only

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Redshirt year reaps rewards for Rooker

Brent Rooker is vying for a triple crown in the New England League this summer. (Mississippi State).

Brent Rooker watched and learned his first year at Mississippi State. The young slugger scouted pitchers from the dugout and listened as his teammates discussed their hitting strategies during his redshirt season in 2014. When Rooker finally got his chance

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Bulldogs in summer leagues

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Mississippi State sent 25 players to participate in 10 summer leagues around the country. Each week, Logan Lowery of the Daily Journal will update the Diamond Dogs statistics throughout the summer. CAL RIPKEN COLLEGIATE LEAGUE Cody Brown Team: Bethesda Big Train Position: Outfielder

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Waddell fills multiple roles for MSU

Trent Waddell pitched and played first base during his first season at Mississippi State. (Mississippi State)

The lost art of a dual position player is becoming more and more rare in baseball these days. Mississippi State only had one player that pitched and played the field active on the roster this past season. Trent Waddell saw

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Elliot honing sidearm skill at MSU

Logan Elliot is working on his sidearm pitching delivery with MSU pitching coach Butch Thompson. (Mississippi State)

Logan Elliot switched his delivery to a sidearm style during his senior year of high school. Naturally with such a specialized skill, Elliot had trouble finding a pitching coach that could help him at his craft. The right-hander spent a

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Right place at the right time

Josh Lovelady had an RBI single in his first plate appearance as a Bulldog. (Mississippi State)

Mississippi State established itself with a freshman catcher, Gavin Collins, behind the plate in 2014. Collins caught 42 games and was the Diamond Dogs leading returning hitter entering this past spring. However, that did not stop Josh Lovelady from signing

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Long awaited debut for Young

March 21, 2015 may not be a memorable date for most Mississippi State baseball fans. The Bulldogs were on the losing end of a 9-7 contest at Kentucky that day. But it will always be date etched in the mind

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