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Rooker selected summer league MVP

The honors continue to pour in for Mississippi State’s Brent Rooker. A week after being named the Most Improved Player in the New England Collegiate Baseball League, the sophomore outfielder was selected as its Most Valuable Player as well. Rooker

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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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Moreland donates towards stadium project

Last year, Mississippi State announced plans for a $40 million renovation to Dudy Noble Field. Former Diamond Dog and Texas Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland made a donation to further that concept into a reality. Moreland, a native of Amory,

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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. These are the final summer stats for those Diamond Dogs.  CAL RIPKEN COLLEGIATE LEAGUE Cody Brown Team: Bethesda Big Train Position: Outfielder Bats/ Throws: Left, Right Height/ Weight: 5–10, 184 Class: Redshirt

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Coggin named coordinator of camps

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Former Mississippi State baseball player Will Coggin has been named MSU coordinator of baseball camps, head coach John Cohen announced Wednesday. Coggin replaces Zach Dillon, who took a coaching position this past month with McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas.

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Dillon departs, Coggin hired at MSU

Zach Dillon‘s stint at Mississippi State has ended after one year. Dillon departed his post as the Bulldogs’ baseball coordinator of camps and volunteer assistant coach for a position on Mitch Thompson‘s staff at McLennan (Texas) Community College. Dillon was

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First impression enough for Holland

John Holland played in all but three of Mississippi State's games as a junior last season. (Mississippi State)

Despite growing up two states away in Georgia, John Holland had never been to Mississippi until he took his official visit to Starkville in March 2014. The transfer second baseman from Chattahoochee Valley (Ala.) Community College knew during that initial

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Recapping last week at MSU

I’m back to work after taking my final week of vacation before the new sports year at Mississippi State starts Sunday as the football team reports back. The first practice begins on Monday but is not open to the public.

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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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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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