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Recapping last week at MSU

I’m back in the saddle after taking some time off last week. I didn’t do anything extravagant but enjoyed my staycation here in Starkville and got some overdue things done around the house. I’ll take off another week off sometime

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Bulldogs dip into Louisiana again

Three-star athlete Cameron Dantzler committed to Mississippi State on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of 247Sports.com)

Mississippi State dipped into Louisiana again to land three-star athlete Cameron Dantzler on Saturday. Dantzler chose the Bulldogs over offers from Cincinnati, Louisiana Tech, Southern Miss, Texas Tech, Tulane and Utah. The 6-foot-2, 170-pounder becomes the 11th member of MSU’s

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Pontotoc’s Zinn will honor commitment

Pontotoc's Delvin Zinn will honor his commitment to Mississippi State. (Pontotoc Progress)

Pontotoc’s Delvin Zinn will postpone his chance at professional baseball. Zinn was selected in the 28th round (833rd overall) by the Chicago Cubs in the MLB Draft on Wednesday but has decided to honor his commitment to play shortstop at

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Bulldogs shut out in 2015 MLB Draft

For the first time since 1976, no Mississippi State players were selected in the MLB Draft. It was the only Southeastern Conference program to be shut out in the draft. The Bulldogs did however have six of its signees (Austin

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Marrero drafted by father’s organization

Elih Marrero was the sixth Mississippi State signee to be picked in the 2015 MLB Draft when he was selected in the 29th round (865th overall) by the Cincinnati Reds. Marrero is a 5-foot-9, 185-pound catcher from Coral Gables, Fla.,

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Cubs select Pontotoc’s Zinn in 28th round

Pontotoc's Delvin Zinn will honor his commitment to Mississippi State. (Pontotoc Progress)

Pontotoc’s Delvin Zinn became the fifth member of Mississippi State’s 2015 signing class to be selected in the MLB Draft. Zinn was drafted in the 28th round (833rd) overall by the Chicago Cubs. The 5-foot-10, 170-pound shortstop batted .296 with

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Cubs pick Padgett in 26th round

Mississippi State saw its fourth signee selected on Day 3 of the MLB Draft on Wednesday. Southpaw pitcher Jared Padgett was picked by the Chicago Cubs in the 26th round (773rd overall). The 6-foot-3, 190-pounder from Graceville, Fla., announced via

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Pickett picked by the Phillies

Greg Pickett was the second Mississippi State commitment to hear his name called on Day 2 of the MLB Draft on Tuesday. Pickett was picked by Philadelphia Phillies in the eight round (234th overall) as an outfielder out of Aurora, Colo.

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Orioles select Fenter in seventh round

Gray Fenter became the second Mississippi State commitment selected in the 2015 MLB Draft. Fenter, a right-handed pitcher from West Memphis, Ark., was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the seventh round (223rd overall). Fenter’s draft slot holds a value

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Allen earns MSU offer and commits

Three-star cornerback Dontrel Allen attended Mississippi State’s camp on Monday and earned a scholarship offer for his efforts. Allen quickly pounced at the chance and committed to the Bulldogs a few hours later. The 6-foot, 181-pounder from Reserve, La., chose

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Braves select Riley 41st overall

Austin Riley became the first player with Mississippi State ties to be selected in the 2015 MLB Draft. The DeSoto Central pitcher/ third baseman and Bulldogs’ commitment was selected 41st overall by the Atlanta Braves in lottery round A on

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