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Bulldogs in summer leagues

Cody Walker leads MSU with a .500 batting average in Southeastern Conference play. (Photo courtesy of MSU Athletics)

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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Mississippi State infield preview

First baseman Wes Rea is in his second season as team captain. (Lee Adams/ Special to the Daily Journal)

Mississippi State returns three-fourths of its infield from a team that finished National Runner-Up at the College World Series last year. Two of those three returning players are back for their senior year but the newcomer at shortstop will have

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First-year hurlers impress in Sunday scrimmage

Jonathan Holder earned the save on Sunday. (AP Photo/Eric Francis)

  STARKVILLE – In a battle of freshman starting pitchers, Mississippi State right-handers Austin Sexton and Dakota Hudson were impressive Sunday afternoon in MSU’s ninth intrasquad scrimmage of the spring. Hudson’s Black squad defeated Sexton’s Gray team by a score of

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1,000 plus attend First Pitch banquet and scrimmage

Former MSU signee Roy Oswalt speaks at the First Pitch banquet on Saturday. (Photo Courtesy of HailState.com)

STARKVILLE, Miss. – With more than 1,000 Mississippi State baseball fans in attendance, the Maroon and White squads battled to a 2-2 tie Saturday afternoon on a sunshine-filled day at Dudy Noble Field. The seven-inning intrasquad scrimmage was played immediately

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White wins Bulldog World Series

STARKVILLE – The White team was able to clinch the 2013 Bulldog World Series Sunday afternoon with a 7-5 win over their Maroon counterparts in the best of five series. The White’s Game Four victory will be rewarded with a

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Black erases six-run deficit to win

Alex Detz

STARKVILLE – Down 6-0 after five innings, junior Cody Walker and senior Alex Detz tallied RBI singles in the seventh and final frame en route to a dramatic 8-6 comeback win by Black vs. Gray in Mississippi State’s 19th scrimmage this fall

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Vickerson leads Black to 7-4 victory in scrimmage

  STARKVILLE – Mississippi State junior Jake Vickerson went 2-for-3 at the plate and robbed a home run on defense Wednesday night at Dudy Noble Field as Black won, 7-4, vs. Gray in a seven-inning scrimmage. The Bulldogs return to

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Balanced offense leads to 8-2 win for Gray

STARKVILLE – Eight different Diamond Dawgs tallied hits and scored runs for Gray in an 8-2 victory vs. Black in Mississippi State baseball’s 15th fall scrimmage Sunday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field. In all, 14 different players registered a hit

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Bracewell looks sharp in Friday scrimmage

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State redshirt senior right-hander Ben Bracewell pitched well through 3 1/3 innings as Black picked up an 8-4 victory against Gray Friday night at Dudy Noble Field in MSU’s 13th scrimmage of the fall. The two teams

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Rooker drives in four as Black cruises to a 13-1 victory

STARKVILLE – True freshman first baseman Brent Rooker drove in four runs and fellow freshman right-hander Austin Sexton breezed through four innings of one-run ball as Black cruised to a 13-1 victory against Gray in Mississippi State’s 10th fall scrimmage Friday

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Brown’s Leaping Catch Saves 9-8 Victory For Gray

STARKVILLE – Clinging to a one-run lead Tuesday afternoon, Mississippi State redshirt freshman left fielder Cody Brown leaped into the Left Field Lounge and robbed a would-be walk-off home run by redshirt junior Wes Rea, giving Gray a dramatic 9-8

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