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Infield preview

Wes Rea has a .990 career fielding percentage at first base. (Bill Simmonds/ MSU Athletics)

Mississippi State may only have to replace one starter on its infield but Brett Pirtle left some big shoes to fill. Not only did Pirtle lead the Diamond Dogs in hitting but also flashed his leather at second base on

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Cohen previews 2015 Diamond Dogs

Mississippi State skipper John Cohen shared his thoughts on the 2015 edition of the Diamond Dogs during media day on Saturday. Opening Statement… “Our kids are really excited about playing somebody else. We have done a lot of drill work.

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Fan Day set for Saturday

Mississippi State will kick start its 125th baseball season with its first ever Fan Day starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday inside the Palmeiro Center. Coach John Cohen and the Diamond Dogs will be available for photos and autographs. Former

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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. Bulldogs in MLB Corey Dickerson

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Tigers take Pirtle in 23rd round

Brett Pirtle was selected 700th overall by the Detroit Tigers. (Lee Adams/ Special to the Daily Journal)

Mississippi State had its first position player and senior selected on Saturday as second baseman Brett Pirtle was taken by the Detroit Tigers in the 23rd round. Pirtle was the 700th player selected in the MLB Draft after leading the

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Postgame interviews: Louisiana-Lafayette

Mississippi State’s season came to a close Monday night losing in the finals of the Lafayette Regional. Find out what John Cohen, Brett Pirtle, Jacob Lindgren and C.T. Bradford had to say as they reflected back on the game and

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Ragin’ Cajuns foil MSU’s plan

LAFAYETTE, La., – Mississippi State had the scenario it wanted with ace Ross Mitchell taking the hill and needing just one more win to advance ahead to a super regional. However, top-ranked Louisiana-Lafayette had other ideas. The Ragin’ Cajuns, who

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Louisiana-Lafayette preview

Mississippi State will go for its third NCAA Regional title in four years at 8:05 p.m. tonight on The Bulldogs did not know their opponent when the day began but Louisiana-Lafayette’s 11-1 victory to eliminate Jackson State earlier in

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Postgame interviews: Jackson State

Mississippi State advanced to the championship of the Lafayette Regional with a 3-1 win over Jackson State Saturday night. Afterwards head coaches John Cohen and Omar Johnson shared their thoughts on the game along with players Gavin Collins, Brett Pirtle,

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Jackson State preview

Two of Lucas Laster's four starts came in the postseason for Mississippi State. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager)

No. 17 Mississippi State will meet a familiar foe in the winner’s bracket of the Lafayette Regional. Fourth-seeded Jackson State pulled one of the biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history downing top-ranked and No.1 seed Louisiana-Lafayette 1-0 at M.L. “Tigue”

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San Diego State preview

Pitcher Zac Houston has appeared in four games as a true freshman for the Bulldogs. (Photo courtesy of MSU)

LAFAYETTE, La., – Mississippi State will make its fourth straight NCAA Regional appearance and 34th overall appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Last year the Bulldogs won their own regional in Starkville but this time will be on the road in

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