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Humphreys and Rea combine for nine RBIs Saturday

  JACKSON – Mississippi State sophomore outfielder Reid Humphreys and senior first baseman Wes Rea combined for nine RBIs as White pummeled Maroon by a score of 15-3 Saturday afternoon at historic Smith-Wills Stadium. An estimated 1,000 Bulldog fans attended the seven-inning affair, which

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Collins’ walk-off home run gives Gray win

Sophomore catcher Gavin Collins hit a walk-off home run to the Left Field Lounge in the bottom of the sixth to lead Gray to a dramatic 4-3 victory against Maroon in Mississippi State baseball’s second fall scrimmage Friday night at

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Diamond Dogs host first fall scrimmage

Great defense and timely pitching highlighted Mississippi State baseball’s first fall intersquad scrimmage Tuesday night at Dudy Noble Field. The seven-inning affair ended in a 2-2 tie. “I thought we had several pitchers come in today and do very well,”

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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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Walker embraces competition at catcher

Cody Walker earned six starts behind the plate as a junior for the Bulldogs. (Photo Courtesy of MSU Athletics)

Mississippi State graduated two catchers following its run to the College World Series finals in 2013. Junior College transfer Cody Walker saw the opening as an opportunity to play right away. Walker joined junior Zack Randolph and freshman in an

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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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Record amount of Bulldogs receive SEC honors

Mississippi State had five players earn seven All-SEC selections from the league’s coaches on Tuesday. It is the most the Bulldogs have ever put on the All-SEC team in school history. Junior shortstop Seth Heck and senior second baseman Brett

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Bradford, Collins make SEC All-Tournament team

  Two Mississippi State players at opposite ends of their careers were named to the SEC All-Tournament team on Sunday. Senior centerfielder C.T. Bradford and true freshman catcher Gavin Collins were both picked following their performances during the Bulldogs four

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Kentucky outlasts MSU in 12-innings

HOOVER, Ala., – Mississippi State’s magic finally ran out in the early morning hours of Friday. No. 9 seed Kentucky outlasted the Bulldogs 7-6 in 12-innings to remain in the winner’s bracket of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Wildcats loaded

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Postgame interviews: Georgia

Mississippi State advanced in the SEC Tournament defeating Georgia 5-4 in a 10-inning single elimination game. After the game head coach John Cohen, junior pitcher Lucas Laster and freshman catcher Gavin Collins spoke about the walk-off win. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mabjS6V6OQ[/youtube] [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNpxP4R5FnY[/youtube] [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VveJJGzOyp8[/youtube]

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MSU walks off in 10-innings against Georgia

HOOVER, Ala., -After Georgia tied things up by scoring two runs with two outs in the ninth inning, Mississippi State didn’t panic. MSU had been there before during the regular season. State rallied back in the bottom of the 10th

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