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MSU picked to finish 5th, Collins earns All-SEC

Mississippi State was picked to finish fifth in the Western Division by the Southeastern Conference coaches on Thursday while sophomore catcher Gavin Collins garnered a first team All-SEC selection. Collins is the Diamond Dogs top returning hitter batting .304 last

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Gavin Collins is the team's top returning hitter. (Bill Simmonds/ MSU Athletics)

The biggest question for Mississippi State entering the 2014 season was answered early on when Gavin Collins solidified the vacancy at catcher. The Bulldogs did not have a backstop with any Division I catching experience last spring but Collins went

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Collins out 3-5 weeks with hand injury

Sophomore catcher Gavin Collins is expected to miss 3-5 weeks following surgery on his left hand. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager)

Mississippi State will be without the services of its top returning hitter to start the season. Coach John Cohen confirmed that sophomore catcher Gavin Collins underwent hamate surgery on his left hand and is expected to miss 3-5 weeks. Collins

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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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Maroon and Gray play to tie on Sunday

Senior infielder Matthew Britton sliced a game-tying two-RBI single in the bottom of the final frame, resulting in a 3-3 tie between Maroon and Gray in Mississippi State baseball’s sixth intrasquad scrimmage of the spring. The six-inning exhibition took place at

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Mitchell shines in Saturday scrimmage

All-SEC left-handed pitcher Ross Mitchell led Maroon to a 2-0 shutout victory against Gray Saturday afternoon in Mississippi State baseball’s fifth intrasquad scrimmage of the spring. More than 700 fans attended the seven-inning scrimmage at Dudy Noble Field. Mitchell started on

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Diamond Dogs hold first scrimmage

No. 23 Mississippi State baseball held its first intrasquad scrimmage of 2015 Saturday at Dudy Noble Field, which ended when redshirt freshman outfielder Joey Swinarski gunned down the tying run at the plate from left field. Swinarski’s Maroon team defeated Gray

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Gray one win away from sweep

STARKVILLE – Gray scored three runs in the first and never looked back, picking up a 5-2 victory against Maroon in Game Two of the Mississippi State baseball Bulldog World Series. The seven-inning victory at Dudy Noble Field gave Gray a

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Walk-off single by Reynolds gives Maroon victory

STARKVILLE – Sophomore transfer Luke Reynolds hit a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning to propel Maroon a 5-4 victory against Gray Tuesday night in Mississippi State’s 17th scrimmage of the fall. The exhibition was held at

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Gray completes shutout on Tuesday

STARKVILLE – Three Gray pitchers combined for a 5-0 shutout victory against Maroon in Mississippi State baseball’s 13th instrasquad scrimmage of the fall Tuesday night. A total of four double plays were turned in the five-inning exhibition held at Dudy Noble

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Gentry strong in Thursday night scrimmage

  STARKVILLE – Gray jumped out to a 3-0 lead and held on for a 3-2 victory against Maroon Thursday night in Mississippi State’s 10th scrimmage of the fall. The exhibition at Dudy Noble Field lasted five innings. “We are playing

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