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State claims fourth SEC road series

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., – Mississippi State won its fourth straight SEC road series this weekend and have now claimed six of their first seven conference series overall. But the fourth-ranked Diamond Dogs didn’t leave Alabama’s Sewell-Thomas Stadium as happy as they

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Bulldogs blank Ole Miss in Governor’s Cup

PEARL – Mississippi State’s pitching trio of Ryan Cyr, Zac Houston and Jacob Billingsley combined on a nine-hit shutout as the fourth-ranked Bulldogs blanked No. 12 Ole Miss 2-0 in the annual Governor’s Cup Tuesday night at Trustmark Park. Playing

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Bulldogs walk-off after 14 innings in Biloxi

BILOXI – Jake Mangum’s RBI-single in the bottom half of the 14th inning lifted the No. 11 Mississippi State baseball team to a 1-0 win over Louisiana-Monroe Wednesday night at MGM Park. Playing for the first time at the new

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Bulldogs blank UT Martin

STARKVILLE – A joint effort on the mound led to the fourth shutout of the season as No. 10 Mississippi State blanked Tennessee-Martin 14-0 in college baseball action Tuesday night at Dudy Noble Field. The Bulldogs capped a four-game homestand

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Bulldogs rout Mississippi Valley St.

STARKVILLE, Miss. – An inside-the-park grand slam by Jacob Robson highlighted Mississippi State’s 16-1 college baseball win against Mississippi Valley State Tuesday night at Dudy Noble Field. The Bulldogs (15-6-1) pounded out 19 hits, scored in five innings and used

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Dominant pitching leads to doubleheader sweep

STARKVILLE – Junior right-hander Austin Sexton got the Mississippi State baseball team off to a good start Saturday afternoon. Throwing his first career complete-game shutout, Sexton threw a three-hitter with a career-high 11 strikeouts as No. 17 MSU knocked off

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Pitching preview

Junior Austin Sexton led Mississippi State's pitching staff last season with 61 strikeouts and 76.1 innings. (Mississippi State)

Mississippi State’s pitching staff in 2016 will be a mix of familiar and fresh faces. For the first time in eight years, John Cohen will be without pitching coach Butch Thompson by his side. Thompson left in late October to

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MSU Media Day: Wes Johnson

New Mississippi State pitching coach Wes Johnson speaks about his staff as they prepare for the 2016 season. On what he expects out of the closer role… “We have some viable candidates. We are looking at Reid Humphreys, who has

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Sexton leads shutout victory

Junior right-handed pitcher Austin Sexton cruised through four easy innings Saturday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field, leading Black to a 2-0 shutout of Maroon in MSU’s 10th scrimmage of the preseason. The exhibition lasted seven innings. Sexton struck out one and

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MSU Media Day: John Cohen

Mississippi State head coach John Cohen previews the Diamond Dogs’ upcoming 2016 season during the team’s on-campus media day on Saturday. Cohen addresses MSU’s health, deep pitching staff and overall team talent. Opening statement… “I think our kids are excited

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Lowe belts out three hits in rout

Mississippi State junior Nathaniel Lowe continued his torrid start to 2016 with a three-hit performance Sunday in Gray’s 10-0 win against Maroon at Dudy Noble Field. The five-inning exhibition marked MSU’s third scrimmage of the preseason. Lowe finished Sunday’s scrimmage 3 for

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