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Diamond Dogs release 2016 schedule

John Cohen released the Bulldogs' 56-game schedule on Tuesday. (Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports)

Mississippi State released its 2016 baseball schedule on Tuesday which is highlighted by 34 home games and 30 contests against teams that participated in the NCAA Tournament. Four of State’s opponents reached the College World Series in Omaha last year

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Johnson hired as next MSU pitching coach

Wes Johnson

Last Thursday, Butch Thompson left Mississippi State to become the head coach at Auburn. A week later, the Bulldogs hired Wes Johnson of Dallas Baptist to serve as their new pitching coach. Johnson is expected to be formally announced for

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Cohen still searching for pitching coach

Jason Dietrich

John Cohen is back on the hunt for a pitching coach. Cohen flew in Cal State Fullerton pitching coach Jason Dietrich to interview for the position but according to Kendall Rogers of on Monday, Dietrich will remain with the

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Report: MSU hires Cal State Fullerton’s Dietrich

Jason Dietrich

Mississippi State players may not have to wait long to learn who their new pitching coach will be. On the same day Butch Thompson departed to take the head coaching job at Auburn, Brian Foley of College Baseball Daily reported

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Thompson hired as Auburn head coach

Butch Thompson has been hired as the new head baseball coach at Auburn. (Mississippi  State)

Mississippi State skipper John Cohen is searching for a new pitching coach. Butch Thompson, who has been with Cohen since his return to Starkville in 2009, has left the program to become the new head coach at Auburn. The Tigers

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Barfield’s three-run blast gives Gray win

It was a back and forth ballgame in fifth and final game of the Bulldog World Series on Wednesday afternoon. The intrasquad scrimmage was tied on three different occasions until Gray first baseman Jacob Barfield changed that with one swing

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Cohen backs Thompson for Auburn job

Mississippi State pitching coach Butch Thompson, left, is up the head coaching job at Auburn. (AP Photo/Eric Francis)

Mississippi State pitching coach Butch Thompson is considered one of the leading candidates for the head coaching vacancy at Auburn. Thompson interviewed with Tigers on Oct. 12 after athletic director Jay Jacobs fired Sunny Galloway after two seasons in late

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Gray gets a win in Game 4

The Maroon Team may have already clinched the Bulldog World Series but that did not deter the Gray squad from still competing in Game 4 on Sunday. Gray scored four runs in the bottom of the third inning and held

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Local freshmen help Maroon walk off winners

STARKVILLE – A pair of local freshmen played a big role in the Maroon team claiming a walk-off victory in Game 1 of the Bulldog World Series. With the intrasquad scrimmage tied in the bottom of the seventh and final

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Baseball America rates MSU’s class fifth

Mississippi State’s 2015 baseball signing class continues to receive praise by national publications. The new crop of Diamond Dogs were rated the fifth-best class in the country by Baseball America on Tuesday. It was previously rated No. 3 by Collegiate

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Cohen’s signing class rated No. 3 nationally

Mississippi State’s 2015 signing class was rated No. 3 nationally by Collegiate Baseball. It was the third consecutive top 10 class signed by John Cohen following up a No. 2 class in 2013 and No. 6 class last year. The

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