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Mississippi State pitching preview

It has been a building process over the last six years but Mississippi State skipper John Cohen and pitching coach Butch Thompson have established one of the nation’s most complete pitching staffs. The Bulldogs hurlers feature a strong mix of

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MSU signing class ranked ninth by Baseball America

Reid Humphreys was Mississippi's Mr. Baseball in 2013 and is the younger brother of Washington Nationals outfielder Tyler Moore.

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s 2013 signing class has received yet another honor, this time from Baseball America. Baseball America gave the Diamond Dogs a ninth overall ranking nationally which was the second highest mark ever from the publication. John Cohen’s

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Fitts Gets Game 1 Call of CWS Finals

OMAHA, Neb. | Even though he doesn’t log many innings, Trevor Fitts has become a go-to pitcher for MSU this postseason. The sophomore right-hander has been tapped as the starter for MSU in Game 1 of the College World Series championship

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Bulldogs, Bruins Meet the Press on Eve of Title Series (w/Cohen Video)

OMAHA, Neb. | After a photo-op with the trophy they’re both trying to win this week, MSU coach John Cohen and UCLA coach John Savage sat down, flanked by two players each, and then everybody said nice things about each other. The

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MSU Beats Oregon State, Advances to CWS Championship Round

OMAHA, Neb. | For the first time in school history, Mississippi State will play for the College World Series championship. Hunter Renfroe‘s three-run homer in the fifth inning boosted the Bulldogs to a 4-1 win over Oregon State in the

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Oregon State-MSU Pregame: Bulldogs Seek Title Series Berth

OMAHA, Neb. | Previewing today’s College World Series game between Oregon State and Mississippi State. ––––– • First pitch: 2 p.m. • TV: ESPN, ESPN3.com (Dave O’Brien, Kyle Peterson and Kaylee Hartung) • Records: Oregon State 52-12, MSU 50-18 • Pitching matchup: Oregon State RHP Andrew Moore (14-1, 1.57)

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Video: Cullen Mulls Starting Options as Bulldogs Prep for Beavers

OMAHA, Neb. | Another day, another practice at Creighton University, and thus another round of interviews with MSU coach John Cohen and some of his players. The Bulldogs (50-18) continued preparations for Friday’s College World Series rematch with Oregon State

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Bulldogs to Face Beavers Again on Friday

OMAHA, Neb. | Oregon State will get another crack at MSU. Behind Matt Boyd‘s four-hit shutout, the Beavers edged Indiana, 1-0, tonight to keep their season alive. OSU (52-12) will face the Bulldogs (50-18) at 2 p.m. Friday in the bracket

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Videos: Cohen Talks Pitching; Renfroe, Pirtle Take BP

OMAHA, Neb. | Two days since its last game and two before the next one, Mississippi State was on the practice field at Creighton University this morning. It was a lively session, and a few dozen fans – not all

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FINAL: No. 14 MSU 5, No. 4 Oregon State 4 (CWS)

OMAHA, Neb. | Recapping No. 14 MSU’s 5-4 win over No. 4 Oregon State in the first round of the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park on Saturday. ––––– • The buzz: The Bulldogs (49-18) won a CWS opener for the

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MSU-Oregon State Pregame: Bulldogs Open College World Series Play

OMAHA, Neb. | Previewing today’s College World Series game between No. 14 Mississippi State and No. 4 Oregon State. ––––– • First pitch: 2 p.m. • TV: ESPN2 (Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson and Kaylee Hartung), ESPN3.com • Records: MSU 48-18, Oregon State 50-11 • Pitching matchup: MSU

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