Blog Archives

Infield preview

Wes Rea has a .990 career fielding percentage at first base. (Bill Simmonds/ MSU Athletics)

Mississippi State may only have to replace one starter on its infield but Brett Pirtle left some big shoes to fill. Not only did Pirtle lead the Diamond Dogs in hitting but also flashed his leather at second base on

Posted in Baseball Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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.

Posted in Baseball Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Heck’s game-winning single gives Gray win

A two-out RBI single by senior shortstop Seth Heck was the difference Tuesday night as Gray defeated Maroon, 3-2, in Mississippi State baseball’s seventh intrasquad scrimmage of the spring. The five-inning exhibition took place at Dudy Noble Field. Heck and

Posted in Baseball Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Baseball Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Baseball Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Maroon-White World Series starts today

John Cohen's club will conclude fall practice with their annual Maroon-White World Series. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager)

(From MSU Media Relations) STARKVILLE – Following 17 pressure-packed intrasquad scrimmages, the Mississippi State baseball team will conclude its fall season with the annual Bulldog World Series, which begins Friday at Dudy Noble Field. Admission is free for the best-of-five competition

Posted in Baseball Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Baseball Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

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:

Posted in Baseball Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A Heck of an opportunity

Seth Heck started the final 55 games for Mississippi State at shortstop this past spring. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

STARKVILLE – Seth Heck seemed to be a mainstay in Mississippi State’s lineup starting 55 games during his initial season in the program. But Heck had to wait for his opportunity at shortstop. The Bulldogs tried both Matthew Britton and

Posted in Baseball Tagged with: , , , ,

Postgame interviews: Alabama

A solo homer by Matthew Britton was all the offense Mississippi State junior All-American arms Ross Mitchell and Jonathan Holder needed Friday against Alabama. Following the game, the three players along with head coach John Cohen discussed the 1-0 win

Posted in Baseball Tagged with: , , ,

MSU completes road sweep at Auburn

True freshmen Reid Humphreys (12) and Gavin Collins (8) combined for six hits for Mississippi State on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of MSU Athletics)

AUBURN, Ala. – After throttling Auburn with dominant pitching in the first two games of a Southeastern Conference series, the Mississippi State baseball team broke out the bats Sunday afternoon. MSU collected a season-high 19 hits and finished a three-game

Posted in Baseball Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 573 other subscribers