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Missouri preview

Kyle Hann has left Mississippi State after two seasons. (Lee Adams/ Special to the Daily Journal)

No. 24 Mississippi State travels to Missouri for the first time in school history this weekend but Columbia is a very familiar setting to Bulldog coach John Cohen. Cohen cut his teeth in the coaching profession for six years with

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Mississippi State catcher preview

Mississippi State has four players fighting for its starting catcher spot. (Photo courtesy of MSU Media Relations)

Whether it was Mitch Slauter or Nick Ammirati behind the plate last year, Mississippi State had senior leadership from its catcher position. But with both players graduating and signing professional contracts the Bulldogs are charged with task of breaking in

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Videos: Cohen Talks Graveman; Bradford, Slauter Getting Healthier

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0wJn6DlnLg[/youtube] After MSU got some work in this morning, we caught up with several players and head coach John Cohen. Cohen said right-hander Kendall Graveman (5-5, 3.04 ERA) will start on the mound in MSU’s NCAA regional opener on Friday against Central

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Bulldogs in Good Health Entering NCAA Regional

As No. 14 Mississippi State preps for the NCAA regional it’s hosting, health is not a major concern. That’s a pleasant departure from last year, when injuries to key players hindered the Bulldogs all season. Pitcher Brandon Woodruff has been out

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FINAL: No. 16 MSU 2, Missouri 1 (17 innings)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coqvW9bkzxk[/youtube] HOOVER, Ala. | Recapping No. 16 MSU’s 2-1 win over Missouri on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning in the SEC Tournament. ––––– • The buzz: In an epic pitching duel that took 4 hours, 39 minutes, MSU (41-16) pulled out a first-round win

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FINAL: Ole Miss 3, No. 21 MSU 0 (Game 1)

OXFORD | Recapping No. 21 MSU’s 3-0 loss to Ole Miss in Game 1 of a doubleheader at Swayze Field on Saturday. ––––– • The buzz: With Friday’s game suspended by rain in the first inning, the teams are playing two

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Baseball Notes: Bulldogs ‘Acutely Aware’ of Postseason Implications

No. 21 Mississippi State (36-13, 13-11 SEC) has a big series coming up this weekend at rival Ole Miss (33-16, 12-12), starting Friday at 6:30 p.m. We caught up with MSU coach John Cohen this morning on his weekly teleconference and

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FINAL: No. 22 MSU 5, Alabama 4 (10 inn., Game 2)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJcTEHk4Ze4&list=UUi9V6Tk83DPilqm5B7_b7CA&index=1[/youtube] Recapping No. 22 MSU’s 5-4 win over Alabama in Game 2 of a doubleheader at Dudy Noble Field on Saturday. ––––– • The buzz: MSU (35-13, 12-11 SEC) finished off a doubleheader sweep and won the series when freshman Jacob Robson delivered

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Baseball Notes: Cohen on Woodruff, Pollorena, Slauter, Alabama

No. 22 Mississippi State (33-13, 10-11 SEC) is back home this weekend for an important series against Alabama (27-18, 11-9). We spoke with head coach John Cohen about it this morning on his weekly teleconference, and so I’ve got some highlights

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Baseball Notes: Pitching in Good Shape Entering Big Series at Vandy

No. 16 Mississippi State (33-10, 10-8 SEC) has a big road trip coming up this weekend at No. 3 Vanderbilt (36-6, 16-2), starting with Friday’s 6:30 p.m. tilt. We caught up with MSU coach John Cohen this morning on his weekly

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Ammirati Named SEC Player of the Week

MSU senior catcher Nick Ammirati has been named the SEC player of the week, the league office announced this afternoon. Ammirati had a big weekend at the plate, going 6 of 11 with three RBIs and three runs scored in a

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