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Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Suffers Game One Setback at Arkansas

By Brian Hadad | April 19, 2019

We got the pitcher’s duel we expected on Thursday night in Fayetteville, but unfortunately for Mississippi State, it was Arkansas and their ace Isaiah Campbell coming out ahead of the Bulldogs and Ethan Small. Brian Hadad recaps that game and looks ahead to Games 2 and 3, plus it’s an All-SEC edition of the Friday … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Suffers Game One Setback at Arkansas”

Rebel Report: Ole Miss Baseball travels to Auburn, LSU has a new AD

By Brian Scott Rippee | April 18, 2019

Brian Scott Rippee and Collin Brister preview Ole Miss’ road series at Auburn, its struggles vs left-handed pitching and Ryan Olenek’s availability. Plus, some NBA/NHL playoff reaction and the craziness in Baton Rouge.  

Thunder & Lightning: Preview, Playmakers and Predictions For Mississippi State-Arkansas

By Brian Hadad | April 17, 2019

It may seem like just yesterday that the first pitch at Dudy Noble Field was being thrown, but the stretch run of the SEC season is upon us. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman preview Mississippi State’s first obstacle of the back half of the schedule, a trip to Fayetteville to take on the always dangerous … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Preview, Playmakers and Predictions For Mississippi State-Arkansas”

What it’s like getting to know D.K. Metcalf

By Michael Borkey | April 17, 2019

Jonathan Jones of Sports Illustrated joined STM after he spent some time with former Ole Miss wideout DK Metcalf. (His profile on DK can be found here) What did he learn about the soon-to-be first round draft pick? He details it here:

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Needs Late Game Heroics to Put Away Texas Southern

By Brian Hadad | April 16, 2019

Mid-week games have followed a pretty simple formula for Mississippi State this year, fall behind early, then take control in the middle innings on their way to a big win. It didn’t go according to that plan on Tuesday night at Dudy Noble, as the Bulldogs had to find another way to win. Brian Hadad … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Needs Late Game Heroics to Put Away Texas Southern”

Phillips’ strong start helps Rebels top Memphis 5-2

By Brian Scott Rippee | April 16, 2019

The 2019 season has been a struggle for Zack Phillips, but believes he has found something in his mechanics.  The discovery has led to more satisfactory results his last two outings. Phillips tossed six innings of two-run ball in what was his second longest outing of the season in Ole Miss’ 5-2 win over Memphis.  … Continue reading “Phillips’ strong start helps Rebels top Memphis 5-2”

Mississippi State Stays Perfect in the Midweek With a 5-1 Win Over Texas Southern

By Brian Hadad | April 16, 2019

It both was and wasn’t the usual midweek game, as Mississippi State got off to a slow start in the first inning, but never really put it all together until the eighth, just sliding past a game Texas Southern squad in a 5-1 win. After grabbing a 1-0 lead in the first, State was held … Continue reading “Mississippi State Stays Perfect in the Midweek With a 5-1 Win Over Texas Southern”

A third paid assistant would come to college baseball, but multiple big money conferences wont let it happen

By Michael Borkey | April 16, 2019

Kendall Rodgers of D1 Baseball hopped on STM and brought some heat. There’s a proposal out there that would allow college baseball programs to have a third paid assistant on staff.  It may not go through, as there’s a hangup but NOT from the small conferences. What’s the deal? Kendall explains…

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Is In Perfect Position to be a National Seed

By Brian Hadad | April 15, 2019

You can’t ask for much more than to be in first place in the SEC as the conference season hits the midway point. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at what’s ahead and explain why this baseball team is in complete control of its own destiny to host a regional as a national … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Is In Perfect Position to be a National Seed”

Recapping Tiger’s win at The Masters with Jim Gallagher Jr.

By Michael Borkey | April 15, 2019

A win for the ages deserves a special reaction, so STM brought back in Mississippi’s Jim Gallagher Jr to recap that memorable day