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Audio: MSU assistant coach Jake Gautreau on STM

By Michael Borkey | June 4, 2019

The Bulldog hitting coach joined the guys of SportsTalk Mississippi to talk regional play, his unique career path, and Stanford.

Borkey Show: MSU and Ole Miss get the shaft with Super Regional days and times

By Michael Borkey | June 4, 2019

The NCAA Super Regional pairings were released Tuesday morning and both MSU and Ole Miss fans should be mad about their draw. Also on the show, the NBA has taken the sensitivity thing one step too far

Grae Kessinger drafted by Houston Astros

By Brian Scott Rippee | June 3, 2019

Ole Miss shortstop Grae Kessinger is the first Ole Miss player taken in the first 2019 MLB Draft. Kessinger was selected by the Houston Astros in the second round with the 68th overall pick. The slot value is $953,000. Kessinger led the SEC in hits during the 2019 regular season with 51 in league play. … Continue reading “Grae Kessinger drafted by Houston Astros”

Mississippi State’s Ethan Small Taken in First Round of MLB Draft

By Brian Hadad | June 3, 2019

After an incredible junior season that saw him win SEC Pitcher of the Year honors, Mississippi State lefthander Ethan Small has become the 15th first round pick in school history. Small was selected by the defending NL Central champion Milwaukee Brewers with the 28th overall selection. 1 (28): @Brewers select Mississippi State (MS) P Ethan … Continue reading “Mississippi State’s Ethan Small Taken in First Round of MLB Draft”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Baseball Lacks Only One Thing

By Brian Hadad | June 3, 2019

Mississippi State baseball checks off nearly everything on the list to be called the nation’s best program, but it lacks one thing to put it over the top. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss where the Diamond Dawgs sit in the pecking order of the sport.

Ole Miss Baseball draft preview: Players and signees to watch

By Brian Scott Rippee | June 3, 2019

The Major League Baseball Draft gets underway on Monday night, beginning with the first two rounds on Monday night televised on MLB Network. Rounds 3-10 are on Tuesday and the draft wraps up with rounds 11-40 on Wednesday. Who on the Ole Miss roster will get drafted and when? What will two-sport standout Jerrion Ealy … Continue reading “Ole Miss Baseball draft preview: Players and signees to watch”

Monday Rebel Report: Ole Miss is headed to a super regional

By Brian Scott Rippee | June 3, 2019

Brian Scott Rippee and Collin Brister discuss Ole Miss rolling through the Oxford regional, biggest surprises from the regional weekend, Doug Nikhazy, the MLB Draft and more.

Borkey Show: MSU and Ole Miss sweep the weekend, are Super Regional bound

By Michael Borkey | June 3, 2019

The Rebels and Bulldogs took care of business this weekend, sweeping their regionals with ease and now move on to the Supers. Also on the show, an umpire in the Louisville regional made a mockery of the sport of baseball, ejecting a player for simply saying “that’s horrible” and as a result is suspended for … Continue reading “Borkey Show: MSU and Ole Miss sweep the weekend, are Super Regional bound”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Rolls Into the Super Regionals

By Brian Hadad | June 3, 2019

Mississippi State enjoyed a 3-0 weekend and finds itself in the Super Regionals for the fourth consecutive year. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at how the Bulldogs did it, plus The Crootin’ Song signifies a couple of new players headed to Starkville.

Mississippi State Moves to Its Fourth Straight Super Regional With 5-2 Win Over Miami

By Brian Hadad | June 2, 2019

For the fourth season in a row, and with its fourth different head coach in that time period, Mississippi State is headed to the Super Regional round of the NCAA Tournament. The Bulldogs handed Miami a 5-2 loss in the Regional Championship game, finishing up a perfect weekend and punching their ticket to advance in … Continue reading “Mississippi State Moves to Its Fourth Straight Super Regional With 5-2 Win Over Miami”