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Kruger made memories at MSU

Jack Kruger made his lone season at Mississippi State one to remember. (Mississippi State)

Jack Kruger only spent one season at Mississippi State but certainly made it a memorable one. The Calabasas, California native helped the Bulldogs win their first Southeastern Conference championship since 1989 and made a lot of memories along the way.

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Kruger signs a contract with the Angels

Catcher Jack Kruger has signed with the Los Angeles Angels. (Lauren Wood/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State lost another player to professional baseball on Friday as catcher Jack Kruger signed with the Los Angeles Angels. Kruger signed a $395,000 contract on deadline day after the Angels selected him with the 606th overall pick in the

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Bulldogs in Baseball

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Mississippi State currently has 39 former players or signees active in professional baseball this season. Each week Logan Lowery of the Daily Journal takes a look at their performances. Check out how the former Diamond Dogs are doing. Corey Dickerson Position: Left field/ Designated hitter

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Bulldogs in Summer Leagues

Mississippi State left-hander Jared Padgett has pitched in four games as a true freshman. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Mississippi State sent 27 players to participate in nine different summer leagues around the country. Check out how the Bulldogs are doing this summer. CAPE COD LEAGUE Trysten Barlow Team: Hyannis Harbor Hawks Position: Pitcher Bats/ Throws: Left/ Left Height/

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Mangum enjoys fairytale freshman year

Jake Mangum took the Southeastern Conference by storm this past season and was justly honored as the Freshman of the Year after leading the league in hitting with a .427 batting average. However, Mangum’s bat was not always so sizzling.

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Brown hired as new MSU assistant coach

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Another standout assistant will make his way to Starkville, as MSU baseball head coach John Cohen has announced Mike Brown as the Diamond Dawgs’ new camps coordinator and volunteer assistant. Brown joins the 2016 SEC Champions after spending the last two seasons at

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Young inks free agent deal with Royals

Paul Young signed a free agent contract with the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Mississippi State pitcher Paul Young has signed a free agent contract with the Kansas City Royals. The redshirt junior right-hander went undrafted last month and had pitched in four games for the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod League this

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Rooker finishes fourth in HR derby

The Magnolia State was well represented in the College Home Run Derby as Brent Rooker of Mississippi State and Colby Bortles of Ole Miss were among the eight participants at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska. Rooker belted 27 home

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Rooker hitting in College HR Derby

Mississippi State's Brent Rooker will hit in the College Home Run Derby tonight. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Brent Rooker will step in the batter’s box at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska this season after all. Rooker will represent Mississippi State in tonight’s College Home Run Derby at 7:30 tonight on ESPN2. The redshirt sophomore will be

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Mullet man: Gordon’s hairdo key to MSU success

Cole Gordon's mullet even had its own parody Twitter account. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

What started out as a joke became one of the staples of Mississippi State’s run to the Southeastern Conference championship in 2016. It started in early March when it came time for Cole Gordon to get a haircut. The redshirt

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James jump-starts his career at MSU

After making four starts as a freshman, Mississippi State's Keegan James hopes to nail down that role moving forward. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Keegan James played a variety of roles for Mississippi State on the mound as a true freshman this past season. James appeared in 14 games for the Bulldogs and made four starts. It is in that starting role that the

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