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MSU announces fall scrimmage schedule

John Cohen's team will play 20 scrimmages this fall. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

Mississippi State will conduct its first fall baseball scrimmage Thursday at noon. After that the defending SEC Champions will hold 19 more intrasquad scrimmages at Dudy Noble Field every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Nov. 13. All scrimmages are

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Bulldogs in Baseball


Mississippi State currently has 45 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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Powell selected to MS Sports Hall of Fame

Former Mississippi State pitcher and 11-year Major League Baseball veteran Jay Powell is being honored for his accolades by being named a 2017 inductee into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, the organization announced Thursday in Jackson. Powell will become the 15th

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Renfroe called up by the Padres

Moments after Hunter Renfroe stepped off the field in the Triple-A National Championship Game Tuesday evening, the former Mississippi State standout received the news he had been longing for since he was drafted 13th overall in 2013. The San Diego

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Rigby finds success by dropping down

Ryan Rigby made 20 relief appearances as a sophomore, his first season at Mississippi State. (Mississippi State)

Ryan Rigby began throwing sidearm on a whim during his junior year at Kosciusko High School. Rigby occasionally used the delivery when playing shortstop and integrated it into his arsenal on the mound. The right-hander finally decided to give it

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Yankees call up Holder

Former Mississippi State closer Jonathan Holder was called up by the New York Yankees on Friday.

A fifth member of Mississippi State’s 2013 College World Series finalist team is headed to the Major Leagues. The New York Yankees called up pitcher Jonathan Holder from Triple-A Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre on Friday marking the 56th Bulldog to reach the

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Rehab going well for Hughes

Mississippi State pitcher Noah Hughes is already throwing following Tommy John surgery in mid-April. (Mississippi State)

Noah Hughes was rolling right along in his freshman season at Mississippi State. The right-handed reliever was beginning to establish himself out of the Bulldogs’ bullpen over the first month-plus of the season until an injury and subsequent Tommy John

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A chance worth taking

Blake Smith made 20 relief appearances and had five saves after walking on at Mississippi State this past year. (Mississippi State)

Blake Smith gambled with a walk-on opportunity to come to Mississippi State after his junior college career was complete. The Fort Payne, Alabama native turned down scholarship offers from home state schools Troy, UAB and Samford in order to pursue

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Small adapts to bullpen role

Ethan Small has made 15 relief appearances as a true freshman for Mississippi State. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Ethan Small‘s introduction to college baseball came in a pressure-filled situation in Mississippi State’s season opener against Florida Atlantic. The freshman southpaw pitcher was called on in the seventh inning with one out and a runner on third and struck

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Henderson reunites with Cohen at MSU

Former Kentucky head coach Gary Henderson reunited with John Cohen at Mississippi State to serve as the Bulldogs’ new pitching coach. Henderson met with the media for the first time to discuss his first three days of practice with his

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Largest video board in college baseball coming to MSU

Mississippi State boasts the 13 biggest on-campus crowds in college baseball history. Soon Dudy Noble Field will be the home of the largest video board in college baseball as well. A 2,592 square feet board (43.2 feet tall, 60 feet

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