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Bulldogs release tentative schedule

John Cohen begins the fall with 46 player on his roster. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Mississippi State will hold its first fall baseball scrimmage Tuesday at 5 p.m. But that is not the only news concerning the Diamond Dogs released this week. MSU issued a tentative schedule which has the Bulldogs opening the 2016 season

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Recapping last week at MSU

I’m back to work after taking my final week of vacation before the new sports year at Mississippi State starts Sunday as the football team reports back. The first practice begins on Monday but is not open to the public.

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Swinarski sacrificed senior year to enroll at State

Joey Swinarski had seven at bats as a redshirt freshman this past season. (Mississippi State)

Joey Swinarski had some difficult decisions to make as a high school junior in 2013. The highly-touted outfielder was projected as a top 10 selection for the MLB Draft the following year and could have remained at The First Academy

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Outfield preview

Jake Vickerson made 47 starts in his first season at Mississippi State and was second on the team in steals. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager)

There will be several fresh faces roaming the outfield at Dudy Noble Field this spring. Mississippi State graduated longtime staples C.T. Bradford, Demarcus Henderson and Derrick Armstrong and will have several youngsters vying to fill their spikes. “We lost some

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Rooker, Gordon homer on Sunday

Redshirt freshman outfielder Brent Rooker and true freshman first baseman Cole Gordon each hit three-run home runs in the third inning, leading Gray to a 10-6 victory against Maroon in Mississippi State baseball’s 10th intrasquad scrimmage of the spring. In all, nine

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Brown shines in scrimmage

With one week until Opening Day, redshirt junior right-hander Preston Brown played the role of a Friday night ace, leading Maroon to a 4-2 victory against Gray in Mississippi State baseball’s eighth intrasquad scrimmage of the spring. The seven-inning exhibition Friday

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Maroon and Gray play to tie on Sunday

Senior infielder Matthew Britton sliced a game-tying two-RBI single in the bottom of the final frame, resulting in a 3-3 tie between Maroon and Gray in Mississippi State baseball’s sixth intrasquad scrimmage of the spring. The six-inning exhibition took place at

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Diamond Dogs hold first scrimmage

No. 23 Mississippi State baseball held its first intrasquad scrimmage of 2015 Saturday at Dudy Noble Field, which ended when redshirt freshman outfielder Joey Swinarski gunned down the tying run at the plate from left field. Swinarski’s Maroon team defeated Gray

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Maroon hurls shutout to stay alive

Senior lefty Lucas Laster went five shutout innings on Wednesday. (Photo Courtesy of MSU)

STARKVILLE – Facing elimination from the best-of-five Bulldog World Series, the Maroon team received a three-hit shutout performance on the mound to stay alive. The mound combination of Lucas Laster, Cole Gordon, Trevor Fitts, Trent Waddell and Levi Mintz blanked

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Walk-off single by Reynolds gives Maroon victory

STARKVILLE – Sophomore transfer Luke Reynolds hit a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning to propel Maroon a 5-4 victory against Gray Tuesday night in Mississippi State’s 17th scrimmage of the fall. The exhibition was held at

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Offense looks strong in Sunday scrimmage

STARKVILLE – Seven different Mississippi State baseball players recorded at least one RBI for Gray in an 8-3 rout of Maroon in MSU’s 16th scrimmage of the fall Sunday afternoon. The exhibition at Dudy Noble Field lasted five innings. Four

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