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Johnson leaving MSU for Arkansas

John Cohen will now have two coaching vacancies to fill on his staff at Mississippi State. Assistant coach Nick Mingione left Monday to become the head coach at Kentucky and pitching coach Wes Johnson departed Wednesday to take the same

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Starkville Regional: John Cohen

No. 1 seed Mississippi State head coach John Cohen breaks down the Starkville Regional and how he plans to pitch the weekend in a field featuring Cal State Fullerton, Louisiana Tech and Southeast Missouri State. John Cohen Press Conference –

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Bulldogs blank Ole Miss in Governor’s Cup

PEARL – Mississippi State’s pitching trio of Ryan Cyr, Zac Houston and Jacob Billingsley combined on a nine-hit shutout as the fourth-ranked Bulldogs blanked No. 12 Ole Miss 2-0 in the annual Governor’s Cup Tuesday night at Trustmark Park. Playing

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Pitching preview

Junior Austin Sexton led Mississippi State's pitching staff last season with 61 strikeouts and 76.1 innings. (Mississippi State)

Mississippi State’s pitching staff in 2016 will be a mix of familiar and fresh faces. For the first time in eight years, John Cohen will be without pitching coach Butch Thompson by his side. Thompson left in late October to

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MSU Media Day: Wes Johnson

New Mississippi State pitching coach Wes Johnson speaks about his staff as they prepare for the 2016 season. On what he expects out of the closer role… “We have some viable candidates. We are looking at Reid Humphreys, who has

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MSU Media Day: John Cohen

Mississippi State head coach John Cohen previews the Diamond Dogs’ upcoming 2016 season during the team’s on-campus media day on Saturday. Cohen addresses MSU’s health, deep pitching staff and overall team talent. Opening statement… “I think our kids are excited

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MSU tabs Johnson as pitching coach

Last week, Mississippi State head baseball coach John Cohen promised one of the nation’s elite pitching coaches would be joining his program soon. State’s skipper fulfilled his promise Friday when he announced 18-year coaching veteran Wes Johnson as MSU’s new pitching

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Johnson hired as next MSU pitching coach

Wes Johnson

Last Thursday, Butch Thompson left Mississippi State to become the head coach at Auburn. A week later, the Bulldogs hired Wes Johnson of Dallas Baptist to serve as their new pitching coach. Johnson is expected to be formally announced for

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Premature Preview 2013: Troy

Previously: Oklahoma State, Alcorn State, Auburn Our weekly look at MSU’s 2013 football schedule continues today with the second non-conference game of the season. This Troy team gave State fits last year, piling up 572 yards of offense and nearly

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Game Day Eve: Mettenberger Emerges; Tons o’ Links

This week’s game: No. 22 MSU (7-2, 3-2 SEC) at No. 9 LSU (7-2, 3-2), Saturday, 6 p.m., ESPN (Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe) ––––– Mississippi State’s defense has a lot to prepare for when it comes to this LSU offense.

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