Veterans leading recent hot streak for Rebels

One of the key factors in the Rebels’ improving offense is the fact that a couple of veterans have increased their play of late.

Sikes Orvis and Errol Robinson both had big weekends against Mississippi State and that continued in what appeared to be batting practice against Arkansas State.

Orvis was 3-for-3 last night with two home runs, his second-straight multi-homer game, and an incredicble eight RBIs. Over the last four games he’s 10-for-15 with five home runs and 14 RBIs.

Robinson was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and hit his first career home run. Over the last four games he’s 8-for-16 with eight RBIs.

Orvis’ average has increased to .277. He now leads the team in doubles (17), home runs (16), RBIs (52) and total bases (116).

Robinson’s average has jumped to .288, very close to the .294 he hit as a freshman. He’s been moved to the leadoff spot in the order.

Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

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  • JB

    Latest projections have Florida State as the No. 5 national seed.

    FSU would host two-seed Ole Miss, three-seed North Florida, and four-seed Alabama State.

    The Seminoles are matched up with the Springfield Regional, which includes one-seed Missouri State, two-seed Arkansas, three-seed East Carolina and four-seed St. John’s.

    The complete projections can be found here.

    • Parrish Alford

      JB you ought to be able to scoot on over and catch the Rebels.

      • JB

        PA, Maybe I can and get my grandson to drive me over there, He is an avid FSU fan and student, I will be wearing my old Col Reb baseball cap very proudlyover there.. I think the Rebels will do good there and looking for them back at Omaha..

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