By Ronald Blum AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK – Jacob Lindgren took a taxi from his Manhattan hotel and arrived at Yankee Stadium about seven hours before game time Sunday. “I didn’t know how to get in,” the 22-year-old pitcher said. “I was waiting outside the clubhouse, just knocking.” Then a telephone on a desk […]

STARKVILLE Mississippi State’s 2010 recruiting class didn’t receive many rave reviews nor did it make national headlines. It left many wondering if Dan Mullen had what it takes to recruit in a ruthless Southeastern Conference. That year, Mullen signed 26 players in his first full class which was ranked only 38th in the country by […]

By Steve Hunt Special Contributor Despite being in familiar surroundings, Hunter Renfroe remains a work-in-progress. Renfroe, 23, the top prospect for the San Diego Padres, is currently with Double-A San Antonio, the same team where he spent the final 60 games of the 2014 season. Last season, the Mississippi State product hit .232 with five […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Manny Diaz’s defense at Louisiana Tech led the country with 42 turnovers. Diaz’s unit picked off 26 passes, recovered 16 fumbles and was among the top 25 in nine defensive categories. The fiery 40-year old intends to bring that same sort of philosophy to another set of Bulldogs […]

Aric Holman averaged 15.9 points and 9.8 rebounds for Owensboro (Ky.) last year. (AP Photo/John Flavell)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State bid farewell to one player and signed another on Thursday. New men’s basketball coach Ben Howland announced the addition of four-star power forward Aric Holman. Holman’s spot on the roster was made possible by the transfer of shooting guard Maurice Dunlap. “I’m really excited about (Holman) […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Director of athletics Scott Stricklin believed he had Mississippi State’s 2016 football schedule all set. But those plans are now having to be reassessed with Tulane backing out of their trip to Starkville and leaving the Bulldogs one game short on its slate. “We’ve been working some contingencies […]

By Parrish Alford and Logan Lowery Daily Journal Jevan Snead was different in his ball selection. He wanted them almost brand new. Some Ole Miss quarterbacks Ken Crain has seen come through liked a little mileage on their footballs. “Some of them really like them broken in,” said Crain, who has worked with football equipment […]

Mississippi State is back in need of an opponent for the 2016 football season. Tulane backed out of a trip to Starkville leaving the Bulldogs in search of a non-conference foe to face. The game against the Green Wave was slated for Sept. 24 and would have completed the final game of a seven-game contract. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal A dynamic month of May wasn’t enough to earn Sikes Orvis a spot on the All-SEC baseball team when coaches’ selections were announced by the league on Monday. Ole Miss relief pitcher Wyatt Short, made the second team while Mississippi State shortstop Ryan Gridley made the all-freshman team. MSU infielder […]