MSU to play at Vandy in 2016 season opener

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State released a tentative SEC portion of its 2016 baseball schedule on Monday. The Bulldogs...

New faces on O-line Mississippi State lost three starters along the offensive line at left tackle, center and right guard. The Bulldogs spent the spring breaking in a new crop of players in the trenches. Rufus Warren takes over for Blaine Clausell and left tackle, Jamaal Clayborn for Dillon Day at center and Devon Desper […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Ben Howland already has three of his highly-touted freshmen on campus at Mississippi State and is awaiting the arrival of one more. Five-star point guard Malik Newman, four-star shooting guard Quinndary Weatherspoon and four-star power forward Aric Holman all enrolled for the first summer term and have impressed […]

Daily Journal With just a little more bullpen support, Tupelo’s Chris Stratton might already have two Triple-A pitching wins. Instead, he’s still looking for his first. The Sacramento River Cats wasted Stratton’s gem on Sunday – eight innings, five hits, no runs, no ranks and six strikeouts – in an extra-inning loss to Las Vegas. […]

Daily Journal EUGENE, Ore. – Ole Miss sprinter Isiah Young and MSU heptathlete Erica Bougard qualified for Team USA on Sunday with their medal finishes at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The U.S. team will compete in August at the world championships in Beijing. Young finished second in the 200 meters (19.93) behind […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Former Mississippi State infielder Seth Heck has signed an independent league contract with the Gateway Grizzlies. Heck started at shortstop in his Frontier League debut on Saturday against another former Diamond Dog, Jaron Shepherd, of the Rockford Aviators. Heck went 1-for-3 with an infield single in the Grizzlies’ 3-2 win […]

QB questions You’ll hear a lot of talk about uncertainty at quarterback, as several top teams – including Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, LSU and Ole Miss – left the spring with question marks. In today’s high-powered offensive schemes, just having a “game manager” taking snaps may not be enough. One team with no QB worries – […]

By Stephen Hunt Special to the Journal ARLINGTON, Texas – Kendall Graveman and Drew Pomeranz might be from rivals schools Mississippi State and Ole Miss, respectively, but in Oakland their goal is simple: Help the A’s win as much as possible. Graveman, 24, is 4-4 this season with a 3.86 ERA in seven starts, but […]

Daily Journal Five members of Ole Miss’ junior class were recognized as Preseason All-Americans by Athlon Sports. Wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil, defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche and safety Tony Conner were placed on the first team, while tight end Evan Engram earned a spot on the second team. The Rebels are tied […]

STARKVILLE Over the past couple of weeks, several people have asked my opinion on how Mississippi State fared in the MLB Draft. The glass-half-full side of me feels that the Diamond Dogs are bringing in one of the nation’s top classes, filled with an abundance of left-handed pitching. My glass-half-empty version saw MSU lose three […]