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Christian Trent left LSU for Ole Miss to maximize his potential.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – There may be many Ole Miss fans at Swayze Field on Thursday night who wouldn’t immediately get the meaning of “lagniappe.” That’s not true for the Rebels’ Louisiana-heavy pitching rotation as No. 12 LSU visits No. 13 Ole Miss this week. Born and bred across the border, Christian […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – After dropping two of its first three SEC series, Ole Miss has responded with back-to-back series victories due in large part to relentless offense. Since getting swept at Alabama in Week 3, the Rebels have won eight of their last nine. As LSU visits later this week, Ole […]

Looking back: The Rebels were 4-1 last week. They defeated Memphis 9-1, Murray State 8-5 then won at Mississippi State 6-1 on Friday, 12-2 on Sunday. They lost Game 2 in Starkville 6-5 in 10 innings. Looking ahead: The Rebels have no midweek games but start SEC play early, Thursday night at 6:30 at home […]

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Ole Pitcher Sam Smith kept the Mississippi State bats in check and picked up the series win on Sunday.

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – A day after watching its in-state rival rally to win with four runs in the bottom of the 10th inning, No. 19 Ole Miss made sure to not make the same mistake twice. The Rebels scored the first 10 runs on Sunday’s rubber game against 17th-ranked Mississippi State […]

STARKVILLE The buzzword that Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco used before the season began – toughness – was put to the test on Sunday. After its 10th-inning meltdown Saturday, when rival Mississippi State scored four times in the bottom of the 10th to win 6-5, Ole Miss had every chance to let the devastation linger. […]

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Mississippi State's Jake Vickerson celebrates a play on second base during Saturday's game against Ole Miss.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal STARKVILLE – With the shadows falling on Saturday afternoon Gavin Collins and Wes Rea put the “super” back into Super Bulldog Weekend. Rea’s bloop double tied the game, and Collins’ walk-off hit through the left side won it as No. 17 Mississippi State, which had scored just three runs in […]

MITCHELL

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – The largest on-campus crowd to ever witness a college baseball game on a Friday night saw No. 19 Ole Miss scratch across five runs in its first four at bats. The offensive outburst against Mississippi State All-American Ross Mitchell was enough to push the Rebels past the 17th-ranked […]

ELLIS

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Hearing from Mississippi State fans before the game rather than during was fine for Chris Ellis. The Ole Miss right-hander had given up 11 runs, seven earned, over his previous two starts but pitched into the seventh to handcuff the Bulldogs as the Rebels won 6-1 in the […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal As Ole Miss baseball players watched Mississippi State advance through the postseason last year they couldn’t help but think, “That might have been us.” The Bulldogs launched their run to the College World Series championship games from a 16-14 SEC regular season. That turned into a deep SEC tournament run […]