Oakland Athletics pitcher Kendall Graveman works against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, April 14, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Bulldogs in Baseball

Mississippi State currently has 29 former players or signees active in professional baseball this season. Each week Logan Lowery of the...

Associated Press MILWAUKEE – Ryan Braun scored from third base on a wild pitch in the 11th inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night. Reliever Mike Montgomery (0-2) worked an 0-2 count on Manny Pina with one out before throwing a changeup that bounced past catcher […]

Associated Press ST. LOUIS – In a most sticky situation, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina couldn’t find a ball that clung to his chest protector and the Chicago Cubs turned the bizarre play into a late rally, beating St. Louis 6-4 on Thursday. The Cardinals led 4-2 in the seventh inning when things became kooky at […]

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – The Patriots have re-signed veteran running back Brandon Bolden. The signing was announced Wednesday by the team. Bolden, a former Ole Miss standout, has spent all five of his NFL seasons in New England and has primarily been used on special teams. He has 20 career special teams’ tackles and one […]

Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Twins were halfway through the first month of the season before they picked up their second win last year, a putrid start that weighed on their shoulders for the rest of a miserable season. A fresh start has done wonders for the Twins and slugger Miguel Sano. Eduardo Escobar […]

Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas – Carlos Santana led off with a home run, Carlos Carrasco struck out seven in his first start since breaking a bone in his right hand and the Cleveland Indians held on for a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Carrasco missed the playoffs for the AL champion […]

By Schuyler Dixon AP Sports Writer DALLAS – Tony Romo is retiring rather than trying to chase a Super Bowl with another team after losing his starting job with the Dallas Cowboys, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The all-time passing leader for the storied franchise is headed […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Two Ole Miss players who did not receive invitations to the NFL Combine in February had mixed reviews at the school’s pro day Monday. Quarterback Chad Kelly’s day was cut short when he felt discomfort in his wrist while making a throw. He’d thrown a handful of passes […]

Associated Press WASHINGTON – Adam Lind’s first swing as a member of the Nationals resulted in a pinch-hit, go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning, and Bryce Harper went deep on opening day for the fifth time in his young career, leading Washington past the Miami Marlins 4-2 on Monday. Stephen Strasburg (1-0) earned the […]

Associated Press ST. LOUIS – Randal Grichuk hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and a game-ending RBI single in the ninth, helping the St. Louis Cardinals top the Chicago Cubs 4-3 in a wild prime-time opener on Sunday night. Jose Martinez sparked the winning rally with a pinch-hit double against Mike Montgomery, who […]