The Dispatch MSU Sports Blog looks into the situation and scenario that has to take place for Mississippi State baseball to accomplish and what has to happen around the county in order to get into the conversation of being an NCAA Regional host next week.
Mississippi State University right-handed pitcher Chris Stratton will get the start on the mound for the Bulldogs against top-seeded LSU in the second day of play in the 2012 Southeastern Conference Tournament. Stratton (10-1, 2.16) struck out 17 batters in the SEC opener for both teams back in March at Baton Rouge.
Pair of freshmen in Wes Rea, Brandon Woodruff and members of the bullpen lead Mississippi State to an impressive 9-1 victory in the opening day of the 2012 Southeastern Conference Tournament.
Mississippi State University shortstop becomes sixth Bulldogs player to be selected to national team
After a sweep of the University of Kentucky, Mississippi State University baseball will open the Southeastern Conference Tournament against the University of Arkansas Tuesday. The tournament follows a double elimination format until the semfinals. MSU is the No. 7 seed and Arkansas is the No. 6 seed. Arkansas took two out of three in the regular season series in Starkville.
Mississippi State University closed out the regular season in grand style Saturday as the Bulldogs upset No. 4 Kentucky 11-2 to complete a three-game Southeastern Conference weekend series sweep.
The Dispatch MSU Sports Blog has created a cheat sheet for the SEC Tournament seeding scenarios that could come into play after today's regular season finales.
The Mississippi State University baseball team earned its fifth Southeastern Conference series victory Friday night with a 4-3 defeat of the University of Kentucky thanks to solid relief pitching and a massive three-run home run by Daryl Norris.
The Mississippi State right-handed pitcher is a semifinalist for the national player of the year award presented by Easton Foundation and voted on by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
If Thursday night was the possibly the final goodbye to the home crowd for Mississippi State junior right-hander Chris Stratton, the projected first round pick left with another memory to cherish.
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