Embarrassing. That was the one word that came to mind for Mississippi State Baseball coach John Cohen and junior Gavin Collins when talking about Friday night's 12-2, seven-inning run-rule loss to Florida Friday to be eliminated from the Southeastern Conference tournament in Hoover, Alabama.
Former Mississippi State baseball pitcher Chris Stratton was called up by the San Francisco Giants Saturday.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Pinch-hitter Walker Pennington hit a three-run, go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and Texas A&M beat Mississippi 12-8 on Saturday to advance to the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The Alabama Crimson Tide (51-12) beat the Washington Huskies (39-14), 5-2 Saturday to win the 2016 NCAA Softball Tuscaloosa Super Regional being held at Rhoads Stadium this weekend and advance to its Southeastern Conference record 11th Women's College World Series.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Henri Lartigue went 3-for-5 and scored three runs Thursday to lead the seventh-seeded and No. 10 Ole Miss baseball team to a 12-9 victory against sixth-seeded and No. 12 Vanderbilt in the third round of the Southeastern Conference tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The Mississippi State baseball team was out of sync. Whether it was Dakota Hudson on the mound or his teammates in the field or at the plate, the Bulldogs didn't do much right Thursday against one of the nation's hottest teams. Hudson lasted five innings, the defense committed three errors, and the offense scuffled in top-seeded and No. 2 MSU's 6-2 loss to fifth-seeded and No. 7 LSU in a winners' bracket game in the Southeastern Conference tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Hunter Stovall knew his opportunity was coming. The Mississippi State baseball freshman fractured the tibia in his left knee on April 28 when he ran into Alabama first baseman Cody Henry trying to beat out a ground ball.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Zac Houston's heart sank as he looked out to left field. Houston watched as Reid Humphreys drifted back to the fence in pursuit of Chance Vincent's blast. Humphreys tracked the ball to the wall and reached up at the last second to take a home run away and record the first out of the top of the eighth inning.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Junior catcher Henri Lartigue went 4-for-5 with a career-high four RBIs and three runs scored Wednesday to lead the seventh-seeded and No. 10 Ole Miss baseball team to a 10-4 victory against second-seeded and No. 9 South Carolina in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Gavin Collins decided to simplify his approach at the plate. Early in the season, the Mississippi State junior third baseman was using a leg kick as a timing mechanism, but he wasn't getting the results he wanted, so he changed things up.
STARKVILLE -- Many experts believe the Mississippi State baseball team has locked up a national seed for the NCAA tournament. Winning the Southeastern Conference regular-season championship with a 21-9 record, No. 2 MSU's resume includes series wins at Vanderbilt, at Florida, and at LSU.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Tracking down balls in the outfield gaps and knocking in three runs, All-Southeastern Conference outfielder J.B. Woodman led the No. 7 seed Ole Miss baseball team to a 5-1 victory against Georgia in the first round of the SEC tournament on Tuesday afternoon at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
TULSA, Okla. -- The Mississippi State men's and women's tennis teams will have three players compete today to the NCAA Singles Championship at the Michael Case Tennis Center. Men's tennis junior Rishab Agarwal, ranked 54th nationally, will play No. 109 Jack Findel-Hawkins, of North Florida, at 9 a.m. today. TulsaHurricane.com will provide live stats and video of the NCAA Individuals Championships.
STARKVILLE -- It was arguably the biggest day in in the young life of Jake Mangum. But you wouldn't know it by looking at him.
STARKVILLE -- Nick Mingione will never forget what John Cohen did after winning the Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year in 2006.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State baseball team left Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on April 30 wondering what if. After beating Alabama in Game 1 of the Southeastern Conference series, a rainout forced MSU to play two seven-inning games on that day. The Bulldogs led 2-0 after the top of the fourth inning in the first game of the doubleheader, and took a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the ninth. But four walks and a walk-off RBI single from Chance Vincent gave the Crimson Tide the victory. The Bulldogs bounced back in the nightcap for a 2-1 victory.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Leona Lafaele had four RBIs, including a two-run home run in the first inning, and five other players had multi-hit performances Sunday to lead the No. 6 national seed Alabama softball team to an 8-0 victory against California in the championship game of the Tuscaloosa Regional of the NCAA tournament at Rhoads Stadium. The victory helped Alabama (49-12) secure its 12th-straight ticket to the NCAA Super Regional Round, where it will play host to Washington next weekend. Game dates and times are yet to be announced.
STARKVILLE -- Two separate cheers erupted at Dudy Noble Field Saturday night.
STARKVILLE -- Dakota Hudson and Jake Mangum are competing against each other even though they play for the same team. The Mississippi State standouts are finalists for the Ferriss Trophy, which is given to the top college baseball player in the state of Mississippi. On Thursday, they had performances worthy of winning the award. Hudson threw a complete-game shutout, while Mangum went 5-for-5 -- his first five-hit game -- in No. 3 MSU's 7-0 victory against Arkansas in Game 1 of the three-game Southeastern Conference series at Dudy Noble Field.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Brigham Hill scattered four hits in seven innings Thursday night to lead the No. 2 Texas A&M baseball team to a 6-1 victory against No. 6 Ole Miss in Game 1 of a three-game Southeastern Conference series. Hill (7-1) allowed one run to help Texas A&M (40-12, 19-9 SEC) stay in a first-place tie in the Western Division with Mississippi State, which defeated Arkansas 7-0 on Thursday night in Starkville.
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