Ole Miss left-hander Austin Wright has signed a professional contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. Wright, an eighth-round draft pick earlier this month, was 5-4 with a 4.73 ERA this past season with the Rebels.
Wright joins fellow weekend starter Matt Crouse in the professional ranks. Crouse was a 24th-round draft pick of the Detroit Tigers who signed a professional contract earlier this month. (June 20, 2011, Page 9)
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Former area players helped lead the North Delta Dealers and the Tippah County Tribe to wins in the Cotton States Baseball League on Sunday night in New Albany.
Incoming freshmen pitchers Hawtin Buchanan and Josh Laxer appear to be big Ole Miss leans that will be in Oxford well before the Aug. 15 signing deadline.
The storm is over, the sky has ceased from falling and now that the dust has began to clear, the Ole Miss coaching staff can begin to assess its roster after the Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft appears to have done a number it. (more…) (June 9, 2011, Page 6)
Between the Major League Baseball draft and the coaching search, Bianco hasn’t exactly had a lot of down time. (June 9, 2011, Page 6)
Tuesday was anything but quiet for the Ole Miss baseball team.
After evading the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft’s first 60 picks on Day 1, the Rebels weren’t so lucky on Tuesday as 12 current or future Rebels were selected during the next 28 rounds. (June 8, 2011, Page 6A)
When Jordan Batiste heard the magic words he’d been waiting for this weekend at the Ole Miss Elite Camp, that he had received his 11th collegiate football offer, he had a knee-jerk reaction to commit to the Gridiron Rebels on the spot.
BLOG: After a quiet Day 1 the Rebels saw several players selected on Day 2 of the MLB First-Year Player Draft. (more…) (June 7, 2011)
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