Junior second baseman Alex Yarbrough has been named one of three finalists for the C Spire Ferriss Award which is presented annually to the top collegiate baseball player in Mississippi, the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum announced on Monday. (more…) (May 8, 2012, Page 6)
After splitting the first two games against No. 4 LSU, the No. 24 Rebels turned to a new starter Sunday for the third consecutive week.
Not only did Dylan Chavez get run from the game prematurely, but Ole Miss struggled to find any pitcher who could consistently put up zeros during the 12-3 loss at Oxford-University Stadium. (May 7, 2012, Page 6)
Nonetheless, Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco maintained that the team isn’t compounding things with any mental issues on Sundays. (May 7, 2012, Page 7)
BLOG: After splitting the first two games, the three-game set between No. 4 LSU and No. 24 Ole Miss comes down to today’s rubber match.
First pitch is set for 1:30 p.m.
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BLOG: The No. 24 Rebels will look to rebound from Friday’s late-night letdown today with a 2 p.m. game against No. 4 LSU.
Today’s Western Division showdown will be televised on SportSouth. (more…) (May 5, 2012)
Following a delay due to scattered rain showers that soaked the playing field, Ole Miss pounded out 12 hits en route to an 11-5 victory over Murray State at Oxford-University Stadium. (more…) (May 3, 2012, Page 6)
PEARL — Josh Laxer looked like a completely different pitcher Tuesday.
Prior to Tuesday’s game, Ole Miss pitching coach Carl Lafferty sat the former Madison Central product down to have a talk.
The freshman had not had the ideal start to his collegiate career, allowing 10 earned runs and five walks in 16.1 innings.
Lafferty told Laxer to let loose. Remember how you pitched for the Jaguars, Lafferty asked. Pitch like that. (May 2, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG: Ole Miss’ Alex Yarbrough and Bobby Wahl are two of 60 players that were named to the 2012 Golden Spikes Award midseason watch list earlier today.
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STARKVILLE—Players say hits are contagious.
STARKVILLE—Alex Yarbrough saw his hitting streak come to an end at 22 games Sunday following an 0-for-4 performance against the Bulldogs at Dudy Noble Field.
The Rebel second baseman struck out, grounded out to the pitcher and flew out to center field against MSU starter Luis Pollorena before flying out to right against closer Caleb Reed in the eighth. (April 30, 2012, Page 7)