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)
BLOG: After dropping Game 1 of the three-game series 4-0 Friday, the No. 18 Ole Miss Rebels will look to rebound today at Dudy Noble Field.
First pitch of today’s televised game on SportSouth is set for a 2:35 p.m. start. (more…) (April 28, 2012)
MEMPHIS — Jacob Wilson proved to be quite the party crasher Tuesday evening.
Not only did the Memphis third baseman breakup the no-hit bid three Ole Miss pitchers had pieced together until the seventh, but Wilson put the hometown Tigers ahead for good in the following inning with a two-run homer. (more…) (April 25, 2012, Page 6)
After taking two of three from Arkansas, the No. 18 Ole Miss Rebels will now hit the road to face Memphis tonight before traveling to Starkville this weekend to face rival Mississippi State.
First pitch for tonight’s game at AutoZone Park is set for 6:30.
Ole Miss (27-13 overall) will send junior right-hander Tanner Bailey (1-0) to the mound to make his first start. (April 24, 2012, Page 8)
Mike Bianco’s gamble appears to have paid off.
Thursday, Ole Miss’ skipper made it known publicly that usual weekend starter R.J. Hively would be moved to the pen in the hopes of limiting the Rebels’ late-inning letdowns. (more…) (April 23, 2012, Page 1B)
BLOG: It appears Ole Miss’ most recent gamble has paid off.
Entering the weekend, the No. 22 Rebels made headlines after it was announced that starter R.J. Hively would be available out of the bullpen if needed.
After completing the rain-suspended 8-2 win in Game 1, the Rebels called upon the senior right-hander to close out Game 2. (more…) (April 21, 2012)
Especially early in the season, John Gatlin could often be seen well after the final out of any particular game was made, jogging out of the Ole Miss dugout, inserting headphones into his ears and jogging from the left field foul pole to the right field foul pole and back.
The athleticism on this year’s Ole Miss baseball team trumps that of any squad in recent memory.
Looking back on the Florida series, the first visual that will come to mind may be Bobby Wahl’s impromptu mad dash around the bases, but it was his performance on Friday that really set the tone for the weekend.
The sophomore right-hander has continually pitched well for the Rebels, but Friday’s career-long performance may provide the best evidence that Wahl belongs in the discussion as one of the Southeastern Conference’s elite. (more…) (April 2, 2012, Page 8)