With the departure of Austin Anderson last season and taking his .939 fielding percentage with him the question loomed over who would take over third base for the Ole Miss baseball team. Turns out the answer to that question was in the form of sophomore Colby Bortles (April 30, 2015, Page 7)
The Ole Miss baseball team has a new look to it this season. Gone are the veteran players like Will Allen, Austin Anderson and Auston Bousfield. What is left is a team comprised of young, new faces due to a high number of junior college transfers. For this reason, shortstop Errol Robinson is viewed as one of the leaders on and off the field. He is also in the middle of his sophomore season. (April 8, 2015, Page 2B)
The lineup will look different come Friday for the Ole Miss baseball team. Heavy bats may have departed from last season’s squad, but there is still some firepower remaining as well as new additions to bolster around centerpiece Sikes Orvis and the rest of the Rebel offense. (February 10, 2015, Page 6)
Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco has dipped into the Big 12 for his newest assistant coach.
Kansas State hitting coach Mike Clement has been hired to the same position by the Rebels, according to media reports. Perfect Game first reported the hiring Thursday night. (July 11, 2014, Page 6A)
OMAHA, Neb. — The weather extended Ole Miss’ stay at the College World Series another day. Virginia made sure the Rebels didn’t hang around any longer. (more…) (June 21, 2014)
OMAHA, Neb. — Ole Miss is one of five teams still playing in the College World Series. Some more production from the Rebels’ bats would go a long way in keeping it that way.
It’s been a rare struggle through the first two games in Omaha for an Ole Miss offense that led the Southeastern Conference in average during the regular season. (June 19, 2014, Page 6)
OMAHA, Neb. — Ole Miss’ baseball season isn’t over yet.
Pinch hitter John Gatlin delivered a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Rebels staved off elimination at the College World Series with a 2-1 victory over Texas Tech on Tuesday afternoon at TD Ameritrade Park. (June 18, 2014, Page 1B)
OMAHA, Neb. — John Gatlin delivered a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning, and Ole Miss staved off elimination at the College World Series with a 2-1 victory over Texas Tech Tuesday afternoon at TD Ameritrade Park. (more…) (June 17, 2014)
Ole Miss players and coaches have been swarmed with phone calls, texts and social media messages congratulating them on making it this far. But their focus has now shifted to the business at hand in Omaha.
Once the news was out on the Ole Miss baseball team’s official Twitter account that the Rebels would be arriving back at Swayze Field at approximately 6 p.m. on Tuesday night from Lafayette, La., third baseman Austin Anderson knew fans would show up. (June 12, 2014, Page 2B)