The Chicago Cubs have been making headlines recently for their hiring of former Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein, the architect of Boston’s two World Series championship teams.
What went largely unnoticed amongst national headlines was the job Ole Miss senior first baseman Matt Snyder did assembling the Red team’s roster for the annual best-of-three Pizza Bowl series that began on Wednesday.
After skillfully piecing together his team through Monday’s draft, the Red squad rolled past the Blue 10-4 on Wednesday at Oxford-University Stadium. (October 27, 2011, Page 7)
BLOG: After holding on to take Game 1 on Friday night 3-2, the Rebels will be looking to claim their second SEC weekend series of the season today against Kentucky. First pitch is set for 4 p.m. (more…) (April 16, 2011)
BLOG: Hello from Oxford-University Stadium where Ole Miss (19-13 overall, 4-7) is looking to avoid its first series sweep of the season and SEC sweep since dropping all three at home against Auburn (May 20-22) to conclude the 2010 regular season.
First pitch against Georgia (18-14, 8-3) is set for just after 1:30 p.m. (more…) (April 10, 2011)
The Ole Miss Rebels took an early lead but couldn’t hold off the Golden Eagles in extra innings as they fell 4-3 to No. 20 Southern Miss on Wednesday night at Pete Taylor Park. (more…) (March 31, 2011, Page 6)
BLOG: The first Southeastern Conference series all comes down to today for the Alabama Crimson Tide and Ole Miss Rebels. First pitch is set for 1:30 p.m. at Ole Miss Oxford-University Stadium. (more…) (March 20, 2011)
After surrendering two runs in the top of the first inning, the No. 28 Diamond Rebels responded with six runs in the bottom of the frame and never relented, topping the Austin Peay Governors 11-3 at Oxford-University Stadium to complete the two-game sweep. (March 3, 2011, Page 6)
Swinging the new BBCOR (ball-bat coefficient of restitution) bats that have been implemented by the NCAA for the 2011 season, the Ole Miss baseball squad officially got started on the practice field on Friday.
On Saturday and Sunday, it was the pitching staff that appeared to get the best of the batters in two intrasquad scrimmages as a total of 10 runs were scored during the two games. (January 31, 2011, Page 6)
It’s never too early to talk baseball and on Friday I was able to take in the Diamond Rebels first scrimmage of the fall before heading to Water Valley for the Blue Devils’ 27-21 victory over North Pontotoc. (more…) (September 18, 2010)
OLE MISS BASEBALL NOTEBOOK — Ole Miss sophomore first baseman Matt Snyder has not only shown power in the Rebels first seven games, he’s also showing an improved plate discipline. Also — Drew Pomeranz comes within one of tying his own strikeout record, catcher Miles Hamblin continues to struggle, Ole Miss is still ironing out the signs and pitcher Blair Wright will miss season with Tommy John surgery. (March 1, 2010, Page 8)