On a day where offense was tough to come by it was defense that made the play when it mattered most. No. 18 Ole Miss beat Wright State 3-2 in Game 2 of Sunday double header thanks to a double play that started with shortstop Errol Robinson snagging a liner hit by Raider Andrew McCafferty then tossing it to second baseman Tate Blackman for the final out and securing the series win. The Rebels (4-2) dropped the first game of the day by a score of 3-1 to create the rubber match. Game 2 was a shortened seven-inning affair. (February 23, 2015, Page 6)
With potentially bad winter weather hitting the area today, the No. 18 Ole Miss baseball team finished its opening series with William & Mary on Saturday with a doubleheader. The first game was one to forget as Sam Smith had a bad outing that did not last four innings as the Rebels fell 8-1 to the Tribe. The Rebels would come back to win the second game 16-2 to claim the weekend series. (February 15, 2015, Page 1B, 3B)
On Friday afternoon, the 2015 season begins for the Ole Miss baseball team. And for the first time in the Mike Bianco era, the goal is not to get to Omaha, but to get back to there. (February 12, 2015, Page 5A)
After talking about being more athletic and, in turn, looking to create more runs by being aggressive on the base paths a year ago, Ole Miss actually took a step back. (more…) (June 13, 2013, Page 2B)
One item that came about from Mike Bianco’s end-of-the-year meeting with Ole Miss Athletics Director Ross Bjork was the decision to get assistant coach Cliff Godwin more involved in the decision-making portion of recruiting. (more…) (June 11, 2013, Page 8)
Depending on the severity of the injury, recovery could take around 12 months, meaning Bramlett would likely miss the entire 2014 season as well.
When the Ole Miss outfielder turned down the Houston Astros’ offer this summer, he had already compiled a career batting average of .345 and was coming off of a career year in which he hit .359. So to say this season hasn’t gone as expected would be a bit of an understatement. (more…) (April 15, 2013, Page 8)