The Rebels had 13 first-year players (either freshmen or junior college transfers) on the roster in 2013. Eleven of those players totaled 402 at-bats and 92.2 innings pitched. (more…) (June 12, 2013, Page 2B)
Just a couple of years ago Cody Reed was a crafty left-hander at Horn Lake High who showed some projectability because of his frame.
Thursday, the Ole Miss signee and Northwest Mississippi Community Ranger was selected 46th overall in the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft by the Kansas City Royals.
That didn’t take too long.
Just over 24 hours after learning the Ole Miss Rebels would face William & Mary to open the Raleigh (N.C.) Regional, coach Mike Bianco announced that Mike Mayers will take the mound against the Tribe. (May 29, 2013, Page 8)
Cody Reed and coach Mark Carson have the same recollection of when things changed.
The No. 21 Ole Miss Rebels have had an interesting couple of weeks. Ole Miss rebounded from being swept by No. 2 Vanderbilt by earning a sweep of its own last weekend with Alabama in town.
More and more athletes are taking to various social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to publicly announce their college choices.
Cody Reed is no exception.
Sunday, the rising sophomore at Northwest Mississippi Community College announced to the world from his personal Twitter account (C_Reed24) that he had decided to stay close to home and play for the Ole Miss Rebels. (July 17, 2012, Page 6)
With his team in the field, one of Weathersby’s North Delta Dealers teammates strolled up to the right-hander to deliver a message from a member of the opposition: No more “of those” sliders, please.
Weathersby, hunched over at the end of the bench in front of an industrial-sized fan, looked up and simply grinned. (July 16, 2012, Page 6)