Ole Miss will stick with its same rotation of Drew Pomeranz (6-0 overall, 1.90 ERA) and Aaron Barrett (6-2, 3.36), with Sunday’s starter yet to be named. (April 30, 2010, Page 6A)
In fact, more often than not our road from Point A to point B is filled with unforeseen detours.
In sports, having the ability to adapt when things don’t go as planned may be as important as anything, and this year the Ole Miss baseball team has made a living off of reacting to the unexpected. (April 27, 2010, Page 8)
As Kevin Mort’s fly ball bounced into left field, and Taylor Hightower trotted safely home, LSU outfielder Leon Landry didn’t budge from his position. The damage had been done. The No. 27 Ole Miss Rebels had just completed a three-game sweep of the reigning national champion LSU Tigers, coming from behind to beat their Southeastern Conference West rival 7-6 at Oxford-University Stadium on Sunday. (April 26, 2010, Page 1B)
Ole Miss was able to collect four home runs en route to an 11-9 victory over the No. 6 Tigers in at Oxford-University Stadium on Saturday. (more…) (April 24, 2010)
As members of the No. 27 Rebels (25-13 overall, 8-7 SEC) trotted out of the locker room and into the dugout at Oxford-University Stadium for practice on Thursday they were already met by a sea of red and blue chairs filling right field. (April 23, 2010, Page 6A)
LIES AND OTHER TRUTHS – As we gather this weekend for baseball and boogie, a brief reflection on north Mississippi, this area, our dirt, this grass, our small postage stamp of native soul, is in order. In time-honored fashion, Dees’ neighbor, Smoke, went to Wal-Mart this week and bought a $150 mower and he’ll push it within an inch of its 3rd World/child labor/sweat shop/life. Check out Oxford Town this week for Jim Dees’ usual shenanigans as spring rolls in. (April 22, 2010, Page 9)
For the second time in the last four games, Ole Miss starting pitchers have gone deep into games without surrendering a hit, but fell just short of tallying the Rebel program’s fifth no-hitter and first since Russ Johnson’s in 1966.
On Friday, Ole Miss ace Drew Pomeranz took a no-hitter into the sixth inning before having it broken up by a bunt single.
During Ole Miss’ 7-2 victory over Southern Miss on Tuesday at Oxford-University Stadium, left-hander Matt Crouse had his bid broken in the top of the sixth when a pop-up from Southern Miss catcher Travis Graves dropped in for a hit between Alex Yarbrough and Miles Hamblin behind the first base bag. (April 21, 2010, Page 8)
The No. 18 Ole Miss baseball team will look to claim its second series in as many weeks this weekend when it travels east to face No. 5 South Carolina.
Tonight’s game at 6 and Saturday’s game at 2 p.m. will both be televised on SportSouth, while Sunday’s game is set for a 12:30 p.m. start time. (April 16, 2010, Page 7a)
And the Sunday woes continue.
For the sixth week in a row, the No. 17 Ole Miss Rebels were unable to close out a weekend series on a high note, falling to the Georgia Bulldogs 6-3 at Foley Field on Sunday.
The Rebels won the first two games of the three-game series, 4-1 on Friday and 4-3 in 13 innings on Saturday. (April 12, 2010, Page 1B)
During Saturday’s 4-3 Ole Miss victory in 13 innings, Rebel designated hitter Matt Snyder was hit in the side of the head by a wild pitch from Alex McRee and was taken to the hospital. Following the game, Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco said Snyder’s CAT scan came back negative and that he expected the sophomore to be OK. (April 12, 2010, Page 1B)