First pitch is set for 6 p.m. tonight. The game is not being televised. (more…) (April 22, 2011)
Relying on a freshman closer can sometimes equate to living on the wild side.
Ole Miss skipper Mike Bianco learned that last season when the Rebels turned to Brett Huber to close out games with Jake Morgan shelved due to Tommy John surgery. (more…) (April 18, 2011, Page 1B)
Sunday’s ninth inning performance wasn’t a save situation, but with Jake Morgan’s future still uncertain and the struggles of Brett Huber at the end of games, Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco wanted to see how the Virginia native could handle pitching at the end of games. (more…) (April 12, 2011, Page 1B)
Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco didn’t want to take anything away from what the left-hander had done, but he wasn’t quite ready to give him all the credit for the Rebels’ sluggish offense that failed to slug in more than two runs. (more…) (April 8, 2011, Page 6A)
From an Ole Miss perspective there wasn’t a lot of positives to take away from Tuesday’s 9-2 loss to Memphis at AutoZone Park.
After a scoreless first inning, the Rebels (19-11 overall) surrendered six runs in the second inning and never came close to challenging for the lead. (April 6, 2011, Page 6)
The Ole Miss Diamond Rebels will step away from their Southeastern Conference schedule tonight to face the red-hot No. 20 Southern Miss Golden Eagles in Hattiesburg.
Over their last four games, USM (18-5 overall) is averaging 14.5 runs per game and scored 43 in its three-game series victory against Tulane last weekend. (March 30, 2011, Page 6)
With the immediate future of closer Jake Morgan somewhat unknown because of his recent injury, it was important for Brett Huber to have a strong showing against Samford on Tuesday — which he did. (more…)
In a statement released by the university at 11 a.m., Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco said Morgan’s MRI came back clean, “but what the x-rays found was some AC joint irritation.” (more…) (March 22, 2011, Page 8)