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College baseball should benefit from new CBA

COLUMN: It appears Major League Baseball’s new Collective Bargaining Agreement could have a positive influence on the college game.

On Tuesday it was announced that a large portion of the five-year deal involves the MLB Draft, which, in turn, could impact the Ole Miss Rebels and the rest of the college baseball world. (more…) (November 23, 2011, Page 6A)

Golson turns down offer from BoSox

The wild roller coaster that surrounded the Boston Red Sox late courtship of dual-sport standout Senquez Golson finally came to an end Monday night with the passing of Major League Baseball’s midnight (ET) deadline for drafted players to sign professional contracts.

Golson, who had been practicing with the Gridiron Rebels up until flying to Boston early Monday, turned down at least one offer of $1.3 million according to RebelGrove.com to retain his amateur status.

It was believed all along that Golson’s decision would go down to the wire, so much so that following Monday’s football practice Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt asked reporters if there was any news. (August 16, 2011, Page 8)

Keeping up with the Rebels plus more MLB Draft stuff

BLOG: It’s about that time of the year again to update the where-are-they-now Diamond Rebels blog. It’s no easy task attempting to keep up with all the Rebels that are now spread throughout the minor (and major) leagues. (more…) (July 6, 2011)

Still unsigned, Reed hopes deal is imminent

June 7 was one of the most exciting days in Michael Reed’s young baseball career.

Having been drafted in the fifth round by the Milwaukee Brewers, Reed was openly excited about the opportunity to turn pro and fulfill what is a dream of high school baseball players from coast to coast. (more…) (July 1, 2011, Page 9A)

Day 2 of MLB Draft picks on Rebs

Tuesday was anything but quiet for the Ole Miss baseball team.

After evading the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft’s first 60 picks on Day 1, the Rebels weren’t so lucky on Tuesday as 12 current or future Rebels were selected during the next 28 rounds. (June 8, 2011, Page 6A)

Day 2 heats up for Diamond Rebels

BLOG: After a quiet Day 1 the Rebels saw several players selected on Day 2 of the MLB First-Year Player Draft. (more…) (June 7, 2011)

Mulholland finding his way back to form

Casey Mulholland isn’t worried about the upcoming Major League Baseball Draft — if he gets a call, he gets a call. (more…) (May 26, 2011, Page 6)

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