Mike Bianco is the head coach of the Ole Miss baseball team. A graduate of LSU, he joined Ole Miss in 2000 and has been instrumental in making the Diamond Rebels a mainstay on the national collegiate baseball scene.
Heading into the 2010, Bianco had a record of 365-203-1 in nine seasons as Ole Miss' coach. For more about his tenure from Ole Miss Sports Information, click here.
A wrench may have been thrown into the works for the Ole Miss Rebels as they search for a third baseman this season. Mike Snyder, the player who is the odds-on favorite to win the job, recently had his appendix removed hurting his development. (February 12, 2010, Page Page 10A)
Ole Miss senior Zach Miller has been a versatile and important player for the Rebels at different spots in the infield. But this year it looks like Miller will be headed back to second base, his more natural position to play. (February 11, 2010, Page Page 10)
Ole Miss shortstop Kevin Mort is looking to be even better on defense this year for the Rebels. Despite having just seven errors last year, Mort wants to cut down on that number this season to a figure that almost no player has accomplished. (February 10, 2010, Page Page 10)
OM BASEBALL — With Matt Smith making a move from first base to the outfield, sophomore Matt Snyder will get a chance to step onto the diamond. As a freshmen, Snyder showed he had a power bat, but his move to the field will take some getting used to. (February 9, 2010, Page 10)
OLE MISS BASEBALL — Practice got underway this past weekend for the Ole Miss Rebel baseball team. There are some holes for head coach Mike Bianco to fill heading into the 2010 campaign. Look for some top freshmen, redshirt players and junior college standouts to be in the mix at some of those key positions. (February 2, 2010, Page 8)