Mike Bianco’s gamble appears to have paid off.
Thursday, Ole Miss’ skipper made it known publicly that usual weekend starter R.J. Hively would be moved to the pen in the hopes of limiting the Rebels’ late-inning letdowns. (more…) (April 23, 2012, Page 1B)
BLOG: It appears Ole Miss’ most recent gamble has paid off.
Entering the weekend, the No. 22 Rebels made headlines after it was announced that starter R.J. Hively would be available out of the bullpen if needed.
After completing the rain-suspended 8-2 win in Game 1, the Rebels called upon the senior right-hander to close out Game 2. (more…) (April 21, 2012)
Looking to shake things up after having inconsistent weekends at Georgia and Kentucky in consecutive weekends, the No. 22 Ole Miss Rebels could stray from their normal rotation this weekend when the No. 17 Arkansas Razorbacks come to town for the three-game set beginning tonight. (more…) (April 20, 2012, Page 6A)
By his own admission, Ole Miss starter Bobby Wahl just didn’t have his stuff last Friday at Kentucky.
The right-handed ace was very un-Wahl-like, walking four in four innings against the Wildcats, and said he felt like he had a “dead arm” while warming up in the bullpen.
After four innings he was pulled in favor of relief pitcher Aaron Greenwood. (April 12, 2012, Page 6)
No. 10 Ole Miss may have had Tuesday’s game against Southern Miss rained out, but the Rebels still won’t have a chance to take a breath. (April 6, 2012, Page 8A)
After blanking the No. 1 Florida Gators 3-0 on Friday, the nation’s top team used a six-run eighth Saturday to claim a 9-4 victory over No. 16 Ole Miss at Oxford-University Stadium.
Today’s first pitch is set for 12:30 p.m.
(April 1, 2012)
BLOG: The last two times the Diamond Rebels have hosted the No. 1 team in the country they have come away with series victories.
Ole Miss will have two chances to continue the recent trend, beginning with today’s 1:30 p.m. game. (more…) (March 31, 2012)
Mike Bianco jogged out of Ole Miss’ dugout Thursday afternoon, saw several television cameras in addition to the usual group of reporters and asked anyone within ear shot if the No. 16 Rebels were playing the New York Yankees.
After struggling to string together complete outings in their last three games, the No. 17 Rebels will head to Alabama this weekend in hopes of a better fate. (March 23, 2012, Page 7A)
Down to their final strike of the series, Auburn center fielder Ryan Tella hit a two-out double that soared down the left field foul line and barely dropped in fair between the foul line and sliding Ole Miss left fielder Tanner Mathis.
Tiger left fielder Cullen Wacker then hit a double into the opposite corner, scoring Tella to tie the game.
The second double ended the day of Ole Miss starter Mike Mayers, who had limited the Tigers to just four hits until the ninth.
With Rebel closer Brett Huber on the mound, Auburn first baseman Garrett Cooper hit a single up the middle, scoring Wacker to put the Tigers ahead of No. 12 Ole Miss 3-2. (March 19, 2012, Page 6)