Four years ago the Ole Miss Rebels mined the California community college ranks and found a Gold Glove caliber shortstop in Kevin Mort.
In search of more infield depth — and more specifically, another glove at third base — the Rebels returned to Rio Hondo Community College this offseason and beat out the likes of LSU, Oregon and Cal State-Fullerton for the signature of Andrew Mistone. (more…) (February 15, 2012, Page 6)
One is a gift stemming from his 6-foot-6, 215-pound frame that results in epic, moon-shot home runs.
The Ole Miss baseball team officially opened its preseason last Friday with a plethora of possibilities surrounding the team, both in the form of headlines and lineups.
Head coach Mike Bianco is looking for the Rebels to get the spring off to a good start. (January 31, 2012, Page 10)
The Chicago Cubs have been making headlines recently for their hiring of former Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein, the architect of Boston’s two World Series championship teams.
What went largely unnoticed amongst national headlines was the job Ole Miss senior first baseman Matt Snyder did assembling the Red team’s roster for the annual best-of-three Pizza Bowl series that began on Wednesday.
After skillfully piecing together his team through Monday’s draft, the Red squad rolled past the Blue 10-4 on Wednesday at Oxford-University Stadium. (October 27, 2011, Page 7)
The fall ball season offers the Ole Miss head baseball coach the opportunity to begin molding the team without the pressure of facing opponents.
In addition to getting a fresh start after a disappointing season in the spring, the Rebels welcome a plethora of new players — nine of which were drafted but opted to come to Oxford — into the fold. (September 16, 2011, Page 6A)
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)
COLUMN: It was quite a sight to watch from the press box at Oxford-University Stadium.
For a team that quite frankly hasn’t had a lot to get excited about this season, taking the series from a South Carolina squad that hasn’t lost one since the end of last season was a big deal. (more…) (May 9, 2011, Page 4B)