The Rebels had 13 first-year players (either freshmen or junior college transfers) on the roster in 2013. Eleven of those players totaled 402 at-bats and 92.2 innings pitched. (more…) (June 12, 2013, Page 2B)
Immediately following June’s Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, Ole Miss signee Ty Hensley was quoted as saying he hoped to reach the Majors by age 21.
Three more Rebels and one potential Rebel were selected on the final day of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft Wednesday.
Senior right-hander R.J. Hively was taken in the 19th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks, junior outfielder Tanner Mathis was selected in the 27th round by the Houston Astros and senior outfielder Zach Kirksey was picked in Round 29 by the Detroit Tigers. (more…) (June 7, 2012, Page 4B)
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)
Sunday felt like the perfect day to make it official.
After months of being courted by some of the top baseball programs in the country, and one day after pitching a scoreless first inning for the American squad in the Under Armor All-America Baseball Game at Wrigley field, elite pitching recruit Ty Hensley tweeted “It’s official… I’m an Ole Miss Rebel!!! #hottytoddy” prior to flying home from Chicago to Edmond, Okla.
Ty Hensley has been receiving interest from college and professional recruiters ever since he towered over classmates as a 6-foot-3, 200-pound freshman in Edmond, Okla.
BLOG: After losing their entire weekend rotation to the MLB Draft, the Ole Miss baseball program can use all of the arms it can get. (more…) (July 20, 2011)
Barbe (La.) High is becoming quite the pipeline for the Ole Miss baseball team.
In addition to rising junior center fielder Tanner Mathis and 2012 commitment Gavin Cecchini, the most recent standout from Barbe to sign with Ole Miss is Sam Smith, a 6-foot-5, 220-pound right-hander from the Lake Charles-based school. (more…) (July 20, 2011, Page 6A)