BLOG: Hello again from Regions Park in Hoover, Ala., the site of the 2012 Southeastern Conference Tournament.
After losing to Kentucky 2-0 in their opener, the Ole Miss turned around and defeated Arkansas and preseason SEC Pitcher of the Year D.J. Baxendale 2-0 on Wednesday thanks in large part to the pitching efforts of Mike Mayers and Brett Huber.
Today, the Rebels will face one of the top pitchers in the country when they face off with LSU and right-handed junior Kevin Gausman at 9:30 a.m.
The game will also be broadcast on SportSouth and ESPN3.com. (more…) (May 24, 2012)
It’s one thing to be a freshman and receive regular playing time, but it’s a completely different animal to receive sporadic pinch hit opportunities during your first season in the Southeastern Conference.
After coming to Ole Miss during the summer with a slugger’s reputation, freshman Sikes Orvis has been relegated to the latter role due in large part to some of the upperclassmen ahead of him on the depth chart, which is why what he accomplished Saturday is all the more special. (more…) (May 15, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG: Ole Miss will conclude its home schedule today looking to sweep the Tennessee Volunteers for the first time since 2006.
First pitch on this overcast Mother’s Day is set for 1:30 p.m. (more…) (May 13, 2012)
After splitting the first two games against No. 4 LSU, the No. 24 Rebels turned to a new starter Sunday for the third consecutive week.
Not only did Dylan Chavez get run from the game prematurely, but Ole Miss struggled to find any pitcher who could consistently put up zeros during the 12-3 loss at Oxford-University Stadium. (May 7, 2012, Page 6)
STARKVILLE—Players say hits are contagious.
STARKVILLE—Alex Yarbrough saw his hitting streak come to an end at 22 games Sunday following an 0-for-4 performance against the Bulldogs at Dudy Noble Field.
The Rebel second baseman struck out, grounded out to the pitcher and flew out to center field against MSU starter Luis Pollorena before flying out to right against closer Caleb Reed in the eighth. (April 30, 2012, Page 7)
BLOG: After evening the series Saturday with a 6-2 victory, the No. 18 Ole Miss Rebels will look to take the series in Starkville today.
First pitch for today’s CSS televised game is set for 1:35 p.m. (more…) (April 29, 2012)
BLOG: After dropping Game 1 of the three-game series 4-0 Friday, the No. 18 Ole Miss Rebels will look to rebound today at Dudy Noble Field.
First pitch of today’s televised game on SportSouth is set for a 2:35 p.m. start. (more…) (April 28, 2012)
MEMPHIS — Jacob Wilson proved to be quite the party crasher Tuesday evening.
Not only did the Memphis third baseman breakup the no-hit bid three Ole Miss pitchers had pieced together until the seventh, but Wilson put the hometown Tigers ahead for good in the following inning with a two-run homer. (more…) (April 25, 2012, Page 6)
After taking two of three from Arkansas, the No. 18 Ole Miss Rebels will now hit the road to face Memphis tonight before traveling to Starkville this weekend to face rival Mississippi State.
First pitch for tonight’s game at AutoZone Park is set for 6:30.
Ole Miss (27-13 overall) will send junior right-hander Tanner Bailey (1-0) to the mound to make his first start. (April 24, 2012, Page 8)