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.
Ty Hensley isn’t having what you might consider a typical summer for a recent high school graduate.
While most are either applying for jobs at the local burger hut or getting a jump start on college, the Edmond, Okla., native has spent the better part of his summer negotiating with the New York Yankees. (more…) (July 10, 2012, Page 6)
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)
BLOG: The Southeastern Conference released its league schedule today. (more…) (March 22, 2012)
Each of the five players that made their Ole Miss debuts in Texas had varying impacts on the 1-1 weekend. (February 20, 2012, Page 2B)
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.