PEARL — Josh Laxer looked like a completely different pitcher Tuesday.
Prior to Tuesday’s game, Ole Miss pitching coach Carl Lafferty sat the former Madison Central product down to have a talk.
The freshman had not had the ideal start to his collegiate career, allowing 10 earned runs and five walks in 16.1 innings.
Lafferty told Laxer to let loose. Remember how you pitched for the Jaguars, Lafferty asked. Pitch like that. (May 2, 2012, Page 6)
The athleticism on this year’s Ole Miss baseball team trumps that of any squad in recent memory.
Looking back on the Florida series, the first visual that will come to mind may be Bobby Wahl’s impromptu mad dash around the bases, but it was his performance on Friday that really set the tone for the weekend.
The sophomore right-hander has continually pitched well for the Rebels, but Friday’s career-long performance may provide the best evidence that Wahl belongs in the discussion as one of the Southeastern Conference’s elite. (more…) (April 2, 2012, Page 8)
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.
The No. 12 Ole Miss Rebels entered this weekend’s Southeastern Conference opener as the league’s second-most offensive team in terms of runs scored.
After dropping two of three and being limited to just eight total runs, well below their 8.59 average per game, the Rebels were left looking for answers. (March 19, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG: Under an overcast sky, the No. 12 Ole Miss Rebels will look to take Game 2 of their three-game set against the Auburn Tigers today.
First pitch is set for 1:30 p.m.
(more…) (March 17, 2012)
After this weekend’s Southeastern Conference opener against the new-look Auburn Tigers, Allen may need to ice down his shoulder.
The Auburn Tigers (10-7 overall) head into today’s first game of the three-game set leading the nation in stolen bases.
For a team that was once as likely to knock the ball out of the park as it was to swipe second, the rank denotes an obvious change in philosophy on The Plains. (March 16, 2012, Page 7A)
Ole Miss’ sophomore shortstop entered the Houston series with a batting average south of .200, but against Cougar pitchers on Sunday, he had a breakout day by going 3-for-5 with a double, a triple and three runs scored. (more…) (March 12, 2012, Page 1B)
BLOG: The Diamond Rebels will get their spring break started tonight with the first of a three-game set against the Houston Cougars.
First pitch tonight is set for 6:30 p.m. (more…)
(March 9, 2012)