Former Ole Miss catcher Stuart Turner was named the nation’s top collegiate catcher for the 2013 season when he was announced as the Johnny Bench Award on Thursday night by the Greater Wichita Sports Commission and BaseballSavings.com. (more…) (June 28, 2013, Page 6A)
CLEVELAND — Sandy Alomar Jr. will become a major league manager someday. For now, he is staying with the Cleveland Indians.
Alomar, the bench coach who served as the club’s interim manager for six games after Manny Acta was fired in September, will return next season as new manager Terry Francona’s bench coach. (more…) (November 1, 2012, Page 10)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Every time former Ole Miss Rebel Lance Lynn struggled during his first year in the St. Louis Cardinals’ rotation, the right-hander insisted it had nothing to do with arm fatigue. (more…) (October 19, 2012, Page 7A)
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.
During Day 2 of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, Alex Yarbrough, Matt Snyder and Dylan Chavez were selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox respectively. (more…) (June 6, 2012, Page 2B)
Loyal Ole Miss and college baseball fans may recognize a slew of former Rebels that are appearing more and more on Major League Baseball rosters and post-game highlights.
Currently, Ole Miss has seven former players on active rosters of MLB teams. (April 18, 2012, Page 9)
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Zack Cozart’s lasting memories of his major-league debut will be better when he looks back at the night’s souvenirs. Right now, the former Ole Miss Rebel’s biggest memory is the rally-killing double play he hit into. (more…) (July 8, 2011, Page 7A)
BLOG: It’s about that time of the year again to update the where-are-they-now Diamond Rebels blog. It’s no easy task attempting to keep up with all the Rebels that are now spread throughout the minor (and major) leagues. (more…) (July 6, 2011)