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MLB Draft

Rebs unsure how ’13 MLB Draft will hit

Heading into last year’s MLB Draft the Ole Miss Rebels had a pretty good idea who they would lose. (more…) (June 6, 2013, Page 7)

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    Cutting Room Floor: More from Yarbrough, Reed on the draft

    VIDEO BLOG: As former Ole Miss baseball player Alex Yarbrough found out last season, the MLB First-Year Players Draft can be rather unpredictable in a number of ways. (more…) (June 5, 2013)

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      Soon-to-be draft picks should be patient

      If Alex Yarbrough were to give advice to this year’s class of soon-to-be draftees, it’d be for them to remain patient.

      The draft, as Yarbrough found out last season, is rather unpredictable. (more…) (June 5, 2013, Page 6A)

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        Reed’s draft stock has skyrocketed

        Cody Reed and coach Mark Carson have the same recollection of when things changed.

         (May 16, 2013, Page 9)

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          Hensley agrees to terms with Yankees

          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.

          Looks like he’ll get that chance after all. (more…) (July 13, 2012, Page 6A)

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            Hensley, Yankees remain in contract negotiations

            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)

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              Waguespack expects to pitch for Rebels

              Heading into the 2012 MLB First-Year Players Draft, Jacob Waguespack spread the word it would take a very lucrative offer to pry him away from his commitment to play college ball at Ole Miss.

              Professional teams took note and despite being projected as a potential early-round talent, the 6-foot-6, 215-pound right-handed pitcher slid to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 37th round. (June 14, 2012, Page 6)

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                Yarbrough announces he’s a Halo

                Ole Miss junior second baseman Alex Yarbrough announced Tuesday via the social networking site Twitter that he has signed with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

                “Officially a member of the Angels organization! Can’t thank everyone at Ole Miss enough for the last 3 years,” he said. (more…) (June 13, 2012, Page 7)

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                  OF Mathis opts to return to Ole Miss

                  For about eight hours Wednesday, Tanner Mathis was ready to be a professional.

                  But then he had a change of heart, and Thursday the junior outfielder publicly announced on Twitter his decision to return to Ole Miss for his senior season. (more…) (June 8, 2012, Page 6A)

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                    Four more Rebels drafted on final day

                    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)

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