PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael McKenry knows he isn’t going to get many curtain calls as a backup catcher.
So he savored the moment Sunday when he called out of the dugout following his second home run of the day, a drive that tied the game as the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame a five-run, seventh-inning deficit to beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-7. (more…) (April 15, 2013, Page 8)
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)
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)
BLOG: The disturbing the peace charges against Drew Pomeranz stemming from an incident in downtown Oxford have been dismissed, the Oxford Municipal Court confirmed this afternoon. (more…) (January 19, 2012)
The ping of aluminum bats filled the cool, quiet air surrounding Oxford-University Stadium on Monday.
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)
DENVER (AP) — As expected, former Ole Miss Rebel Drew Pomeranz was quite nervous in his major league debut.
Only, not on the mound, but with a bat in his hands in his one and only plate appearance.
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.
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)