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Draft Update, Bramlett, Trent talk about coming decisions

I have been in Jackson most of the day, so I’m just getting caught up on the draft news. I see that Sikes Orvis went in the 17th round to the White Sox, Brady Bramlett in the 22nd to the

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Weathersby to the Astros

Scott Weathersby, who’s mid-season surge lifted him from the Ole Miss bullpen to the weekend rotation, was drafted by the Houston Astros today. The Astros picked Weathersby, a 6-foot-2, 180-pound right-hander from Hattiesburg, in the 10th round with the No.

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Wanted: The Ace

There’s something about the end of the year sit-down discussion with media that helps coaches loosen up. Not all coaches like them, and we don’t always have these sessions. But Mike Bianco is pretty good about being available for them

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Rebuilding is in the eye of the beholder

Most folks could look at the losses from Ole Miss’ 2014 Omaha baseball team and figure 2015 as a rebuilding season. Mike Bianco says he didn’t use that term with his team that just concluded the season with a sixth-place

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That’s a wrap

Ole Miss went 0-2 in the Los Angeles Regional with offensive struggles against opponents’ front-line pitching. The Rebels had just nine hits and scored just runs in the two games. Going back to their only appearance in the SEC tournament

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Back at Work

Ole Miss baseball won’t begin the next phase of postseason, the NCAA tournament, before next Friday at a site and time to be announced Monday. It’s a different sort of feel right now but not an altogether bad one. Of

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SEC Tournament Update

HOOVER, Ala. — All-SEC teams were announced earlier today, and relief pitcher Wyatt Short was the Rebels’ lone selection, a second-team choice. I thought Sikes Orvis’ power numbers might get him on one of the teams. They’re actually a touch

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Final: Ole Miss 7, Texas A&M 4

Today’s first game stands as the final of the series which ends tied at 1. Game 3 has been cancelled due to weather concerns. That move guarantees that Ole Miss finishes with not only a winning overall record (30-25) which

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Veterans leading recent hot streak for Rebels

One of the key factors in the Rebels’ improving offense is the fact that a couple of veterans have increased their play of late. Sikes Orvis and Errol Robinson both had big weekends against Mississippi State and that continued in

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Ole Miss at Arkansas State

How big is tonight’s game at Arkansas State? Big enough that Christian Trent could come out and pitch an inning or two. Sikes Orvis was joking about that in this video, but it may not be a joke. It’s not

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Short talks about earning SEC honor, other topics

We visited with Wyatt Short this afternoon prior to baseball practice. He stood tall in the MSU series:   Here’s the school release on Wyatt Short’s designation as SEC co-pitcher of the week earlier today: OXFORD – Ole Miss sophomore

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Final: Ole Miss 8, MSU 7, 10 innings

A wild one to say the least. The Rebels were lethargic on offense all day until the ninth and even then they needed help from MSU. But they got it and got to the 10th. That’s when Wyatt Short pitched

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Perkins, Ole Miss teammates celebrate walk-off win

Check out the video of Ole Miss players celebrating with freshman DH Nic Perkins: Perkins’ walk-off hit capped a dramatic comeback that saw the Rebels score five in the ninth and one in the 10th to sweep their rivals, Mississippi

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