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Mississippi State Baseball class of 2018 commitments

Included is a list of the Mississippi State baseball class of 2018 commitments.

Bryce Bush, 3B/1B/OF, 6-foot, 200, R-R, De La Salle Collegiate High School (Warren, MI)
Selected a 2016 Perfect Game Pre-season High Honorable Mention All-American ... Rated the 188th best player in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game ... As a sophomore, he hit .315 with 4 home runs and knocked in 30 runs ... Chose Mississippi State over all of the Big Ten Conference schools.

Chance Denson, RHP, 6-foot-3, 210, R-R, West Lauderdale High School (Colliersville, MS)
Selected a 2016 Perfect Game Pre-season High Honorable Mention All-American ... Rated the 168th best player in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game ... Throws in the upper 80s, topping out at 91 miles per hour ... Was 5-3 with a 3.06 ERA as a sophomore. In 52.2 innings he gave up 48 hits, walked 25 and struck out 61 ... Chose Mississippi State over Ole Miss.

Hunter Eldridge, RHP, 6-foot-4, 210, R-R, West Lauderdale High School (MS)
Selected a 2016 Perfect Game Pre-season High Honorable Mention All-American ... Rated among the top 500 players in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game ... Throws in the mid to high 80s ... As a sophomore, he was 5-4 with a 2.15 ERA. In 65 innings he allowed 68 hits, walked 18 and struck out 70 ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from Ole Miss and Southern Miss.

JT Ginn, INF/RHP, 6-foot-2, 199, R-R, Brandon (MS) High School
Selected a 2016 Perfect Game Pre-season High Honorable Mention All-American ... Rated the 42nd best player in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game ... On the mound he throws in the 90-94 miles per hour range, topping out at 94 ... As a sophomore, he hit .337 with 3 home runs, 56 doubles and knocked in 21 runs. On the mound, he was 5-0 with 10 saves and had a 0.89 ERA. He struck out 48 batters in 31.1 innings, while giving up 15 hits and walking 8 ... Chose Mississippi State over an offer from Ole Miss.

Regi Grace, RHP, 6-foot-3, 220, R-R, Madison Central (MS) High School
Rated among the top 500 players in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game ... Throws his fastball in the mid to high 80s, topping out at 90 miles per hour. Projects to throw much harder by the end of his high school career due to his projectable frame ... As a sophomore, he was 3-1 with a 1.19 ERA. In 29.1 innings he gave up 22 hits and 10 walks, while striking out 29 ... Chose Mississippi State over an offer from Southern Miss and interest from LSU, Ole Miss and Auburn.

Luke Hancock, C, 5-foot-11, 185, L-R, Houston (MS) High School
Selected a 2016 Perfect Game Pre-season High Honorable Mention All-American ... Rated the 197th best player in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game ... As a sophomore, he hit .540 with 5 home runs, 14 doubles and 4 triples, while knocking in 42 runs ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from Ole Miss.

Jeremiah Jackson, MIF, 6-foot, 170, R-R, St. Lukes (Mobile, AL)
Selected a 2016 Perfect Game Pre-season High Honorable Mention All-American ... Rated the 31st best player in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game ... Has a strong middle infielder arm. Has topped out at 92 miles per hour on the mound ... As a sophomore, he hit .531 with 19 doubles, 2 triples 5 home runs and knocked in 36 runs ... Chose Mississippi State over Vanderbilt, Virginia, Ole Miss, South Alabama, Samford and Oklahoma State.

Hayden Jones, C, 6-foot, 185, L-R, Carroll High School (Fort Wayne, IN)
Rated the 131st best player in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game ... According to Perfect Game, Jones," has an incredibly strong arm" ... As a sophomore, he hit .373 with 4 doubles, 2 triples and 18 RBI ... Chose Mississippi State over offers from Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State, Xavier, Miami-OH, Purdue, Alabama, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Missouri

Landon Jordan, MIF, 6-foot, 180, L-R, Hancock High School (Poplarville, MS)
Selected a 2016 Perfect Game Pre-season Honorable Mention All-American ... Rated among the top 500 players in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game ... Hit .486 with 6 doubles, 4 triples and 1 home run, while knocking in 17 RBI as a sophomore ... Chose Mississippi State over an offer from Southern Miss and interest from Alabama, Kentucky, Auburn, ULL and Southeastern Louisiana.

Sam Knowlton, RHP, 6-foot-7, 190, R-R, Corner High School (Warrior, AL)
Power arm with huge projectability due to his 6-7, 190-pound frame ... Already throws in the low 90s, topping out at 95 miles per hour ... Had a 4-4 record with a 2.00 ERA. In 35 innings he allowed 22 hits while walking 31 and striking out 40 ... Chose Mississippi State over interest from several other schools.

Will Morrison, RHP, 6-foot-2, 165, R-R, Cullman (AL) High School
Rated among the top 500 players in the class of 2018 by Perfect Game ... Throws his fastball in the mid 80s ... Chose Mississippi State over several other colleges.

Brandon Smith, RHP/INF/OF, 6-foot-3, 180, R-R, Richland (MS) High School
Rated the 340th best player in the class of 2018 nation by Perfect Game ... Throws in the 86-88 miles per hour range, topping out at 91 ... As a sophomore, he hit .373 with 6 doubles and 10 RBI in 23 games. On the mound, he was 1-2 with a save and a 1.24 ERA. He struck out 61 batters in 45.1 innings, while giving up 28 hits and 6 walks ... Chose Mississippi State over offers from Ole Miss and Southern Miss and interest from Alabama, Arkansas and LSU.


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