UPDATED: Add three more varsity Bulldogs to the drafted list, bringing the total to a modern-day record of ten. LHP Vance Tatum went in the 18th round, #553 overall, to Kansas City. Three picks later it was RHP Austin Sexton going #556 in the same round to St. Louis. And in round 20, C Jack Kruger was drafted by Los Angeles’ Angels at #606.
June 11, 2016
One will have to forgive Mississippi State sophomore Brent Rooker if he is a little late returning calls and texts this weekend. With a chance to lead his team to college baseball's promised land of Omaha, Nebraska and the possibility of being selected in the Major League Baseball draft, #19 has a few irons in the proverbial fire. Having the chance to play baseball at the highest levels is the dream of most Diamond Dawgs, but Rooker reports his team is doing their best to keep their focus.
June 9, 2016
Truly, one couldn’t find a better bunch on campus, around town, representing their families and University and state. At least, until these Diamond Dogs step between the lines. Then? “That’s a dangerous group of kids,” Coach John Cohen said. “They want it bad.”
June 6, 2016