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
There will still be plenty of roster trimming between now and Opening Day 2016. But the first few self-selected ‘cuts’ have already occurred, whether by recruited players opting for professional baseball or veterans moving on in their own career paths.
June 22, 2015
He’s seen the numbers. Probably he’s heard the way-early projections, too. And he absolutely knows the record, along with remaining opponents. What Coach John Cohen won’t do is push any sort of panic button at Mississippi State’s shaky mid-season state. “We’ve all been through these things before.”
April 8, 2015
The starting pitcher didn’t want to exit. The fans didn’t want him to, either. “It seemed like a really popular move in the ballpark,” Coach John Cohen dead-panned afterwards. But handing both ball and intense situation in a tied game over to Trevor Fitts proved the correct call after all.
March 29, 2015
He’s feeling quite fine about life in the weekend rotation. Four starts, a couple of wins, lots of strikeouts and limited walks. Yes, Austin Sexton is thriving so far as a starter. “But I’ve got to stop giving up those dang two-run home runs!”
March 12, 2015