Two to Transfer

Mississippi State baseball players Matt Lea, a righthanded pitcher, and Michael Rutledge, a backup infielder, have been granted their releases and are transferring to other schools.
July 20, 2007

Russ McNickle Talks MSU Pitching

Mississippi State pitching coach Russ McNickle talks about this year's pitching staff, next year's pitching staff, the excitement he felt about this year's team and the expectations for next year's squad.
June 24, 2007

Brian LaNinfa Talks About the Upcoming Season

Brian LaNinfa, a fifth-year senior, knows this is his final year as a Mississippi State baseball player. And it will be a bitter-sweet year.
January 25, 2007

MSU Baseball Signee Matt Lea Video

Mississippi State signee Matt Lea threw a one-hitter for six innings yesterday against a team from the Florence, Alabama area that was made up mostly of players that have signed with colleges. Included is a video of his sixth and final inning of work.
June 14, 2005

Ron Polk's Teleconference

During his Thursday morning teleconference, Coach Polk talked about many things, including upcoming opponent LSU, why his team has struggled to make the SEC Tournament the last two years, the potential of his team's young pitchers, how many teams he feels deserve to make it to the NCAA Regionals, and his team's chances of making it to the NCAA Regionals if they don't make it to the SEC Tournament.
May 19, 2005

Russ McNickle Talks Pitchers

As in the past, we at Gene's Page - and, now, also Dawgs' Bite - have done a four-part series with the Mississippi State baseball coaches where they discuss the position players they coached during the fall practice and where each of their players are currently projected depth chart wise for the upcoming season. Assistant baseball coach Russ McNickle, who primarily coaches the pitchers, will discuss that position in the fourth and final part of the four-part series.
January 7, 2005

Monday Morning Coffee Break

Mississippi State football has endured its share of troubles the past few years. With Coach Sylvester Croom now at the helm, it is obvious that things are on the upswing, and in a big way. Men's basketball is competing for championships. Baseball is having an outstanding recruiting year. Men's golf has commitments from two of the nation's best. Soccer and volleyball show improvement.
November 7, 2004

Class of 2005 Profile: RHP Matt Lea

Matt Lea, a 6-foot-5, 215-pound right-hand pitcher who is ranked among the top 50 players in the nation according to ProspectPlus, talked with Gene's Page about his commitment to Mississippi State.
October 13, 2004