ATLANTA — Pitching. Defense. Timely hits.
The formula had escaped Mississippi State’s baseball team in the past two weeks, when it dropped four of five games, sweated out the final day of the regular season for a Southeastern Conference tournament berth and went 0-2 in Hoover.
Friday, the Bulldogs returned to its blueprint in its biggest game of the season, toppling rival Southern Mississippi 3-0 in a NCAA tournament regional game in Atlanta.
STARKVILLE — Mississippi State’s baseball team has a budding duo of standout relief pitchers.
Luis Pollorena and Caleb Reed proved their worth again Saturday night, combining for more than five quality innings in a 5-3 win against the No. 2 University of South Carolina.
STARKVILLE — Luis Pollorena has been overlooked since he first stepped foot on a baseball diamond.
STARKVILLE — With the No. 4 University of Florida baseball team coming to town for Super Bulldog Weekend, it helps to have some momentum.
Mississippi State overcame a two-run deficit to defeat No. 14 Southern Miss 5-4 on Tuesday in Pearl. The victory helped ease the sting of a lost weekend at Georgia in which MSU was swept in a three-game Southeastern Conference series for the first time this season.