2013 Mississippi State Bulldogs baseball team

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2013 Mississippi State Bulldogs baseball
Conference Southeastern Conference West
Ranking
Coaches #2
2013 record 51–20 (16–14 SEC)
Head coach John Cohen (5th season)
Assistant coach Butch Thompson (5th season)
Assistant coach Nick Mingione (2nd season)
Home stadium Dudy Noble Field
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Eastern
#9 Vanderbilt xy 26 3   .897     54 12   .818
#13 South Carolina y 17 12   .586     43 20   .683
Florida y 14 16   .467     29 30   .492
Kentucky 11 19   .367     30 25   .545
Missouri 10 20   .333     18 32   .360
Tennessee 9 19   .321     22 30   .423
Georgia 7 20   .259     21 32   .396
Western
#7 LSU xy 23 7   .767     57 11   .838
#18 Arkansas y 18 11   .621     39 22   .639
#2 Mississippi State y 16 14   .533     51 20   .718
Ole Miss y 15 15   .500     38 24   .613
Alabama y 14 15   .483     35 28   .556
Texas A&M y 13 16   .448     34 29   .540
Auburn 13 17   .433     33 23   .589
x – Division champion
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship
As of June 26, 2013[1][2]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2013 Mississippi State Bulldogs baseball team represents Mississippi State University in the 2013 NCAA Division I baseball season. The team is coached by John Cohen, in his 14th year as a collegiate head coach, and his 5th at Mississippi State. The Bulldogs play their home games at Dudy Noble Field, and compete in the Southeastern Conference's West Division.

After a third place finish in the SEC West and a semifinal appearance in the 2013 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament, the Bulldogs advanced through the NCAA Tournament's Starkville Regional, Charlottesville Super Regional, and College World Series bracket to reach the College World Series final with an 8–1 record in the tournament.

MLB Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Hunter Renfroe OF 1 13 San Diego Padres
Adam Frazier SS 6 179 Pittsburgh Pirates
Kendall Graveman RHP 8 235 Toronto Blue Jays
Chad Girodo LHP 9 265 Toronto Blue Jays
Evan Mitchell RHP 13 405 Cincinnati Reds
Daryl Norris INF/RHP 22 666 Detroit Tigers
Luis Pollorena LHP 23 700 Texas Rangers

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Roster[edit]

2013 Mississippi State Bulldogs baseball team
Players Coaches
# Pos. Name Bats/Throws Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
17 C Ammirati, NickNick Ammirati S/R 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 189 lb (86 kg) Sr Seton Hall Prep, Seton Hall / Panola College Sparta, NJ
39 RHP Anello, AnthonyAnthony Anello R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Fellowship Christian School Roswell, GA
6 OF Armstrong, DerrickDerrick Armstrong R/R 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Columbia Central HS / Columbia State CC Columbia, TN
4 RHP Bracewell, BenBen Bracewell R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Briarwood Christian School Chelsea, AL
10 OF Bradford, C.T.C.T. Bradford L/L 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Jr Pace HS Pace, FL
15 INF Britton, MatthewMatthew Britton L/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 189 lb (86 kg) So Cullman HS Cullman, AL
26 OF Brown, CodyCody Brown L/R 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Biloxi HS Biloxi, MS
33 RHP Brown, PrestonPreston Brown R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 188 lb (85 kg) RS Fr St. George's HS Germantown, TN
38 RHP Cox, WillWill Cox R/R 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 217 lb (98 kg) So Amory HS Amory, MS
3 INF Detz, AlexAlex Detz L/R 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 177 lb (80 kg) Jr Mission Prep HS / Cuesta College San Luis Obispo, CA
31 RHP Fitts, TrevorTrevor Fitts R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 212 lb (96 kg) So Pelham HS Helena, AL
25 INF Flair, NickNick Flair R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 191 lb (87 kg) RS Fr Belle Chasse HS Belle Chasse, LA
12 INF Frazier, AdamAdam Frazier L/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 174 lb (79 kg) Jr Oconee County HS Bishop, GA
8 INF Frost, SamSam Frost L/R 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 168 lb (76 kg) Sr Hoover HS Hoover, AL
9 OF Fullerton, TylerTyler Fullerton R/R 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 179 lb (81 kg) So Siegel HS Murfreesboro, TN
19 C Garner, DanielDaniel Garner R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 206 lb (93 kg) Fr Sparkman HS Madison, AL
47 RHP Gentry, MylesMyles Gentry R/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 182 lb (83 kg) Fr Gulfport HS Gulfport, MS
18 LHP Girodo, ChadChad Girodo L/L 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Hartselle HS Hartselle, AL
49 RHP Graveman, KendallKendall Graveman R/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 197 lb (89 kg) Sr Benjamin Russell HS Alexander City, AL
23 INF Hann, KyleKyle Hann R/R 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) 179 lb (81 kg) Fr Hillfield Strathallan College Oakville, Ontario, Canada
2 OF Henderson, DemarcusDemarcus Henderson R/R 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 171 lb (78 kg) Jr Wayne County HS Waynesboro, MS
14 RHP Holder, JonathanJonathan Holder R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 229 lb (104 kg) So Gulfport HS Gulfport, MS
21 LHP Lindgren, JacobJacob Lindgren R/L 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 206 lb (93 kg) So St. Stanislaus HS Bay St. Louis, MS
51 RHP Mitchell, EvanEvan Mitchell R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Wheeler HS Marietta, GA
48 LHP Mitchell, RossRoss Mitchell L/L 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 171 lb (78 kg) So Blackman HS Smyrna, TN
5 INF Norris, DarylDaryl Norris R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Fairhope HS Fairhope, AL
13 INF Pirtle, BrettBrett Pirtle S/R 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 176 lb (80 kg) Jr Tyler Lee HS / Panola College Tyler, TX
22 LHP Pollorena, LuisLuis Pollorena L/L 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 169 lb (77 kg) Sr United HS / Marion Military Institute Laredo, TX
32 INF Porter, TreyTrey Porter L/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Sr East Central HS / Mississippi Gulf Coast CC Hurley, MS
36 C Randolph, ZachZach Randolph R/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 187 lb (85 kg) Jr Amory HS / Itawamba CC Amory, MS
35 INF Rea, WesWes Rea R/R 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 272 lb (123 kg) So Harrison Central HS Gulfport, MS
34 OF Renfroe, HunterHunter Renfroe R/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 216 lb (98 kg) Jr Copiah Academy Crystal Springs, MS
7 OF Robson, JacobJacob Robson L/R 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 177 lb (80 kg) Fr Vincent Massey Secondary School Windsor, Ontario, Canada
28 RHP Shelly, John MarcJohn Marc Shelly R/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 188 lb (85 kg) Fr St. George's Independent Schools Germantown, TN
29 C Slauter, MitchMitch Slauter R/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Olathe North HS / Barton County CC Olathe, KS
43 RHP Stokes, WesWes Stokes R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 233 lb (106 kg) Jr West Lauderdale HS / Meridian CC Collinsville, MS
24 RHP Woodruff, BrandonBrandon Woodruff L/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 225 lb (102 kg) So Wheeler HS Wheeler, MS
Head coach

John Cohen

Assistant coach(es)

Butch Thompson (associate head coach)
Nick Mingione (assistant coach)
Tyler Bratton (volunteer assistant coach)


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Current redshirt

Roster

Schedule[edit]

2013 Mississippi State Bulldogs Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post-Season
  1. ^ Game was suspended due to rain and completed on April 19.
  2. ^ Game was suspended due to rain and completed on May 11.
  3. ^ Game was suspended due to rain and completed on June 9.

Ranking movements[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Final 
Coaches' 18 18* 13 6 11 15 16 17 16 10 12 15 13 16 13 11 2 
Baseball America 5 5 5 3 13 19 25 NR 21 16 16 22 21 24 16 14 2 
Collegiate Baseball^ 13 12 9 5 8 14 19 24 26 18 17 28 24 23 18 14 12 7 2 
NCBWA 16 13 10 6 10 14 17 18 16 11 10 15 13 17 13 9 2

^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* Coaches' does not release a week 1 poll so for comparison purposes the pre-season poll ranking is inserted in the week 1 slot.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SEC Baseball". Southeastern Conference. Retrieved May 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Southeastern Conference Standings". D1 Baseball. Retrieved June 16, 2013. 
  3. ^ Three More Diamond Dogs Drafted In First 10 Rounds
  4. ^ Three More Diamond Dogs Selected In MLB Draft

External links[edit]

Official website