4-Tigers - 4-Rebels Drafted in MLB/New Baseball Coach for Mississippi State - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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4-Tigers - 4-Rebels Drafted in MLB/New Baseball Coach for Mississippi State

Mississippi State will announce a New Head Baseball Coach Saturday to replace the Retiring Ron Polk.

It's Kentucky Coach John Cohen, a former Bulldog All-American.

Cohen led the Wildcats to a 44-and-16 record and the NCAA Tournament this season.

Kentucky won the SEC title in 2006.

Polk is stepping down after 29-years in Starkville as the winningest coach in S.E.C. History.

He led State to 5 SEC Crowns, 23 NCAA Tournaments, and 8 College World Series appearances.

Ole Miss Pitcher Lance Lynn is drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the compensatory round of the Major League Baseball draft.

The Right Hander is the Rebels Career Strikeout leader..

The Cards like his 4-pitch repertoire, Fastball, Curve, Slider, Changeup..each with impressive command.

4-Memphis Tigers taken in the Draft today..

Righthander Scott McGregor in the 15th round by the Cardinals

A pair go in the 23rd Round, Lefty Neil Schenk of Briarcrest to Tampa Bay

And Pitcher Will Hudgens, a Tiger Quarterback and former Ridgeway star, to the Reds

Catcher Chris Kirkland goes to the Mariners in the 36th round.

Former CBHS star Logan Forsyth of Arkansas goes to the Padres with the Final Pick of the First Round..

Ole Miss Third Baseman Cody Overbeck of Munford is taken by the Phillies in Round 9.

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