Chris Lemonis wrapped up fall with lots of pitching options


For Bulldogs, it all comes down to pitching

SEC Extra

After a pair of disappointing seasons, Mississippi State has stocked the pitching staff looking for a return to glory.

In the Bulldogs’ 2021 title campaign, the pitching staff compiled a 4.04 ERA and 1.26 WHIP (walks plus hits per inning pitched). In 2022, those figures dropped to a 6.05 ERA and 1.54 WHIP. Last season, the numbers fell even more to a 7.01 ERA and 1.77 WHIP.

The mound struggles led to two consecutive missed SEC Tournaments and head coach Chris Lemonis making a pitching coach change late last year. Out was the highly-respected Scott Foxhall, who had been successful[…]