For the record, Ross Mitchell has warmed-up in the visiting team's bullpen before, during intrasquad…
Sims Managing A Role With Bulldog Bullpen
That's right, the manager. Sims is the ranking student staffer for Mississippi State's support team this season, in his fourth year in fact. As such he attends to all the usual tasks, or at least has the four younger managers under his charge do them. Rank does hath privileges after all, and the Hazelhurst native has done his time since coming to campus from Copiah-Lincoln C.C. What makes Sims a story though is the extra and interesting job of bullpen catcher. He's not the only one to be sure; there are roster Dogs available. The fact remains Sims has been the backstop of choice for many of this pitching staff during the regular season. "I did catch in high school," Sims said. "It wasn't much of ‘baseball' though, I'd consider what I do here a lot more baseball!" As well as a lot of extra work. Instead of sticking around the dugout and doing in-game items or just enjoying the action, Sims stays busy. Or just plain stays in the bullpen with Coach Greg Drye, ready to swing into...
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