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Series Starter Will Be Settled Thursday

The idea is tempting…but John Cohen will not wait until 11:45 Friday to fill out the last lineup slot. "No, that won't happen! We'll pull the trigger tomorrow. But the more Butch and I look at it and talk about it we're on the same page in so far as how important game-one is."

Butch, as in pitching coach Thompson. It, as in who will be handed the ball for Mississippi State's noon matchup with Samford in the Tallahassee Regional. And what name is on that same proverbial page? Cohen is not committed quite yet but going into Wednesday's practice Chris Stratton had the edge. A pretty big edge at that per head coach Cohen. "We're not 100% with Chris yet," said Cohen prior... Recommended Stories

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