2014 MSSU Baseball

June 6, 2014
Logan Moon selected in sixth round of Major League Baseball June Draft by Kansas City Royals
Missouri Southern senior centerfielder Logan Moon was selected in the sixth round, 183rd overall pick, today of the Major League Baseball first-year player entry draft by the Kansas City Royals.

June 3, 2014
MSSU Baseball Adds Missouri State Transfer
Missouri Southern baseball coach Bryce Darnell has announced the addition of Missouri State lefty Tyler Burgess as the Webb City native will transfer to Southern with one year of eligibility left.

May 19, 2014
Baseball lands four on MIAA Academic Honor Roll
The Missouri Southern baseball team has had four players named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll, the league announced.

May 8, 2014
Baseball lands four on All-MIAA team
The Missouri Southern baseball team landed four players on the 2014 MIAA Baseball All-MIAA Team, the league announced today.

April 26, 2014
Baseball falls 15-8 at Nebraska-Kearney in season finale
The Missouri Southern baseball team had three hits each from Logan Moon and Beau Phillips and a pair of RBIs from both Matt Smith and Austin White, but the Lions fell 15-8 in the season finale today at Nebraska-Kearney.

April 25, 2014
White's Grand Slam Part of Four Homers in Double-Header Split With Neb.-Kearney
The Missouri Southern baseball team hit four home runs and Austin White had a grand slam as the Lions split a double-header at Nebraska-Kearney today, winning game one 16-6, but falling in the nightcap 4-2.

April 24, 2014
Four-run seventh lifts Nebraska-Kearney over Southern, 5-2
The Missouri Southern baseball team led 2-1 after six innings at Nebraska-Kearney tonight, but the Lopers scored four runs in the seventh to take a 5-2 win over the Lions in game one of the series at Memorial Field in Kearney.

April 22, 2014
Big inning lifts No. 22 Drury over Missouri Southern 6-2
The Missouri Southern baseball team fell victim to a big inning and the No. 22 Drury Panthers defeated the Lions 6-2 tonight in non-conference action at Joe Becker Stadium.

April 21, 2014
Schedule change for baseball against Drury announced
The Missouri Southern baseball home finale against Drury University has been changed from Wednesday to Tuesday this week.

April 19, 2014
Central Oklahoma comes from behind to defeat Lions 8-6 in series finale
A pair of ninth-inning home runs helped the Central Oklahoma Bronchos come-from-behind to defeat the Missouri Southern Baseball team, winning 8-6 in the series finale at Joe Becker Stadium.

April 18, 2014
Baseball splits double-header with Central Oklahoma
A pinch-hit, two-run, RBI single from Brett Graham, drove in two and the Lions came-from-behind to win game two today, 4-3 as the Missouri Southern baseball team split a double-header with visiting Central Oklahoma. The Bronchos took game one 7-3.

April 17, 2014
Lions fall 4-1 in series opener against Central Oklahoma
A three-run home run in the seventh-inning broke a 1-1 tie and the Missouri Southern baseball team dropped the opener of a four-game series tonight to Central Oklahoma 4-1 at Joe Becker Stadium.

April 15, 2014
Lions use a pair of three-run innings to take out Pittsburg State 6-4
The Missouri Southern baseball team used a pair of three-run innings today and came-from-behind to defeat Pittsburg State in non-conference action as the Lions took the Sonic Trophy Series point, winning 6-4 inside Joe Becker Stadium.

April 12, 2014
Lions split double-header with Northeastern State
The Missouri Southern baseball team split the final two games of the series today with visiting Northeastern State, winning game one 6-5, but dropping game two 8-6.

April 11, 2014
Southern baseball drops two to Northeastern State
The Missouri Southern baseball team dropped both ends of a double-header today to visiting Northeastern State as the Lions fell 11-2 in game one and 4-3 in game two.

April 9, 2014
Southern baseball teams up with Boys and Girls Club for special game
The Missouri Southern baseball program, along with the Boys and Girls Club (BAGC) of Joplin and the MSSU Greek chapters will be hosting the inaugural Boys and Girls Club game next week against Pittsburg State.

April 9, 2014
Southern baseball changes weekend schedule
The Missouri Southern baseball program has altered its weekend schedule with Northeastern State due to the threat of bad weather on Sunday.

April 8, 2014
Lions fall 4-3 in baseball action at Drury
The Missouri Southern baseball program scored first tonight at Drury, but the Panthers answered back in the first and held on to defeat the Lions 4-3 at Meador Mark in Springfield.

April 6, 2014
Baseball splits final two games at Northwest Missouri
The Missouri Southern baseball team split the final two games of a double-header today in Maryville, falling 4-1 in the opener, but taking the nightcap 4-3 in 11 innings at Bearcat Field.

April 5, 2014
Baseball drops a pair of extra-inning games at Northwest Missouri
The Missouri Southern baseball team lost a pair of extra-inning games today at Northwest Missouri, falling 2-1 in ten innings in the opener and 4-3 in ten innings in the nightcap.

April 3, 2014
Weekend baseball schedule at Northwest Missouri changed
The weekend schedule for the Missouri Southern baseball program at Northwest Missouri has been altered with the threat of bad weather in the Maryville area tomorrow.

April 1, 2014
Hill and Vaughn combine to shutout Pitt State, 3-0
The Missouri Southern baseball team picked up a win today as Skylar Hill and Stephen Vaughn combined to shutout Pittsburg State today and the Lions won 3-0 in a Sonic Trophy Series matchup at Al Ortolani Field in Pittsburg.

March 31, 2014
Baseball game at Pittsburg State changed
The baseball game between the Missouri Southern baseball program and Pittsburg State scheduled for this Wednesday in Pittsburg has been changed.

March 30, 2014
Johnson's four RBIs caps a four-game sweep of SBU with 8-2 win
Axel Johnson went 3-5 with four RBIs and a run scored and the Missouri Southern baseball team completed the four-game sweep of visiting Southwest Baptist, defeating the Bearcats 8-2 today inside Joe Becker Stadium.

March 29, 2014
Lions come from behind twice for double-header sweep of Southwest Baptist
The Missouri Southern baseball team came-from-behind twice today and swept a double-header with visiting Southwest Baptist winning game one 7-1 and game two 4-2.

March 28, 2014
Lions' baseball wins 2-1 over Southwest Baptist on a walk-off from Harper
A home run in the eighth inning from Axel Johnson tied the game and a walk-off double-from Dusty Harper scoring Beau Phillips won it for the Lions as the Missouri Southern baseball team won 2-1 this evening in the opening game of a four-game series at Joe Becker Stadium.

March 25, 2014
Gifts received toward new MSSU baseball stadium
Two major gifts were recently received by the Missouri Southern Foundation for the baseball stadium that is planned at the university.

March 22, 2014
Southern baseball drops final two at Central Missouri
The Missouri Southern baseball team dropped both ends of a double-header today, falling 2-1 in game one and 8-4 in game two.

March 21, 2014
Lions baseball drops a pair at Central Missouri
The Missouri Southern baseball team continued its recent slump and the Lions dropped a pair of games today at Central Missouri by the scores of 3-2 and 6-3.

March 19, 2014
Weekend baseball schedule altered
The Missouri Southern baseball program has changed the schedule for this weekend's games at Central Missouri.

March 18, 2014
Moon's Seven RBIs help lead Lions to 28-9 win over College of the Ozarks
The Missouri Southern baseball team scored seven runs in the first and didn't stop, adding a 13-rub inning later in the game and the Lions took out visiting College of the Ozarks 28-9 today inside Joe Becker Stadium in Joplin.

March 15, 2014
Southern baseball drops two at Lindenwood
The 18th ranked Missouri Southern baseball team dropped both ends of a double-header today at Lindenwood, falling 4-3 in game one and 7-3 in the finale.

March 14, 2014
Baseball drops a pair at Lindenwood
The Missouri Southern baseball team dropped a pair of games today as the Lions fell in both ends of a double-header at the Lou Brock Sports Complex to Lindenwood University.

March 14, 2014
Baseball alters weekend schedule at Lindenwood
The Missouri Southern baseball team has altered its weekend schedule at Lindenwood today as a result of looming weather in the St. Charles area.

March 10, 2014
Baseball drops double-header to Emporia State
The 14th ranked Missouri Southern baseball team dropped both ends of a double-header today today at home to Emporia State, falling 12-6 in game one and 9-3 in game two.

March 9, 2014
Walker strike outs nine as Southern baseball splits with Emporia State
Joplin, Mo. - With sophomore pitcher Payton Walker pitching into the eighth inning and striking out nine batters, the Missouri Southern baseball team split a MIAA doubleheader this afternoon at Joe Becker Stadium with the Emporia State Hornets dropping game one 2-1 before prevailing in game two 12-8

March 8, 2014
David Reese named National Pitcher of the Week
Missouri Southern senior pitcher David Reese has been named the Division II National Pitcher of the Week by d2baseball.com, the organization announced.

March 6, 2014
Weekend baseball schedule altered
The 14th ranked Missouri Southern baseball program has altered the times and dates of its weekend schedule with Emporia State with the threat of rain this weekend.

March 6, 2014
Weekend baseball schedule altered again
Already having to change its weekend schedule once, the Missouri Southern baseball team will have to change it again as wet field conditions have led to a new outlook to the weekend.

March 5, 2014
14th ranked baseball falls 6-5 at Missouri S&T
The 14th ranked Missouri Southern baseball team lost its first game of the season today as Missouri S&T scored a late run to take out the Lions 6-5 from S&T Baseball Field in Rolla.

March 4, 2014
David Reese named MIAA Pitcher of the Week
Off to its best start in program history, the Missouri Southern baseball program can add another honor as senior pitcher David Reese has been named the MIAA's Pitcher of the Week as announced by the league office today.

March 4, 2014
Baseball debuts at No. 14 In College Baseball Writers National Poll
The Missouri Southern baseball program, off to the best start in program history, has debuted this week at No. 14 in the Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division II Poll.

February 28, 2014
Baseball off to best start in school history with double-header sweep of Fort Hays
The Missouri Southern baseball team is off to the best start in team history as the Lions completed the four-game sweep of Fort Hays State, winning game one 7-2 and the nightcap 2-1.

February 27, 2014
Reese's one-hitter highlights baseball's sweep over Fort Hays State
Joplin, Mo. - Behind a one-hit shutout from senior pitcher David Reese in game one and 19 hits in game two, the Missouri Southern baseball team improved to 10-0 on the year as they collected 30 hits on the afternoon and scored 19 runs winning game one 8-0 in seven innings and taking game two 11-7 in nine innings.

February 25, 2014
Weekend baseball schedule altered
The Missouri Southern baseball team has announced changes to its weekend schedule with Fort Hays State as anticipated weather in the Joplin area will mean the pushing up of game dates and times.

February 23, 2014
Baseball finishes off four-game sweep at Lincoln
The Missouri Southern baseball team improved to 8-0 on the season as the Lions completed the four-game sweep at Lincoln today, winning by the scores of 12-1 and 9-1.

February 22, 2014
Baseball Lions sweep double-header at Lincoln
The Missouri Southern baseball team swept a double-header today at Lincoln University, taking out the Blue Tigers, 5-3 and 6-2.

February 20, 2014
Weekend baseball schedule altered
The weekend baseball series for the Missouri Southern Lions at Lincoln University has been altered due to wet field conditions in Jefferson City.

February 16, 2014
Baseball stays perfect with double-header sweep of Minnesota-Crookston
The Missouri Southern baseball team stayed perfect on the season as the Lions swept a double-header from visiting Minnesota-Crookston today, winning game one 12-0 and taking the second game 5-2.

February 15, 2014
Southern baseball sweeps opening double-header over Minnesota-Crookston, 13-4 and 10-1
The Missouri Southern baseball team swept a season-opening double-header today at home as the Lions defeated visiting Minnesota-Crookston 13-4 and 10-1 at Joe Becker Stadium.

February 14, 2014
Southern baseball opens up 2014 season at home with weekend series against Minnesota-Crookston
The Missouri Southern baseball team will open up the 2014 season this weekend as the Lions play host to visiting Minnesota-Crookston in a four-game series at Joe Becker Stadium on Saturday and Sunday.

January 30, 2014
Southern baseball picked fourth in MIAA preseason coaches poll
The Missouri Southern baseball team has been picked to finish fourth in the MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll, the league announced today.

January 26, 2014
Warren Turner inducted into Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
The All-time wins leader in baseball at Missouri Southern, Warren Turner, was part of a 15-member class today that was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center in Springfield, Mo.

November 22, 2013
Southern baseball signs two in early period
Missouri Southern baseball coach Bryce Darnell has announced the signing of two new recruits during the early signing period for the 2014-15 season.

November 22, 2013
Warren Turner to be inducted into Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
The all-time winningest coach in Missouri Southern baseball history will be going into yet another hall of fame as the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame announced that Warren Turner will be part of its 2014 group of inductees that will be enshrined in January.

October 17, 2013
Missouri Southern announces campaign for new baseball stadium
Missouri Southern State University is another step closer to building a baseball stadium on campus, following the announcement today that approximately half the funds needed have been raised.

August 26, 2013
Southern baseball to hold 2013 Fall Showcase
The Missouri Southern baseball program will host its sixth annual skills and evaluation camp on October 12 at Joe Becker Stadium.

August 13, 2013
Southern baseball announces 2014 recruiting class
Missouri Southern baseball coach Bryce Darnell has announced his 2014 recruiting class that will include 15 players.