Mississippi State baseball

Mississippi State head baseball coach Chris Lemonis, middle, watches a game during the shortened season.

It was about two months ago, back on March 11, and the Mississippi State Bulldogs had just polished off a two-game, midweek baseball sweep over No. 4 Texas Tech down in Biloxi.

MSU was on a five-game winning streak. After some early-season inconsistency, the Bulldogs were hitting their stride, then, assistant director of communications Greg Campbell handed Lemonis his phone and everything changed.

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