Mississippi State baseball

Mississippi State starting pitcher JT Ginn throws to a Louisville batter during the College World Series in June.

He became the first Mississippi State baseball player to ever receive a national freshman of the year honor and was just the second Bulldog in school history to earn the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year award. He’s JT Ginn.

And while it’s still about four months or so before baseball season cranks up, the now-sophomore right-handed pitcher is already gearing up for an encore as he prepares to anchor MSU’s starting rotation in 2020.

So what’s the biggest thing State’s expected ace has been working on? Ginn says the offseason has been all about making sure his lone weakness of a year ago doesn’t crop back up – his health.

For more on Ginn, see Monday's Starkville Daily News.

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