STARKVILLE - Mississippi State's season may have just ended in the early morning hours Monday but the Bulldogs are already making their way across the continent to play summer ball.
A total of 20 MSU players will spread out over nine leagues 13 teams to hone their skills over the next two months.
Luke Alexander, Trysten Barlow, Jake Mangum and Hunter Stovall are all headed to the prestigious Cape Cod League. Barlow, Mangum and Stovall will remain teammates with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks while Alexander will play for the Cotuit Kettleers.
Jacob Barton (Fond du Lac Dock Spiders) and Tanner Poole (Green Bay Bullfrogs) are bound for the Northwoods League.
Brant Blaylock, Peyton Plumlee and Dustin Skelton will team up for the Amsterdam Mohawks of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League while Parker Ford, Noah Hughes and Spencer Price will play for the Elmira Pioneers of the PGCBL.
Harrison Bragg and Hunter Vansau are both headed to Canada to play in the West Coast League with the Victoria Harbor Cats while Elijah MacNaee heads further north with the Matsu Minors in the Alaska Baseball League.
Trey Jolly and Andrew Mahoney will reunite with the Waynesboro Generals and Drew Windham will pitch for the Purcellville Cannons in the Valley League. Cole Gordon will play for the Lima Locos of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League and Jacob Billingsley will also pitch in summer ball but has not yet been assigned.
In addition, four MSU signees are also showcasing their talent this summer. Catcher Marshall Gilbert will join Ford, Hughes and Price with the Elimira Pioneers and first baseman Alex Pener will play alongside Poole with the Green Bay Bullfrogs.
Utility player Tanner Allen heads to the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League with the Bethesda Big Train and infielder Rowdey Jordan is playing in the Prospect League with the Terre Haute Rex.