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R.J. Hively

R.J. Hively is scheduled to visit Ole Miss for the first time the weekend of the Arkansas series. But the California right-handed pitcher knows he'll like what he sees. That's why he's already signed with the Rebels.

The 6-foot-2, 210-pounder from Santa Ana (Calif.) College originally was a part of his hometown team, Cal-State Fullerton. He redshirted in 2008, had a back injury 2009 that has healed, and pitched for his juco team this season as a starter earlyon but out of the bullpen recently. Connections are often big in baseball, and that was true in the case of Hively. He pitched for a Northwoods League...

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