No. 1 LSU opens SEC play with sequence at No. 1 Texas A&M – Crescent Town Sports activities

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No. 1 LSU Tigers (16-1) at No. 11 Texas A&M Aggies (13-4)

date/time
• Friday, March 17 at 6 p.m. CT (SEC Community)
Saturday, March 18 at 2 p.m. CT (SEC Community+)
Sunday, March 19 at 1 p.m. CT (SEC Community+)
stadium
• Alex Field Stadium, Skip Bartman Box (10,326)
rating
• LSU – No. 1 in all school baseball polls
• TAMU – No. 11 Baseball The us, No. 15 D1 Baseball, No. 15 Collegiate Baseball
radio
• LSU Sports activities Radio Community associates together with 98.1 in Baton Rouge
• Reside audio for LSU sports activities at www.LSUsports.web/are living; Reside stats for LSU video games at www.LSUstats.com
TV On-line
• Friday’s sport can be televised on SEC Community and streamed live to tell the tale SEC Community+
• Saturday and Sunday’s video games can be streamed live to tell the tale SEC Community+

LSU Collection Document VS. Texas A&M
• Texas A&M leads the all time sequence with LSU – which started in 1907 – 29-26-1 … The Aggies took video games two of 3 over the Tigers remaining season March 18-20 in Baton Rouge which used to be the hole weekend of March 18–20. SEC play … The Aggies lead the sequence, 14–13, in 27 video games performed between the colleges since Texas A&M started enjoying baseball within the SEC in 2013 … 27 video games performed since 2013 11 of the ones were made up our minds through one run… LSU is 7-8 as opposed to Texas A&M in its SEC regular-season video games performed in Bryan-Faculty Station since 2013.

pitching matchup
sport 1
LSU – Jr. RH Paul Skanes (4-0, 0.75 ERA, 24.0 IP, 4 BB, 48 SO)
TAMU – Jr. RH Nathan Detmer (1-1, 2.37 ERA, 19.0 IP, 7 BB, 24 SO)

sport 2
LSU – Jr. Ty Floyd (3-0, 1.08, 16.2 IP, 5 BB, 21 SO)
Tamu – so. LH Troy Wansing (2-1, 2.75 ERA, 19.2 IP, 6 BB, 33 SO)

sport 3
LSU – So. RH Thatcher Hurd (2-0, 2.04 ERA, 17.2 IP, 9 BB, 25 SO)
Tamu – so. RH Chris Cortez (1-0, 5.60 ERA, 17.2 IP, 12 BB, 17 SO)

Quote from Trainer Jay Johnson
“I like the skill on our group; I believe we fit smartly with anyone. Our gamers have proven a powerful mindset, and I believe in the event that they keep themselves and execute the basics – high quality batters, play nice protection, practice strike zone drive from the mound – we are not off course. will continue. Taking part in within the SEC is hard, however that is additionally what makes enjoying in those video games nice. That is the way you take a look at how just right you’re, and it is thrilling. Texas A&M is a brilliant group, and they’ve many veteran gamers who have been on their Faculty Global Collection group remaining yr. This will have to be a perfect problem.

about tigers
• LSU enters Texas A&M sequence on 11-game successful streak … The 11-game win streak is LSU’s longest because the Tigers received 17 in a row from Would possibly 11 to June 17 in 2017 … This season LSU’s 16–1 get started within the U.S. is the Tigers’ easiest report via 17 video games because the 2015 group additionally completed a 16–1 mark.
• LSU is batting .361 (129-for-357) with 31 doubles, 3 triples and 27 homers right through an 11-game successful streak — the Tigers have outscored their combatants 142-14 over the last 11 video games. LSU is No. 3 within the SEC in group batting moderate with a .338 mark.
• The Tigers’ pitching group of workers posted a 1.24 ERA with 108 strikeouts in 87.0 innings right through the 11-game win streak, whilst restricting combatants to a .140 batting moderate. LSU is No. 2 within the SEC in group ERA at 2.27.
• Freshman rightfielder Paxton Kling is hitting .593 (16-for-27) right through LSU’s 11-game win streak with 3 doubles, one triple, 3 homers, six RBI and 15 runs … Junior centerfielder Dylan Crews is batting. 541 (20-for-37) right through the Tigers’ 11-game win streak with seven doubles, 4 homers, 18 RBI and 21 runs … Crews 15-game hitting streak in Friday evening’s sport at Texas A&M is getting into.
• Sophomore 3rd baseman Tommy White is hitting .447 (17-for-38) on LSU’s 11-game successful streak that incorporates seven doubles, six homers, 26 RBIs and 17 runs batted in … He made his collegiate baseball debut on Monday. Earned Nationwide Participant of the Week popularity remaining week after batting .438 (7-for-16) with 3 doubles, 3 homers, 14 RBI and 9 runs scored in LSU’s 5 wins … ahead of he posted two On March 8, he homered, doubled and picked up 4 RBI in LSU’s victory over Lamar. Doubles, two homers and 9 RBI within the Tigers’ three-game sweep of Samford remaining weekend … Within the Tigers’ win over Samford remaining Sunday, White introduced LSU’s first grand slam of the season.
• Freshman first baseman Jared Jones used to be named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week on Monday after he batted .600 (6-for-10) with 4 homers, 11 RBI and 5 runs scored for LSU remaining week. .. He homered in 4 consecutive plate appearances remaining Friday and Saturday right through the Samford vs. Tigers sport… In remaining Friday’s sport, Jones introduced two 2-run homers in his remaining two plate appearances, And in remaining Saturday’s sport, he belted two 3-run dingers in his first two plate appearances… He added an RBI unmarried in Sunday’s win over Samford because the Tigers finished a three-game sweep.
Sophomore right-hander Thatcher Hurd earned SEC Co-Pitcher of the Week and Collegiate Baseball Nationwide Participant of the Week popularity on Monday after he pitched to 2 wins in two begins remaining week, going 11 with 3 walks and 18 strikeouts. Scored an innings. … Hurd allowed simplest 4 hits in his two begins and restricted combatants to a .111 batting moderate … He defeated Butler on March 6, pitching six shutout innings with 3 hits, one stroll and 11 strikeouts, essentially the most of his profession. Was once only one strikeout from excessive… Hurd earned a win over Samford remaining Sunday, pitching 5 scoreless innings and restricting the Bulldogs to 1 hit with two walks and 7 strikeouts… Hurd hit the batter on base pitched 3.2 highest innings in opposition to Samford ahead of achieving .
• Junior right-hander Paul Skenes advanced to 4-0 with remaining Friday evening’s win over Samford, operating six innings and restricting the Bulldogs to 1 run on two hits with one run and 12 strikeouts.. Skanes has a cumulative ERA of 0.75 and has recorded 48 strikeouts over 24 innings this season whilst retaining combatants to a .099 batting moderate.

In regards to the Aggies
• Texas A&M, which advances to the Faculty Global Collection in 2022, is batting .279 as a group this season, No. 13 within the SEC … Aggies pitching with 3.35 ERA in SEC group of workers quantity is 5
• The Aggies have accumulated 33 doubles, 3 triples, 16 house runs and 25 steals in 30 makes an attempt… infielder Hunter Haas is hitting .371 with 4 doubles, 3 homers and 10 RBI… infielder Austin Boas has six. 323 with doubles, a triple, 3 homers and a team-high 24 RBI… Software participant Ryan Targack additionally has 3 homers and is 2d at the membership with 17 RBI.
• The Texas A&M pitching group of workers has recorded 188 strikeouts in 153.0 innings whilst restricting combatants to a .227 batting moderate.