Tigers Open SEC play at Texas A&M this weekend

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

• Friday, March 17 at 6:00 p.m. CT (SEC Community)
• Saturday, March 18 at 2pm CT (SEC Community+)
• Sunday, March 19 at 1pm CT (SEC Community+)

• Alex Field Stadium, Skip Bertman Discipline (10,326)

• LSU – #1 in all faculty baseball polls
• TAMU – #11 Baseball America, #15 D1 Baseball, #15 School Baseball

• LSU Sports activities Radio Community associates, together with 98.1 in Baton Rouge
• Reside audio for LSU video games at www.LSUsports.internet/dwell; Reside statistics for LSU video games at www.LSUstats.com

• Friday’s recreation will probably be televised on the SEC Community and streamed dwell on SEC Community +
• Saturday and Sunday video games will probably be streamed dwell on SEC Community+

• Texas A&M leads the all-time streak with LSU — which started in 1907 — 29-26-1 … the Aggies gained two of three video games in opposition to the Tigers final season at Baton Rouge March 18-20, opening weekend of SEC recreation…the Aggies lead the collection 14-13 within the 27 video games performed between the faculties since Texas A&M started enjoying baseball within the SEC in 2013…11 of the 27 video games performed since 2013 have been determined by a run… LSU is 7-8 in opposition to Texas A&M in its SEC common season video games performed at Bryan School Station since 2013.

recreation 1
LSU – Jr. RH Paul Skenes (4-0, 0.75 ERA, 24.0 IP, 4 BB, 48 SO)
TAMU – Jr. RH Nathan Dettmer (1-1, 2.37 ERA, 19.0 IP, 7 BB, 24 SO)

recreation 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)

recreation 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)

“I like the expertise in our staff; I believe we’re a superb match for everybody. Our gamers have proven a powerful mindset and I believe in the event that they proceed to be themselves and implement the basics – high quality bats, nice defence, pushing within the hitting zone from the mound – we’ll be getting into the precise route. Taking part in within the SEC is troublesome, however that additionally makes these video games nice to play in. That’s the way you check how good you’re, and it’s thrilling. Texas A&M is a good staff they usually have a number of veteran gamers who have been on their School World Collection staff final yr. It must be a giant problem.”

• LSU enters the Texas A&M collection with an 11-game successful streak…the 11-game successful streak is LSU’s longest for the reason that Tigers gained 17 straight wins in 2017 from Might 11 to June 17…The LSU’s 16-1 begin this season is the Tigers’ finest 17-game document for the reason that 2015 staff additionally posted a 16-1 mark.
• LSU is batting .361 (129 to 357) with 31 doubles, three triples and 27 homers in the course of the 11-game successful streak — the Tigers have overwhelmed their opponents 142-14 within the final 11 video games. LSU is #3 within the SEC for staff batting common with a .338 mark.
• In the course of the 11-game successful streak, the Tigers pitched a 1.24 ERA with 108 strikeouts in 87.0 innings whereas limiting opponents to a .140 batting common. LSU is No. 2 within the SEC on staff ERA at 2.27.
• Freshman proper fielder Paxton Kling hits .593 (16-27) throughout LSU’s 11-game successful streak with three doubles, a triple, three homers, six RBI and 15 runs… junior middle fielder Dylan Crews hits .541 (20-). for-37) in the course of the Tigers’ 11-game successful streak with seven doubles, 4 homers, 18 RBI and 21 carries… Crews is using a 15-game hit streak that goes into Friday night time’s recreation at Texas A&M.
• Sophomore third baseman Tommy White hitting .447 (17 to 38) throughout LSU’s 11-game successful streak with seven doubles, six homers, 26 RBI and 17 runs scored…he was named Collegiate Baseball Nationwide Participant of the Week Monday after battling in LSU’s 5 wins final week at .438 (7-on-16) with three doubles, three properties, 14 RBI and 9 carries…he homed, doubled and picked up 4 RBI in LSU’s win over Lamar on March eighth , earlier than hitting two doubles, two homers and 9 RBI within the Tigers’ three-game sweep of Samford final weekend…within the Tigers’ win over Samford final Sunday, White began LSU’s first Grand Slam of the season.
• Freshman first baseman Jared Jones was named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week on Monday after battling for LSU final week with 4 homers, 11 RBI and 5 runs .600 (6-on-10)… netting 4 in 4 consecutive homer plate appearances in the course of the Tigers’ video games in opposition to Samford final Friday and Saturday…in final Friday’s recreation, Jones began two 2-run homers in his final two plate appearances, and in final Saturday’s recreation he unloaded he obtained two 3-run issues in his first two plate appearances … he added an RBI single in Sunday’s win over Samford because the Tigers completed a three-game sweep.
• Proper-handed sophomore Thatcher Hurd was named Co-Pitcher of the Week and Collegiate Baseball Nationwide Participant of the Week by the SEC Monday after notching two wins in two begins and 11 complete innings with three walks and three walks over the previous week 18 strikeouts accomplished…Hurd allowed solely 4 hits in his two outings and restricted opponents to a .111 batting common…he defeated Butler on March 6, taking pictures six shutout innings with three hits, a stroll and 11 strikeouts, only one strikeout behind his profession excessive… Hurd then scored a win over Samford final Sunday, working 5 innings with out a rating and limiting the Bulldogs to at least one hit with two walks and 7 strikeouts… Hurd hit 3.2 excellent innings in opposition to Samford earlier than permitting a hitter to slam base to achieve.
• Junior right-hander Paul Skenes went 4-0 this season with a win over Samford final Friday night time, working six innings and limiting the Bulldogs to at least one run to 2 hits with a stroll and 12 strikeouts…Skenes’ cumulative ERA is 0 .75 and he has recorded 48 strikeouts in 24 innings this season whereas limiting opponents to a .099 batting common.

• Texas A&M, promoted to the School World Collection in 2022, is batting .279 as a staff this season, which is No. 13 within the SEC…the Aggies’ pitching employees is No. 5 within the SEC with a 3.35 ERA
• The Aggies have 33 doubles, three triples, 16 homers and 25 steals in 30 makes an attempt…Infielder Hunter Haas hits .371 with 4 doubles, three homers and 10 RBI…Infielder Austin Bost hits .323 with six doubles, a triple three homer and a staff excessive of 24 RBI… Utility participant Ryan Targac additionally has three homers and is second on the membership with 17 RBI.
• The Texas A&M pitching employees recorded 188 strikeouts in 153.0 innings whereas limiting opponents to a .227 batting common.


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