On deck: Air Force at LSU

Tigers launch 2012 season against Falcons and Braves at Alex Box Stadium.

LSU vs. Air Force/Alcorn State

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday (Air Force), 6:30 p.m. Saturday (Alcorn State), 1 p.m. Sunday (Air Force)

WHERE: Alex Box Stadium

2011 RECORDS: LSU 36-20, Air Force 19-36, Alcorn State 27-30

LAST MEETING/SERIES: First meeting with Air Force. LSU is 2-0 vs. Alcorn, including a 7-1 win last season in Baton Rouge.

RANKINGS: LSU – No. 8 Baseball America, No. 12 Collegiate Baseball, No. 12 NCBWA, No. 14 USA Today/ESPN

RADIO: 98.1-FM. TV: None

INTERNET: www.TigerSportsDigest.com

TWITTER: twitter.com/RandyRosetta

PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS (2011 stats)

Friday – LSU, So. RH Kevin Gausman (5-6, 3.51 ERA, 89 SO/23 BB) vs. Air Force, Jr. LH Ben Bertelson (2-7, 5.78, 49/36); Saturday – LSU, So. RH Ryan Eades (4-1, 4.81 ERA, 31 SO/18 BB) vs. Alcorn State, TBA; Sunday – LSU, So. Kurt McCune (7-3, 3.31 ERA, 68 SO/25 BB) vs. Air Force, Sr. LH Michael Ceci (2-4, 5.40, 16/10) or Sr. RH Evan Abrecht (5-8, 7.09, 52/29)


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