LSU at Ole Miss

ON DECK: Fourth-ranked Tigers head to Oxford with three-game lead in the SEC West.

LSU at Ole Miss

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Swayze Field/Oxford, Miss.

RECORDS: LSU 36-10, 14-7 SEC; Ole Miss 30-16, 10-11 SEC

LAST MEETING/SERIES: The Tigers bounced back from their worst loss of the Paul Mainieri era in the middle game to claim the series in 2011 with an 8-2 triumph. The Rebels won the Saturday game 16-3, roughing up Kevin Gausman for 6 runs in 2.1 innings. LSU claimed the opener 7-6, one of six games in the last 10 between the two old rivals decided by one or two runs. That includes three Rebel wins when the Tigers last visited Oxford in 2010. The Tigers lead the series 161-140.

RANKINGS: LSU – No. 4 Baseball America, No. 4 USA Today/ESPN, No. 4 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, No. 5 Collegiate Baseball; Ole Miss – No. 24 Baseball America, No. 25 USA Today/ESPN, No. 26 NCBWA

RADIO: 98.1-FM. TV: SportsSouth (Saturday)


TWITTER: @RandyRosetta


Friday – LSU, So. RH Kevin Gausman (7-1, 3.12 ERA, 76 IP, 97 SO/20 BB, .242 opponent BA) vs. Ole Miss, So. RH Bobby Wahl (5-1, 2.09 ERA, 60.1 IP, 67 SO/23 BB, .211 opponent BA)

Saturday – LSU, So. RH Ryan Eades (5-2, 3.29 ERA, 65.2 IP, 47 SO/17 BB, .264 opponent BA) vs. Ole Miss, So. RH Mike Mayers (4-2, 3.69 ERA, 63.1 IP, 43 SO/19 BB, .225 opponent BA)

Sunday – LSU, Fr. RH Aaron Nola (5-2, 3.90 ERA, 55.1 IP, 54 SO/4 BB, .243 opponent BA) vs. Ole Miss, TBA



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