Hofstra at LSU
WHEN | 6:30 p.m. Wednesday
WHERE | Alex Box Stadium
RECORDS | Hofstra 0-3, LSU 3-1
RADIO: 98.1-FM (Baton Rouge)
TV: SEC Network+/WatchESPN.com
IN-GAME UPDATES: TigerBlitz.com
TWITTER: @RandyRosetta, @BillyEmbody, @LSUbaseball
LAST MEETING/SERIES | First meeting
LSU – No. 2 Collegiate Baseball, No. 2 Perfect Game, No.3 USA Today (coaches), No. 4 NCBWA (writers), No. 4 Baseball America, No. 5 D1Baseball.com
PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS
LSU, Fr. RH Zack Hess (0-0, 9.00 ERA, 1 IP, 2 SO/1BB, .400 opponent BA) vs. Hofstra, Jr. LH Michael James (0-0, 81.00 ERA, .1 IP, 0 SO/2BB, .500 OBA)
Hofstra – DH Teddy Cillis (2-for-6, 1 2B), RF Steven Foster 3-10, 2 2B), CF Vinnie Costello (1-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI)
LSU – SS Kramer Robertson (7-for-14, 5 R, 2 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 5 RBIs), 1B Jake Slaughter (6-for-13, 6 R, 1 HR, 3 RBIs), DH Bryce Adams (4-for-10, 3 R, 3 RBIs, 1 2B, 1 HR), 3B Josh Smith (4-for-11, 3 R, 1 HR, 6 RBIs), 2B Cole Freeman (4-for-13, 4 R, 2 2B, 3 RBIs, 2-3 SB), RF Greg Deichmann (4-for-13, 4 R, 1 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBIs)
Hofstra – RH Jorge Marrero (0.00 ERA, 2.1 IP, 3 SO/0 BB), RH Andrew Mundy (0.00, 3 IP, 2 SO/2 BB)
LSU – RH Doug Norman (2.2 IP, 0.00 ERA, 2 SO/0 BB), RH Austin Bain (1 IP, 0.00 ERA, 3 SO/0 BB, RH Hunter Newman (1 IP, 0.00 ERA, 2 SO/0 BB)
Maryland at LSU | 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. Sunday
AROUND THE HORN
- The Pride is on a tour of South Louisiana. They played Murray State, Southeastern Louisiana and Louisiana-Lafayette last weekend and follow their stop in Baton Rouge with a trip to Thibodaux for games against Nicholls State, Southern and Grambling.
- In three games and 25 innings last weekend, Hofstra managed only two runs on 12 hits. Pride batters struck out 28 times in 91 plate appearances.
- If Brazill takes the mound, he will certainly be one of the bigger pitchers the Tigers face the season. The sophomore from Barnegat, N.J., is listed at 6-foot-9 and 260 pounds.
- 21 players on the Hofstra roster hail from either New York or New Jersey. The school famously known as TV character Ray Romano’s alma mater is located in Hempstead, N.Y., a suburb of New York City.