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ON DECK | UNO at LSU

With four wins in a row, the Tigers look to keep momentum moving as SEC season sits on the horizon

UNO at LSU

WHEN | 6:30 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE | Alex Box Stadium

RECORDS | UNO 9-7, LSU 12-4

RADIO: 98.1-FM (Baton Rouge)

TV/LIVESTREAM: SECNetwork.com/WatchESPN.com

IN-GAME UPDATES: TigerBlitz.com

TWITTER: @RandyRosetta, @BillyEmbody, @LSUbaseball

LAST MEETING/SERIES | The Privateers stunned the Tigers 11-8 on Feb. 21 in New Orleans to cut LSU’s lead to 59-35. The Tigers have won the last five meetings at Alex Box Stadium since a 7-4 loss in 2010.

LAST TIME OUT: LSU 13, Louisiana College 0

RANKINGS

LSU – No. 6 Baseball America, No. 6 Perfect Game, No. 7 NCBWA (writers), No. 7 USA Today (coaches), No. 7 Collegiate Baseball, No. 7 D1Baseball.com

PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS

UNO, Fr. LH Christopher DeMayo (0-3, 4.63 ERA, 11.2 IP, 10 SO/8 BB, .283 opponent BA) vs. LSU, Fr. RH Todd Peterson 1-1, 6.14 ERA, 7.1 IP, 4 SO/2 BB, .267 opponent BA

OFFENSIVE LEADERS

UNO – 2B Samuel Capielano .400 (22-for-55), 12 R, 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 10 RBIs; RF Tristan Clarke .375 (24-64), 16 R, 7 2B, 1 3B, 5 HR, 20 RBIs; C John Cable .362 (21-58), 10 R, 6 2B, 1 3B, 7 RBIs; 3B Owen Magee .327 (17-52), 9 R, 5 2B, 2 HR, 14 RBIs; CF Orynn Veillon .308 (16-52), 11 R, 7 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 14 RBIs

LSU – 2B Cole Freeman .474 (27-for-57), 19 R, 5 2B, 11 RBIs, 7-10 SB; SS Kramer Roberson .371 (23-62), 21 R, 6 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 10 RBIs, 3-3 SB; RF Greg Deichmann .365 (23-63), 15 R, 4 2B, 7 HR, 24 RBIs; LF Antoine Duplantis .353 (24-68), 15 R, 3 2B, 2 3B, 17 RBIs, 7-8 SB; 1B Jake Slaughter .311 (19-61), 8 R, 3 2B, 1 HR, 15 RBIs; 3B Josh Smith .293 (17-58), 14 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 10 RBIs 

OUT OF THE BULLPEN

UNO – Reeves Martin 2-1, 3.12 ERA, 17.1 IP, 19 SO/5 BB; Rafael Martinez 2-0, 3.86 ERA, 16.1 IP, 12 SO/1 BB; Matthew Gillis 0-1, 3.00 ERA, 9 IP, 9 SO/3 BB

LSU – RH Caleb Gilbert 1-0, 1.38 ERA, 13 IP, 16 SO/2 BB; RH Hunter Newman 0-1, 2 saves, 1.17 ERA, 7.2 IP, 10 SO/4 BB; RH Austin Bain 0-0, 3.24 ERA, 8.1 IP, 11 SO/8 BB

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AROUND THE HORN

  • LSU’s romp on Tuesday upped its home record to 12-0 this season.
  • When Peterson throws the first pitch, it will mark the ninth game a freshman pitcher has started a game this season.
  • The Tigers were 8-for-16 with runners in scoring position on Tuesday to elevate their season clip to .379 (80 for 211).
  • 10 of LSU’s 13 runs Tuesday came home in bases-loaded situations.
  • In four games since moving to the 3-hole, Antoine Duplantis is 8-for-16 with 9 RBIs and 5 runs scored.
  • During a current four-game skid, the Privateers have scored only 5 runs on 24 hits with a pair of shutout losses. In the same span, UNO pitching has surrendered 26 runs on 36 hits.

UP NEXT

Georgia at LSU | 7 p.m. Friday, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday


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