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News

Tigers Travel to Nashville for SEC Showdown - LSUsports.net - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics

IN FOCUS: Zack Hess - LSUsports.net - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics

Since his shaky debut against Notre Dame, Zack Hess has been a true ace for LSU baseball | LSU | theadvocate.com

Notebook | Daniel Cabrera "ready to play against all kind of pitching" after big night against Tulane | TigerRag.com

Weekend Preview | LSU heads into first SEC road test against Vanderbilt | TigerRag.com

SEC Previews

Series Preview: Aggie Baseball Welcomes Ole Miss - Good Bull Hunting

Ole Miss baseball can make a statement this weekend against Texas A&M - Red Cup Rebellion

Grading The Diamond Hogs’ First Five Weeks - Arkansas Fight

South Carolina at Georgia: Weekend Preview and How to Watch - Garnet And Black Attack

Keys To Beating The Baseball Chickens - Dawg Sports

National Outlook

Weekend Preview: SEC Showdowns, Start Of AAC Play And More - Baseball America
College baseball is set for another exciting weekend. Teddy Cahill and Michael Lananna break down some of the top storylines to watch, including a banner weekend in the SEC, the start of American Athletic Conference play and showdowns in Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference.

Weekend Preview: Week 6 | Perfect Game USA
Jonathan India is enjoying a huge junior campaign as No. 1 Florida is set to host No. 3 Arkansas in the biggest head-to-head matchup the sixth weekend of the 2018 college baseball season has to offer.

Louisville, Wake Forest Relying On New-Look Lineups - Baseball America
Louisville and Wake Forest baseball, two of the most fear-inducing lineups in the country entered 2018 searching for new identities. But by all indications, both programs could be starting to find them.

Off The Wall With Santa Clara's Steven Wilson - Baseball America
Santa Clara RHP Steven Wilson, who has helped lead the staff this season and is 3-0, 2.51 with 21 strikeouts and six walks in 14.1 innings, talks with Teddy Cahill.

Auburn's Casey Mize On The Rise - Baseball America
Auburn’s Casey Mize is off to a stellar start to his junior year and is making his case to be the top pick in the draft.

Quick Take: Texas A&M | Perfect Game USA
Braden Shewmake is one of the most talented hitters in all of college baseball as we examine the strengths and weaknesses of a loaded Texas A&M squad that is looking to return to Omaha.

Quick Take: North Carolina State | Perfect Game USA
Shortstop Will Wilson is one of the top sophomore prospects in the nation and helped lead NC State to a series sweep on the road over Clemson as we take a deeper look at the Wolfpack.

Quick Take: Auburn | Perfect Game USA
2016 PG All-American and current freshman Steven Williams is off to a strong start to his collegiate career for a red-hot Auburn squad as we break down the Tigers after their series win over Texas A&M.

Pithcing matchups

Game 1 - 8pm, ESPNU

LSU – So. RHP Zack Hess (3-2, 5.08 ERA, 28.1 IP, 14 BB, 42 SO)

VU – So. RHP Drake Fellows (3-0, 1.91 ERA, 28.1 IP, 12 BB, 36 SO)

Game 2 - 7:30pm, ESPNU

LSU – Jr. RHP Caleb Gilbert (2-1, 4.21 ERA, 25.2 IP, 6 BB 15 SO)

VU – Jr. RHP Patrick Raby (2-2, 1.45 ERA, 18.2 IP, 9 BB, 22 SO)

Game 3 - Noon, ESPN2

LSU – Fr. RHP Ma’Khail Hilliard (5-0, 0.77 ERA, 23.1 IP, 8 BB, 20 SO)

VU – TBA

Weather

SEC Slate

  • Arkansas @ Florida
  • Auburn @ Kentucky
  • Alabama @ Tennessee
  • South Carolina @ Goergia
  • Ole Miss @ A&M (Thursday)
  • Miss St. @ Mizzou
  • LSU @ Vandy

Top 25 In Action

Rk. Team Opponent Location
Rk. Team Opponent Location
1 Florida home vs. No. 10 Vanderbilt Gainesville, FL
2 Oregon State at Utah Salt Lake City, UT
3 Stanford home vs. Oregon Stanford, CA
4 Ole Miss home vs. No. 5 Arkansas Oxford, MS
5 Arkansas at No. 4 Ole Miss Oxford, MS
6 NC State at Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA
7 Kentucky at Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
8 Texas Tech home vs. West Virginia Lubbock, TX
9 Florida State home vs. No. 12 Louisville Tallahassee, FL
10 Vanderbilt at No. 1 Florida Gainesville, FL
11 Auburn home vs. No. 24 Missouri Auburn, AL
12 Clemson home vs. Boston College Clemson, SC
13 Texas Christian at Oklahoma State Stillwater, OK
14 Louisville at No. 10 Florida State Tallahassee, FL
15 Texas A&M at Georgia Athens, GA
16 Southern Miss home vs. Rice Hattiesburg, MS
17 Duke home vs. Notre Dame Durham, NC
18 Indiana home vs. Butler Bloomington, IN
19 UCLA at California Berkeley, CA
20 Louisiana State home vs. Mississippi State Baton Rouge, LA
21 Oklahoma home vs. Baylor Norman, OK
22 East Carolina home vs. No. 23 Wichita State Greenville, NC
23 Wichita State at No. 22 East Carolina Greenville, NC
24 Missouri at No. 11 Auburn Auburn, AL
25 Sam Houston State home vs. Abilene Christian Huntsville, TX

College Baseball on WatchESPN

(All Times Central)

Friday

  • 12:00 PM Oakland vs. Illinois-Chicago
  • 1:00 PM Creighton vs. Illinois State
  • 1:00 PM UNC Asheville vs. Liberty
  • 2:00 PM Georgia Tech vs. #10 NC State
  • 2:00 PM #8 Florida State vs. North Carolina
  • 2:00 PM #19 Duke vs. Pittsburgh
  • 3:30 PM Oakland vs. Illinois-Chicago
  • 3:30 PM Game Plan with David Pierce
  • 4:00 PM Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame
  • 4:00 PM Game Plan with David Pierce
  • 4:30 PM Creighton vs. Illinois State
  • 4:45 PM UNC Asheville vs. Liberty
  • 5:00 PM Wofford vs. Mercer
  • 5:00 PM Lenoir-Rhyne vs. Wingate
  • 5:00 PM #15 Clemson vs. #14 Louisville
  • 5:30 PM VMI vs. UNC Greensboro
  • 5:30 PM Alabama vs. Tennessee
  • 5:30 PM #4 Arkansas vs. #2 Florida
  • 5:30 PM Georgia Tech vs. #10 NC State
  • 5:30 PM #8 Florida State vs. North Carolina
  • 5:30 PM #6 Auburn vs. #11 Kentucky
  • 6:00 PM #24 Virginia vs. Miami
  • 6:00 PM South Carolina vs. Georgia
  • 6:00 PM #5 Ole Miss vs. #12 Texas A&M
  • 6:30 PM Dallas Baptist vs. #25 Sam Houston State
  • 6:30 PM Game Plan with David Pierce
  • 6:30 PM Mississippi State vs. Missouri
  • 7:00 PM Seattle vs. New Mexico State
  • 7:00 PM Oklahoma State vs. Texas
  • 8:00 PM #20 LSU vs. #7 Vanderbilt

Saturday

  • 11:00 AM #4 Arkansas vs. #2 Florida
  • 11:00 AM #6 Auburn vs. #11 Kentucky
  • 12:00 PM #15 Clemson vs. #14 Louisville
  • 1:00 PM Wofford vs. Mercer
  • 1:00 PM Dallas Baptist vs. #25 Sam Houston State
  • 1:00 PM Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame
  • 1:00 PM #5 Ole Miss vs. #12 Texas A&M
  • 1:00 PM South Carolina vs. Georgia
  • 2:00 PM #19 Duke vs. Pittsburgh
  • 2:00 PM Mississippi State vs. Missouri
  • 2:30 PM Oklahoma State vs. Texas
  • 5:00 PM Alabama vs. Tennessee
  • 5:30 PM Georgia Tech vs. #10 NC State
  • 6:00 PM #24 Virginia vs. Miami
  • 7:30 PM #20 LSU vs. #7 Vanderbilt

Sunday

  • 10:30 AM Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame
  • 11:00 AM #4 Arkansas vs. #2 Florida
  • 12:00 PM Wofford vs. Mercer
  • 12:00 PM Xavier vs. Indiana State
  • 12:00 PM #19 Duke vs. Pittsburgh
  • 12:00 PM Georgia Tech vs. #10 NC State
  • 12:00 PM #24 Virginia vs. Miami
  • 12:00 PM #15 Clemson vs. #14 Louisville
  • 12:00 PM #8 Florida State vs. North Carolina
  • 12:00 PM South Carolina vs. Georgia
  • 12:00 PM #6 Auburn vs. #11 Kentucky
  • 12:00 PM #20 LSU vs. #7 Vanderbilt
  • 12:05 PM Oakland vs. Illinois-Chicago
  • 1:00 PM Creighton vs. Illinois State
  • 1:00 PM Seattle vs. New Mexico State
  • 1:00 PM Mississippi State vs. Missouri
  • 1:30 PM Oklahoma State vs. Texas
  • 2:00 PM Alabama vs. Tennessee