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Bats Struggle as LSU Falls in Game 2 at Florida, 8-1
Baseball 03/25/2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. LSU struggled at the plate for a second straight game, as the Florida Gators defeated the Tigers 8-1 in Game 2 of the series.

Play Baseball Falls in Game 1 at Florida, 1-0
Baseball 03/24/2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Junior Alex Lange fired eight innings and allowed only one run on eight hits, but the TIgers were unable to plate a run as LSU fell, 1-0, against Florida Friday night at McKethan Stadium. LSU returns for Game 2 Saturday at 2 p.m. CT on ESPN2. Check back later for a full recap.

IN FOCUS: Antoine Duplantis
Baseball 03/24/2017

Ever since he could remember, sophomore outfielder Antoine Duplantis wanted to don the colors of LSU. It runs through his veins and like a true Tiger, he bleeds purple and gold.

No. 4 Tigers Travel to Face No. 11 Florida
Baseball 03/23/2017

No. 4 LSU (17-5, 3-0 SEC) opens a three-game SEC sies at 6 p.m. CT Friday in Gainesville, Fla., as the Tigers meet the 11th-ranked Florida Gators (14-8, 0-3 SEC) at McKethan Stadium.

Play Baseball Defeats Southeastern Louisiana, 8-2
Baseball 03/22/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. Freshman third baseman Josh Smith and rightfielder Greg Deichmann combined to go 6-for-7 at the plate, accounting for a total of seven RBIs as No. 6 LSU (17-5) defeated SLU, 8-2.

Play LSU Meets SLU Wednesday Night at Alex Box
Baseball 03/21/2017

No. 4 LSU (16-5) plays host to Southeastern Louisiana (14-5) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Inside LSU Baseball Premieres Tuesday Night
Baseball 03/20/2017

LSU Athletics presents the 2017 season debut of Inside LSU Baseball Tuesday night on its Baton Rouge affiliates.

Duplantis Earns National and SEC Honors
Baseball 03/20/2017

LSU sophomore outfielder Antoine Duplantis on Monday earned National Player of the Week recognition from Collegiate Baseball magazine, and he was named SEC Player of the Week by the league office.

March 20 Baseball National Rankings, Report
Baseball 03/20/2017

BATON ROUGE -- With a three-game sweep of Georgia to open Southeastern Conference play, the LSU Baseball team continued to be ranked near the top of this week's polls.

Play Baseball Completes Sweep of Georgia, 7-6
Baseball 03/19/2017

BATON ROUGE Shortstop Kramer Robertson scored four runs and right-hander Eric Walker struck out a career-best eight batters as the No. 6 LSU baseball team completed the series sweep against Georgia, defeating the Bulldogs, 7-6, Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium Skip Bertman Field.

Play Poche', Duplantis Lead LSU Over UGA, 5-1
Baseball 03/18/2017

Left-hander Jared Poche' earned his fifth win in five starts Saturday night, and leftfielder Antoine Duplantis carried the LSU offense with three RBI and a home run, leading the Tigers to a 4-1 victory over the Georgia Bulldogs.

Play Duplantis Sets Record as LSU Takes Game 1, 22-9
Baseball 03/17/2017

BATON ROUGE Sophomore left fielder Antoine Duplantis drove in seven runs on a single game school record six hits to lead No. 6 LSU past Georgia, 22-9, to open up Southeastern Conference play Friday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

IN FOCUS: Cole Freeman
Baseball 03/17/2017

Can Cole Freeman hit? That's what LSU head coach Paul Mainieri was wondering when he started recruiting Freeman from Delgado Community College in New Orleans.

Play Baseball Opens SEC Play vs. Georgia
Baseball 03/16/2017

No. 6 LSU (13-5. 0-0 SEC) begins Southeastern Conference play at 7 p.m. CT Friday, when the Tigers open a three-game series versus Georgia (8-10, 0-0 SEC) in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Play Baseball Falls to UNO, 7-4, in 15 Innings
Baseball 03/15/2017

BATON ROUGE The No. 6 LSU baseball team fell to the UNO Privateers, 7-4, in 15 innings Wednesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Play Baseball Blanks Louisiana College, 13-0
Baseball 03/14/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. No. 6 LSU (13-4) blanked Louisiana College (13-5) by a score of 13-0 on Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Tigers Meet Louisiana College at The Box
Baseball 03/13/2017

No. 6 LSU (12-4) plays host to Louisiana College (13-4) at 6:30 p.m. CT Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Poche' Earns National Honor for Third Time
Baseball 03/13/2017

LSU senior left-hander Jared Poche' has been named one of Collegiate Baseball magazine's National Players of the Week for the third time this season.

Freeman Named SEC Player of the Week
Baseball 03/13/2017

LSU senior second baseman Cole Freeman earned SEC Player of the Week recognition Monday from the league office. Freeman shared the honor with of Robbie Glendinning of Missouri.

March 13 Baseball National Rankings, Report
Baseball 03/13/2017

BATON ROUGE -- Following a three-game sweep of Wichita State, the LSU baseball team remained ranked among the nation's elite teams this week.

Play Walker Throws Six Shutout Innings; Tigers Sweep WSU
Baseball 03/12/2017

BATON ROUGE No. 6 LSU (12-4) defeated Wichita State, 9-2, to sweep the Shockers in the final non-conference series ahead of Southeastern Conference play Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Play Poche' Extends Scoreless Streak in Win Over WSU
Baseball 03/11/2017

BATON ROUGE Behind another strong performance by senior Jared Poche' and a combined 17 hits from the Tiger hitters, No. 6 LSU (11-4) defeated Wichita State, 12-5, Saturday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Play Baseball Sharp in Opener; Saturday Game Moved Up
Baseball 03/11/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. Junior right-hander Alex Lange tossed eight innings, allowing just two hits, no runs, and no walks with nine strikeouts to deliver a masterful performance.

UPDATE: Baseball Start Time Vs. Wichita State at 9:30
Baseball 03/10/2017

UPDATE-First pitch between LSU and Wichita State has been scheduled for 9:30 p.m. CT. Right-handed pitcher Alex Lange (2-1, 4.97 ERA) will square off against Wichita State's Willie Schwanke

Saturday Baseball Moved Up to 1 p.m. CT
Baseball 03/10/2017

BATON ROUGE -- Saturday's scheduled 6:30 p.m. CT start time for game 2 between LSU baseball and Wichita State has been moved up to 1 p.m. CT due to the threat of inclement weather in the Baton Rouge area, it was announced Friday prior to the start of game 1.