The LSU Tigers baseball team (36-10, 14-7 SEC), ranked No. 4 in the nation, begins a three-game conference series against No. 24 Ole Miss (30-16, 10-11 SEC) at 6:30 p.m. CT Friday at Swayze Field.
The Tigers are in a first-place tie with Kentucky and South Carolina in the overall SEC standings, and they have a three-game lead over Arkansas in the SEC Western Division race. Ole Miss is four games behind LSU, tied for third in the West.
The LSU pitching staff ranks fifth in the SEC with a 3.20 ERA while Ole Miss is sixth with a 3.32 ERA. The Tigers lead the league in strikeouts with 421.
Here is a look at the schedule and broadcast information for the weekend:
Dates: Game 1 - Friday, 6:30 p.m. CT ; Game 2 - Saturday, 2 p.m. CT ; Game 3 - Sunday, 1:30 p.m. CT
Broadcasting information, via LSU: The games will be carried by the affiliates of the LSU Sports Radio Network, with Baton Rouge affiliate WDGL 98.1 FM serving as the flagship station. Live audio and stats of the games may be accessed in the Geaux Zone at www.LSUsports.net.
Probably starting pitchers:
LSU - So. RHP Kevin Gausman (7-1, 3.12 ERA, 75.0 IP, 20 BB, 97 SO)
UM - So. RHP Bobby Wahl (5-1, 2.09 ERA, 60.1 IP, 23 BB, 67 SO)
LSU - So. RHP Ryan Eades (5-2, 3.29 ERA, 65.2 IP, 17 BB, 47 SO)
UM - So. RHP Mike Mayers (4-2, 3.69 ERA, 63.1 IP, 19 BB, 43 SO)
LSU - Fr. RHP Aaron Nola (5-2, 3.90 ERA, 55.1 IP, 4 BB 54 SO)
UM - TBA
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