Baton Rouge, La. - LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri has named his starter for the decisive game three against Stony Brook: Northshore High alum Ryan Eades.
Eades has started 16 games this season and has a record of 5-3 with an ERA 3.55. He played in the Cape Cod summer league over the summer with Stony Brook standout Travis Jankowski. Eades was named the league's pitcher of the year, Jankowski was named the all around player of the year.
Coach Mainieri has every bit of confidence in Eades: "This is why you come to LSU, to pitch in games like this. If you're afraid, you came to the wrong school. One thing I know about Ryan Eades is that he's going to go out there and pitch his heart out and do the very best that he can. He's an awesome talent. When he's on, he's really tough. We know what type of pitcher he is and he just has to put it all together."
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