On deck: Tigers host Bulldogs Tuesday at ‘The Box’

On deck: Tigers host Bulldogs Tuesday at ‘The Box’
(Source: Josh Auzenne)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Looking to put the weekend behind them, No. 15 LSU will host Louisiana Tech Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Alex Box Stadium.

The Tigers (30-18, 14-10) lost two out of three against Ole Miss over the weekend, falling three back of SEC West leading Arkansas.

LSU is 6-4 in their last 10 games, while Louisiana Tech has lost seven of their eight games.

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Tech averages 6.2 runs per game and is hitting .278 as a team, with 78 doubles, 14 triples and 47 home runs.

Tech’s Leading Hitters:

  • Mason Mallard: .361 batting average, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 7 home runs and 28 RBI
  • Taylor Young: .316 batting average, 7 doubles, 2 home runs and 21 RBI
  • Tanner Huddleston: .307 batting average, 10 doubles, 2 triples, 6 home runs and 35 RBI
  • Mason Robinson: .296 batting average, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs and 21 RBI

LSU is scoring 6.8 runs per game and is batting .276 as a team with 75 doubles, 7 triples and 47 home runs.

LSU’s Top Hitters:

  • Josh Smith: .352 batting average, 11 doubles, 7 home runs and 28 RBI
  • Zach Watson: .337 batting average, 15 doubles, 5 home runs and 30 RBI
  • Antoine Duplantis: .310 batting average, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 8 home runs and 50 RBI
  • Chris Reid: .303 batting average, 20 doubles, 1 home run and 26 RBI
  • Daniel Cabrera: .292 batting average, 8 doubles, 2 triples, 9 home runs and 39 RBI

Rankings:

  • LSU: Collegiate Baseball 18, Perfect Game 15, D1 Baseball 15, Baseball America 16
  • LA Tech: not ranked

Series Record:

  • LSU leads the series 42-18

Pitching matchup:

  • LSU, Chase Costello (0-0, 10.80 ERA) vs LA Tech: Logan Robbins (3-3, 5.30 ERA, 54.1 IP, 25 BB, 45 SO)

SEC series schedule:

  • Thursday: Arkansas (Baum-Walker Stadium, 6:30 p.m., ESPNU)
  • Friday: Arkansas (Baum-Walker Stadium, 6:30 p.m., SEC+)
  • Saturday: Arkansas (Baum-Walker Stadium, 1 p.m., ESPN2)

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