LSU baseball beats Tulane 13-7 in New Orleans
LSU baseball belted out 19 hits against Tulane in Turchin Stadium beating the Wave 13-7 on Tuesday night.
Former Tulane Green Wave player Andy Cannizaro made his return to his former school this time wearing the purple and gold of LSU as the teams hitting coach.
His current students more than did their part as they scored runs in seven of their nine innings.
LSU improved to 22-3 on the season and will now host Kentucky for a three game series starting Friday at Alex Box Stadium.
Update from lsuports.net :
LSU has 55 hits in it last three games, and the Tigers defeated a Tulane pitching staff that entered Tuesday's game with a 1.89 ERA, the third-best in the nation.
Reliever Hunter Newman (2-0), the second of seven LSU pitchers, earned the victory as he entered the game in the third inning and fired three scoreless frames. Newman allowed just one hit with one walk and one strikeout.
Tulane starter Patrick Duester (3-2) was charged with the loss as he surrendered five runs - four earned - on six hits in 3.1 innings with two walks and three strikeouts.
"We had another tremendous performance at the plate," said LSU coach Paul Mainieri. "We had production throughout the entire lineup and swung the bats very well. Hunter Newman entered the game and settled it down and allowed us to build the lead. I'm proud of the guys for again excelling in a road environment in front of a great crowd."