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LSU Tigers rally from five runs down to beat Auburn 9-8

2 years 6 days 20 hours ago May 21, 2015 May 21, 2015 Thursday, May 21 2015 May 21, 2015 8:35 AM in LSU Sports
Source: WBRZ Sports 2
By: Michael Cauble

The LSU Tigers staked Auburn to a 5-0 lead before three outs were recorded in the first inning.  But the veteran team battled back to rally to a 9-8 win in thier first game of the SEC Tournament.

Tiger starting pitcher Jared Poche dug a 5-0 hole in the first inning, but LSU quickly rallied to make it 5-3 ballgame before the end of the first inning.

Auburn would strike again with three more runs to lead it 8-3, and once again LSU rallied with six runs in the fifth inning.

After replacing Poche in the second inning, LSU coach Paul Mainieri would call upon six other pitchers to hold Auburn scoreless for the remainder of the game.

Jared Foster and Chris Sciambra paced the Tigers at the plate, as LSU belted out ten hits, but also committed three errors.

LSU stays in the winners bracket and will now face the winner of Florida and Arkansas late Thursday night.

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