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  • East Carolina hires former LSU assistant Godwin

    June 25, 2014 6:57 PM

    GREENVILLE, N.C. - East Carolina has hired Cliff Godwin as baseball coach. Godwin spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach at Mississippi, helping Ole Miss return to the College World Series this year for the first time since 1972. Godwin was a four-year letterman for the Pirates and... more »
  • Vanderbilt, Virginia to meet in CWS final

    June 21, 2014 11:18 PM

    OMAHA, NE - Vanderbilt beat Texas 4-3 in 10 innings Saturday night, and now the Commodores will meet Virginia in the College World Series final on Monday. The Cavaliers knocked Ole Miss out of the tournament with a 4-1 win over the Rebels on Saturday afternoon. Each of... more »
  • Ole Miss blows game open 10-4 (9th inning)

    June 9, 2014 6:31 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The Ragin Cajuns haven't been to the College World Series since 2000 - the Rebels haven't visited since 1972. One of the teams, however, will punch their ticket in the showdown Monday night for the right to go to Omaha. After falling behind 3-1 in the... more »
  • Bats come alive in late innings, as Ole Miss forces Game 3

    June 8, 2014 9:27 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The Ragin Cajuns, for the second straight game, fell behind in the early part of the ball game, and for the second straight game the ULL squad fought back to tie the game. The Rebels put up a run in the first inning with a Will Allen... more »
  • ULL rides big bats to 9-5 win over Ole Miss

    June 7, 2014 7:56 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The Ragin Cajuns fell behind 3-0 before answering the Rebels with a scores in the second, third, and fifth innings to outlast Ole Miss 9-5 Saturday night. Tyler Girouard scored on a fielding erros by Austin Bousfield in center field to start a big inning in the... more »
  • Aaron Nola among finalists for Dick Howser Trophy

    June 5, 2014 5:21 PM

    OMAHA, Neb - Oregon State teammates Michael Conforto and Ben Wetzler are among five finalists for the Dick Howser Trophy, given to college baseball's top player. Other finalists announced Thursday are pitcher Aaron Nola of LSU, catcher Max Pentecost of Kennesaw State and pitcher-first baseman A.J. Reed of Kentucky. The... more »
  • LSU baseball season ends in blowout, 12-2 to Houston

    June 2, 2014 7:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tiger baseball team saw their season come to a close at the hands of the Houston Cougars who blew open the NCAA Regional final game with a seven run third inning. LSU fell 12-2 to Houston after failing to score another run following the... more »
  • Do or Die for LSU Tigers

    June 2, 2014 2:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers let a four-run lead slip through their grasp against the Houston Cougars Sunday night with a 5-4 loss to force a winner-take-all finale Monday night at 7 p.m. Does that mean the Tigers also let go of the momentum in the Baton Rouge... more »
  • Crowe keeps Gamecocks alive

    June 1, 2014 3:48 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Freshman Wil Crowe tossed a four-hitter in his first NCAA tournament start to keep South Carolina alive in the Columbia Regional with a 9-0 victory over Campbell on Sunday. The Gamecocks (44-17) will face Maryland, which broke South Carolina's 28-game home winning streak in NCAA tournament play... more »
  • Kentucky beats Kansas; will face Louisville

    June 1, 2014 3:02 PM

    LOUISVILLE - Jacob Moylan doubled in two runs as Kentucky scored seven times in the first four innings, and then held on to eliminate Kansas 8-6 and set up a matchup with rival Louisville in the NCAA regionals on Sunday. The Wildcats (37-24) are 2-0 this year against the Cardinals.... more »
  • Championship Sunday

    June 1, 2014 2:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today could be Championship Sunday for the LSU Tigers baseball team. Head coach Paul Mainieri said one week ago, "I just love the idea of a team going to bed at night and knowing that when they wake up they will be playing for a championship."... more »
  • LSU beats University of Houston 5-1

    May 31, 2014 7:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - SEC Pitcher of the Year Aaron Nola retired 18 of the final 19 batters he faced, only allowing one earned run on four hits in the Tigers' 5-1 win Saturday night over the Houston Cougars. Sean McMullen started off the top of the second innig with... more »
  • More delays for LSU baseball, still lead NW St 11-0

    May 13, 2014 8:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tarp on, tarp off. Tarp on, then tarp off - it's a reoccuring scene at Alex Box Stadium the past week for LSU baseball. The Tigers couldn't even finish their series with Alabama this past weekend, splitting the series 1-1. However, after a one-hour delay... more »
  • Rain Delay rues the night for LSU vs Alabama

    May 10, 2014 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Game One went off without a hitch...and a run by the Crimson Tide in a 2-0 win for LSU, but Game Two started 10 hours after the first game of the doubleheader Saturday night. Once the game started, Alabama jumped on top quickly with a two-run... more »
  • Southern's comeback bid squandered vs McNeese Play Video

    April 30, 2014 8:24 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - The Southern Jaguars scored eight runs in the final two frames only to squander the lead in the bottom of the ninth on a walk-off grand slam to lose 16-12 against McNeese State. The Jaguar bats brought the team back after giving up five runs in... more »
  • Southern routed by Nicholls St., 13-2

    April 23, 2014 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern baseball is going through a tough stretch, losing 12 of their last 15 -- and that was before losing Wednesday night to Nicholls State 13-2. The Colonels jumped all over the Jaguars with a 13-0 lead by the fifth inning. Southern would get on... more »
  • LSU falls to Ole Miss in Game 2, 5-1

    April 18, 2014 9:18 PM

    OXFORD, Ms. - The magic LSU had in Game One against Ole Miss wasn't present in the second game of the three-game series Saturday night, as the Tigers lost 5-1. Mississippi starting pitcher, and Madisonville native, pitched seven innings, only allowing one (unearned) run to the Tigers. LSU... more »
  • ULL tops baseball poll, LSU in at no.14

    April 15, 2014 3:16 PM

    TUCSON, Ariz. - The Collegiate Baseball poll with records through April 13. Voting is done by coaches, sports writers and sports information directors: RecordPtsPrv 1. Louisiana-Lafayette 34-4 494 1 2. Virginia 30-6 492 3 3. Cal Poly 30-5 489 6 4. Texas 29-8 488 7 5. Oregon State 27-7 485 5 6. Washington 24-7-1 483 8 7. Florida State 27-8 480 2 8. Alabama 24-11 478 9 9. Louisville 27-8 475 11 10. Oregon 27-10 473 12 11. Miami 25-12 471 20 12.... more »
  • Maurepas' own leading LSU at the plate Play Video

    April 11, 2014 4:22 PM

    MAUREPAS - The LSU Tigers are still finding their swing at the plate this season, but catcher Kade Scivicque is helping with that process - leading the team in batting average, hits, and home runs. What is so special about the junior college transfer? He's the first man... more »
  • LSU romps Mississippi State, 17-4

    April 6, 2014 6:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU had their best offensive outing of the season, Kyle Bouman gave a solid start, and the Tigers completed the weekend sweep of the Mississippi State Bulldogs with a 17-4 win Sunday afternoon. The bats accounted for 17 runs on 20 hits for the day, including... more »
  • LSU blanks Mississippi State, 3-0

    April 4, 2014 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As is the case almost every Friday night, it was the Aaron Nola show at Alex Box Stadium. The junior right hander struck out 10 Bulldog batters and only allowed two total hits en route to eight scoreless innings. Joe Broussard closed out the ninth... more »
  • Tigers changing approach at the plate vs Florida

    March 27, 2014 3:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Head coach Paul Mainieri took most of the blame Thursday for the lack of offensive production this season, and the head man vowed a change in that approach this weekend vs Florida. "I think I've confused the kids a little bit, trying to make them be... more »
  • LSU Baseball ends series vs Georgia in 2-2 tie

    March 23, 2014 6:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Due to SEC travel restrictions, the Georgia-LSU baseball game on Sunday ended in a 2-2 in the 13th inning. A curfew was set at 3:45pm CT that no inning could start after, and after the 13th inning was completed the two teams were still tied at... more »
  • Tiger baseball team connecting with social media Play Video

    March 21, 2014 11:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tiger baseball team, when they're not on the field, like to have fun. Much of their personality is shown via social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Vine. While head coach Paul Mainieri says he's never tweeted, his team certainly knows what they're... more »
  • Nola dominates on the mound, LSU downs UGA 4-0

    March 21, 2014 10:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Junior pitcher Aaron Nola got past some early-game struggles(walking a career-high four batters) to dominate Georgia in a 4-0 LSU win. The six-foot-one right hander struck out eight Bulldog batters and only allowed two hits in his six-and-two-thirds innings. Zac Person also struck out four... more »
  • LSU bats come alive, downs South Alabama 9-0

    March 19, 2014 10:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The bats came alive in the sixth inning for the Tigers with seven runs on six hits to expand their lead and eventually win by the score of 9-0 over South Alabama Wednesday night. Cody Glenn started the game and pitched two scoreless innings but didn't... more »
  • SEC to use instant replay in baseball postseason tournament

    March 13, 2014 7:36 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - The Southeastern Conference will use experimental instant replay rules during its conference baseball tournament in May. The NCAA Baseball Rules Committee approved the SEC's request to use replay Wednesday. Two other conferences - the West Coast Conference and the Atlantic Coast Conference - already gained approval to... more »
  • LSU gets first series sweep of season

    March 9, 2014 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team finally got its first series sweep of the young season, with a 7-3 win over Purdue Sunday afternoon. The win brings the Tigers' record to 14-2, as they get ready for five games in the next six days. "We struggled a... more »
  • LSU Baseball Drops Weekend Finale To Yale 8-7

    March 2, 2014 10:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team built a 6-0 lead against Yale on Sunday, only to watch it disappear as the Bulldogs came back to win 8-7. The trouble started in the 5th inning, as the Bulldogs scored four runs to close the gap to 6-4. Those runs... more »
  • Bouman impresses again, LSU downs Yale 3-0

    March 1, 2014 7:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers took to the field after embarrassing Yale Friday night, 19-0. However, Saturday's win didn't come as easily as the night before. Kyle Bouman(3-0) threw seven scoreless innings, the LSU bats found holes in the defense when they needed it, and the Tigers... more »
  • LSU stays undefeated with 4-1 win over Texas Southern

    February 23, 2014 8:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers stayed perfect with a 4-1 win over Texas Southern Sunday night. Freshman pitcher Jared Poche once again stepped up on the mound for LSU, throwing seven innings, allowing one earned run, and striking out seven batters en route to a win. Another... more »
  • LSU baseball throttles Toledo, 15-1

    February 22, 2014 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tigers(6-0) stayed perfect on the season with a 15-1 shalacking of Toledo that included an eight-run fifth inning. Jared Bouman, the junior transfer left hander, got credit for the win by only allowing one run on seven hits. The Tiger offense was sparked by... more »
  • LSU baseball routs Virginia Tech, 9-0

    February 21, 2014 10:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU baseball came just two hits away from throwing a combined no-hitter for the first time in school history Friday night, defeating Va Tech 9-0. Aaron Nola led the way for the Tigers with eight strikeouts in seven scoreless innings to cruise through the Hokie lineup... more »
  • Southeastern aims for upset Wednesday vs LSU Play Video

    February 18, 2014 8:30 PM

    HAMMOND - The Southeastern Lions like their chances Wednesday with LSU coming to town for the first time since 2009. In fact, they went on the road last week to take two of three games from Louisiana Tech last weekend. They say their experience with left-handed pitchers in... more »
  • LSU wins season opener over UNO, 2-0

    February 14, 2014 9:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Aaron Nola got the Tigers off to a great start, pitching six innings without allowing a run and only surrendering four hits. Nola, however, did hit three batters in his first start. The Tigers did post runs in the third and sixth innings to take... more »
  • LSU preps for first pitch on Friday Play Video

    February 8, 2014 2:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's details, details, details that make a team ready for the start of a long season. LSU is putting together those final details as they get ready for first pitch on Friday against the University of New Orleans. One of the keys to getting ready... more »
  • LSU baseball ranked #2 in USA Today Poll

    January 29, 2014 7:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is ranked No. 2 in the 2014 USA Today Coaches Preseason Poll released Wednesday. Cal State Fullerton is No. 1 in the poll, followed by LSU, Oregon State, Mississippi State, Florida State, Virginia, Oregon, Vanderbilt, North Carolina State and UCLA. The preseason ranking is LSU's... more »
  • LSU-UNO baseball game moved to Zephyr Field

    January 18, 2014 3:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU-University of New Orleans baseball game on Saturday, February 15, originally scheduled to be played at UNO's Maestri Field, has been moved to Zephyr Field in Metairie, La. First pitch will be at 2 p.m. CST. The teams will meet in the 2014 season opener... more »
  • National College Baseball Hall of Fame to carry Bush name

    November 15, 2013 2:16 PM

    LUBBOCK, Tx - A National College Baseball Hall of Fame complex planned for West Texas will be named after America's 41st president. Groundbreaking for the George H.W. Bush National College Baseball Hall of Fame will be held next June in Lubbock. Hall officials on Thursday announced plans to name the... more »
  • LSU's regionals not on TV, online only

    May 28, 2013 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU's Friday afternoon baseball game against Jackson State won't be on TV. The game will be shown on ESPN 3, an online video service connected with the sports network. ESPN will not show the game on traditional television. If LSU advances in the NCAA Baton Rouge... more »
  • LSU named No. 1 team in college baseball

    April 8, 2013 2:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is now the top team in college baseball. Collegiate Baseball's latest poll have the Tigers ranked No. 1, after winning 12 straight games, including 9 consecutive SEC contests. LSU (30-2, 11-1 SEC) is tied with Vanderbilt for the overall conference lead, and has a... more »
  • College players adjust to new, safer bats

    February 4, 2011 12:34 PM

    STANFORD, Calif. - Travis Higgs used to hit at least seven home runs during a 40-minute session of batting practice. Using one of college baseball's new, safer metal bats this week, he cleared the fence just once. That's fine with the University of San Francisco catcher, and his... more »
  • Monday CWS Update

    June 21, 2010 6:00 PM

    After rain delays plagued Rosenblatt Sunday afternoon, three games were slated for Monday. In the morning matchup, top-seeded Arizona State was upset by Clemson 6-3. In game 2 of the day, Florida State currently leads the Florida Gators 5-2 heading into the top of the 7th inning. The day's... more »
  • Unbeaten SLU nationally ranked

    March 2, 2010 10:20 AM

    After recording a three-game sweep at Mississippi State last weekend, the Southeastern Louisiana University baseball team entered the national rankings for the first time in school history as the Lions were ranked No. 29 in the Collegiate Baseball poll. Southeastern (7-0) earned its first-ever sweep of an SEC opponent... more »
  • Tiger baseball ranked third in preseason poll

    September 18, 2009 3:01 PM

    Fall Ball has yet to start on campus, but already the defending National Champions are getting plenty of respect. Paul Mainieri and his LSU Tiger baseball team are ranked third in the latest Collegiate Baseball newspaper 2009 ranking of recruiting classes. Despite losing some late defections to Major League... more »

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