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  • LSU's Nola named National Pitcher of the Year

    June 27, 2014 5:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The College Baseball Foundation named LSU all-star pitcher Aaron Nola their 2014 National Pitcher of the Year on Friday. The Baton Rouge native is cresting his third year for the Fighting Tigers and will be the sixth athlete to ever receive the award in school history.... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Detroit's Scherzer looks to stay perfect

    July 8, 2013 10:11 AM

    UNDATED - Detroit right-hander Max Scherzer is out to get his 14th win of the season tonight against no defeats. Scherzer, who is the first big leaguer since Roger Clemens in 1986 to start a season 13-0, can equal the record Clemens set that season with a win tonight... more »
  • Scherzer looks for lucky 13

    July 3, 2013 10:35 AM

    UNDATED - Max Scherzer is the first major league pitcher in 27 years to be sporting an unblemished record after 12 straight decisions to open a season. The Tigers right-hander is looking to make it 13-0 when he makes a scheduled start against the Blue Jays in Toronto tonight.... more »
  • LSU Tiger pitcher Glenn reinstated to team

    June 3, 2013 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Tiger pitcher Cody Glenn has been reinstated to the team in time to participate in the Super Regional tournament. Head baseball coach Paul Mainieri suspended Glenn just before tournament play began last week due to a violation of team rules. Today, Mainieri said Glenn's... more »
  • Nola named SEC Pitcher of the Week after LSU wins

    May 6, 2013 11:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The SEC named LSU sophomore right-hander Aaron Nola as the conference's Pitcher of the Week today. Nola threw his fourth consecutive complete game Friday and had his second shutout of the season against No. 19 Florida. He held the Gators to no runs and four singles... more »
  • Two pitchers look to go to 4-0

    April 19, 2013 10:19 AM

    BOSTON - Barring a change in the schedule because of the events unfolding in Boston, the Red Sox are home to Kansas City this evening. Clay Buchholz of the Sox is looking for his fourth win in as many decisions and starts the day with a 0.41 earned run... more »
  • Fico finalist for player of the year

    April 11, 2013 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU softball pitcher Rachele Fico has been chosen as one of 25 finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award. The announcement came Wednesday from the Amateur Softball Association of America and USA Softball. The award is considered the most prestigious in Division I... more »
  • LSU's Fico listed for CLASS award

    February 21, 2013 10:54 AM

    OVERLAND PARK, Ks. - Senior LSU pitcher Rachele Fico was one of 30 softball players from across the country named as a candidate for the 2013 CLASS awards. Fico, a Connecticut native, plans to honor the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre by completing 26 random acts... more »
  • LSU's Gausman signs deal with Orioles

    July 13, 2012 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - At the last minute former LSU ace pitcher Kevin Gausman reached a deal to join the Baltimore Orioles today, inking a contract with a $4.32 million signing bonus. The Orioles picked Gausman in the first round of the MLB draft, and had until 4 p.m. today... more »
  • Sheets confident in second start for Miss. Braves

    July 10, 2012 10:29 AM

    PEARL, Miss. - St. Amant native Ben Sheets gave up three runs in 5 2-3 innings during his second start with the Double-A Mississippi Braves. The four-time All-Star threw 89 pitches, including 58 strikes Monday night in the Southern League game against Birmingham. Only two of the runs were... more »
  • Former LSU pitcher named to stadium commission

    June 22, 2012 7:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gregg Patterson, a former LSU pitcher, has been named to a commission that oversees the Louisiana Superdome and other stadiums. Gov. Bobby Jindal appointed Patterson to the Louisiana Board of Commissioners of the Stadium and Exposition District. The district has jurisdictional authority over the John A.... more »
  • Tommy John surgery for Brian Wilson

    April 19, 2012 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE -Former LSU Tiger pitcher and All-Star Giants closer Brian Wilson will undergo Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery Thursday in Pensacola ending his season. Renowned elbow specialist Dr. James Andrews will perform the surgery after doing a similar procedure on Wilson when the right-hander was in college at... more »
  • LSU P Tyler Jones to miss opening weekend

    February 16, 2011 1:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU head coach Paul Mainieri says starting pitcher Tyler Jones has been suspended for an unspecified violation and will not be in uniform when the Tigers open their regular season this weekend against Wake Forest. Jones, a 6-4, 204-pound right-hander and junior college transfer from... more »
  • Clemens pleads not guilty to charge of lying

    August 30, 2010 1:09 PM

    Baseball great Roger Clemens has entered a not guilty plea to charges of lying to Congress about whether he used steroids or human growth hormone. Clemens entered his plea Monday in U.S. District Court. The arraignment happened a few blocks away from where the retired pitcher swore under... more »

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