LSU wins extra inning thriller 6-5 over Cincinnati
It took LSU a couple of tries, but finally the put visiting Cinicinnati behind them in the Tigers season opener at Alex Box Stadium.
Junior Jordan Romero in his first couple of at bats as an LSU Tiger saved the Tigers from their first opening game loss in fifteen years with a game extending RBI in the 9th inning, he would eventually hit the game winner in the 12th as LSU beat Cincinnati 6-5 in 12.
Game 2 of the series will start Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with LSU ace Alex Lange on the mound for the Tigers.
LSU trailed 3-1 but rallied for single runs in both the 8th and 9th innings forcing the game to extra innings.
Both teams scored two runs in the 10th frame before Romero blooped a RBI single to shallow right field driving home O'Neal Lochridge from third for the game winner.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Families excited for return of Festival of Lights to Downtown Baton Rouge
As deadline approaches, 1600 kids remain without a sponsor in Salvation Army's...
Jury convicts Melanie Curtin of raping unconscious victim at deputy's home
'Devastsating': Defense attorneys react to Melanie Curtin's conviction
Deadly shooting on I-10 stemmed from confrontation in another parish, Ascension deputies...
WATCH: New LSU coach Brian Kelly arrives in Baton Rouge
High school coaches give Brian Kelly advice on how to tackle recruiting...
See the contract to get Brian Kelly as the new LSU Football...
Fans share their excitement about new LSU head coach Brian Kelly
New LSU coach Brian Kelly arrives in Baton Rouge