Right-hander Landon Marceaux will start on the mound tonight when the Tigers face Stony Brook in the Baton Rouge Regional. Marceaux has been the Tigers best starting pitcher the last three weeks. Coach Paul Mainieri says he decided to go with the freshman, because he wanted to send a message to the rest of the team that they should not overlook the Seawolves…
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Senior second baseman Brandt Broussard is expected to be back in the line-up tonight. He left last Friday’s game against Mississippi State with tightness in his right arm, but he feels better now. Relief pitcher Trent Vietmeier is also expected to be available as he’s recovered from a shoulder injury.
McNeese struck first with a run in the first inning, but Indiana State responded with a three-run third inning and went on to beat the Cowboys six to five. The two teams combined for 26 hits. McNeese starting pitching Aiden Anderson gave up ten hits and four runs. Nate Fisbeck had a two-run triple as the Pokes will be in an elimination game on Saturday.
Southern’s Johnny Johnson homered in the seventh inning to tie Mississippi State at six a piece. But Johnson committed an error in the bottom of the seventh, which opened the door for Bulldogs to score three runs and State went on to win 11 to six.
Beer and wine could be available for purchase in the general seating areas in Tiger Stadium this year as the SEC has lifted its stadium wide ban on alcohol sales. Tiger Rag Editor James Moran says LSU has been a driving force behind this rule change
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Some schools may decide not to sell alcohol in the general seating areas, but Moran says LSU believes beer and wine sales can help keep Tiger Stadium full in the second half of games