The LSU Tigers Baseball Team took home a series victory against the Florida Gators this past weekend. Get all the details on the team’s performance, as well as what’s next for them, in this week’s update.
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LSU baseball team defeats Florida in weekend series
The LSU Baseball Team won their weekend series against Florida, securing their place at the top of the SEC standings. The Tigers won the first game of the series 9-6, thanks to a strong performance by pitcher Zack Grienke. The second game was a closer contest, with the Tigers coming out on top 6-5. In the final game of the series, LSU fell behind early but rallied to win 10-9. With this series win, the Tigers have increased their chances of making the SEC tournament and receiving a high seed in the NCAA tournament
Florida’s pitching struggles continue in series loss to LSU
Pitching has been an issue for Florida all season, and it cost them again this weekend as they dropped two of three games to LSU. The Tigers won the first game of the series 6-4 on Friday, with Florida starter Jack Leftwich taking the loss. The Gators’ pitching woes continued Saturday, as they allowed 12 runs in a 12-8 loss. LSU capped off the series victory with a 9-6 win on Sunday.
The series loss is a disappointing result for Florida, who had won four of their last five SEC series coming into this weekend. The Gators are now 19-15 overall and 5-10 in SEC play. They will look to get back on track next weekend when they take on Georgia in Athens.
LSU’s offense clicks in series victory over Florida
LSU’s offense was clicking all weekend, scoring a total of 27 runs in the series. Senior slugger Antoine Duplantis played a big role in the victory, hitting two home runs and driving in five runs.
The Tigers will look to keep their momentum going as they face off against the Mississippi State Bulldogs next weekend.
Tigers take series despite Florida’s late rally in game three
LSU beats Florida in game three of their three-game series winning the series 2-1. Despite Florida’s late rally in game three, the Tigers held on to win 6-5. The Tigers are now 23-5 on the season and 11-2 in SEC play.
LSU’s pitching staff shines in series win over Florida
Starting pitchers Cole Henry and Zack Hess each had strong outings in the first two games of the series, with Hess picking up the win in game two. They were backed up by a bullpen that allowed just one run over nine innings in the three-game set.
The Tigers offense also showed some life this weekend, scoring nine runs in the series. They were led by sophomore first baseman Cade Beloso, who had three hits, two RBIs and a home run in the series.
With the series win, LSU improves to 18-10 on the season and 3-5 in SEC play. They will look to continue their winning ways next weekend as they travel to take on the Texas A&M Aggies.
Tigers’ bats come alive in series finale to take series from Florida
The LSU Tigers’ offense came alive in the series finale against the Florida Gators as the Tigers took the series with an 8-4 win. The Tigers had struggled to score runs in the first two games of the series, but they broke out for eight runs on Sunday.
The Tigers got things started in the first inning, as they scored three runs off of Florida starter Alex Faedo. LSU’s big inning was capped off by a two-run homer from catcher Jordan Romero.
Florida would get some offense going in the bottom of the first, as they scored two runs off of LSU starter Caleb Gilbert. The Gators would tie the game in the bottom of the third inning, as Mark Kolozsvary hit a solo home run to left field
LSU would retake the lead in the top of the fourth inning, as Romero hit his second home run of the game, this time a three-run shot. The Tigers would add another run in the top of the fifth inning, as Antoine Duplantis hit an RBI single.
Florida would Threaten in the bottom of the ninth inning as they loaded the bases with one out. However, LSU closer Zack Hess got out of the jam, as he struck out Deacon Liput and Blake Reese to end t
LSU’s defense impresses in series win over Florida
The Tigers took the series against the Florida Gators this past weekend, thanks in large part to their strong defense.
Pitcher Zack Hess was particularly impressive, pitching a complete game and only giving up one run.
The Tiger’s infield also did a great job of turning double plays, which proved to be key in getting out of jams.
Overall, it was a great team effort and a Big Win for LSU.
Tigers take series in convincing fashion, sending Florida home with a loss
The LSU Tigers baseball team gave their fans something to cheer about this weekend, as they took the series against the Florida Gators in convincing fashion. The Tigers won the first game of the series on Friday Night thanks to a strong pitching performance from starter Zack Hess, who went eight innings and gave up just one run. The offense was also clicking, as they scored six runs off of Florida starter Alex Faedo. The Gators did rally for three runs in the ninth inning, but it wasn’t enough, as LSU held on for the 6-3 win.
In Saturday’s game, it was the LSU bats that did most of the work, as they pounded out 12 hits en route to an 8-4 win. First baseman Jared Poche’ had a big day at the plate, going 3-for-4 with two RBIs. Starter Caleb Gilbert also had a good outing, pitching six innings and giving up just two runs. The win gave LSU a 2-0 lead in the series.
Florida finally got on the board in Sunday’s game, as they won 5-2. But even though they picked up a win, it was still a disappointing weekend overall for the Gators, who are now 0-6 in SEC play. For LSU, they continue to impress and are now 4-2 in SEC play and 16-3 overall. They will look to keep their winning ways going this week when they take on Texas A&M in a three-game series.
LSU moves up in rankings after series win over Florida
LSU’s Baseball Team has been on a roll lately, and their recent series win against Florida has boosted them up in the rankings. The Tigers are now #3 in the nation, according to the latest polls.
This is a huge accomplishment for LSU, and it marks the first time in program history that they have been ranked so high. The team is currently sitting at 28-5 on the season, and they are looking like a strong contender for the College World Series title.
If you’re a fan of LSU baseball be sure to keep following their progress throughout the season!
What we learned from LSU’s series win over Florida
What did we learn from the series win?
First and foremost, the Tigers showed that they can compete with one of the best teams in college baseball Florida is currently ranked No. 1 in the country, and LSU went toe-to-toe with them for all three games.
Secondly, LSU’s pitching staff proved to be up to the task, shutting down a potent Florida offense. In particular, starter Zack Hess was outstanding, throwing seven innings of shutout baseball in Saturday’s game.
Finally, the Tigers’ hitters showed that they can produce against top-level competition There were several key hits throughout the series, including a go-ahead home run by designatd hitter Daniel Cabrera in Sunday’s game.
LSU will look to build on this momentum as they head into SEC play next weekend.