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No. 1 LSU hosts Auburn this weekend

LSU head coach Paul Mainieri and shortstop Alex Bregman (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB) LSU head coach Paul Mainieri and shortstop Alex Bregman (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)

UPDATE: The Friday night game between LSU and Auburn has been moved back to 9 p.m. because of rain. 

Auburn Tigers (20-13, 4-8 SEC) at #1 LSU Fighting Tigers (29-5, 8-4 SEC) 

Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field (10,326)

DATES/TIMES
Friday, April 10 – 9 p.m., moved back from original 7 p.m. start time CT (SEC Network +)
Saturday, April 11 – 6:30 p.m. CT (SEC Network +)
Sunday, April 12 – 1 p.m. CT (SEC Network +)

RANKINGS
LSU – No. 1 by Perfect Game; No. 3 by Baseball America; No. 3 by USA Today; No. 4 by Collegiate Baseball
Auburn - unranked

RADIO
LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates, including WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge 
LSUsports.net – live audio and live stats 

ONLINE
The games may be viewed on SEC Network +, accessible at WatchESPN.com and the Watch ESPN app

SERIES RECORD 
LSU leads Auburn, 94-70,in a series that began in 1907. LSU has posted 16 wins over Auburn in the last 22 games between the clubs, including consecutive three-game sweeps in 2013 in Baton Rouge and in 2014 at Auburn. LSU has captured 10 of the last 16 SEC regular-season series between the clubs, dating back to 1999. LSU coach Paul Mainieri has a 16-8 career mark against Auburn.

PITCHING MATCHUPS
Game 1
LSU – So. LHP Jared Poche' (5-1, 3.10 ERA, 49.1 IP, 15 BB, 32 SO)
AU – So. Cole Lipscomb (4-0, 2.65 ERA, 37.1 IP, 11 BB, 44 SO)

Game 2
LSU – Fr. RHP Alex Lange (6-0, 1.39 ERA, 51.2 IP, 20 BB, 61 SO)
AU – So. RHP Keegan Thompson (6-2, 3.15 ERA, 54.1 IP, 12 BB, 52 SO)

Game 3
LSU – Fr. RHP Austin Bain (0-0, 2.45 ERA, 22.0 IP, 8 BB, 25 SO)
AU – Sr. RHP Rocky McCord (2-2, 3.55 ERA, 45.2 IP, 24 BB, 34 SO)

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