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Tigers welcome Rams to Alex Box for three-game series

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU hosts the Fordham Rams (3-4) in a three-game series at Alex Box Stadium beginning Friday night and ending with a doubleheader on Saturday.

PLAYERS TO WATCH:
Mark Donadio and Ryan McNally are both hitting .333 for the Rams.

McNally has eight hits on the season, including the team's only home runs (2), a double, a triple and eight RBI.

Donadio's eight hits include a double, a triple and five RBI.

Cole Freeman leads the LSU hitting attack with a .400 batting average. Freeman has seven stolen bases and two doubles.

Antoine Duplantis is hitting .387 and Jake Fraley is batting .344 for the Tigers.

PITCHING MATCHUPS:
Friday: first pitch 7 p.m.
LSU: Jared Poche’ (1-0, 1.42 ERA, 12.2 IP, 6 BB, 13 SO)
Fordham: Greg Weissert (0-0, 1.74 ERA, 10.1 IP, 7 BB 12 SO)

Saturday, Game 1 of DH: First pitch 2 p.m.
LSU: John Valek III (2-0, 2.13 ERA, 12.2 IP, 0 BB, 13 SO)
Fordham: Joseph Serrapica (0-2, 5.91 ERA, 10.2 IP, 4 BB, 8 SO)

Saturday, Game 2 of DH: First pitch 6:30 p.m
LSU: Alex Lange (1-0, 2.31 ERA, 11.2 IP, 6 BB, 18 SO)
Fordham: Jimmy Murphy (0-1, 10.38 ERA, 8.2, 6 BB, 11 SO)

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