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LSU vs Ole Miss: SEC Series Preview

Alex Lange  (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB) Alex Lange (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)
OXFORD, MS (WAFB) -

The NFL Draft is not the only important event happening Thursday, Friday and Saturday this week.

LSU is in Oxford, Mississippi to play the Ole Miss Rebels in another crucial SEC West series.

The No. 9 Rebels are 31-11 overall and are tied with LSU and Miss. State at 10-8 in the Southeastern Conference.   

Ole Miss has won five of their last six games, suffering their only loss to Miss. State 2-0 on Tuesday.

The team has a .308 batting average including 80 doubles and 27 home runs.

TEAM'S TOP HITTERS:
Henri Lartigue: .366 batting average, eight doubles and two home runs   
J.B. Woodman: .316 batting average, nine doubles and two home runs
Tate Blackman: .311 batting average, eight doubles and two home runs     
Ryan Olenek: .305 batting average 
Michael Fitzsimmons: .303 batting average, seven doubles and three home runs      

The pitching staff has an excellent 3.05 ERA on the season.

TEAM'S TOP PITCHERS:
David Parkinson: 2-1, 1.70 ERA, 16 appearances (three starts)  
James McArthur: 5-0, 2.84 ERA, ten appearances (eight starts)           
Connor Green: 0-0, 2.25 ERA, 13 appearances       
Brady Bramlett: 6-2, 2.28 ERA, 10 starts       
Wyatt Short: 2-1, 2.33 ERA, six saves, 12 appearances (one start)     
Brady Feigl: 3-0, 2.57 ERA, 16 appearances     
Will Stokes: 0-0, 2.78 ERA, six saves, 19 appearances       

PITCHING MATCHUPS:
Game 1: Thursday at 6 p.m. on the SEC Network 
LSU: Jared Poche’ (5-4, 3.26 ERA) 
Ole Miss: Brady Bramlett (6-2, 2.28 ERA) 

Game 2: Friday at 6:30 p.m. on SEC Network +
LSU: Alex Lange (4-3, 4.34 ERA)  
Ole Miss: David Parkinson (2-1, 1.70 ERA)  

Game 3: Saturday at 11 a.m. on ESPN2
LSU: John Valek III (6-1, 3.78 ERA)  
Ole Miss: James McArthur (5-0, 2.84 ERA) 

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