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Texas A&M vs LSU: SEC Series Preview

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LSU will host the Texas A&M Aggies in a three-game series beginning Thursday night at Alex Box Stadium.

The Tigers are looking to bounce back after losing two-out-of-three to the Florida Gators, followed by a midweek defeat to Tulane.

Here is a comparison between the teams and a look at A&M's hitting and pitching leaders.

2017 Texas A&M LSU
Record   17-9 18-8
SEC  1-5 4-2
Ranking  N/A 6,9,10,13

TEAM HITTING:

2017 Texas A&M LSU
Batting Avg .296 .304
Home Runs   19 22
Triples   15 5
Doubles  54 51
Runs/Game 7.5 7.46

Leading hitters for the Aggies:
Braden Shewmake: .393 batting average, three home runs, two triples, 11 doubles and 34 RBI.
Cole Bedford: .351 batting average, six doubles and 26 RBI.
Logan Foster: .333 batting average, four home runs, three triples, nine doubles and 16 RBI.
Joel Davis: .313 batting average, three home runs, two triples, three doubles and 22 RBI.

TEAM PITCHING: 

2017 Texas A&M LSU
ERA  4.03 3.50
Opp. Batting Avg .241 .220
Strikeouts  230 242
Base on Balls 94 88

Leading pitchers for the Aggies:
Brigham Hill: 4-2, 3.16 ERA, six appearances, 37 innings pitched and 45 strikeouts
Kaylor Chafin: 2-1, 3.30 ERA, 12 appearances (one start), 30 innings pitched and 27 strikeouts. 
Mitchell Kilkenny: 2-1, 3.90 ERA, eight appearances (5 starts), 30 innings pitched and 27 strikeouts.  

First pitch and TV times:   
Thursday: 6 p.m. on the SEC Network
Friday 8 p.m. on ESPNU
Saturday: 2:30 p.m. on ESPN2

2017 LSU baseball schedule and scores

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