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LSU vs Lamar: Game Preview

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU will host the Lamar Cardinals Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Alex Box Stadium.

The Tigers are coming off of a series win against Ole Miss, taking two-out-of-three against the Rebels.

Here is a statistical comparison between the teams and a look at the Cardinals hitting and pitching leaders.

2017 LSU LAMAR
Record  25-12 22-15
Ranking 9,10,12 NR

TEAM HITTING:

2017 LSU LAMAR
Batting Avg .295  .282
Home Runs 32 30
Triples  6 3
Doubles  66 71
Runs/Game 6.9 6.2

Leading hitters for the Cardinals:
Cutter McDowell: .358 batting average, 18 doubles and one home run    
Robin Adames: .342 batting average, 11 doubles, four home runs and 33 RBI     
Reid Russell: .336 batting average, seven home runs, seven doubles and 32 RBI
Trey Silvers: .294 batting average, five home runs, one triple, 11 doubles and 32 RBI

TEAM PITCHING:

2017 LSU LAMAR
ERA  3.49 3.56
Opp. Batting Avg  .226 .241
Strikeouts 345 281
Base on Balls 126 136

Leading pitchers for the Cardinals:
Nathan Gabryszwski: 1-1, 2.70 ERA, nine appearances, two starts    
Carson Lance: 5-4, 2.75 ERA, nine appearances, nine starts
Jimmy Johnson: 3-4, 3.07 ERA, 13 appearances, four starts, two saves    
Brett Brown: 1-0, 3.09 ERA, 16 appearances, three starts 

PITCHING MATCHUP:
LSU: Caleb Gilbert (1-1, 3.22 ERA, 22.1 IP, 4 BB, 29 SO)
Lamar: Ryan Johnson (1-0, 1.35 ERA, 6.2 IP, 7 BB, 4 SO)

2017 LSU baseball schedule and scores

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