LSU baseball weekly report

LSU baseball weekly report
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After dropping the series opener on Friday, 5-4, LSU bounced back with a pair of two-run victories over No. 4-ranked Arkansas, 6-4 on Saturday and 7-5 on Sunday.

The two consecutive conference wins came at the right time as the Tigers had dropped six of their previous seven league contests.

LSU must string together some victories to end the season on a high note or Paul Mainieri's club could be on the outside looking in for the Field of 64.

For a look at where the Tigers stand with eight regular season games remaining before the SEC tournament, click here.

The Tigers (12-12) are tied for fourth in the SEC Western Division with Texas A&M (12-12), two games behind league leader Arkansas (14-12) and one game ahead of Mississippi State (11-13). Ole Miss (13-11) and Auburn (13-11) are one game out of first.

Florida (18-6) continues to lead the overall SEC standings with a three-game lead over Georgia (15-9) and five games in front of South Carolina (13-11).

This Week's Schedule

May 9 – vs. McNeese State, 6:30 p.m. CT (SEC Network +)

May 11 – vs. Alabama, 7 p.m. CT (SEC Network +)

May 12 – vs. Alabama, 7 p.m. CT (SEC Network & SEC Network +)

May 13 – vs. Alabama, 2 p.m. CT (SEC Network +)

Notes on the Tigers

- LSU hit .322 (31-96) in the series against Arkansas and went 9-31 with two outs … Arkansas struggled at the plate with a .250 batting average and went just 3-28 with two outs … The Tigers came through in the clutch, going 19-46 with runners on base compared to a 13-48 mark for Arkansas … LSU is fourth in the conference with a .290 batting average led by Antoine Duplantis at a .351 clip … Duplantis is 11th in the conference in hitting, fifth in hits (68) and leads the Tigers with 37 RBI … Duplantis is tied for the league lead in triples (5) and Austin Bain leads the SEC in doubles (18) … LSU is tied for 12th in the conference with only 36 homers … After limiting Arkansas to one run (earned) on four hits in six innings, A.J. Labas entered the SEC's top 10 in ERA (2.98) and upped his record to 6-1 … LSU's team ERA (4.52) ranks 13th in the conference.