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REPORT: LSU lands Samford catcher, Slidell native Tyler McMancus

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Samford catcher Tyler McManus announces he will be attending LSU next season as a graduate...
Samford catcher Tyler McManus announces he will be attending LSU next season as a graduate transfer.(Credit: Tyler McManus Twitter)
Published: Jul. 8, 2021 at 9:47 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The LSU Tigers have added their second addition to the baseball team through the NCAA Transfer Portal. On Wednesday, July 7 Samford catcher and Slidell, La. native Tyler McManus announced via Twitter he would be heading to Baton Rouge as a graduate transfer.

The Slidell native hit .346 with 11 home runs, and 53 RBI last season, he provides a much-needed bat from the catcher position. During the shorten COVID-19 season in 2020, McManus played in nine games with four home runs and 11 RBI with a .440 average

The Tigers struggled offensively from the catcher position as former Zachary Bronco Alex Milazzo hit .135 with 7 RBI, four doubles and a triple. However, he is talented defensively from behind the plate.

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