Governor John Bel Edwards and local leaders announced Monday, Aug. 5 that the National College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions induction and awards ceremony will take place at the River Center Nov. 2.
The Ragin’ Cajuns announced Wednesday on social media that the school will look to the past to fill the opening. Sam Houston head coach, Matt Deggs will be named UL Lafayette’s next baseball coach. Deggs will be formally introduced Thursday at 11:00 a.m.
It was a historic weekend for the Yankees and Red Sox, who became the first teams to play MLB games in London. One former Tiger would cement his name in history as the first MLB player to record a hit in Europe.
After the LSU Tigers went 43-19 in the 2019 season, the team finishes the year ranked in the top 10. The squad comes in at No. 10 in the USA Today/NFCA Poll and finished at No. 12 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll.
The LSU baseball players and coaches had serious looks on their faces before Friday’s game against Stony Brook and that focus carried over into the game as the Tigers wasted no time pouncing on the Seawolves and not letting up.
The third-seeded University of Southern Mississippi (39-19) opened the Baton Rouge Regional with a bang Friday afternoon with a 15-3 win over second-seeded Arizona State University (37-18) at Alex Box Stadium.
No. 10 LSU is one of six SEC teams among the 16 remaining for the Super Regional round that actually gets underway Thursday night, but the Tigers will take on No. 7-seed Minnesota in a three-game double elimination Minneapolis Super Regional starting Friday.