LSU Baseball and Softball

COVID-19 forces LSU to adjust 2021 baseball schedule

The LSU baseball team has already announced changes to its 2021 baseball season due to COVID-19 issues.

SEC announces softball conference schedule

REPORT: SEC ADs approve normal baseball season structure

  Mainieri: SEC explores 4-game weekend during conference play

LSU pitcher Jaden Hill named preseason first-team All-American; Devin Fontenot makes second team

LSU ranks No. 7 in Collegiate Baseball Preseason Poll

  Former LSU athletic director, baseball coach Skip Bertman heading home after hospital stay

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  LSU softball plays Purple and Gold World Series

LSU softball signs 6 players for 2022 season to earn No. 6 ranking for its class

  LSU starts fall baseball activities

Former LSU Tiger DJ LeMahieu becomes first MLB player to win batting titles in both leagues

La. Sports Hall of Fame announces 2021 induction class

LSU earns No. 2 recruiting ranking from Baseball America

Astros place former LSU star Alex Bregman on IL with strained hamstring; expected to be out 3 weeks

The Houston Astros have placed All-Star third baseman Alex Bregman, who played shortstop at LSU, on the injured list after he suffered a strained right hamstring. He is expected to be out around three weeks.

  LSU baseball unveils 2021 roster; Mainieri talks about upcoming season

LSU head coach Paul Mainieri has released the list of players that will make up the 2021 Tiger baseball team.

Iota infielder Tyler LeJeune commits to LSU

One of the area’s top baseball prospects announced his college choice on Friday. Rising junior infielder Tyler LeJeune took to Twitter to announce that he’ll suit up for the LSU Tigers once his days at Iota are over.

  CJ Willis transfers from LSU to Louisiana-Lafayette

LSU baseball player CJ Willis announced Wednesday, June 17 that he has transferred to the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.

  LSU’s Bill Franques talks about what it’s been like dealing with no baseball

2020 MLB DRAFT: LSU OF Daniel Cabrera selected by Tigers

2020 MLB DRAFT: LSU RHP Cole Henry selected in second round by Nationals

NCAA lifts D-1 baseball roster cap, offers other forms of relief

Ole Miss baseball head coach Mike Bianco named National Coach of the Year

LSU baseball’s Hal Hughes, Eric Walker transfer to other universities

24 years ago, Warren Morris made history and LSU won the College World Series

Warren Morris is an LSU hero.

Former LSU baseball, MLB star says quarantine may create separation among athletes, as they return to campus

A former LSU star, whose company trains high-level athletes in the off-season, says a situation like this could not only create separation among institutions and their programs but the athletes themselves.

Outfielder Dylan Crews chooses LSU over MLB

LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri and the Tigers received some really good news Wednesday, June 3. Outfielder Dylan Crews announced he will attend LSU after all.

LSU pitcher Matthew Beck named to SEC Community Service Team

LSU senior pitcher Matthew Beck has been named to the SEC Community Service Team for his efforts off the field.

  2020 LSU softball family gathers for perhaps last time

The 2020 LSU softball family gathered for possibly the final time Saturday, March 14.

  LSU baseball vs. Ole Miss series canceled

LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri met with the media Thursday at Alex Box Stadium to talk about the weekend series versus Ole Miss Series in Oxford, Miss.

LSU softball faces South Alabama in Tiger Park

The No. 4 LSU softball team will be back in action Tuesday, March 10 against South Alabama in Tiger Park.

Center fielder Giovanni DiGiacomo named Louisiana Player of the Week

LSU sophomore Giovanni DiGiacomo has been named the Louisiana Player of the Week by the Louisiana Sportswriters Association.

  No. 20 LSU sweeps UMass-Lowell on 2 big swings by Gavin Dugas in Game 3

The LSU baseball team welcomed UMass Lowell to Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge for a weekend series, from Friday, March 6 through Sunday, March 8.

No. 4 LSU sweeps round robin against Campbell and Illinois State

The No. 4 LSU softball team hosted Campbell and Illinois State for the 2020 LSU Round Robin Tournament in Tiger Park.

  No. 20 LSU gets past Southeastern at The Box

The No. 20 LSU baseball team gave up a couple of runs late but had a big enough lead to get the win over Southeastern Louisiana at Alex Box Stadium in a midweek matchup on Tuesday, March 3.

  No. 11 LSU goes 1-2 in Shriners Classic after suffering historic no-hit to No. 22 Oklahoma

The LSU baseball team was 1-2 in the three games it played in Houston for the 2020 Shriners Hospital for Children College Classic.

No. 4 LSU finishes 3-2 in Judi Garman Classic after beating Colorado St. on final day

The No. 4 LSU softball team was 3-2 in the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

HOW TO WATCH: LSU baseball takes on Big XII in Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic

Fans of LSU baseball who can’t make the trip to Houston to watch the team take on the Big XII in the Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic will still be able to watch their Tigers play.

No. 11 LSU blows past La. Tech in midweek matchup

The LSU baseball team swung the bat well and took advantage of several errors by Louisiana Tech on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at The Box.

Maribeth Gorsuch named NFCA Pitcher of the Week

LSU softball pitcher Maribeth Gorsuch has been named the NFCA Pitcher of the Week.

Gorsuch, Cummins earn SEC Weekly honors

Maribeth Gorsuch and Morgan Cummins have both earned SEC Weekly honors.

  No. 11 LSU crushes Eastern Kentucky in Game 3 to win series

The No. 11 LSU baseball team took the weekend series over Eastern Kentucky with a convincing win in Game 3 on Sunday, Feb. 23 at Alex Box Stadium.

Gorsuch pitches perfect game on final day of Purple & Gold Challenge; No. 6 LSU sweeps Sam Houston, Belmont

The No. 6 LSU softball team claimed another run-rule win and recorded a perfect game on the last day of the Purple and Gold Challenge.

  LSU to host 2020 Wally Ponitff Classic at Alex Box Stadium

LSU baseball fans get the chance to see a classic game a lot closer to home.

No. 11 LSU upset by Nicholls in midweek matchup

No. 11 LSU dropped a midweek game against previously winless Nicholls State in Thibodaux on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

No. 6 LSU blasts its way to a run-rule win over LA Tech

The No. 6 LSU softball team used an explosive fourth inning, including a grand slam, to run-rule Louisiana Tech on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at Tiger Park.

No. 11 LSU defeats Southern at Alex Box

No. 11 LSU took down Southern at Alex Box Stadium on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

LSU softball moves up in NFCA Poll

The LSU softball team continues to be ranked in the Top 10 of the weekly polls.

Cabrera, Henry named to Golden Spikes watch list

LSU outfielder Daniel Cabrera and pitcher Cole Henry have been named to the 55-player preseason Golden Spikes Award watch list.

Ali Kilponen named SEC Pitcher of the Week

LSU pitcher Ali Kilponen led the Tigers in the circle over the weekend, earning her SEC Pitcher of the Week honor.

No. 7 LSU edges No. 13 UL-Lafayette, run-rules North Dakota on final day of LSU Invitational

No. 7 LSU softball got some payback from Saturday’s loss by beating No. 13 UL-Lafayette on Sunday, Feb. 16 in the LSU Invitational at Tiger Park.

No. 11 LSU drops Game 3 to Indiana

The No. 11 LSU baseball team fell to Indiana in the third game of the weekend series.

No. 11 LSU gets past Indiana in Game 2 to win weekend series

It wasn’t near the blowout of the first game but No. 11 LSU did enough in game two to get the win in the early game Saturday.

  Watch Coach O throw the first pitch of LSU baseball’s season opener

Coach followed the pitch with a short hype speech before the team took the field.

  BRFD responds to small accidental fire at Alex Box Stadium

Firefighters were called out to Alex Box Stadium for a fire before 1 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15.

  No. 11 LSU starts season with convincing win over Indiana

The No. 11 LSU baseball team started the 2020 season with a convincing win over Indiana.

LSU baseball announces doubleheader on Saturday

LSU baseball has announced a doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 15 due to expected inclement weather Sunday, Feb. 16.

Mainieri previews LSU baseball hosting Indiana in series to start 2020 season

LSU head coach Paul Manieri met with sports journalists Friday, Feb. 7 to preview the Tigers hosting Indiana to start the 2020 baseball season in a weekend series beginning Friday, Feb. 14.

Coach O to throw out first pitch to open LSU baseball season

LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri announced that head football coach Ed Orgeron will throw out the first pitch to open the 2020 LSU baseball season.

LSU baseball drops 2020 walk-out songs

Is your playlist ready to knock it out the park? If not LSU baseball is here to save the day.

LSU softball moves into top 10

After starting off the 2020 season 5-0, the LSU softball team has moved into the top 10 of both the USA Today/NFCA DI Coaches and ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate polls.

LSU softball earns SEC weekly honors

LSU softball’s Georgia Clark and Taylor Pleasants picked up SEC weekly honors.

No. 11 LSU softball sweeps OSU, FAMU in Tiger Classic; Tigers pitch no-hitter in run-rule win over Rattlers on final day

The No. 11 LSU softball team in action Friday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 9 for the 10th annual Tiger Classic.

No. 11 LSU softball wins season opener over Central Arkansas

The No. 11 LSU softball team opened the 2020 season with a win over Central Arkansas on Thursday, Feb. 6 at Tiger Park.

Vanderbilt baseball picked to win 2020 SEC Championship

Vanderbilt University has been picked to win the 2020 Southeastern Conference Championship as voted on by the league’s 14 head coaches.

  NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: High school athletes across south La. sign with colleges, universities

Many athletes across south Louisiana signed their letters of intent with colleges and universities for National Signing Day on Feb. 5, 2020.

LSU ranks in top 15 of preseason NCBWA poll

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its preseason poll Monday and LSU is ranked in the top 15.

  Tiger fans help kick off LSU baseball season at Baseball Fan Fest

There’s no one more hyped than an LSU sports fan, and Tiger fans were definitely excited during LSU’s Baseball Fan Fest at Alex Box Stadium.

  LSU Baseball Fan Fest set for Saturday, Feb. 1

LSU Baseball Fan Fest was initially scheduled to happen on Sunday, Jan. 26 but was postponed to Saturday, Feb. 1 due to rain.

  Baseball brothers host ‘Strike Out ALS with Aaron and Austin Nola’

Brothers Aaron and Austin Nola hosted a special charity event out of the love for their uncle, Alan Andries, who is fighting ALS.

LSU softball ranked No. 11 in preseason polls

The LSU softball team will start the 2020 season ranked No. 11 in both the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll and in the USA Today/NFCA DI Coaches poll.

Daniel Cabrera named First-Team Preseason All-American

LSU junior outfielder Daniel Cabrera was named to the 2020 First-Team Preseason All-American by Baseball America magazine.

LSU coaches believe pitcher Cole Henry can stay healthy entire season

LSU sophomore pitcher Cole Henry appeared in 14 games last season, 11 of which he started, but missed four consecutive weeks late in the regular season due to arm soreness before returning to the mound in the postseason.

Tigers receive 2020 Preseason All-American honors

LSU outfielder Daniel Cabrera and pitcher Cole Henry were named the 2020 Preseason All-Americans by D1 Baseball.

LSU baseball ranked No. 12 in USA Today Baseball Poll

The LSU baseball team has been ranked No. 12 in the 2020 USA Today preseason baseball coaches poll.

LSU softball previews 2020 season

The LSU softball team held its annual media day on Wednesday, Jan. 22 with local media in the new Mike Moore Performance Center.

2019 in men’s athletics

What a year 2019 has been in the world of men’s athletics in south Louisiana.

Women’s athletics in 2019

The year 2019 was a busy year for women’s athletics at LSU and Southern University.

LSU baseball ranked No. 11 in preseason poll

LSU baseball is ranked No. 11 in the 2019 Collegiate Baseball newspaper preseason poll.

LSU softball No. 2 recruiting class in the country

As fall ball comes to a close, LSU softball and head coach Beth Torina announce the signing of nine during the 2019 Signing Day. All will be a freshman and eligible for the 2020 season.

LSU softball announces 2020 schedule

The LSU softball team has released the 2020 regular-season schedule.

LSU’s offense explodes in exhibition game against Nicholls

LSU had a total of 21 hits as the Tigers cruised to an easy win against Nicholls State in an exhibition game Sunday.