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Deke: Surging Tigers set to take on Aggies in Texas

LSU baseball is coming off another sweep of an SEC foe, and the Tigers are on the road this week to take on Texas A&M.

I spoke with Coach Paul Mainieri as he gets his team ready to take on yet another SEC foe. 

“I really like the way we are playing right now.  I thought we had a very good week last week and now we are getting ready to face Texas A&M,” said Mainieri. 

Click HERE to listen to my full interview with the Coach...

LSU will play a three games series at College Station against the Aggies with game one of the series Thursday night here on Tiger Radio WWL.

LSU was a perfect 4-0 last week with wins over McNeese State and Florida.  The Tigers beat the Cowboys in a midweek game 7-3 and then LSU swept the Gators.  In three wins over Florida, the Tigers outscored the Gators 26-8.
The Tigers are now 43-6 overall on the season and in first place of the SEC West with a conference mark of 19-5. 

Despite all the recent success, Coach Mainieri says he is concerned about Texas A&M.

“They may not have a great record but they are a very good team.  We just have to go out and play well in each game,” he told me.

LSU will send one of the nation’s hottest pitchers to the mound in game two of the series when Aaron Nola goes to the hill for LSU.  Nola has pitched four straight complete games and he is coming off his second shutout of the season as he guided the Tigers to a 5-0 shutout win over the Gators last Friday night.

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05/09/2013 10:12AM
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