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From left, Kylie Bush, 11, of Pineville, La., shares a laugh with LSU head coach Paul Mainieri as LSU second baseman Cole Freeman signs a baseball for her during a visit with pediatric patients, Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Ne. Kylie is recovering from her second multi-organ transplant and her older sister, Karli Walleser, is a batgirl for LSU Baseball.

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK

The LSU baseball team traded in their gear for plastic baseball bats and plastic balls Thursday afternoon when they visited with with patients at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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Following practice for their second game against Oregon State in the 2017 College World Series, the Tigers cooled down by talking to and playing with the pediatric patients. Team members also signed baseballs for patients.