LSU vs. Alabama

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Alex Box Stadium

RANKINGS: LSU is as high as No. 6 and as low as No. 10. Alabama is unranked.

RECORDS: Alabama 11-5, 0-0 SEC; LSU 13-3, 0-0

PROJECTED STARTERS: Friday — LSU, So. RH Alex Lange (2-0, 4.24 ERA) vs. Alabama, Jr. RH Geoffery Bramblett (1-0, 1.05); Saturday — LSU, Jr. LH Jared Poché (2-1, 2.49) vs. Alabama, So. RH Jake Walters (1-2, 3.32); Sunday — LSU Sr. RH John Valek III (4-0, 1.99) vs. Alabama, Jr. RH Nick Eicholtz (1-0, 0.00)

TV: Friday’s game won’t be seen in full, but it will be part of SEC Network’s whip-around coverage.

ONLINE STREAMING: On SEC Network+, accessible on WatchESPN and SECNetwork.com

Radio: WDGL-FM, 98.1 (Baton Rouge); KLWB-FM, 103.7 (Lafayette); WWL-AM, 870, WWL-FM, 105.3 (New Orleans)

PRE- AND POSTGAME: blogs.theadvocate.com/linedrives; theadvocate.com/sports

IN-GAME UPDATES: @Chandler_Rome

WHAT TO WATCH: Lange makes his first Friday night start of the season after throwing what he called the best bullpen session of his LSU career earlier this week.

ABOUT THE CRIMSON TIDE: Losers in three of their last four, the Tide come to Baton Rouge with the SEC’s lowest batting average (.241) but second-lowest ERA (2.01).