Auburn ace Keegan Thompson quiets LSU’s bats in 6-1 win _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU pitcher Alden Cartwright (32) jogs to the mound to relieve LSU starting pitcher Austin Bain (18) in the sixth inning against Auburn, Saturday, Apr. 11, 2015, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La.

WHEN: 3 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Dudy Noble Field, Starkville, Mississippi

RANKINGS: LSU is No. 1 in all six polls. Mississippi State is not ranked.

PROJECTED ROTATION: Saturday — MSU, So. RH Austin Sexton (4-4, 3.77) vs. LSU, Fr. RH Austin Bain (1-2, 2.83)


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WHAT TO WATCH: Austin Bain is still in the beginning stages of settling into his role as LSU’s No. 3 starter, but he’s been solid in the spot for the last three weeks, taking a couple of tough losses. Will the defense play solid enough to get him a win?