On deck: Texas A&M at LSU (Friday) _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- LSU's Danny Zardon is safe at second base as Texas A&M's Blake Allemand topples over in Alex Box Stadium Thursday, April 23, 2015.

Texas A&M at LSU

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Alex Box Stadium

RANKINGS: LSU is ranked as the No. 1 team in the nation in all six polls. Texas A&M is ranked No. 2 or No. 3 in all of the rankings.

PROJECTED ROTATION: Friday — A&M, So. RH Ryan Hendrix (3-0, 1.40) vs. LSU, Fr. RH Alex Lange (7-0, 1.40); Saturday — A&M, TBA vs. LSU, Fr. RH Austin Bain (1-1, 3.07)

TV: SEC Network Alternate

ONLINE STREAMING: SEC Network+, which is accessible at SECNetwork.com and the Watch ESPN app.

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

IN-GAME UPDATES: @DellengerAdv, @BarrecaAdvocate

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

WHAT TO WATCH: LSU’s star rookie takes the mound for his biggest start yet. Alex Lange tests his skills in a matchup against a reliever. Ryan Hendrix has just one start this season having moved into the weekend rotation last week. He’s thrown just 25 innings this season but has five saves.