LSU shortstop Alex Bregman named to the Baseball America preseason All America first team _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU junior infielder Alex Bregman fields questions from the media during LSU Baseball's Media Day, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 in the Champions Club at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge.

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LSU is ranked No. 4 in the USA Today coaches poll released Thursday, giving the Tigers a top-10 ranking in five of the six major college baseball polls.

The sixth preseason poll – the writers rankings – has not been released.

Coach Paul Mainieri’s club begins the season with a three-game series against Kansas on Feb. 13-15.

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