Seeking more tone-setters, LSU travels to Auburn for a second road series in three weeks _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU right -hander Alex Lange

LSU at Auburn

WHEN: 1 p.m. Saturday (doubleheader)

WHERE: Plainsman Park, Auburn, Ala.

RANKINGS: LSU is as high as No. 14 and as low as No. 20. Auburn is not ranked.

RECORDS: LSU (16-8, 2-4 Southeastern Conference), Auburn (12-13, 1-5)

PROJECTED STARTERS: Saturday (first game) — LSU, So. RH Alex Lange (2-1, 4.21 ERA) vs. Auburn, Sr. RH Justin Camp (1-1, 4.71); Saturday (second game) — LSU, Jr. LH Jared Poché (2-3, 2.55) vs. Auburn, Jr. RH Cole Lipscomb (1-2, 5.27); Sunday — LSU, Sr. LH John Valek III (4-1, 2.34) vs. TBA

TV: None

ONLINE STREAMING: On SEC Network Plus, accessible on WatchESPN and

Radio: WDGL-FM, 98.1

(Baton Rouge);

KLWB-FM, 103.7 (Lafayette); WWL-AM, 870, WWL-FM, 105.3 (New Orleans)




WHAT TO WATCH: Lange starts the Tigers’ second doubleheader in three weeks, facing an Auburn lineup that leads the SEC in hits and is second in batting average.

ABOUT AUBURN: While Auburn has two of the conference’s five .400 hitters, its pitching has been subpar all season, struggling to a 4.15 team ERA, 13th in the SEC.