On deck: LSU vs. Cincinnati _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Newly appointed 'Voice of the Tigers', Chris Blair, in the radio booth as LSU takes on Cincinnati in the Tigers' opening night game, Friday, February 19, 2016, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La.

WHEN: 2 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Alex Box Stadium

RANKINGS: LSU is as high as No. 5 and as low as No. 11. Cincinnati is not ranked.

PROJECTED STARTERS (2015 stats): Saturday — LSU, So. RH Alex Lange (12-0, 1.97 ERA) vs. TBA; Sunday — LSU, Sr. LH John Valek III (6-6, 3.15 at Akron) vs. TBA

TV: None

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






WHAT TO WATCH: Reigning national freshman of the year Alex Lange makes his sophomore debut, still undefeated as a collegian. His offseason consisted of refining his fastball command and working on a more effective power breaking ball — two areas at which he excelled in fall and spring scrimmages.