LSU strikes quickly in early 15-1 rout of Fordham, but Alex Lange struggles in a doubleheader sweep _lowres

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Tigers starting pitcher John Valek III gets congratulations from teammates after retiring the side early in the first game of a double header Saturday, March 5, 2016 between LSU and Fordham at Alex Box Stadium.

WHEN: 1 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Plainsman Park

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

RECORDS: LSU 17-9, 3-5 SEC; Auburn 13-14, 2-6

PROJECTED STARTERS: LSU, Sr. LH John Valek III (4-1, 2.34) vs. Auburn, TBA

TV: None

ONLINE STREAMING: On SEC Network+, 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)


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WHAT TO WATCH: Valek, who navigated the SEC’s top offense with no problems at Texas A&M last week, now gets an Auburn group ranked second in the conference that pounded 21 hits in the Saturday doubleheader.