Alabama completes rare doubleheader sweep of LSU in Alex Box Stadium _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Alabama right fielder Chandler Taylor, right, and designated hitter Cody Henry celebrate Taylor's two-run homer in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader at Alex Box Stadium.

2LSU vs. Alabama

WHEN: 1 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Alex Box Stadium

RANKINGS: LSU is as high as No. 6 and as low as No. 10. Alabama is not ranked.

PROJECTED STARTERS: — LSU, Sr. LH John Valek III (4-0, 1.99 ERA) vs. Alabama, Jr. RH Nick Eicholtz (1-0, 0.00)

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)


IN-GAME UPDATES: @Chandler_Rome

WHAT TO WATCH: Valek will answer one of the nonconference schedule’s biggest questions — can his soft-throwing, pitch to contact style that’s earned him four wins in four starts translate to SEC play?