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