On deck: LSU at Texas A&M _lowres

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU's Jordan Romero gets a pat on the head from teammates after his second-inning home run during the first game of a doubleheader against Fordham on Saturday at Alex Box Stadium.

WHEN: 6 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Blue Bell Park, College Station, Texas

RANKINGS: LSU is as high as No. 10 and as low as No. 15. Texas A&M is ranked as high as No. 2 and as low as No. 4.

RECORDS: LSU (15-5, 1-2 SEC),

Texas A&M (19-2, 2-1 SEC)

PROJECTED STARTERS: Thursday — LSU, Jr. LH Jared Poché (2-2, 2.37 ERA) vs. Texas A&M, So. RH Jace Vines (3-0, 3.81); Friday — LSU, So. RH Alex Lange (2-1, 4.50) vs. Texas A&M, Fr. RH Tyler Ivey (2-0, 2.39); Saturday — LSU, Sr. LH John Valek III (4-0, 2.20) vs. Texas A&M, Sr. RH Kyle Simonds (4-0, 3.18)

TV: SEC Network

ONLINE STREAMING: On SEC Network+, 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)

PRE- AND POSTGAME: blogs.theadvocate.com/linedrives; theadvocate.com/sports

IN-GAME UPDATES: @Chandler_Rome

WHAT TO WATCH: Although he’ll throw on four days rest, Poche says he feels great and his bullpen earlier this week was his best of the season.

ABOUT THE AGGIES: Texas A&M leads the SEC in batting average, hits, doubles and triples.