LSU (43-14-1) vs. Florida (40-20)
3WHEN: 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, Hoover, Ala.
RANKINGS: LSU is ranked as low as No. 14 and as high as No. 8. Florida is ranked as low as No. 14 and as high as No. 7.
STARTING PITCHERS: LSU, Fr. RH Alden Cartwright (1-1, 2.12) vs. UF, TBA.
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RADIO: WDGL-FM, 98.1 and LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates.
3WHAT TO WATCH: LSU looks for revenge against a Gators team that swept the Tigers in Gainesville in March. More importantly, coach Paul Mainieri’s club can make a loud statement to receive one of eight national seeds by beating Florida, which has an RPI of 2. Cartwright, a rookie from Runnels, gets the biggest start of his young career. In his last five starts, Cartwright has allowed 10 hits and three earned runs in 12 innings.
KNOW YOUR OPPONENT: The Gators are playing their fifth game in five games. They’ve thrown nine pitchers. Eight of them have thrown 32 pitches or more this week.
IN THE HOLE (with win): vs. TBA, NCAA regional, Friday.