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LSU head coach Paul Mainieri at practice ahead of the weekend's NCAA Baseball Super Regional against Florida State, Friday, June 7, 2019, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge, La.

LSU has added left-handed pitcher Brandon Kaminer to its 2020 roster, the school announced on Friday morning.

Kaminer will enroll at LSU this month. A transfer from Wallace Community College, he has two years of eligibility.

Kaminer, along with freshman Jacob Hasty and redshirt freshman Easton McMurray, gives LSU three left-handed pitchers next season. LSU did not play with a left-handed pitcher this spring. (McMurray missed his freshman year with an injury.)

“Obviously, we have been in great need of left-handed pitching, and (Kaminer) will add to our staff in this critical way,” coach Paul Mainieri said in a press release. “He is a strike thrower with an advanced feel for his change-up and slider. Combined with a mid to upper 80s fastball that is capable of getting into the low 90s, we are of the belief that Brandon can contribute quickly to our pitching staff.”

Kaminer went 8-2 with 64 strikeouts last season at Wallace Community College. He pitched 60 innings.

A two-time All-Broward County selection at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, Kaminer received 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-America.

At his press conference last week, Mainieri mentioned LSU wanted to add another left-handed pitcher to its roster. Kaminer, a verbal commit, had not yet graduated from Wallace, so LSU waited to announce his signing.

LSU now has 36 players on its 2020 roster. The Tigers will have to remove a player before next season to meet NCAA roster limits.

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