LSU pitcher Matthew Beck (27) celebrates after the last out of the top of the seventh inning against Texas, Saturday, February 24, 2018, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge, La. LSU won 10-5.

WHO: Northwestern State at LSU

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE: Alex Box Stadium

TV: none


RADIO: WDGL-FM 98.1; WWL-AM, 870

RANKINGS: Neither LSU nor Northwestern State is ranked

RANKINGS: Northwestern State, 31-20; LSU 31-21

LIKELY STARTERS: Northwestern State — Jr. LHP Tyler Pigott (1-0, 4.37 ERA, 22 2/3 IP, 5 BB, 20 K) (1-2, 2.84 ERA, 25 1/3 IP, 12 BB, 21 K); LSU — So. RHP Matthew Beck (1-1, 3.91 ERA, 23 IP, 16 BB, 32 K)

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SCOUTING REPORT, Northwestern State: LSU will need to be careful with Northwestern State’s David Fry, who is hitting .346 with 11 homers and 50 RBIs this season. He has been an especially hard out while the Demons have won 10 of their last 12, going 22 for 51 (.431) with five home runs, 11 doubles and 21 RBIs over that stretch.

SCOUTING REPORT, LSU: Not that long ago, a fine sophomore season was slipping away from Beck after three consecutive subpar outings. But he rebounded in a big way in his last outing, firing three scoreless hitless frames to nail down a win against Arkansas. With an LSU pitching staff nursing some injuries, the Tigers could use another performance like that.

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