What's that buzzing over Alex Box Stadium?
It might just be LSU baseball's latest good luck charm.
Earlier this week ahead of the Tigers' weekend series with Tennessee, a swarm of unruly bees disrupted practice for LSU, taking over home plate before settling in the batting cage.
A swarm of bees took over home plate Thursday at Alex Box stadium, causing LSU baseball practice to be delayed, and eventually canceled -- seriously.
After Sunday's walk-off win, however, those bees may be the new possum, beach ball, finger or whatever rally object you choose to associate as a symbol for an upcoming swarm of LSU offense to seal a win.
The Tigers entered the bottom of the ninth inning in Sunday's game against the Volunteers down 7-3 with hopes of a series sweep looking dim after two dominant outings Friday and Saturday.
But LSU rallied back, rattling off 6 runs to complete the comeback, capped off by a three-run walk off home run from freshman designated hitter Daniel Cabrera.
Reminiscent to the swarm of bees earlier in the week, Cabrera's teammates mobbed him at home plate.
The remnants of a celebratory shaving-cream pie still clinging to his face and uniform, a giddy Daniel Cabrera was wholly believable when he s…
LSU coach Paul Mainieri said Cabrera told him high-pressure moments like the walk off were why he came to LSU over going pro.
"I want to hit in those type of situations," Cabrera said after the game. "I wasn’t nervous. I just want to be remembered as the best hitter in those types of situations and play against the best players."
Hero of the day Daniel Cabrera on his walk-off HR for #LSU:— Mike Gegenheimer (@Mike_Gegs) April 16, 2018
“I wasn’t nervous. I just want to be remembered as the best hitter in those types of situations.”
Also talks about what’s running through his mind as he watched his shot. pic.twitter.com/fnWIztxHVm