The No. 1 LSU baseball team opened their season with a dominant victory over Western Michigan, shutting them out 10-0. With stellar pitching and smart hitting, the Tigers proved that their top ranking is well deserved. Read on to find out the highlights from this exciting game!
The LSU Tigers baseball team opened their season with a victory, shutting out the Western Michigan Broncos by a score of 10-0. It was a complete team effort, with strong pitching, hitting, and defense leading the way.
Offensively, the Tigers were led by junior second baseman Brandt Broussard, who went 3-for-4 with two RBI. Sophomore first baseman Tre’ Morgan also had a big day at the plate, going 2-for-4 with three RBI. The Tigers hitters were aggressive all game long, working counts and driving pitches into the gaps.
Pitching was dominant for the Tigers as well. Junior right-hander A.J. Labas got the start and pitched five innings of one-hit ball, striking out six batters. The bullpen was just as good, with three different pitchers combining to throw four innings of shutout relief. This was a complete performance from start to finish by the LSU Tigers baseball team.
LSU Baseball Shuts Out Western Michigan In Season Opener 10-0
BATON ROUGE – The LSU baseball team started the season off with a 10-0 win over Western Michigan.
Air Force transfer and ace Paul Skenes lived up to the preseason hype, throwing six innings, having 12 strikeouts and giving up zero runs on three hits.
Offensively, the Tigers only had nine hits on the day. LSU started the game with a two-run first. But during the inning, third baseman Tommy White hurt his shoulder sliding back to first base and had to leave the game.
All-American Dylan Crews would lead the Tigers with two hits and two runs scored. Freshmen Jared Jones had a nice first college game with one hit, two RBIs and two runs.
Overall, it was a great start to the season for the Tigers. With a solid performance from Skenes and the offense having enough run support, LSU will look to build on this 10-0 win and come out with continued success as they head into their next game.
The LSU baseball team shut out Western Michigan 10-0 on Friday in their season opener. pitcher Zack Hess took the mound for the Tigers and threw six innings of scoreless ball, allowing just three hits while striking out nine batters. The Tiger offense was led by designated hitter Daniel Cabrera, who went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs. shortstop Josh Smith also had a big day at the plate, going 2-for-3 with two doubles and three RBIs. The win moves LSU to 1-0 on the young season.
Overview of the Game
The LSU Tigers baseball team shut out the Western Michigan Broncos in their season opener, with a final score of 3-0. The game was a pitcher’s duel, with both teams’ starters going seven innings and giving up just two hits apiece. LSU’s bullpen then came in and shut down the Broncos in the final two innings.
Offensively, the Tigers were led by third baseman Josh Smith, who had two hits, including a solo home run in the seventh inning to break the 0-0 tie. Shortstop Hal Hughes also had a big day at the plate, going 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.
This was an impressive victory for LSU, as they shut out a very good hitting team in Western Michigan. If they can continue to pitch well and get timely hitting, this could be a very successful season for the Tigers.
In their season opener, the LSU Tigers shut out Western Michigan 8-0. It was a complete team effort, with great pitching, hitting, and defense all coming together to get the win.
Starting pitcher Zack Hess was electric, going 6 innings and giving up just 2 hits while striking out 10. The bullpen was stellar as well, throwing 3 scoreless innings to finish off the game.
At the plate, LSU got contributions from up and down the lineup. Everyone in the starting 9 had at least one hit, and 7 different players drove in a run. Michael Papierski led the way with 3 RBIs.
It was a great all-around effort from LSU, and they’ll look to keep it up as they continue their season.
Western Michigan’s Performance
Western Michigan got off to a rough start in their season opener against LSU, giving up two runs in the bottom of the first inning. They were able to keep the Tigers scoreless in the second and third innings, but LSU added three more runs in the fourth and fifth innings. Western Michigan was unable to get anything going offensively and were shut out for the first time this season, losing 5-0.
In their season opener, LSU baseball shut out Western Michigan 8-0. Starter Zack Hess was electric, pitching six scoreless innings while surrendering just two hits and one walk. Hess struck out seven batters in the outing.
The LSU offense gave him plenty of support, as they put up eight runs on 11 hits. First baseman Jake Slaughter led the way with three hits, including a home run. Second baseman Brandt Broussard also had a big day at the plate, going 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
LSU will look to keep the momentum going tomorrow as they take on North Carolina State. First pitch is set for 6:30 p.m. CT and can be seen on SEC Network+.
The LSU Tigers enjoyed a successful start to their season opener against Western Michigan, shutting them out 10-0. Led by Cole Henry and Caleb Gilbert on the mound, the Tigers showcased their talents on offense with solid hitting which contributed heavily to their victory. This win sets the tone for what is expected to be a great season for Louisiana State University’s baseball team. Fans can look forward to enjoying more wins as they cheer on their beloved squad in games to come.