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LSU Baseball vs. Georgia Preview

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LSU takes on Georgia this weekend in the first SEC home series of the season. Friday's game is set for 7pm and coach Paul Mainieri said that junior right-hander Aaron Nola (4-0) will start. Here is what Mainieri had to say about Georgia Per LSUSports.net,
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“The state of Georgia produces tremendous baseball talent every year, and Georgia’s team always has excellent players,” said LSU coach Paul Mainieri. “The talent combined with the hard-nosed style of Coach Stricklin makes Georgia an outstanding ball club. This weekend presents a huge challenge to our players that I know they’re looking forward to, especially playing at home.”

Georgia Bulldogs (14-8, 1-2 SEC) at #6 LSU Fighting Tigers (18-4, 1-2 SEC)

DATES/TIMES
Friday, March 21 – 7 p.m. CT
Saturday, March 22 – 6:30 p.m. CT
Sunday, March 23 – 12 p.m. CT

STADIUM
Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field (10,326)

RANKINGS
LSU – No. 6 by USA Today; No. 7 by Collegiate Baseball; No. 8 by Baseball America
UGA – unranked

RADIO
LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates, including WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge

INTERNET
LSUsports.net – live video, audio and stats

TV
Cox Sports Television on Friday and Saturday; no TV on Sunday

SERIES RECORD
LSU leads the all-time series with Georgia, 60-22-2

PITCHING MATCHUPS
Game 1
LSU – Jr. RHP Aaron Nola (4-0, 0.27 ERA, 33.2 IP, 4 BB, 48 SO)
UGA – So. LHP Ryan Lawlor (2-1, 4.50 ERA, 24.0 IP, 10 BB, 16 SO)

Game 2
LSU – Fr. LHP Jared Poche' (4-1, 2.22 ERA, 24.1 IP, 7 BB, 18 SO)
UGA – Fr. RHP Robert Tyler (1-1, 2.13 ERA, 25.1 IP, 5 BB, 17 SO)

Game 3
LSU – TBA
UGA – Sr. LHP Patrick Boling (2-2, 3.33 ERA, 24.1 IP, 9 BB, 13 SO)

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