LSU junior pitcher Jaden Hill was named a 2021 First-Team Preseason All-American by Perfect Game on Thursday. Per

Hill, a junior right-hander from Ashdown, Ark., allowed just one hit in 11.2 innings in the shortened 2020 season while recording 17 strikeouts. Opponents batted only .028 (1-for-36) against him during the year.

Hill made his first appearance in a game in nearly a year when he worked two relief innings versus Indiana on February 15, 2020. Hill, who was sidelined in 2019 by an elbow injury, was dominant in the outing, firing two shutout frames with no hits, one walk and three strikeouts. His fastball was consistently clocked in the upper 90s, peaking at 98 mph.

Hill earned his first LSU career save in a February 28 win over Texas with a dominating three-inning performance. He fired three scoreless frames, allowing no hits with one walk and six strikeouts, preserving the Tigers' 4-3 victory. Read more.
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cheeto22539 months
Never heard of this dude.
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nol1wph39 months
When does the season start???
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