OMAHA, Neb. — The LSU baseball team’s season might come down to Saturday.
After its 3-1 win Friday afternoon, No. 4 LSU (51-18) will take on No. 1 Oregon State (56-5) in a College World Series elimination game with a spot in the final series on the line. The winner of this game will advance to the College World Series finals versus either Florida or TCU. The loser’s season will end.
Here’s all the information you need to know about LSU versus Oregon State.
LSU baseball versus Oregon State baseball game info
Teams: No. 4 LSU (51-18) versus No. 1 Oregon State (56-5)
Where: TD Ameritrade Park, Omaha, Neb.
When: 2 p.m. CT, Saturday, June 24
What’s at stake: The winner of this game advances to the College World Series finals. The loser’s season ends.
How they got here: Oregon State defeated Cal St. Fullerton and LSU before losing to LSU on Friday. LSU lost to Oregon State but defeated Florida State twice and upset Oregon State Friday to get here.
What TV channel can I watch LSU baseball versus Oregon State on?
This game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN.
How can I listen to LSU baseball versus Oregon State on the radio?
Listeners who live in the Baton Rouge area can find the radio broadcast on 98.1 FM Baton Rouge. Internet users can find a feed of the broadcast online through the LSU Sports Radio Network at LSUsports.net/live.
How can I stream LSU baseball versus Oregon State baseball online?
Internet users will be able to stream this game online using WatchESPN. Mobile users can find the stream on their wireless-enabled devices by using the Watch ESPN App. Both the online and mobile versions of WatchESPN will require cable or satellite passwords to access.
How else can I follow LSU baseball versus Oregon State baseball?
If you’re on Twitter, you can follow along with the game in three ways. First, you can follow the official LSU account at @LSUbaseball. You can follow the College World Series at @NCAACWS. And you can follow SEC Country’s beat writer Nick Suss live from Omaha at @nicksuss. For live stats of the game, visit LSUstats.com.
Who will be the starting pitchers?
LSU will send sophomore right-hander Caleb Gilbert to the mound. Gilbert has worked primarily as a relief pitcher in 2017 but has made four starts, most recently in the SEC Tournament. He is 6-1 with a 2.29 ERA, the lowest ERA of any pitcher on LSU’s staff. Opponents are batting .203 against Gilbert this season.
Oregon State will send Drew Rasmussen to the mound. Picked one slot after LSU ace Alex Lange in the 2017 MLB Draft, Rasmussen is 3-0 with a 0.79 ERA in 22.2 innings pitched in 2017.
Projected starting lineup: LSU baseball