OMAHA, Neb. — The LSU baseball team has its backs against the wall.
After losing to Florida in Game 1 Monday night, the LSU baseball team is in a do-or-die situation. LSU plays Game 2 of the College World Series final versus Florida Tuesday night, where a loss means the end of the season and a win forces Game 3 Wednesday.
Here’s all the information you need to know about LSU versus Florida.
LSU baseball versus Florida baseball time, info
Teams: No. 4 LSU (52-19) versus No. 3 Florida (51-19)
When: Tuesday June 27, 7 p.m. CT
Where: TD Ameritrade Park, Omaha, Neb.
How they got here: Florida defeated LSU Monday night by a score of 4-3.
What’s at stake: If Florida wins, the Gators will be crowned national champions. If LSU wins, the Tigers will force a third game Wednesday night. Wednesday’s game will be a sudden-death showdown for the trophy.
What TV channel can I watch LSU baseball versus Florida baseball on?
The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN.
How can I listen to LSU baseball versus Florida baseball on the radio?
Listeners in the Baton Rouge area can find the radio broadcast on 98.1 FM Baton Rouge. Online users can listen to the broadcast through the LSU Sports Radio Network at LSUsports.net/live.
How can I stream LSU baseball versus Florida baseball online?
A stream of Tuesday’s game will be available through WatchESPN. Mobile users will be able to access the stream on their wireless-enabled devices through the Watch ESPN App. Both WatchESPN and the Watch ESPN App will require cable or satellite passwords to access.
How else can I follow LSU baseball live?
Twitter users can follow the official LSU baseball account at @LSUbaseball. You can also follow SEC Country’s LSU beat writer Nick Suss live from Omaha at @nicksuss. For live stats during the game, visit LSUstats.com.
Who will be the starting pitchers?
LSU will send senior Jared Poché to the mound. Poché is 12-3 with a 3.33 ERA in 2017 and recently set the LSU record for career wins as a starting pitcher. Poché lost to Florida back in March in the first start of the season where he allowed more than one earned run.
Florida is scheduled to start freshman Tyler Dyson. Dyson is 3-0 with a 3.55 ERA in 23 appearances in 2017, one start. Dyson commands a fastball that is capable of peaking around 97 mph and throws a slider that saucers across the plate at 87-88 mph.
Projected starting lineups:
|C||Michael Papierski||Mike Rivera|
|1B||Jake Slaughter||JJ Schwarz|
|2B||Cole Freeman||Deacon Liput|
|3B||Josh Smith||Dalton Guthrie|
|SS||Kramer Robertson||Jonathan India|
|LF||Antoine Duplantis||Austin Langworthy|
|CF||Zach Watson||Ryan Larson|
|RF||Greg Deichmann||Nelson Maldonado|
|DH||Beau Jordan||Christian Hicks|