BATON ROUGE, La. — The LSU baseball team hosts Lamar tonight, with a familiar face staring back from the opposing dugout.
Led by head coach and former Tigers player and assistant Will Davis, Lamar (22-15) visits Alex Box Stadium to face a surging LSU team (25-12, 9-6 SEC) tonight. LSU and Lamar have played 11 times in program history, with Lamar holding a slight 6-5 advantage. Lamar won the most recent matchup in 2016, breaking a five-game win streak the Tigers had previously held.
Here’s all the info you need to know about tonight’s game.
LSU baseball vs. Lamar game info
When: Tuesday, April 18, 6:30 p.m. CT
Where: Alex Box Stadium, Baton Rouge, La.
Promotion: Tonight is LSU’s annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Game. The players will wear blue helmets in support of the cause.
How can I watch LSU baseball vs. Lamar?
The game will be available via stream for fans to watch online using WatchESPN and on mobile devices using the Watch ESPN App.
How can I listen to the game?
A radio broadcast of the game will be shared in Baton Rouge on 98.1 FM. To access an online version of the radio broadcast, visit the LSU Sports Radio Network.
Who are the starting pitchers tonight?
LSU will send sophomore Caleb Gilbert to the mound. Gilbert is 1-1 with a 3.29 ERA this season, predominantly out of the bullpen. He has an impressive strikeout-to-walk ratio of 29-to-4.
Lamar will throw junior Ryan Johnson. Johnson has thrown just 6.2 innings this season but has an ERA of 1.35 despite his seven walks.
Projected starting lineup: LSU baseball