With LSU's travel woes behind them, it's time to play ball! - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

With LSU's travel woes behind them, it's time to play ball!

LSU pitching ace Aaron Nola LSU pitching ace Aaron Nola

After suffering through multiple airplane troubles in Baton Rouge on Thursday, the LSU baseball team finally arrived at the Hilton Hotel in College Station, TX around 1 a.m. Friday morning.

With a long travel day behind them, the Tigers must now get prepared to play another big SEC series, this time against the Aggies. First pitch for Friday night's opener is at 6:30.

Texas A&M has a 28-18 overall record, 10-11 in SEC play, and have won five of their last six games.


Friday: CBS Sports Network  (Direct TV Ch. 221; U-Verse Ch. 643 and HD Ch. 1643; Dish Network Ch. 158; Charter Communications Ch. 303 and HD Ch. 813; EATEL Ch. 152 and HD Ch. 825)

Saturday: ESPN2

Sunday: ESPNU

Friday night's pitching matchup:

LSU: Aaron Nola (7-1, 1.40 ERA, 77.1 IP, 19 BB, 95 SO)

Texas A&M: Parker Ray (4-3, 5.48 ERA, 47.2, 21 BB, 41 SO)

Texas A&M players to watch:

Nick Banks: .343 batting average, six doubles, two homeruns 

Cole Lankford: .335 batting average, nine doubles and four homeruns 

Blake Allemand: .326 batting average, 30 runs scored 

Grayson Long: 6-1, 2.79 ERA

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