Paul Mainieri

Kristian Garic
March 17, 2019 - 6:05 pm
All of a sudden LSU baseball looked like the preseason ranked #1 team in the country, after sweeping Kentucky over the weekend. The pitching was something special in the first two games of the series. Here are the grades for LSU baseball: Pitching: Zach Hess gave LSU 7 brilliant innings on the...
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Credit Tiger Rag- Jonathan Mailhes
Kristian Garic
March 14, 2019 - 11:08 pm
The first 17 games of the LSU baseball matter, but not as much as the next 15 SEC games. League play begins this weekend across the SEC! The Tigers have had their highs and lows so far this season, the low being a sweep at the hands of Texas two weekends ago, and the high—starting out 8 and 0...
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Terill Weil, Tiger Rag
Kristian Garic
March 11, 2019 - 1:02 pm
That’s more like it! LSU played much better in the series against Cal and even had a flare for dramatics with a walk off 4-3 victory in game one. The Tigers improved in all aspects of the game. Friday night starting pitching : Zack Hess didn’t dominate, but he looked much better in his fourth start...
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JOSH SMITH (TERRILL WEIL, TIGER RAG)
March 09, 2019 - 7:19 am
James Moran, Editor of Tiger Rag LSU had been digging its own grave with a mixture of walks and missed opportunities for eight innings, but the Tigers came back to life in the nick of time. Saul Garza came off the bench with a pinch hit single to put the tying run on base. Giovanni DiGiacomo beat...
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USA Today Sports
March 08, 2019 - 4:57 pm
James Moran, Editor of Tiger Rag LSU will host Cal this weekend for the final series of non-conference play, which means Paul Mainieri has one more chance to experiment with his rotation before Southeastern Conference play begins. The coach took that opportunity by replacing one heralded freshman...
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Paul Mainieri
USA Today Sports
Kristian Garic
March 07, 2019 - 11:10 pm
SEC play begins next weekend for LSU baseball. First, though, the Tigers must bounce back from getting swept by Texas. The comeback won’t be easy this weekend against California. Paul Mainieri’s team has some concerns on their pitching staff and on defense. LSU leads the SEC in walks issued, and...
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Paul Mainieri
USA Today Sports
9-3 LSU baseball is back in Alex Box Stadium this weekend to host 6-4 Cal. The Tigers had a tough time in Austin, Texas in their first road series of the year last week as they were swept by the Longhorns. They'll look to bounce back against the Golden Bears who are 4-0 on the road this year. Cal...
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USA TODAY Sports
March 05, 2019 - 12:26 pm
James Moran, Editor of Tiger Rag As if getting swept by Texas wasn’t bad enough, LSU’s weekend got even worse once they packed up and tried to depart from Austin. LSU waited hours for a flight that was eventually cancelled due to inclement weather. The team then had to bus back to Baton Rouge. LSU...
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