LSU’s recent postseason rivalry with Oregon State renews on Saturday as the teams face off in the winners’ bracket of the Baton Rouge Regional.
The second-seeded Beavers clobbered third-seeded Sam Houston State in the nightcap, winning 18-2 behind 22 hits and three innings scoring at least four runs. OSU didn’t have to go too deep into its bullpen. Two relievers combined for five outs.
The Tigers, on the other hand, didn’t have to dip into the bullpen, at all. Ace Paul Skenes drew the start, and he pitched a complete game (the first of nine innings in his career). LSU beat Tulane 7-2 to advance to the winners’ game.
These programs have met seven times, and all have come in the postseason. They last faced each other in the Corvallis Regional in 2018, when the Beavers took two games by a combined score of 26-1.
LSU will hope for a better result this time around.
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