Bottom 9th: Nick Senzel grounded to third, Vincent Jackson grounded to first, and Benito Santiago struck out to give LSU a 10-7 win.
Top 9th: Chris Reid drew a two out walk and Bryce Jordan singled off UT reliever Daniel Vasquez, but both were stranded. LSU leads 10-7 going into the bottom of the ninth.
Bottom 8th: Derek Lance drew a two-out walk, took second on a wild pitch and scored on a flared single to left by Brodie Leftridge. Tennessee cuts the deficit to 10-7.
Top 8th: Hunter Martin walked the first batter he faced in the eighth, Chris Reid. Reid moved to second on a bunt and to third on a groundout. Andy Cox came on to face the left-handed Greg Deichmann, but Deichmann singled past diving second baseman Jordan Rodgers to score Reid to give LSU a 7-6 lead. Cox then walked COle Freeman and gave up a three-run home run to Antoine Duplantis to make it 10-6 LSU.
Bottom 7th: Nick Senzel walked, Vincent Jackson doubled into the right center field gap and Benito Santiago tripled into the left center field gap to score both to tie the game 6-6.
Top 7th: LSU’s Kramer Robertson singled but Jordan Romero grounded to a 6-4-3 double play to end the inning. LSU leads 6-4.
Bottom 6th: Vincent Jackson and Benito Santiago drew walks and Tyler Schultz drove in both by lining a double into the left field corner. Tennessee cuts the deficit to 6-4.
Top 6th: Bryce Jordan homered, Beau Jordan was hit by a pitch and Greg Deichmann tripled off the center field wall to give LSU a 6-2 lead in the sixth.
Bottom 5th: Nick Senzel reached on an error but was thrown out trying to steal second to end the fifth. LSU leads 4-2.
Top 5th: Aaron Soto retired the side in order in the fifth. LSU still leads 4-2.
Bottom 4th: Tyler Schultz reached on an infield single, but LSU reliever Austin Bain retired the other three batters he faced. LSU leads 4-2.
Top 4th: Aaron Soto walked Cole Freeman, but Derek Lance turned a 3-6 double play to get the Vols out of the fourth. LSU leads 4-2.
Bottom 3rd: Chris Hall walked, but Nick Senzel bounced into a 6-3 double play to erase him. Vincent Jackson walked but Benito Santiago bounced back to the mound to end the inning. LSU leads 4-2.
Top 3rd: LSU’s Kramer Robertson doubled to right center to lead off the third and later scored on an RBI single by Bryce Jordan. LSU goes up 4-2.
Bottom 2nd: Max Bartlett drove in a run with a single through the left side and Derek Lance drove in another with an RBI groundout to cut LSU’s lead to 3-2.
Top 2nd: Bryce Jordan reached on a one-out walk, and his twin brother Beau got on when UT third baseman Nick Senzel botched his ground ball. Aaron Soto struck out Greg Deichmann, but Cole Freeman tripled into the left center field gap to score both Jordans. Antoine Duplantis then lined a single down the left field line to score Freeman to make it 3-0 LSU.
Bottom 1st: Nick Senzel reached with a two-out double, but Vincent Jackson popped up to end the inning. Scoreless after one.
Top 1st: Aaron Soto gave up a single to Jake Fraley but retired the other three batters he faced. Scoreless after a half. Continue reading