BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas – First baseman Will Frizzell launched a solo homer within the backside of the eighth inning Thursday evening to elevate Texas A&M to a 2-1 win over LSU at Blue Bell Park.
The Aggies improved to 29-25 total, 9-19 within the SEC, whereas LSU dropped to 32-21 total and 11-17 in convention play.
Recreation 2 of the sequence is about for six:30 p.m. CT Friday. The competition might be streamed on SEC Community +, and it may be heard on associates of the LSU Sports activities Radio Community.
Frizzell led off the eighth inning together with his 19th homer of the season, breaking a 1-1 tie.
Texas A&M nearer Chandler Jozwiak retired LSU so as within the high of the ninth to earn his eighth save of the season.
Texas A&M starter Dustin Saenz (6-6) recorded the win, as he restricted the Tigers to at least one run on two hits in eight innings with two walks and eight strikeouts.
LSU reliever Javen Coleman (2-1) was charged with the loss after permitting simply the Frizzell house run in 4 innings of labor. Coleman gave up one run on three hits with one stroll and 5 strikeouts.
Proper-hander Landon Marceaux pitched the primary 4 innings for the Tigers, surrendering only one unearned run on three hits with three walks and one strikeout.
“Landon instructed me that his arm felt high-quality, however his physique was fatigued, and he simply did not have any vitality,” mentioned LSU coach Paul Mainieri. “I used to be very involved about him injuring his arm as a result of he was laboring, so I felt the perfect factor to do was to take him out of the sport. His arm was high-quality; he simply did not really feel like himself tonight.”
The Aggies took a 1-0 lead within the third when shortstop Kalae Harrison doubled and scored when centerfielder Ray Alejo’s bunt was misplayed by the LSU infield for an error.
The Tigers tied the sport within the sixth on a solo homer by rightfielder Dylan Crews, his 13th dinger of the season.
Along with Marceaux’s fatigue, LSU suffered quite a few accidents previous to and throughout the recreation.
Outfielder Mitchell Sanford sustained a pulled groin throughout pregame warm-ups; beginning centerfielder Giovanni DiGiacomo left the sport within the third inning after straining a hamstring; and beginning leftfielder Gavin Dugas was taken out of the competition within the fifth inning after a collision within the outfield that brought about a rib damage.
“We did not have many choices tonight due to the accidents,” Mainieri mentioned. “We battled as laborious as we might, however we could not get sufficient hitting tonight, clearly.”