Baton Rouge Super Regional dates and times announced – FOX 8 Live WVUE

Baton Rouge Super Regional dates and times announced - FOX 8 Live WVUE
FSUs Super Regional schedule set
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – The NCAA has announced the dates and times of the Baton Rouge Super Regional.

First pitch for the Tigers series against the Florida State Seminoles will be Saturday, June 8 at 2 p.m. CST.

LSU (40-24) will play host to Florida State (39-21) in the best of three Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium. Florida State advanced to the Super Regional after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs twice in the Athens Regional.

The Tigers and the Seminoles have split 18 all-time meeting, with LSU holding a 4-2 advantage in postseason play including a pair of wins in the 2017 College World Series.

Share Share FSUs Super Regional schedule set tweet share Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email Tallahassee Democrat-USA TODAY Sports The Seminoles have advanced to the Super Regional for the 17th time in 21 years since the format changed in 1999. Louisiana State has been this position almost as many times as they are playing in their 14th Super Regional. Florida State advanced by dominating their regional with a 13-7 victory over FAU in their opening game and then pounding the no. 4 national seed UGA twice 12-3 and 10-1. The Tigers were not as dominant after defeating Stony Brook 17-4 they needed to late inning scores to defeat Southern Mississippi by a scores of 8-4 and 6-4.

The Super Regional format is a best of three series with the host team playing as the home team in game one, the traveling team will be the home team in game two and the home team for the final game — if necessary — is decided by a coin flip. The Tigers play in Alex Box Stadium which is the most electric venues in all of college baseball giving LSU an advantage by creating an intense atmosphere. The stadium seats of 10,000 and LSU has been among the nations attendance leaders finishing No. 1 from 1996-2018.

BATON ROUGE SUPER REGIONAL@FSUBaseball at @LSUbaseball June 8 – 3:00 PM ET – ESPNJune 9 – 6:00 PM ET – ESPN2June 10 – 8:30 PM ET – ESPN (If Nec.) #RoadToOmaha

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