2013 LSU Tigers Baseball Team
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2013 LSU Tigers Baseball Team
2013 LSU Tigers baseball
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2013 SEC Western Division Champion
2013 SEC Baseball Tournament Champion
Baton Rouge Regional Champion
Baton Rouge Super Regional Champion
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division West
2013 record 57-11 (23-7 SEC)
Head coach Paul Mainieri
Hitting coach Javi Sanchez
Pitching coach Alan Dunn
Home stadium Alex Box Stadium/Skip Bertman Field
Seasons
2012
2014 ->
2013 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Eastern
#9 Vanderbilt x+y 26 - 3   .897     54 - 12   .818
#13 South Carolina y 17 - 12   .586     43 - 20   .683
Florida y 14 - 16   .467     29 - 30   .492
Kentucky 11 - 19   .367     30 - 25   .545
Missouri 10 - 20   .333     18 - 32   .360
Tennessee 9 - 19   .321     22 - 30   .423
Georgia 7 - 20   .259     21 - 32   .396
Western
#7 LSU x?y 23 - 7   .767     57 - 11   .838
#18 Arkansas y 18 - 11   .621     39 - 22   .639
#2 Mississippi State y 16 - 14   .533     51 - 20   .718
Ole Miss y 15 - 15   .500     38 - 24   .613
Alabama y 14 - 15   .483     35 - 28   .556
Texas A&M y 13 - 16   .448     34 - 29   .540
Auburn 13 - 17   .433     33 - 23   .589
x - Division champion
+ - Conference champion
? - Tournament champion
y - Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 26, 2013[1][2]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2013 LSU Tigers baseball team represents Louisiana State University in the NCAA Division I baseball season of 2013. The Tigers played their home games in the new Alex Box Stadium, which opened in 2009. On May 17, 2013, the playing field at Alex Box Stadium was designated Skip Bertman Field, in honor of the LSU coach with the most wins in the program's history. At the end of the game against Ole Miss, the program celebrated the best regular season record in its history with 48 wins.[3]

The team is coached by Paul Mainieri who is in his seventh season at LSU. In the 2012 season, the Tigers failed to reach the College World Series; however, the Tigers did win the regular season and post season SEC championship. Overall, the Tigers finished 47-18, 19-11 in the SEC.

Pre-Season

Key Losses

  • Kevin Gausman (RHP) - 4th overall selection in 2012 MLB Draft
  • Austin Nola (SS) - 4-year starter; 5th round selection in 2012 MLB Draft
  • Tyler Hanover (INF) - 4-year starter; 11th round selection in 2012 MLB Draft

Key Players Returning

  • Ryan Eades (RHP) - 5-3 with a 3.83 ERA in 2012
  • Mason Katz (1B) - 13 Home Runs in 2012 (Lead SEC)
  • Aaron Nola (RHP) - 7-4 with a 3.61 ERA in 2012
  • Raph Rhymes (OF) - 2012 SEC POY; Lead NCAA with .431 BA

Personnel

Roster

2013 LSU Tigers Baseball Roster & Bios http://www.lsusports.net/SportSelect.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=5200&SPID=2173&SPSID=27867

Coaching Staff

2013 LSU Tigers Baseball Coaches & Bios http://www.lsusports.net/SportSelect.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=5200&SPID=2173&SPSID=28707

Schedule/Results

*Rankings are based on the team's current ranking in the Baseball America poll the week LSU faced each opponent.

Ranking movements

Ranking movements
Legend: Increase in ranking. Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Final
Coaches' 3 3* 3 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2
Baseball America 10 9 9 8 7 7 4 3 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 2
Collegiate Baseball^ 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 2 1 2 2 3 3 3 1 1
NCBWA+ 3 2 1

^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
+ NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's slot.

LSU Tigers in the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft

The following members and future members (denoted by *) of the LSU Tigers baseball program were drafted in the 2013 MLB Draft.

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team

References

  1. ^ "SEC Baseball" (PDF). Southeastern Conference. Retrieved 2013. 
  2. ^ "Southeastern Conference Standings". D1 Baseball. Retrieved 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Seth Landry (2013-05-17). "On Bertman's Night, LSU Uses Homer for Win". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ Maryland @ LSU - Game 1
  5. ^ Maryland @ LSU - Game 2
  6. ^ Maryland @ LSU - Game 3
  7. ^ Seth Landry. "Baseball Suffers First Loss of 2013 to BYU, 9-4". Retrieved . 
  8. ^ Seth Landry. "Baseball Batters Southeastern La., 13-1". Retrieved . 
  9. ^ Seth Landry. "Baseball Makes Quick Work of UL-Lafayette, 11-2". Retrieved . 
  10. ^ Bill Franques. "Baseball Set for Series with Brown, Nicholls". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  11. ^ Seth Medvin. "Baseball Clinches Weekend Series, 7-1". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  12. ^ Seth Medvin. "Glenn Paces Baseball Shutout of Nicholls, 2-0". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  13. ^ Seth Landry. "Baseball Improves to 11-1, Beats SFA, 9-2". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  14. ^ Seth Medvin. "Baseball Earns 10-2 Win Over Sacred Heart". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  15. ^ Seth Landry. "Nola Retires 18-Straight, Baseball Beats Huskies, 9-4". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  16. ^ Seth Landry. "Baseball Wins Ninth-Straight, Clinches Series". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  17. ^ Seth Landry. "Baseball Completes Weekend Sweep, 7-5". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  18. ^ Graham Reilly. "Baseball Wins 11th-Straight Entering SEC Play". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  19. ^ Bill Franques. "Katz Homers Twice in 6-4 Comeback Win at State". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  20. ^ Bill Franques. "Eades, Baseball Power Past Mississippi St., 7-3". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  21. ^ Bill Franques. "Baseball Falls in Series Finale in Starkville". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  22. ^ Seth Landry. "Baseball Walks Off in Extra Innings, 2-1". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  23. ^ Seth Landry. "Home Runs Lift Baseball to Friday Night Win, 9-4". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  24. ^ Seth Landry. "Baseball Clinches Series Over Auburn, 5-1". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  25. ^ Seth Medvin. "With Sweep, Baseball Off to Best Start Since '97". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  26. ^ Bill Franques. "Have Mercy: Baseball Beats Tulane in Eight Innings". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  27. ^ Bill Franques. "Baseball Blanks Missouri, Wins Sixth-Straight". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  28. ^ Bill Franques. "Eades, Tigers Record 8-0 Shutout at Missouri". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  29. ^ David Steinle. "Baseball Sweeps Again; Best Start Since 1986". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  30. ^ Alcorn St. @ LSU
  31. ^ Kentucky @ LSU - Game 1
  32. ^ Kentucky @ LSU - Game 2
  33. ^ Kentucky @ LSU - Game 3
  34. ^ Southern @ LSU - April 9
  35. ^ Southern @ LSU - April 10
  36. ^ LSU @ Arkansas - Game 1
  37. ^ LSU @ Arkansas - Game 2
  38. ^ LSU @ Arkansas - Game 3
  39. ^ Grambling @ LSU - April 17
  40. ^ LSU @ Alabama - Game 1
  41. ^ LSU @ Alabama - Game 2
  42. ^ LSU @ Alabama - Game 3
  43. ^ Tulane @ LSU
  44. ^ So. Carolina @ LSU - Game 1
  45. ^ So. Carolina @ LSU - Game 2
  46. ^ So. Carolina @ LSU - Game 3
  47. ^ McNeese St. @ LSU
  48. ^ Florida @ LSU - Game 1
  49. ^ Florida @ LSU - Game 2
  50. ^ Bill Franques. "Baseball Completes Sweep of Florida, 18-6". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  51. ^ Bill Franques. "After Delays, Baseball Loses First Series Opener". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  52. ^ Bill Franques. "Baseball Closes Out Game 2 at Texas A&M, 7-4". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  53. ^ Bill Franques. "Baseball Clinches Second-Straight SEC West Title". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  54. ^ Seth Landry. "Baseball Cruises Past New Orleans, 11-2". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  55. ^ Seth Landry. "Baseball Batters Ole Miss in Game 1, 7-1". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  56. ^ "Ole Miss Takes Baseball Series Finale, 11-9". LSUsports.net. Retrieved . 
  57. ^ LSU vs. Alabama - SECT May 22
  58. ^ LSU vs. Arkansas - SECT May 23
  59. ^ LSU vs. Alabama - SECT May 24
  60. ^ LSU vs. Arkansas - SECT Semi-Finals
  61. ^ LSU vs. Vanderbilt - SEC Championship
  62. ^ Seth Landry. "Baseball Advances Past Jackson St., 11-7". LSUSports.net. Retrieved . 
  63. ^ Seth Landry. "Record Crowd Lifts Baseball Into Regional Final". LSUSports.net. Retrieved . 
  64. ^ Bill Martin. "Baseball Bests UL-Lafayette, Wins 20th NCAA Regional". LSUSports.net. Retrieved . 
  65. ^ Todd Politz (2013-06-07). "Nola Tosses Two-Hit Shutout in Super Regional Opener". LSUSports.net. Retrieved . 
  66. ^ Todd Politz (2013-06-07). "Back Home in Omaha! Baseball Gets Super Sweep". LSUSports.net. Retrieved . 
  67. ^ Bill Martin (2013-06-17). "Errors Cost Baseball CWS Opener, 2-1". LSUSports.net. Retrieved . 
  68. ^ Bill Martin (2013-06-18). "Baseball Season Ends in College World Series, 4-2". LSUSports.net. Retrieved . 

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