With the scheduled Friday opener against Air Force rained out, LSU baseball will open the 2017 season at noon Saturday against a different opponent — Army.
The game will be the first in a split-ticket doubleheader, where ushers will clear the stadium after Game 1.
The second game is scheduled for 4 p.m.
Both games will be limited to 7 innings.
Alex Lange will pitch an estimated 3 to 5 innings in Game 1, and the lineup will include Greg Deichmann in the cleanup spot.
Here is the full LSU lineup:
Cole Freeman, 2B
Antonine Duplantis, CF
Kramer Robertson, SS
Greg Deichmann, RF
Jake Slaughter, 1B
Bryce Adams, DH
Josh Smith, 3B
Michael Papierski, C
Brennan Breaux, LF
SP: Alex Lange
The Army starting pitcher is Matt Ball, a junior right-hander who posted a 2-7 record with a 5.37 ERA in 12 appearance (11 starts) last season.
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