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SmashMouth 06-09-2012 10:02 AM

Rainy-day epic: Homers keep Tigers going as weather postpones Game 1
 
One of the most epic games in LSUs storied baseball history became even more dramatic when heavy rains at Alex Box Stadium on Friday afternoon turned it into a multi-day affair.


The Tigers hit game-tying homers in the ninth, 10th and 11th innings to keep pace with Stony Brook in Game 1 of the Baton Rouge Super Regional. Shortly after Mason Katz tied the game at 4-4 in the bottom of the 11th and pushed the affair to the four-hour mark, the skies opened up, and 2 hours later the game was suspended.

It will resume at 10:05 a.m. Saturday with the Seawolves coming to bat in the top of the 12th. The second game of the best-of-three super regional will begin 50 minutes after the conclusion of the opener. All of that is weather permitting.

It is a heck of a tie ball game we have right now, Stony Brook coach Matt Senk said. Its a credit to both teams and how badly they want this, how mentally tough both teams are and how gutsy they are.

Top-seeded LSU (46-16) and fourth-seeded Stony Brook (50-12) both have a chance to win the regional with two victories Saturday. A split would set up a winner-take-all finale Sunday.

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