Cajuns Take On Owls
Louisiana's Ragin Cajun baseball team returns to the diamond on Friday night, playing host to the FAU Owls, in the opening game of a three-game, weekend, Sun Belt Conference series, at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field.
Louisiana is currently 25-12, overall, and 8-7 in Sun Belt Conference play, while FAU comes in at 25-12, overall, and 10-5 in league play.
The Owls are tied, with South Alabama and WKU, for the lead atop the Sun Belt Conference standings, the Cajuns two games back, in a two-way tied for fourth place, with FIU and Troy. Louisiana may be primed to make a move howeer, as they're scheduled to play nine of their next 12 games at home.
FAU leads the all-time series, 9-8.
Game times for the three-game set are 6 o'clock on Friday night, 6:05 pm on Saturday, and noon on Sunday.
Probable starting pitchers for the series are below:
FRIDAY: Louisiana--So., RHP Austin Robichaux (5-2, 2.45 ERA.) vs. FAU---So., LHP Austin Gomber (4-2, 2.28 ERA.)
SATURDAY: Louisiana---Jr., LHP Ryan Wilson (3-2, 3.45 ERA.) vs. FAU---Jr., RHP Jeremy Strawn (2-2, 3.55 ERA.)
SUNDAY: Louisiana---Jr., LHP Cody Boutte (5-2, 5.44 ERA.) vs. FAU---Fr., LHP Brandon Rhodes (3-1, 2.79 ERA.).
You can hear Friday night's game on Sports Radio ESPN 1420, and espn1420.com, and well as News Talk, 96.5, KPEL-FM, and kpel965.com.
The games on Saturday and Sunday will air on News Talk, 96.5, KPEL-FM, and kpel965.com, only.
Pre-game begins 15 minutes prior to first-pitch, each day.