The 8th-ranked LSU baseball team takes on the Air Force Falcons on Friday evening, at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge, in the 2012 regular season opener for the Tigers.

Also this weekend, the Tigers will take on Alcron St., at 6:30 pm on Saturday, and Air Force once again on Sunday, at 1 o'clock.

LSU finished 36-20 overall in 2011, along with a 13-17 SEC mark.

LSU sophomore pitcher Kurt McCune


LSU and Air Force will get underway at 7 o'clock on Friday night