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Diamond Defense

They say that defense wins championships. If the first two games of the Baton Rouge regional are any indication of what to expect from LSU this postseason, the Tigers are certainly title contenders. LSU has put together a pair of extremely strong defensive effort that has limited opponents to just one run per game.

"That's one of our M.O's," said first baseman Mason Katz. "We led the SEC in defense and that's a huge feat. "With the new bats, you're not going to score as many runs, so it's important to play as good as you can behind your pitching staff. "We've tried to do what we've always done and we've had some great plays from (Austin) Nola, (Tyler) Hanover and Jacoby (Jones) like we always do. "My job... Recommended Stories