BASEBALL FINAL: LSU 3, Arkansas 1

Mason Katz had three hits on Friday

LSU is just one win away from the SEC Tournament Championship game. The Tigers will look for redemption today against Arkansas. First pitch is at noon.

HOOVER, Ala. — We're back in Hoover for Day 5 of the SEC Tournament, and we've reached the semifinals. It's win or go home for the four remaining teams, and LSU will start the day with a rematch against Arkansas. The Razorbacks took the first meeting 4-1 on Thursday, but the playing field is even and both teams will be playing for a spot in the championship.

Freshman Hunter Newman will make the start for LSU, his third of the season. He's mostly appeared in midweek games this year, so this will be a definite challenge for the promising youngster. Paul Mainieri wanted to get him some action in the postseason, and it will be a great opportunity for him to make a mark with the coaches as he'll compete for a rotation spot next year.

Arkansas will counter with Randall Fant, a weekend starter for the Razorbacks. He surrendered three runs in 2 2/3 innings against LSU in the regular season, and the Tigers will hope to continue that success against him.

Lineups are posted, and stick with TSD for live, inning-by-inning coverage of this elimination game from the SEC Tournament.

LIVE Baseball: LSU vs. Arkansas

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For a recap of what happened in LSU's thrilling win against Alabama on Friday, click the link below:

LSU rallies past Alabama to stay alive in SEC Tournament

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