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All-American Alex Bregman belts LSU past Louisiana-Lafayette 8-6 at Zephyr Field

LSU used the long ball in beat the Ragin'Cajuns 8-6 belting three home runs on the night.

Alex Bregman hit a two-run double in the 4th inning and a solo home run in the 6th inning to lead the Tigers 10-hit attack.

Chris Chinea and Kade Scivicque also homered for LSU.

Kyle Bouman started the game and didn't last long.  He walked three batters, two with the bases loaded that tied the game for U-LL in the top of the second inning. Russell Reynolds would put out the Cajuns fire in relief.

Reynolds would give up 3 hits and two runs in 4.2 innings.

After LSU led 8-2, Louisiana-Lafayette scored 4 runs in the top of the seventh inning.

Doug Norman replaced reliever Collin Strall and stuffed out the Cajuns comeback by striking out Tyler Girouard.

LSU closer Jesse Stallings gave up a single in the top of the ninth, regrouped and got the Cajuns to hit into a double-play and third baseman Conner Hale would come through with a super play at third and tossed the ball to first for the final out.  Stallings picked up his 11th save on the season.

LSU (24-5) battles Alabama at the Hoover Met in Hoover, Alabama for a three-game SEC series beginning Thursday night.

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