No. 5 LSU falls out of winner’s bracket with loss to Arkansas

LSU head coach Jay Johnson
LSU head coach Jay Johnson(Josh Auzenne | WAFB)
Published: May. 25, 2023 at 7:40 PM CDT|Updated: May. 25, 2023 at 7:54 PM CDT
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HOOVER, Ala. (WAFB) - The No. 5 LSU baseball team fell out of the winner’s bracket at the Southeastern Conference Tournament in Hoover, Ala. on Thursday, May 25.

The Tigers’ (43-14, 19-10 SEC) comeback fell short as the Razorbacks (41-15, 20-10) held on to win, 5-4.

Paul Skenes (10-2) took the loss as he pitched a season-low 3.2 innings, allowing five runs (two earned) on four hits with two walks and three strikeouts.

Dylan Crews cut the Arkansas lead down to one on a solo home run in the top of the ninth inning to make it 5-4.

Plaxton Kling followed with a strikeout and Tommy White ended the game on a groundout.

LSU will face the No. 10 seed Texas A&M Aggies at 3 p.m.

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