Aggies Travel to Baton Rouge for Series at No. 8 LSU - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Aggies Travel to Baton Rouge for Series at No. 8 LSU

COLLEGE STATION, TX (KXXV) -

The Texas A&M Aggies head to Baton Rouge for one of the most tightly contest SEC rivalries in recent seasons. This week’s series against No. 8 LSU will be played from Thursday to Saturday at Alex Box Stadium.

Since the Aggies joined the SEC for the 2013 campaign, both teams have claimed two series with two-of-three results. LSU won the series in 2013 and 2015 and the Aggies claimed the series in 2014 and 2016. Tied at 6-6 since 2013, seven of the 12 games have been decided by one run.

Braden Shewmake enters the weekend as the leading freshman in the country in hits (44) and RBI (34). Among all Division I players he ranks third in hits, sixth in RBI, 19th in total bases (68) and 22nd in doubles (11).

George Janca heads into the weekend with a career-best seven-game hit streak. He has two hits in five of the seven games. Over the span, Janca is batting .444 (12-for-27) with 10 runs, one double, three home runs and 10 RBI.

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