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With LSU's travel woes behind them, it's time to play ball!

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LSU pitching ace Aaron Nola LSU pitching ace Aaron Nola
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (WAFB) -

After suffering through multiple airplane troubles in Baton Rouge on Thursday, the LSU baseball team finally arrived at the Hilton Hotel in College Station, TX around 1 a.m. Friday morning.

With a long travel day behind them, the Tigers must now get prepared to play another big SEC series, this time against the Aggies. First pitch for Friday night's opener is at 6:30.

Texas A&M has a 28-18 overall record, 10-11 in SEC play, and have won five of their last six games.

Television:

Friday: CBS Sports Network  (Direct TV Ch. 221; U-Verse Ch. 643 and HD Ch. 1643; Dish Network Ch. 158; Charter Communications Ch. 303 and HD Ch. 813; EATEL Ch. 152 and HD Ch. 825)

Saturday: ESPN2

Sunday: ESPNU

Friday night's pitching matchup:

LSU: Aaron Nola (7-1, 1.40 ERA, 77.1 IP, 19 BB, 95 SO)

Texas A&M: Parker Ray (4-3, 5.48 ERA, 47.2, 21 BB, 41 SO)

Texas A&M players to watch:

Nick Banks: .343 batting average, six doubles, two homeruns 

Cole Lankford: .335 batting average, nine doubles and four homeruns 

Blake Allemand: .326 batting average, 30 runs scored 

Grayson Long: 6-1, 2.79 ERA

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